Umaru Musa Yar’Adua University (UMYU) Gets New Vice-Chancellor


Umaru Musa Yar’Adua University (UMYU) Gets New Vice-Chancellor.


At its Special meeting held on Wednesday, 2nd July 2020, the Governing Council of Umaru Musa Yar’adua University, Katsina has approved the appointment of Prof. Sanusi Mamman as the substantive Vice-Chancellor as confirmed by the Visitor to the University.

The appointment is for a single term of 5 years as provided by the University law.

Prof. Mamman’s appointment was as a result of the expiration of the tenure of Prof. Idris Isa Funtua as the Vice-Chancellor on 28th June 2020.


Prof. Sanusi Mamman is an indigene of Malumfashi Local Government Area, born on the 17th July 1965. He is a Professor of Special Education in the Faculty of Education Umaru Musa Yar’adua University, Katsina.

He served as a Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Administration) in the University from 2014 to 2016, he also served as Acting Vice-Chancellor in 2015 prior to the appointment of Prof. Funtua as Vice-Chancellor.

The Governing Council and the entire University Community wish Prof. Sunusi Mamman success as he takes over the leadership of the Umaru Musa Yar’adua University.





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