The Federal Capital has retained Dr. Umar Hassan as the Provost of Federal College of Education, Okene, Kogi State.
The Minister of Education, Mallam Adamu Adamu, made the disclosure in the letter dated August 30, 2021 conveying the reappointment to Hassan, adding that the extension of the provost’s tenure was in line with the Federal Colleges of Education Act.
His reappointment for a second tenure takes effect from September 26, 2021.
He described the provost as a seasoned researcher and erudite scholar of international repute, adding that the appointment “shall be under the same terms and conditions as in the first tenure.”
He added that Dr Hassan is a man of vision and purposeful mission that has galvanized tremendous goodwill from different quarters in repositioning the College to deliver on its mandate as a first class teachers training institution in Nigeria.
Dr Umar Hassan was first appointed the Provost of the college in September 2017 by President Muhammadu Buhari.