NUC appoints new deputy executive secretaries
The National Universities Commission (NUC) has announced the appointment of Dr Suleiman Ramon-Yusuf as Deputy Executive Secretary (Academics) and Dr Kidado Kumo as Deputy Executive Secretary (Administration).
The Commission made this known in its weekly bulletin made available to journalists on Friday. The appointments, which took effect from June 20, were approved by the Governing Board of the Commission following nominations by the Executive Secretary of the Commission, Prof. Abubakar Rasheed.
Before his appointment as the Deputy Executive Secretary (Academics), Ramon-Yusuf was the Director of Research, Innovation and Information Technology at the Commission, a position he held since 2017.
Ramon-Yusuf has a Bachelor’s degree in Veterinary Medicine and Masters of Science in Environmental Toxicology, Master of Business Administration (MBA) and Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D) in Environmental Toxicology.
Kumo, until his appointment, was the Director of Academic Planning at the Commission. He has a Bachelor in Education (B.Ed) degree in Islamic Studies from the Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, Masters in Education (M.Ed) in Education Psychology and a Ph.D in the same field.
Kumo began his career at the Commission as an Assistant Chief Research Officer in 1997 and rose to become a Deputy Director in 2009. He was appointed Director, Executive Secretary’s office in 2013, a post he held until his redeployment to the Department of Academic Standards in 2014.