ABU ZARIA AT 58!

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Today 4th October 2020, Ahmadu Bello University (ABU) Zaria is 58yrs. The University was founded on October 4, 1962, as the University of Northern Nigeria.

The university was later renamed after the Sardauna of Sokoto, Alhaji Sir Ahmadu Bello, the first premier of Northern Nigeria.

At inception, ABU had four faculties comprising 15 departments and 426 total students.

BELOW IS HOW FAR WE HAVE COME!

45,000+ Student Population.
2,900+ Academic staff
500+ Professors.
17 Faculties
3 Colleges of Agriculture
6+ Specialise centers
16 Research Institutes
106 Departments
202 Doctorate Programmes
125 M. Phil Programmes
256 Masters Programmes
81 Postgraduate Diploma Programmes
94 Undergraduate Programmes
22 Long Vacation Term (LVT) Programmes
39 Diploma Programmes
9 Certificate Programmes
1 world-class distance learning Centre.
7000+ hectares of land
82.2% of Indigenous students
18.7% of foreign students
500,000+ Alumni
A world-class university printing press
310 megawatts bandwidth Internet services
Multiple Library facilities
A mini refinery
3 hotels and 5 guest houses
5000+ pupils Staff schools
3000+ students Demonstration School
A standard ABU community bank
A standard university dam
Numerous affiliates
Coordinator of IJMB in Nigeria
Etc

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