Al-Muhhibah Open University Appoints Prof. Ahmed Garba as Acting VC

The Governing Council of Al-Muhhibah Open University in Abuja has accepted the appointment of Prof Ahmad Salisu Garba as Acting Vice-Chancellor.

Garba’s appointment was announced in a letter dated March 25, 2023, from Barr. Muslim Migari, the university’s Registrar.

Maigari stated that the appointment comes following the death of professor Muhtar Hanif Alhassan, the university’s immediate past Vice-Chancellor, who died in Egypt after an extended illness.

“I am writing to you on behalf of the Chancellor of Al-Muhibbah Open University, Her Excellency Dr. Aisha Bala Mohammed, FNCS, Sarauniyar Bauchi, and the First Lady of Bauchi State to convey the Chancellor’s approval for your appointment as the Acting Vice Chancellor of Al-Muhibbah Open University, effective from Monday, 25th March 2024,” the letter reads.

“The Chancellor, along with the University’s Governing Council, has recognised your exemplary service to the academic community, your leadership capabilities, and your unwavering commitment to the growth and development of our University. It is these qualities that have led to your selection for this prestigious role.

“In your capacity as Acting Vice Chancellor, you will be entrusted with the leadership and administrative oversight of the university.”

Garba served as an Associate Professor of Public Law( Law & Religion) until his appointment as the acting vice-chancellor, he was the director of academic planning at the University and a former deputy vice-chancellor Academics at Bauchi State University.