Muhammad Kamaldeen University holds maiden Matriculation in grand style 

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..matriculates 147 students

By Is-aq Babatunde 

It was a sea of heads at the maiden Matriculation of the Muhammad Kamaldeen University (MKU), Ilorin on Saturday May 11th, 2024 as people from all over the country and beyond registered their  presence at the well attended occasion held on the institution’s campus,  Ogidi area, Ilorin, the kwara state capital.

Leading the scores of personalities to the well seated gathering was  the pioneer Chancellor of the University, the Emir of Ilorin, Alhaji (Dr) Ibrahim Sulu-Gambari; the University Visitor and Khalifatul Adabiyeen Shaykh Abdul Quodri Muhammad Kamaldeen, the Commissioners for Tertiary Education; and Education and Human Capital Development, Dr Mrs Mary  Arinde and Hajia Sa’adatu Modibbo-Kawu respectively.

Other personalities include the MKU Pro-Chancellor, Professor Suhaib Oba Abdulraheem; Ag Vice Chancellor of the Kwara State University Prof Shaykh Luqman Jimoh,  Vice Chancellor of Al-Hikmah University Prof Noah Yusuf, Vice Chancellor of Thomas Adewumi University Prof. Francisca Oladipo, Vice Chancellor of Ahma Patigi University Prof Kazeem Gbolagade, Provost College of Education, Oro, Prof Aremu, Mallam (Prof) Ola Olu Ali (SAN), University of Ilorin Deputy Vice Chancellor Academi Prof Omotesho, University of Ilorin Registrar  Barrister Mansur Alfanla, and the Registrar University of Health Science, Ila-Orangun Alhaji Kazeem Kayode Babanale.

Also in attendance were Prof Abdulganiy Abdulsalam Oladosu, Sheikh Faruq Onikijipa, the Mufty of Ilorin;  Alhaji Saadudeen Salahudeen, the  Senior Adviser to Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq;  the Grand Kadi of the Kwara State Shariah Court of Appeal, Justice Abdullateef Kamaldeen, the National President of Ilorin Emirate Descendants Progressive Union (IEDPU) Alhaji Abdulmumeen Ayo Abdulmaliq, the National Secretary of IEDPU Alhaji Abubakar Imam, the Chairman of Ilorin Durbar Engineer Alapansanp; Justice Idris Abdullahi Haroon (rtd), and Sheikh Sarafdeen Ajara.

Others included Justice Justice Abdulraheeem Ahmad Sayi, Justice Mashood  Adebayo Oniye, Justice Dagbo and some Kadis and top staff officers of the Kwara State Shariah Court of Appeal as well as other eminent personalities from all over the country. 

In his address,  the Pioneer Vice Chancellor, of MKU, Prof Abdulrasheed Gbenga Jimoh said the total of 147 pioneer students of the instirurion are being matriculated.

The Vice Chancellor disclosed that MKU began its operation with 15 approved Bsc programmes adding that the institution has been enjoying tremendous progress and development within the shortest period it ommenced academic programmes.

He thanked those in one way or the other contributed towards the successful take-off and smooth running of MKU. 

highpoint of the event were the investiture of the MKU Chancellor,  the Emir of Ilorin,  Alhaji (Dr) Ibrahim Sulu-Gambari and the investiture of the institution’s  Pro-Chancellor and Chairman Governing Council, Professor Suhaib Oba Abdulraheem.

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