Bosun Tijani, one of President Bola Tinubu’s ministerial nominees already cleared by the senate, has announced his application as a visiting adjunct Professor at the University of the Witwatersrand has been approved.
The University of the Witwatersrand is a multi-campus South African public research institution situated in the northern areas of central Johannesburg.
Tijani announced in a tweet on Thursday that the appointment takes effect from September 1, 2023.
He tweeted: “The committee approved your application as Visiting Adjunct Professor: Wits School of Governance, University of the Witwatersrand, with effect from 1 September 2023 for a period of 3 years until 31 August 2026.”
Tijani was among 45 of the President’s 48 ministerial nominees cleared and confirmed by the Senate this week.
Tijani, a ministerial nominee from Ogun and the CEO and co-founder of CcHub, appeared before the senate for screening as a minister last Saturday.
He apologised to senators for calling them “morons” in a 2021 Twitter post.
He said: “Distinguished senators, I was raised properly as a Yoruba boy both in Agege and Abeokuta. I do understand that we are not meant to disrespect our elders and that is not the training we were given,” he said.
“My father won’t be proud of me for all these allegations.
“So I want to profusely apologise to everyone in this hall, including anyone, anywhere in Nigeria that may have been offended by everything I said.”
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