Published on 02 September 2015
A Pro-Chancellor and Chairman of the Governing Council, Professor Bulama Manu, announced the appointment of Prof. Kyari Mohammed as the mautech new vc on may 15 during the university Governing Council's 78th Regular meeting. He's to replace Prof. Bashir Usman Haruna as the Vice-Chancellor for the Moddibo Adama University of Technology (MAUTECH), formerly Federal University of Technology (FUT), Yola, Adamawa State. Prof. Bashir is to leave office on june 9, exactly the expiry date of his five-year single term tenure as VC. Professor Kyari successfully emerged the new Vice-Chancellor after coming first with 67.9 percent in the the selection process template, "to lead other 28 contestants who took part in the interview process." While Prof. Kyari Mohammed came first, Professor Remilekun Mathew Odekunle and Professor Abdu Abdullahi Sajoh, scored 66.6 per cent and 66.3 per cent respectively being on the second and third 'place' in the interview. Kyari Mohammed was a Professor of History at Gombe State University, between October 2008 and September 2012. He is an alumnus of the University of Ibadan (UI). Until his appointment, he is a Chair for Peace and Security Studies in MAUTECH since January 2012. We wish the MAUTECH new VC a Happy and successful tenure. We pray for peace in Adamawa state and other regions around. And as the former chair of Peace and Security Studies, we believe that the best days of MAUTECH has come.
The Vice-Chancellor’s office is the nerve centre of the University administration. It co-ordinates the functions and activities of all Departments of the University. This office is responsible for all the functions of the University on behalf of the Council and Senate. In performing the functions, Schools, Departments, and specialized units are established. The Vice Chancellor, as the Chief Executive, supervises and directs these units to ensure that the aims and objectives of the University are realized. Apart from other functions delegated to his two Deputies which he supervises, the Vice Chancellor is the Chairman of the following main. (i) Senate (ii) Appointment and Promotions (Academic and Admin. Tech.) (iii) Management Committee (iv) Committee of Deans and Directors (v) Academic Planning Committee (vi) Estimates Committee (vii) Security Committee (viii) Congregation