The Governing Council of Federal University of Technology (FUT), Minna has approved the appointment of Prof. Abdullahi Bala as the seventh substantive vice chancellor.
He will take over from Prof. Musbau Akanji, whose tenure will end in December.
Sixteen people applied for the position.
Bala scaled through the interview and was recommended as the substantive vice chancellor. Bala, who was born on March 27, 1967, hails from Suleja Local Government of Niger State.