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Name: Colonel Sadiq Abubakar

Title(s)/Position: Chief Security Officer

Colonel Sadiq Abubakar was born in Hadejia city, Hadejia Local Government area Jigawa State. He attended Government Secondary School Hadejia from 1979 to 1984. A graduate of University of Maiduguri with B.A Islamic Studies, year 2010.

Joint the Nigerian Army in the year 1985 and served in various capacities and rose to the rank of Colonel in the year 2016. Some of the positions held were; Admin Officer, Headquarters Directorate of Islamic Affairs Nigerian Army Lagos, Deputy Director IA 6 Division Port Harcourt, Chief Of Staff HQ DOIA Lagos, Deputy Director HQ 81 Division and currently the Chief Security Officer, Federal University Dutse.

He is a member of professional bodies such as Nigerian Institute of Management CHARTERED (NIM) and Nigeria Association of Arabic and Islamic Studies (NATAIS).

He attended several workshops, seminars and conferences both local and international and also a recipient of several awards.

Reading and football are his hobbies.

He is happily married with children.



Prof. Ahmad Mohammed Gumel alias Ahmad Sarki was born in Gumel Local Government area of Jigawa State. He attended Science Secondary School Dawakin Tofa (1990-1992). He received Bachelor degree in Applied Biology from Bayero University, Kano in 2005.

He is an Alumnus of University Malaya in Malaysia, where he received Master of Biotechnology and Ph.D. in Industrial Biotechnology with specialization Biocatalysis and Bioprocess technology in 2009 and 2013, respectively.

Prof. Gumel is a registered Biotechnologist, a board member of International Institute of Chemical, Biological and Environmental Engineering, member Nigeria Society for Biotechnology, member European Federation of Biotechnology, member Asian Federation of Biotechnology, member Royal Society of Chemistry United Kingdom, member American Chemical Society, member American Institute of Chemical Engineers, member Society for Biological Engineering USA, member Asia-Pacific Chemical, Biological & Environmental Engineering Society.

Prof. Gumel is a research consultant to Alpha Sights, 58 Davies Street, London, W1K 5JF, United Kingdom. Prior to joining the services of Federal University Dutse, Prof. Gumel has worked with University of Malaya as Researcher Fellow, thereafter, upgraded to Senior Research Fellow and then Senior Lecturer and Biotech PG Coordinator in the same University. Prof. Gumel has won several awards and research grants at both national and international level.

He has been a top notch reviewer and a board member of several international peer reviewed journals. A well published academic at both national and international level, with over 1260 citations, h-index of 18 and i10-index of 23 as evident from his Google scholar citations page and Thomson Reuters Web of Science Researcher ID page.


Title(s)/Position: Academic Secretary Federal University Dutse

Born in Kano City, Kano State. He attended Federal Government College Kano from 1983 to 1989. A Graduate of Bayero University Kano with B.Sc. in Political Science and Masters in Public Policy and Administration in the year 1995 and 2004 respectively.

Started work with Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB), Joined Hussaini Adamu Federal Polytechnic, Kazaure and Currently in the service of Federal University Dutse, Jigawa State.

He served in various capacities and rose to the position of Deputy Registrar in the year 2017. Some of the offices worked in were are Pension Unit, Student Affairs, Establishment Division and currently in Academic Division.

He is a member of Professional bodies such as Institute of Corporate Administration of Nigeria (ICAN), Nigerian Institute of Management (Chartered) NIM, Member Institute of Registered Administrative Managers of Nigeria (IRAMAN) E.T.C.

He attended several workshops, seminars, and conferences both local and international and also a recipient of several awards.

His hobbies are Reading, Travelling and Football.

He is happily married with children.



Abdulhamed Adamu Ibrahim, Professor of Climatology from Bauchi State, Nigeria, has 32 years experience in the Academia.

Born in Azare town of Katagum Local Government Area, Bauchi State on 16th February, 1967, he attended Day Primary School Azare from 1976 to 1981, Federal Government College Azare from 1981 to 1986. He got sdmission into College of Education Azare from 1986 to 1989, where he obtained Nigeria Certificate in Education (NCE). In 1997, he received a Bachelor of Technology in Geography and Master of Science degree in Geography 2006, all from Modibbo Adama University of Technology, Yola, Adamawa State. He enrolled for his Ph.D. degree in Geography from the famous Ahmadu Bello University Zaria from 2008 to 2011.

