Nigeria, March 17 -- The Governing Council of the Kaduna State University (KASU) has approved the appointment of the institution's first female Registrar and Bursar.

While Samira Balarabe was appointed the Registrar, Hauwau Dalhat, was appointed the Bursar, said a statement by the university's Public Relations Officer, Adamu Bargo.

Ms Balarabe took over from the former Registrar, Samuel Manshop, whose tenure ended on 15 March.

She was the Deputy Registrar and the immediate past academic secretary of the institution.

She holds a Bachelor's in Law from Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, and a Master's in Conflict Peace and Strategic Studies with a specialisation in Conflict Resolution from KASU.

Ms Balarabe joined the institution in 2006 ...