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Governing Council Approves the Appointment of Mal Salihu Abdullahi as Registrar

The Governing council of Capital City University, Kano has approved the appointment of Mal. Salihu Abdullahi as the Registrar for the Institution. The appointment takes effect from November 2021. Below is a brief on the Registrar;

Mal Salihu Abdullahi was born on 12 November 1959 at Sabon-Gari Zaria. He attended Saint Mary Primary School now Amina Primary School Samaru-Zaria for his primary education from 1969-1974 and Sarkin Zango primary School Minna from 1974 1975. Ahmadu Bahago Teachers’ College Minna, from 1975-1980. Ahmadu Bello University, School of Basic Studies, (SBS) Zaria, for Interim Joint Admissions and Matriculation Studies (IJMB) from 1981-1982.  He earned a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Public Administration from ABU Zaria (1982-1985). He also earned a Master of International Affairs and Strategic Studies from Nigerian Defence Academy (NDA), Kaduna in 2011.

He has served as a Primary School Teacher by the then Zaria LEA, 1980 -1981. Master Grade II in Kaduna State Ministry of Education, 1988 – 1989 and Administrative Assistant, at ABU Zaria 1978 -1990. He was later employed as an Administrative Officer at Nigerian Defence Academy (NDA), Kaduna on 31 Aug 1990.  Mal Abdullahi was promoted as an Assistant Registrar from 1 Oct 1993. Senior Assistant Registrar from 1 Oct 1996 and Principal Assistant Registrar from 1 Oct 2000. He was also elevated to the rank of a Deputy Registrar from 4 Dec 2009-30 Sep 2021. He was promoted Senior Deputy Registrar 1 Oct 2021-31 Dec 2021.

Mal Abdullahi attended courses, workshops and conferences within and outside the country such as, General Management Course at ASCON Badagry in Oct 1998; Past Staff Course (psc) at Armed Forces Command and Staff College, Jaji from Aug 2004 – Jul 2005; Intensive Knowledge Exchange Programme at Southampton Solent University, United Kingdom in Oct 2011; Association of Nigerian University Professional Administrators Annual National Conference & AGM themed “the Contemporary Higher Education Institution Administrator: Strategic Inflection Point” at Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife Nov 2017. Registry Administration Courses at ASCON Badagry in Aug 2018 among others.

Mal. Abdullahi as worked in various capacity as a teacher, as an Administrator who rose through the ranks to become a senior deputy regisitrar. His working experince cuts across  different organization from kaduna state, to the prestigious Ahmadu Bello University, the Nigerian Defence Academy etc. 

Mal Abdullahi assumed duty as the Registrar, Capital City University, Kano on 16 Nov 2021. He is happily married with Children and Grandchildren. His hobbies include Travelling, Farming and Driving.

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