About 11 prominent socio- cultural associations and professional bodies including the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) have hailed the appointment of Prof. Mohammed Akanbi as the new and second vice chancellor of the Kwara state University (KWASU), Malete.
The associations in separate press statements made available to newsmen in Ilorin, the Kwara state capital on Thursday, described Akanbi’s appointment as well- deserved and a right step in the right direction.
They praised Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq for putting the right peg in the right hole in the appointment of a new vice chancellor for the state- owned university.
The groups while acknowledging the intimidating profile and track record of Prof. Akanbi as a former chairman of the Ilorin branch of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA), dean, faculty of law and director, Institute of Preliminary Studies, University of Ilorin, thanked Gov. Abdulrazaq for the appointment.