New CAANU chairman, Mora pledges to uplift body
Newly elected Chairman of the Conference of Alumni Associations of Nigerian Universities (CAANU), Dr. Ahmed Tijani Mora, has promised to elevate the affairs of the association, by ensuring that it is registered by the Corporate Affairs Commission.
This was contained in a communiqué issued at the end of a three-day convention of the association, which recently held at Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University (ATBU), Bauchi, Bauchi State.
In the communiqué jointly signed by Mora, the secretary, Mohammed Sani Wada, and the group’s public relations officer, Kenneth Ereke, he also assured to see to the building of a new secretariat for the association at Abuja, while calling on all members to firmly support the new administration.
The convention attended by delegates from University of Benin, Benin; Tai Solarin University of Education (TASUED), Ijagun; Ahmadu Bello University (ABU), Zaria; University of Ilorin (UNILORIN), Ilorin; Ebonyi State University (EBSU), Abakaliki; University of Maiduguri (UNIMAID), Maiduguri; Kaduna State University (KSU); Delta State University (DELSU), Abraka; and Nasarawa State University (NSU), Keffi, also featured election of new executives into various offices.
The group also during the convention paid a courtesy visit to the vice chancellor of ATBU, Prof. Saminu AbdulRahman Ibrahim, who was represented by the acting Vice Chancellor, Prof. Abdullahi Umar and the Emir of Bauchi, Alhaji (Dr.) Rilwanu Suleimanu Adamu.
Obi of Onitsha, Igwe Alfred Nnaemeka Ugochukwu Achebe, and the Chancellor, Kogi State University and Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria delivered keynote lectures at the forum.