Chancellor – Sheikh (Dr.) Ahmed LEMU (OFR)
The University Chancellor is a devoted Muslim, a composed intellectual and an advocate of moderation. He is the Former Grand Khadi (Chief Judge of Shariah Court) of Niger State, Founder of Islamic Education Trust (IET), Member of World Muslim League Council in Mecca, Saudi Arabia, Member Board of Trustees of the Muslim Students Society of Nigeria and President of the Nigerian Da’wah Coordination Council. Sheikh Lemu has immensely contributed to educational development and call to Islam as evident in his various contributions to knowledge as well as significant role in defending women’s rights which culminated in the establishment of the Union of Muslim Women’s Society in Nigeria. He is an ambassador of Peace of no equal as manifested in his resolute to promote peaceful co-existence and fight against sectarian violence in the country which he has never been reluctant to champion.