583 staff of the University of Ilorin, Kwara state, have been promoted, the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports.
AbdulGaniyu Ambali, the vice-chancellor of the institution, approved the promotion of the university workers.
Their promotion was communicated through a memo from the office of the registrar, titled: “List of newly promoted staff with effect from Oct.1, 2016″.
According to the memo, promotions to the professorial cadre were still awaiting approval by the authorities.
112 academic staff, 127 registry staff, 245 professionals and technical staff and 99 junior staff were among those promoted.
The memo said that the promotion committee carried along heads of departments in the exercise.
“The 112 academic staff promoted comprised 36 senior lecturers, 41 lecturers to Lecturer I category and 35 lecturers to Lecturer II category while others came from technical, registry and medical departments of the university,” the statement said.