Governor Nasir El-Rufai of Kaduna State has appointed deposed Emir of Kano Muhammadu Sanusi II as the Chancellor of Kaduna State University.
The appointment came barely 24 hours after he was appointed as the Vice Chairman of the board of Kaduna State Investment Promotion Authority,
Muyiwa Adekeye, spokesman to El-Rufai, disclosed this in a statement released on Wednesday.
“On behalf of the government and people of Kaduna State, Malam Nasir El-Rufai is delighted to appoint His Highness, Muhammadu Sanusi II as the Chancellor of the Kaduna State University.”
“In public life, His Highness has demonstrated a strong commitment to education.”
“The Kaduna State Government has no doubt that as Chancellor, His Highness Muhammadu Sanusi, would provide symbolic and substantive leadership in raising the profile of KASU as an emerging centre of learning on the national and global level,” the statement said.