Profile of New VC of BASUG, Prof Auwal Uba

Bauchi State Governor, Muhammad Abdullahi Abubakar has on Thursday approved the appointment of Professor Auwal Uba Adamu as New Vice Chancellor of Bauchi State University Gadau.

The approval was contained in a statement signed by the secretary to the state government, Muhammad Nadada Umar and made available to newsmen in Bauchi.

Who is Prof Auwal Uba Adamu ?

Born on 18th February 1964 in Hardawa, Misau Local Government Area of Bauchi State.

He attended Hardawa Central Primary School, Hardawa from 1972 to 1978. Government Secondary School Misau from 1978 to 1982; and then transferred to Government Science Secondary School Azare in 1982 where he completed his Secondary Education in 1983.

Professor Auwalu Uba attended the School of Basic Studies (SBS) ABU Zaria from 1983 to 1984; and then admitted into the Faculty of Science of the Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria in 1984, where he graduated with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Microbiology in 1987.

He did his National Youth Service Corp at the General Hospital Katsina, Katsina State from 1987 to 1988.

He obtained a Master’s Degree in Medical Microbiology from the University of Maiduguri in 1992.

Professor Auwalu Uba obtained his PhD in Medical Microbiology in 2004 from the Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University Bauchi.

👉🏼 _He was a Visiting Research Fellow to the University of Wales, Swansea in the United Kingdom from 2000 to 2001.

👉🏼 _He started his carrier as a Graduate Assistant in 1989 with the University of Maiduguri.

👉🏼 _In July 1995, he joined the services of the Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University Bauchi as Lecturer 2.

👉🏼 _From then, Prof. Auwalu Uba rose through the ranks to his current position.

👉🏼 _He was promoted Lecturer 1 in 1998; Senior Lecturer in 2001; Reader (Associate Professor) in 2004; and was Promoted to Professor of Microbiology on October 1st 2007.

👉🏼 _He is a Fellow of the Nigerian Society for Microbiology.

👉🏼 _Member, Society for Applied Microbiology (SfAM) of the United Kingdom.

👉🏼 _Member, American Society for Microbiology._

Professor Auwalu Uba has held several Administrative positions/responsibilities in the University system:

Among the Administrative Responsibilities he held include:

Examinations Officer,

Member, Departmental Postgraduate Committee.

Member, Students Disciplinary Committee, A.T.B.U.

Member, Students Welfare Board, A.T.B.U.

Member, University Senate, A.T.B.U.

Member, Senate Exam Misconduct Committee, A.T.B.U.

Chairman, Hall Management Committee, A.T.B.U.

Member, Security Advisory Committee, A.T.B.U.

Member, Committee of Deans, A.T.B.U.

Dean, Student Affairs Division, A.T.B.U. (March 2004 – March 2008).

HOD, Biological Sciences, A.T.B.U. (2010 –2014).

Millennium Development Goals (MDGs)/Sustainable Development Solution Network (SDSN) Desk Officer, A.T.B.U. (2012 – 2016).

Director Endowment, A.T.B.U. (2012 – 2016).

In his academic pursuit, Professor Auwal Uba has supervised so many undergraduate students. He has supervised to successful completion more than 20 MSc and PhD students. Prof. Uba has published more than 60 scientific articles in both local and international journals.

He has attended many conferences both local and international. Among the countries he visited are: Zimbabwe, kenya, Niger, Cameroon, United Arab Emirates, Saudi Arabia, Netherlands, Germany, United Kingdom and the United States of America._

Prof. Auwal Uba has been involved in several community services. Among them include:
Member of the LOC for the Hosting by Nigeria at ATBU; Federation of Africa University Games (FASU) in 2004.

Member of the Bauchi State Committee for the upward review of students’ scholarships and allowances (2007).

Member of the Federal Government Scientific Committee for the Hosting by Nigeria, the 7th International Junior Science Olympiad (IJSO) held 1st – 2nd December 2010 (Abuja, Nigeria 2010).

Member, Presidential (Federal Government) Visitation Panel to University of Abuja, Nigeria 2004 – 2010, carried out 15th february – 15th March 2011.

Member (Senate Representative), Appointments and Promotions Committee (A & PC), Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University, Bauchi (2009 – Date).

Chairman, Editorial Board (University Bulletin Committee), Abubakar Tafawa balewa University Bauchi (March 2010 – Date).

Associate Editor, Journal of Life and Environmental Sciences, A Publication of the University of Maiduguri/University of Maiduguri Teaching Hospital (2010 – Date).

Member, Kaduna State Visitation Panels to Tertiary Institutions (College of Education, GidanWaya), February – March, 2016.

He is currently:
Chairman, A. T. B. U Staff Primary School Management Board.
Chairman, A.T.B.U. International Secondary School Management Board.
Chairman, Students Welfare Board, ATBU Bauchi.

Member, Governing Council, A.T.B.U. Bauchi
And appointed Deputy Vice Chancellor (Administration), ATBU Bauchi in July 2016.

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