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Biographical Sketch: Shehu ABDULLAHI

Institution: Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria

Country: Nigeria

Name: Shehu Usman ABDULLAHI
Date of Birth: February 2, 1951
Place of Birth: Ikara, Ikara Local Government Area of Kaduna State,
Nationality: Nigerian
Marital Status: Married (one wife, eight children)
Present Position:Vice-Chancellor, Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria,Kaduna State, Nigeria.
B. EDUCATIONAL OUALIFICA TION
1. Alhudahuda College, Zaria 1964-1968 West African School Certificate
Formerly Provincial Secondary School)
2. Barewa College, Zaria 1969-1970 Higher School Certificate
(Formerly Government College) (University of Cambridge)
3. Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria 1971-1976 Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM)
4. University of Minnesota, USA 1979-1982 Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
5. National Institute for Policy & Strategic
Studies, Kuru-Jos 1990 Member of the National Institute (mni)
6. Association of African Universities 1997 Certificate in Senior University Management Course
7. Nigerian Defence Academy, Kaduna 1999 Certificate in Computer Appreciation Course
8. Nigerian Defence Academy, Kaduna 2001 Intermediate Certificate in Arabic Lang.
C. WORKING EXPERIENCE.
1. Divisional Veterinary Officer, Nsukka, Anambra State of Nigeria (1976-77)
2. Lecturer II, Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria (1977-80)
3. Lecturer I, Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria (1980-83)
4. Senior Lecturer, Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria (1983-86)
5. Reader/Associate Professor, Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria (1986-89)
6. Professor, Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria 1989 to date)
7. Visiting Research Professor, National Institute for Policy & Strategic Studies (NIPSS),
Kuru-Jos (1996)
8. Academy Provost, Nigerian Defence Academy, Kaduna (1996-2004)
9. Vice-Chancellor, Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria (2004 to date)
For items 2 to 6 above, the main responsibilities involved teaching of undergraduate and postgraduate students, research and postgraduate students' supervision