University of Jos, UNIJOS Gets New VC.  Professor Tanko Ishaya emerges as UNIJOS New Vice Chancellor. Details are as follows:

UNIJOS Gets New VC, Professor Tanko Ishaya


The 14th Governing Council of the University of Jos (UNIJOS) has approved the appointment of Professor Tanko Ishaya as new Vice-Chancellor for the University.

This follows the Council’s consideration of the recommendation of the Joint Council and Senate Selection Board at the Council’s Special Meeting held on Friday 12th November 2021.

His appointment will take effect from 1st December 2021.

The appointment is for a single term of five years.

Professor Tanko Ishaya is a Professor of Computer Science with a Mathematics background and specialism and experience in Data Engineering, Computer Security and Forensics.

He obtained his B.Sc. in Mathematics Education (2nd Class Upper Division) in 1992 at University of Jos and began work as a lecturer in Mathematics at the College of Agriculture, Zuru, Kebbi State.

Professor Tanko proceeded to the University of Manchester, United Kingdom to pursue an M.Sc. programme in Computation which he successfully completed in 1997.

He later enrolled for his PhD in Computing Studies which he successfully completed in 2001.

Professor Tanko was promoted to the rank of Professor of Computer Science in 2012.

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