The Board of Directors (Proprietors) of the North Eastern University (Formerly Pen Resource University) Gombe, having cleared with the Department of State Services (DSS), the National Universities Commission (NUC) and, secured the approval of the Federal Executive Council, have considered and approved the appointment of the following statesmen as Board of Trustees of the North-Eastern University (Formerly Pen Resource University) Gombe.

Umaru Maigari Gombe (FNIM)

A seasoned administrator, accomplished Banker and Community Development Advocate. He was Executive Director, Bank of the North Ltd (2014); he was appointed a civilian commissioner during the Military rule in the old Bauchi State and served in the Ministries of Commerce and Industry; Finance and Economic Planning; Works, Housing and Transport (1987-1989). He was a Member of the Board of Directors, Bank of the North Ltd representing Bauchi and Gombe State (2000-2003) as well as former Managing Director New African Merchant Bank (1997). He is also the immediate past Chairman Bureau of Statistics, Gombe State.

Auwal Babayo Shehu

He is the Proprietor, Gombe International School; Chairman CEO, Prime Builders Nig. Ltd Gombe; Member, Federal Public Accounts Committee, Cabinet Office (1987-1989); Chairman Federal Public Accounts Committee, under the Presidency (1889-1993); and, Resident Electoral Commissioner at Adamawa, Delta, Yobe, Nasarawa, Cross-Rivers, Sokoto and Taraba States (2002-2007).

Dr Mohammed Bose Ahmed mni    

He served as Director General in many ministries of the defunct Bauchi State Government; and, later Gombe State where he was appointed Permanent Secretary (1998-2000). He transferred his services to National Boundary Commission where he headed many Directorates (2000-2007). Appointed to the post of Executive Director (Finance and Administration) Nigeria-Sao Tome Principe Joint Development Authority (2005-2006). Appointed as Consultant African Union Boarder Programme, Addis Ababa Ethiopia (2008-2010). He finally served as Director General, National Boundary Commission (2011-2019) after which he retired from Service.

Justice Aisha R.D. Mohammed (Rtd)

She was called to the Bar in 1979. Worked as Pupil State Counsel at Ministry of Justice Bauchi. Was appointed Magistrate grade 2 from which she ascended to Chief Magistrate Grade 1 In 1988. She was also appointed Director Magistrates Courts planning and statistics 1988 to 1993, Secretary Judicial Service Commission 1993 to 2003, and retired from service as a High Court Judge, Kano State, in 2021.


Sani Abba Aliyu (mni) –

Professor Sani Abba Aliyu mni, is of the Department of English and Literary Studies, ABU Zaria and currently the Director, University Advancement, ABU Zaria. He obtained his BA, MA and PhD from ABU, where he has been teaching since 1982. He has vast experience in tertiary education matters as he had served the National Universities Commission assignments of Programme Accreditation, Visitation Panel, and Resource Verification to Public and Private Universities. He is the pioneer Deputy Vice Chancellor, Gombe State University and, currently a member of the Governing Council of Bayero University, Kano.

Alh. Aminu Malami Mohammed – Member

A Renowned Management Consultant, Portfolio Manager, Corporate Plan Formulator, Feasibility Studies and Project Appraisal Expert. He served as Board Member of Yankari Insurance Company Ltd, Bauchi (1987-1989); Capital Insurance Company Ltd. Kano (1987-1989); Royal Exchange Assurance Company Ltd, Lagos, (1988-1989); Dorman Long and Amalgamated Engineering Company Ltd Lagos (1988-1990); and, Alind Nig. Ltd Bauchi (1989). He served the Bauchi State Government in several capacities (1988-1992). He is currently the District Head of Udubo, Katagum LGA, Bauchi State.


Tanko Isiaku Gwamna

He is a reputable Financial Management Expert and a Banker of repute. He was the Managing Director, Nasreen Nig. LTD, (1997-2003); and, a Stockbroking Agent to Finmal Finance Company LTD, Lagos (2000-2003). He was appointed as the Hon. Commissioner of Works and Housing, Gombe State (2003-2005); and, Commissioner of Agriculture (2005-2007). He served as the Managing Director of Granscope Construction Co. Ltd (2009-2019); Chairman, Gombe Microfinance Bank (2008-2018); and, currently, the Chairman, Nasreen Micro-Credit Co. Ltd; Director, LUBELL-NIGER-SARL, Niger Republic; and, the Chairman, Board of Directors,  Taj Bank Nigeria LTD.

The duties of the Board, amongst other things, is to serve as final decision-making body as well as guardians of the university. The appointment is based on their track records of selfless service to the nation, personal commitment to the development of education, and vast industry experience. The appointment is for a period of three (3) years. Congratulations.