The President of Nigeria, Muhammad Buhari, has appointed again another Northerner in the person of Professor Adamu Kyuka Usman as the Chairman of Universal Basic Education Commission (UBEC) Governing Board.
In a letter dated 15 May 2020 and signed by the Minister of Education, Mallam Adamu Adamu, confirmed the appointment by President Buhari.
President Buhari said the appointment of Usman took effect from 14th May 2020.
The letter, however, explained that the appointment was for four years in the first instance.
Professor Usman was, until his appointment, a lecturer in the Department of Commercial Law, Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria.
Buhari said Usman may have his appointment renewed for another four years after the expiration of the first tenure, upon satisfactory performance.
The Appointment letter reads: “I write to convey to you the approval of His Excellency, Muhammadu Buhari, President and Commander-In-Chief of the Armed Forces of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, of your appointment as the Chairman of the Governing Board of the Universal Basic Education Commission(UBEC) with effect from 14 May 2020.
“The appointment is for a tenure of four years in the first instance and may be renewed for a further tenure of four years upon satisfactory performance.
“The condition of service and remunerations of the appointment is guided by the Public Service Rules and Extant Circulars.
“Please, accept my congratulations and sincere wishes for a successful tenure.” President Buhari issued.