Professor Sebastian Seddi Maimako, who was the dean, faculty of management sciences at the University of Jos, has been named the new Vice Chancellor for the university.
His appointment was approved by the 12th governing council of the university, according to a statement signed by Abdullahi Abdullahi the Principal Assistant Registrar, Information and Publications of the institution.
This follows the council’s consideration of the recommendation of its Selection Board at its Special Meeting held on Friday, April 22, 2016.
His appointment will take effect from June 23, 2016.
The appointment is for a single term of five years. A professor of accounting and finance, Sebastian Maimako has held several administrative positions in the university including dean, faculty of management sciences; deputy dean, faculty of management sciences; deputy dean, faculty of social sciences; head, acting head, department of management sciences, all in the University of Jos.
A 1987 graduate of Management Studies from the University of Jos, Professor Maimako, 54, took up appointment with University of Jos in 1989 as a Graduate Assistant. He was promoted to the rank of Professor in 2010 and appointed Dean, Faculty of Management Sciences on April 1, 2015.
The statement also reads that Professor Maimako obtained a Masters Degree in Business Administration in 1992 and bagged a PhD in Management in 2006.
He has authored and collaborated in the publication of many academic works especially in the field of Accounting and Finance and has attended many national and international Conferences.
Professor Maimako is the Chairman, Plateau State Economic and Finance Advisory Council (Economic Team] and was an Honorary Senior Special Assistant to the Governor of Plateau State from November 2003 to November 2006.
Professor Sebastian Maimako is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria, ICAN and Associate member Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Nigeria, ICPAN.”

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