By Our Special Correspondent
The East Carolina University has disowned a news report that the Kano State Governor, Dr. Abdullahi Ganduje was appointed as visiting professor of the prestigious institution.
An enquiry by a leading online newspaper in Nigeria, Premium Times to the university uncovered that Ganduje was never appointed by the institution.
The University provost and senior vice-chancellor for academics, B. Grant Hayes said a lecturer in the institution Victor Mbarika who issued the purported appointment letter was not authorized to do so.
It however acknowledged that Mbarika is a lecturer of the university in the faculty of International Centre for IT and development.
Celebrating the achievement the governor’s chief press secretary, Mr. Abba Anwar said Ganduje’s appointment by the university was a result of his numerous achievements in governance.