Name: DR ABUBAKAR MUHAMMAD SANI
Title(s)/Position: Dean, Faculty of Education, Federal University Dutse
Dr Sani, A.M. holds B.A. Shari’ah (Islamic Studies) from Islamic University, Madinah obtained in
1996 (First Class Honors), M.ED. Islamic Studies from Islamic University, Madinah Saudi Arabia
in 2001 (First Class Honors), and Ph.D. Islamic Studies, with specialization in Islamic Creed
(Aqida) from Islamic University, Madinah Saudi Arabia in 2009 (First Class Honors).
Dr Sani, Abubakar Muhammad is a Member, Nigeria Association of Teachers of Arabic and Islamic
Studies (NATAIS), member of Takaful Advisory Council, on Takaful Insurance, National Insurance
Commission, since March 2015 to date, and Registered Member, Saudi Academic Association of
Professionals in Theology, Comparative Religion and Sects (2008 to date).
He started his teaching career in the Department of Continuing Education Islamic University
Madinah in 2003, where he taught Arabic to Non-Arabic Speakers including lectures in English on
Islamic Theology and Da’wah. He also taught Comparative Religion and Islamic Sects to level 4
students in the Faculty of Shari’ah and Faculty of Hadith in the Islamic University of Madinah until
2008. In 2012, he taught in the Department of Arts and Social Science Education, Ahmadu Bello
University, Zaria until 2020. And from 2021 he teaches as Senior Lecturer with the Department of
Education (Islamic Studies Program), Faculty of Education, Federal University Dutse.
Dr Sani, Abubakar Muhammad has been actively engaged in community service at different
levels within and outside Nigeria by rendering assessment, capacity building and research
consultancy services to different organization and government agencies.
He is presently the Chief Imam of Dutse Emirate, Member of the Dutse Emirate Council and
Member of Council of King Makers.