From Rashidat AbdulRahman, Minna
The National President of Wushishi Old Students Association (WOSA), Dr Zubairu Ibrahim Tswachi has congratulated Prof. Faruk Adamu Kuta over his appointment as the new Vice-Chancellor, Federal University of Technology (FUT), Minna.
A statement issued on Friday by the National President disclosed that the entire members of WOSA are thrilled to hear that Prof. Kuta, who is a WOSA compatriot and a professor of microbiology was appointed as the 8th substantive Vice-Chancellor of FUT, Minna.
According to Dr Tswachi, “the emergence of Professor Adamu Kuta in a highly comparative process, was a testament to his long years of academic excellence, hard work and demonstration of great leadership skills.”
He expressed joy and delight over the appointment of a WOSA compatriot, describing it as well deserved, having proven himself as an accomplished academic.
“As a thorough-bred academic and versatile administrator, WOSA have no doubt that the new Vice-Chancellor would bring his wealth of experience to bear, knowledge and leadership qualities in the discharge of his official responsibilities,” the statement read.
“On behalf of Board of Trustees, Executive Committee and the entire members of WOSA, I warmly congratulate our own Professor Faruk Adamu Kuta of the Federal University of Technology, Minna, we are optimistic he will take the University to greater heights,” it added.
The national president stressed that no one can compare to Prof. Kuta’s creativity and passion and it’s no surprise that he has been appointed as the Vice-Chancellor to one of the prestigious university in the country.
“Members of Wushishi Old Students Association wish Professor Faruk Adamu Kuta success in his new assignment,” the statement added.
Prof. Kuta attended Government Science Teachers College, Wushishi, Niger State from 1981 to 1986, the Federal College of Education, Kontagora, from 1989 to 1993 before proceeding to Usmanu Danfodiyo University, Sokoto in 1994 from where he graduated with a Bachelor of Science (BSc. Honours) in Microbiology in 1998.