September 13, 2021— The Vice-Chancellor of Nile University of Nigeria (Prof. Osman Nuri Aras) in company of the Director of Academic Planning (Prof. Saleh Elyakub Abdullahi) and the Dean of the Faculty of Natural & Applied Sciences (Prof. Musa Mahamat Boukar) visited the Minister of Communication and Digital Economy, Prof. Isa Pantami, to congratulate him on his new promotion to the rank of full Professor of Cyber Security. Professor Pantami is among the seven Readers (Associate Professors) that were promoted to the position of full Professor by the Governing Council of the Federal University of Technology Owerri (FUTO) at its 186th Meeting, which was held on Friday, August 20, 2021.
In his goodwill message, Prof. Aras congratulated the Minister on his new appointment and briefed him about Nile University’s membership of Honoris United Universities, the first and largest Pan-African private higher education network, as well as the university’s academic and employability offerings.
Following the Vice-Chancellor’s remarks, Prof. Boukar proposed that the Minister takes the role of a Visiting Professor at Nile University’s Faculty of Natural & Applied Sciences, specifically the Computer Science department, where he can share his wealth of knowledge with the students and supervise the institution’s Ph.D. students. Prof. Pantami accepted the proposal to become a Visiting Professor at Nile University to the delight of the visitors.