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Title(s)/ Position(s): Associate Professor/ Dean, Faculty of Agriculture
Primary Department/ Division: Agricultural Economics and Extension
Department Chair: [NO]
Primary Campus: Federal University Dutse
Current Academic Rank: Associate Professor
Years in Current Academic Rank: One
Gender: Male
Previous Academic Institution: Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University Bauchi
Primary Discipline: Agricultural Extension/Education

Degrees and Other Credentials:

  • [PhD Agric Extension Educ], [Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University Bauchi], [2012]
  • [M. Tech (Ed) Agriculture], [Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University Bauchi ], [2007]
  • [B. Agriculture (Agric Economics and Extension], [Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University Bauchi ], [1997]
  • Other credentials training completed: [PGDE], [Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University Bauchi], [2005]

Appointment with the University:

Type of appointment: [Full-Time Academic (Parmanent)]
Tenure Status: [Tenure]

Specify percent effort for the University in the following categories:
Teaching (didactic, lab, etc.): 40%
Research/scholarly activity: 20%
Service/committee assignments: 5%
Practice: 3%
Administration: 10%
Precepting: 0%
Faculty mentoring: 5%
Student advising: 3%
Professional/personal development: 7%
Teaching (didactic, lab, etc.) in other school program, e.g., post-graduate: 5%
Teaching (didactic, lab, etc.) in “pre-professional” years 00% Other: 2%
Total percent effort: 100%

Teaching responsibilities (current academic year):

Course Code Course Title Units
AGF 409: Extension Practices 2
AGX 507: Technological and Social Change in Agriculture 2

University committee assignments:

1. Dean, Faculty of Agriculture, Federal University Dutse. 2016-Date
2. Deputy Director, Academic Support, Academic Planning and Quality Control. 2016-Date
3. Member, Departmental Appointment Promotion Committee. 2016-Date
4. Member, Academic Staff Training & Development Committee. 2016-Date
5. Coordinator, Postgraduate Programme Dept. of Agric. Econs & Extension. 2016-Date
6. Chairman, Research and Publication Committee, Dept. of Agric. Econs & Ext. 2016-Date

Research, Scholarly, Professional and Scientific Activity:

No. of publications in peer-reviewed journals during the past 3 years: [Twenty]
No. of books/ book chapters published in the past 3 years as author or co-author: [Six]
No. of invited presentations during past year at prof. or scientific meetings and conferences: [Nil]
No. of research presentations or posters during past year at prof. or scientific meetings and conferences: [Four]

Faculty member has participated as a Principal Investigator, Co-Investigator, or Researcher in the following categories of extramural grants received during the past year:
Federal: [YES]
State or regional: [NO]

Current professional/scientific interests, memberships, and activities:

Teachers Registration Council of Nigeria (TRCN) Member (1995 – Date)
National Association of Teachers of Technology (NATT) Member (2005 – Date)
Agricultural Extension Society of Nigeria (AESON) Member (2005 – Date)
International Research and Development Institute (IRDI) Member (2010 – Date)
Association of Technical and Vocational Education Malaysia Member (2014 – Date)
Farm Management Association of Nigeria (FAMAN) National Financial Secretary (2016 – Date)
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