Title(s): Professor of Economics / Dean, School of Postgraduate Studies

Professor Ibrahim Ahmed Kiyawa, an indigene of Jigawa State, holds B.Sc. (Hon) degree from University of Bradford, UK, Masters of Arts (M.A) degree in Development Economics from Vanderbilt University, Nashvile, Tennessee, and PhD degree, also in Development Economics from Syracuse University, N.Y., United State of America.

Professor Kiyawa’s working experience includes the following:
  1. Founder and Head of Department of Economics, Bayero University Dutse 1976 – 1977
  2. Head, Department of Economics, Bayero University, Kano 1981 – 1987
  3. Dean, Faculty of Social and Management Science, Bayero University, Kano 1983 – 1987
  4. National Electoral Commissioner, National Electoral Commission, Headquarters 1987 – 1993
  5. Federal Commissioner, Federal Character Commission 1995 – 2001
  6. Head, Department of Economics, Bayero University, Kano 1994 – 1995
  7. Chairman, Governing Council, Institute for Higher Education, Kano, Kano State (now Kano State Polytechnic and Other tertiary Institutions) 1984 – 1985
  8. Chairman, Governing Council, Jigawa State Polytechnic Kazaure, Jigawa State 1995 – 2000
  9. Chairman, Governing Council, Hussaini Adamu Federal Polytechnic Kazaure, Jigawa State 2009 – 2013
  10. Head, Department of Economics, Federal University Dutse 2013 – 2014
  11. Dean, School of Postgraduate Studies, Federal University Dutse 2015– Date
  12. Member, Governing Council, Federal University Dutse (Representing the Senate) 2015– Date
  13. Chairman, Governing Council, Jigawa State College of Education, Gumel 2016– Date

Numerous in the form of books, journal articles, conference and seminar papers

Special Areas of Research Interest:

Cottage, Micro and Small Scale Industries Public Finance Public Policy General Development Issues

Professor Kiyawa has travelled extensively. In addition to the United Kingdom and the United States of America where he studied, he has also visited Australia, Germany, The Netherland, Egypt and Saudi Arabia, among others.

S/N Name Designation
1. Prof. Ibrahim Ahmed Kiyawa Dean
2. Dr. Nura Muhammad Sani Deputy Dean
3. Alhaji Gambo Bundi PAR/Secretary
4. Nasiru Sani Yola Administrative Officer
5. Muhammad Garba Bello Administrative Officer
6. Ibrahim Muhammad D. Senior Executive Officer
7. Ahmad Ahmad Rufa’i Confidential Secretary I
8. Yabuku Abdulkadir Administrative Assistant
9. Bashir Bunu Administrative Assistant
10. Ni’ima Shehu Ammani Administrative Assistant
11. Muzammilu Ibrahim Accountant
12. Hamza Mohammed Higher Executive Officer
13. Sa’idu Musa Sa’id Executive Officer
14. Aisha Abba Clerical Assistant
15. Abdulmajid Tafida Clerical Assistant
16. Tahir I. Tahir Office Attendant I
17. Muhammad K. Bashir Office Attendant
18. Aminu Adamu Office Attendant
19. Sulaiman Haruna Office Attendant
20. Ya'u Yahaya Driver
21. Isa Yusuf Operator

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