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

Ibrahim Ahmad Kiyawa is a Professor of Economics at the Federal University Dutse (FUD), Nigeria. He has been actively teaching courses at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels since 1977. He obtained his first degree B.Sc. (Hons) from University of Bradford in the United Kingdom in 1973, Master degree (M.A) Development Economics from Vanderbilt University, Tennessee, USA in 1979 and PhD also in Development Economics from Syracuse University, New York in the USA in 1981.

He is the founder of the Department of Economics, Bayero University Kano in 1976 and later became the Dean of the Faculty of Social and Management Sciences at the University from 1984 to 1987. He was then appointed National Commissioner, National Electoral Commission from 1987 to 1993. Again he became Federal commissioner, Federal Character Commission between 1996 to 2001. He was awarded a full Professor of Economics by the Bayero University Kano in 2002. He was the first Chairman, Governing Council, Kano Institute for Higher Education, Kano, Chairman, Governing Council, Jigawa State Polythechnic and later, the Chairman, Governing Council, Hussaini Adamu Federal Polytechnic Kazaure, Jigawa state from 2009 to 2013. Presently, Prof. Kiyawa is the Chairman, Governing Council, Jigawa State Collage of Education Gumel, Jigawa state.

His area of specialization is micro, small and medium enterprises. He supervised many PhD students most of whom are professors now. He have published several books and journal articles at both local and international journals and proceedings. Prof. Kiyawa is now the Editor in Chief, Dutse Journal of Economics and Development Studies (DUJEDS). He has been a member of National University Commissions (NUC) acreditation team to several universities. Presently, he is the Dean, School of Postgraduate Studies, and a Council Member, representing Senate at the Governing Council, Federal University Dutse.

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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