A number of Muslims in academia were among the lecturers elevated to Professorial cadre by the University of Ilorin, Ilorin, Kwara State in its 2020 promotion exercise, Muslim News findings have revealed.
Though the University’s Governing Council chaired by Dr. Abdullah Jibril Oyekan (MFR) has not formally announced their appointment, Muslim News can confirm that some academic staff members scaled through the exercise and can now be addressed as professors in their fields of study.
As at the time of filing this report Tuesday, December 8, the exact number of the newly promoted professors could not be ascertained.
However, the list includes academic top-guns like Prof. Mahfouz Adedimeji (Linguistics), Prof. Abubakar Imam Aliagan (Religions), Prof. Ayinde Fatai Aremu (Political Science).
Others, Muslims News gathered, include but not limited to:
1. Prof. AbdulRasak Kannike Musa (Faculty of Agriculture)
2. Prof. Rasheed Sholagberu Adisa (Faculty of Agriculture)
3. Prof. Kayode Adam Ibrahim (Faculty of Law)
4. Prof. O. Y. Abdul (Faculty of Law)
5. Prof. I. F. Abdul (Obstetrics and Gynecology)
6. Prof. AbdulGaniy Abimbola AbdusSalam (Arabic Department)
7. Prof. AbdulWahab Ajape (CoHS)
8. Prof. U A. Raheem (Geography and Environmental Management)
9. Prof. M. K. Adebayo (Faculty of Law)
10. Prof. S. B. Isiaka (Business Administration)
11. Prof. Issa Sanusi (Linguistics)
12. Prof. I. A Jawondo (History)
Associate Professors (Reader)
13. Dr. Mrs. N. Elelu (Reader, Vet. Public Health and Preventive Medicine)
14. Dr. Y. I. Mustapha (Reader, Department of Marketing)
15. Dr. Hafsat Saadu (Reader, Faculty of Law)
16. Dr. AbdulSalam Salman (Reader, Library and Information Science)
17. Dr. Mrs T. Ambali, (Reader, Adult and Primary Education)
18. Dr. S. Y. L. Babata (Reader, Department of Materials and Metallurgical Engineering)
19. Dr. A. O. Ameen (Reader, Computer science)
20. Dr. Suleiman Zakari (Reader, CoHS)
21. Dr. (Mrs.) Amudat Lawal (Reader, Chemistry)
22. Dr. (Mrs.) M. F. Zubair (Reader, Industrial Chemistry)
23. Dr. Ganiyu Bello (Reader, Science Education)
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