Kaduna varsity appoints first female registrar, bursar

The Governing Council of Kaduna State University has approved the appointment of the institution’s first female registrar and bursar.

The university’s Public Relations Officer, Adamu Bargo, in a statement, said that Samira Balarabe was appointed the registrar, while Hauwau Dalhat was appointed the bursar.

It said Balarabe took over from the former registrar, Samuel Manshop, whose tenure ended on March 15. Before her new appointment, she was the deputy registrar and the immediate past academic secretary of the institution.

She holds a Bachelor’s in Law from Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, and a Master’s in Conflict Peace and Strategic Studies with a specialisation in Conflict Resolution from KASU.

She joined the institution in 2006 and rose through the ranks to become a deputy registrar in October 2018.

According to the statement, she served in different capacities: an administrative officer (legal) in the vice-chancellor’s office; a faculty officer in the Faculties of Arts and Medicine.

She also served in the establishment unit in charge of council affairs; postgraduate school as secretary; academic secretary in the academic affairs unit, as well as member and secretary to various committees in the university.

Meanwhile, Dalhat took over from Ahmed Ibrahim following the expiration of his tenure as the bursar.

She is the immediate past deputy bursar and headed the bursary department as acting bursar.

She holds a bachelor’s and master’s degree in Accounting and Finance from Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria.

She joined the university in 2006 as an accountant II in the bursary department and rose through the ranks to the position of deputy bursar.

Dalhat also served as a member of various committees in the university and equally served as a part-time lecturer with publications and supervised postgraduate diplomas.

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