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US university appoints Kano governor, Ganduje, visiting professor



 US university appoints Kano governor Ganduje visiting professor

The East Carolina University, United States (US), has appointed Governor Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano State as a visiting professor to the institution.

The university’s International Centre for Information Technology and Development, (ECU-ICITD), College of Business, which announced the appointment to its department, said it was impressed by Ganduje’s accomplishment in good governance and genuine investment in human capital development.

A statement made available to PlatinumPost on Tuesday and signed by Abba Anwar, Chief Press Secretary to the governor, said the letter conveying Ganduje’s appointment as Senior Mentoring Scholar and Visiting Full Professor of E-Governance and International Affairs was signed by Prof. Victor W. and dated 30th November, 2020.

“Congratulations! The Academic Board of International Center for Information Technology and Development, College of Business, USA, is pleased to inform you that you have been appointed as Senior Mentoring Scholar and Visiting Full Professor of E-Governance and International Affairs,” parts of the letter read.

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The letter acknowledged the great performance of the governor in human capital development, youth empowerment, among other areas.

“You have been a source of motivation to the Nigerian youths both at home and in diaspora at large. We are amazed at your accomplishments both as the Executive Governor of Kano State, Nigeria, Fellow National Association of Educational Administration and Planning, Nigeria, and your investment in Human Capital Development,” it said.

As his academic responsibilities, the Academic Board of the University assigns for the governor, that, “…you will mentor PhD students, junior lecturers, as well as take a lead in advising our University’s Research Center on academic issues related to E-Governance and International Affairs. We run specialised workshops for government officials (Executive, Judiciary and Legislature) from developing nations.

“We will be elated to host you even once a year to speak to them during our conferences and colloquia. This will be scheduled at your convenience…

“Looking at your academic, administrative, and overall leadership record in Nigeria and Africa, you fit perfectly in East Carolina University’s goal to remain a leading research and teaching institution in the United States and beyond.

“It is our fervent hope, Sir, that you will accept this offer. Your appointment will be posted at …ECU-ICITD’s website…once we get your acceptance.”









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