Professor Suleiman Lawal Biblis
Professor Suleiman Lawal Biblis

UDUS VC is not on Facebook – Management

NEWS DIGEST – The management of Usmanu Danfodiyo University, Sokoto state (UDUS) has said that the Vice-Chancellor of the University, Professor Suleiman Lawal Biblis is not on Facebook.

Usmanu Danfodiyo University, Sokoto, formerly called the University of Sokoto is one of the four Universities established by the Federal Government of Nigeria in September 1975.

In a press release dated June 1st, the social media manager of the School, Mr Salahuddeen Bello Bala published a disclaimer on the school’s Facebook verified page on a malicious handle purporting to belong to the Vice-Chancellor.

The statement informs the general public that the picture of Vice-Chancellor attached to it is the only one that belongs to the VC as seen on his original LinkedIn.

Confirming the disclaimer to News Digest Nigeria, Bala reiterated that the Vice-Chancellor has no account on Facebook, saying: “The general public are hereby advised to be cautious in dealing with malicious handle as it does not have anything to do with the VC.”

Professor Bilbis born in 1961, is an educator and lecturer in the Department of Biochemistry at the Usmanu Danfodiyo University was appointed as the Vice-chancellor of the University in July 2019, replacing Prof. Abdullahi Zuru.

He previously served as the deputy chancellor of academics at Usmanu Danfodiyo University and had served as the pioneer vice-chancellor of the Federal University, Birnin Kebbi in 2013.

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Mohammed Oluwatimileyin Taoheed is a campus reporter with News Digest Nigeria Abuja and can be reached via [email protected]

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