Rayhaan University Appoints Pioneer Vice-Chancellor

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Professor Mohammed L. Ahmodu

Rayhaan University, Birnin Kebbi has appointed Professor Mohammed
Lawal Ahmadu to serve as the pioneer Vice Chancellor. He comes to the
University with over three decades of national and international
academic, research and administrative experience. Rayhaan University is
an ICT driven academic, research and learning environment licensed by
the National Universities Commission to commence academic activities
with 15 programs.

Rayhaan University, Birnin Kebbi looks forward to attracting students
who will major in the different approved fields of learning and at the end
graduate and molded both in both theory and practice of their respective
academic disciplines. Rayhaan University also hopes to work closely with
local and international stakeholders, prospective parents and guardians
and more importantly students- who choose the University as a
destination of study.

The newly appointed pioneer Vice Chancellor is a Professor of Law with
research interests in information technology, commercial, corporate and
human rights laws. He was Professor of Law and Director of the Institute
of Justice and Applied Legal Studies at the University of the South Pacific,
School of Law in Oceania where he served for over 14 years.
Professor Ahmadu has also served as the Special Assistant to the
President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria on Research and Special
Duties based at the Office of the Attorney General of the Federation and
Minister of Justice from 2020 to 2023. Amongst others, he is a Chartered
Company Secretary [UK]; and served as Legal Officer in the Attorney
General’s Chambers in the Republic of Fiji Islands in the South Pacific.

In addition to other academic and professional qualifications, Professor
Ahmadu holds a Master of Laws Degree from the University of Warwick
in the United Kingdom, a Graduate Certificate in Tertiary Teaching and
the PhD in Law from the University of the South Pacific in Oceania. He
served as a Consultant to the International Telecommunications Union
(ITU) and many other United Nations bodies in the South Pacific