By Bushrah Yusuf-Badmus
The National Security Council of the Prime Minister’s office of Malaysia has appointed a Nigerian Professor, AbdulRauf Ambali, of the Kwara State University (KWASU), into the country’s national security index.
According to a statement from KWASU’s Acting Director, University Relations, Dr Saeedat Aliyu, the appointment letter was signed by Datuk Haji Rodzi Bin MD Saad.
”The letter said that the National Security Council, in collaboration with Universiti Teknologi MARA (UiTM), is conducting a National Security Index Study for the year 2022,” Aliyu said.
According to the letter, Malaysia hopes that through this appointment, Prof. Ambali can help to produce more comprehensive research findings and develop more accurate National Security Index.
It stated that the study would be based on nine values/domains of national security,” Aliyu said.
Meanwhile, KWASU Acting Vice Chancellor, Prof. Shaykh Luqman Jimoh, has congratulated Prof. Ambali on the appointment.
Jimoh stressed that the appointment confirmed the world class status of many KWASU staff.
He said that Prof. Ambali, a political scientist and the University’s Director of Academic Planning, had made his Nigerian institution proud.
The Acting Vice Chancellor urged Prof. Ambali to bring to bear the qualities of the excellent scholar that he is in the conduct of the study and bring more fame to the University.