In accordance with the AAU’s Constitution and Bye-Laws which require the election of a new Governing Board every quadrennial, a new AAU Board was elected into office at the just ended 14th General Conference held in Accra,  Ghana from June 4th to June 8th, 2017.

The General Conditions for eligibility for election as President, Vice-President, Member or Alternate Member of the Governing Board include among others, the fact that only serving Executive Heads of members of the AAU  in good standing, and physically present at the General Conference, are eligible for election.  Having met all the General Conditions set out by the AAU’s constitution, and having emerged as the winners of the keenly contested elections, the following persons are the new AAU Governing Board Members elected to serve the Association from 2017 to 2020;

2. Governing Board Members (2017-2020)

President of the AAU Governing Board

(1) Prof. Orlando Antonio QUILAMBO

Rector, Eduardo Mondlane University, Maputo, MOZAMIQUE

Vice Presidents of the AAU Governing Board 

(2) Prof. Edward AKO

Rector, Université de Maroua, Maroua, CAMEROON

(3) Prof. Nicholas N.N. NSOWAH-NUAMAH

President, Regent University College of Science and Technology, Ghana

(4) Prof. Bakri Osma SAEED

Vice Chancellor, Sudan International University, SUDAN

Members of the AAU Governing Board – Eastern Africa

(5) Prof. Elifas Tozo BISANDA

Vice-Chancellor – Open University of Tanzania, TANZANIA

(6) Prof. Hassan Mohamed H. KAAFI

Vice Chancellor, Plasma University, Somalia.

Members of the AAU Governing Board – Western Africa

(7) Professor Olusola OYEWOLE

Former AAU President/ Vice Chancellor, Federal University of Agriculture Abeokuta, Nigeria.

(8) Prof. Abdulganiyu AMBALI

Vice Chancellor, University of IIorin, Nigeria

(9) Prof. Brice SINSIN
Rector-University of Abomeyi-Calavi, Benin

Members of the AAU Governing Board – Northern Africa

(10) Prof. Ezzat Abdel WAHAB
Vice Chancellor-Ain Shams University, Egypt

(11) VACANT

Members of the AAU Governing Board – Southern Africa

(12) Prof. Rungano Jonas ZVOBGO
Vice Chancellor-Great Zimbabwe University, Zimbabwe

(13) Prof Nqosa L. MAHAO
Vice Chancellor-National University of Lesotho, Lesotho

Members of the AAU Governing Board – Central Africa

(14) Vacant
(15) Vacant
(16) Vacant [Alternate Board Member]

 Alternate Members of the AAU Governing Board – Central Africa

1. VACANT

Alternate Members of the AAU Governing Board – Eastern Africa

2. Prof. JOHN SSENTAMU DDUMBA
Vice Chancellor-Makerere University, UGANDA

Alternate Members of the AAU Governing Board – Western Africa

3. Prof. Fajir ANJUM
Vice Chancellor-University of Gambia, Gambia

Alternate Members of the AAU Governing Board – Northern Africa

4. VACANT

Alternate Members of the AAU Governing Board – Southern Africa

5. Prof. Engineer Quinton KANHUKAMWE
Vice Chancellor-Harare Institute of Technology, Zimbabwe