Professor Abdulhamed started teaching at the Katagum Local Education Authority Primary Schools from 1989 to 2000, Bauchi State Secondary Schools from 2000 to 2001and College of Education Azare from 2001 to 2006 as Lecturer II. In 2007, he joined the services of Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria Department of Geography and Environmental Management as lecturer II.

At ABU Zaria apart from Teaching and Research, he was appointed as Departmental Orientation Officer, 100 level registration officer, Member faculty orientation committee, Member NMetS Zaria 2011 International Conference local organizing committee , Registration officer 300 level, Distance field Work Coordinator, PGD Program Coordinator, Departmental Examinations Officer and Acting Head of Geography Department in 2014

In June, 2015, Professor Abdulhamed joined the services of the Federal University Dutse (FUD) as a Reader in the Department of Environmental Sciences and was elected the Head of Environmental Sciences Department twice from 2016 to 2021. Notable among his achievements as the Head of Department are boosting of its staffing, making it a department with the highest number of academic staff in the Faculty of Science; establishing and equipping of two laboratories, additional whether station from Nmet and also increase in the number of students as well as the graduation of first and second sets of Environmental Management and Toxicology students.

Other positions and responsibilities at the Federal University Dutse include: Member Academic staff Development Committee, Member University Committee on Internally Generated Revenue, pioneer Director Research and Development, Member Senate Committee on the propose merger of two Agricultural .centers, Member representing Senate on students disciplinary committee, Member Faculty standing committee, Member of the University Senate, Member Senate Committee on Open Education Resources, Member Committee of Provost, Deans and Directors, Member Strategic Framework for Research Collaboration Committee, Member PG Resource Verification Committee. Member Faculty of Science A&PC , Member PG Board, Member Representing VC at J.D.Amin Library Appraisal Panel (2019), Member Representing VC at Faculty of Agriculture Appraisal Panel(2020 to date), Internal Member Federal University Dutse Governing Council representing Senate(2019 to date) and currently the Director Division of General Studies.

Prof Abdulhamed has supervised more than 100 undergraduate projects, more than 30 M.Sc. Geography and more than 10 Ph.D students’ dissertations at Ahmadu Bello University Zaria. External examiner for more than 30 M.Sc. and 12 Ph.D. Geography and Environmental Management dissertations/theses at Nigerian Universities, visiting lecturer at ATBU Bauchi and ABU Zaria and also served as external assessor to academic staff from different universities for their promotions to Reader/Professor of Geography and Environmental Management as well as an external examiner to many universities for their undergraduate and postgraduate programmes in Geography and Environmental Management.

His other community services include: Reviewer Dutse Journal of Applied Sciences, Patron Katagum Students’ Association, Reviewer Dutse Journal of Applied Sciences, Panel Chairman Geography IJMBE Moderation(2018 to date), Member Committee for establishment of Ibrahim Zaki Community University, Member NUC Accreditation panel to Federal University of Agriculture Abeokuta (2019), Member NUC Accreditation panel to Western Delta University Oghara, Delta State (2019), Member Ummu and Sughra foundation Board of Trustee (2020 to date), Resident Monitor for JAMB UTME (2020-todate), External Monitor National Examination Council (NECO) Internal(2020 to date), Member NUC Accreditation panel to National Open University of Nigeria, Lagos, Lagos State (2020), Member NUC Accreditation panel to Macheal Okpara University of Agriculture Umudike, Abia State (2021), Member NUC Accreditation panel to Elizade University Ilara Moke, Ondo State (2021)

Prof. Abdulhamid has Published more than 60 academic articles in reputable national and international journals, book of proceedings and book chapters and also attended local and International conferences in Japan, Gambia., Ghana and Saudi Arabia. His area of research interest is Applied Climatology with specialization in Urban and Agro-climatology. Currently a member of Association of Nigerian Geographers, Teachers Registration Council of Nigeria (TRCN), and International Association ofUrbanClimate(IAUC).

Happily married with six children of which two are married with a granddaughter


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