The University for Development Studies (UDS) community is excited over the appointment of Mr. Nurudeen Issah Abubakar, as the school’s new Registrar designate.
Mr. Abubakar’s elevation follows the recent enskinment of the incumbent Registrar, Dr. A. B. T Zakariah as the Chief of Yapei (Yapeiwura) in the Kusawgu Traditional Area of the Savannah Region.
Reacting to this outcome, some staff, lecturers, and students of the university described him as a worthy successor to Dr. A. B. T Zakariah.
This appointment announced by the UDS Governing Council takes effect on 1st September 2021.
Mr. Nurudeen Issah Abubakar has been a Deputy Registrar in charge of Academic and Students Affairs.
He joined the UDS administration as Assistant Registrar in 2001 and has held other portfolios including Assistant Registrar and Faculty Officer at the School of Medicine.
He also worked in the Offices of the Vice and Pro Vice-Chancellors and at the Directorate of Academic Planning and Quality Assurance (DAPQA).
Mr. Issah Abubakar holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Arabic and Philosophy, and a Master’s Degree in Archival Studies, from the University of Ghana.
He also has a Professional Certificate obtained from the Chartered Institute of Administrators and Management Consultants-Ghana (CIAMC-Ghana).