Prof. Abdullahi Bala (Vice Chancellor)

Prof. Abdullahi Bala: The First Class Academic

Professor Abdullahi Bala, fsssn, is a consummate researcher of international repute with over 30 years of scholarship experience. He is a superb mentor who has made tremendous contribution to expand the pool of indigenous scholars and professionals in the field of Soil Science and Land Management in Nigeria.

Prof. Bala was born in Suleja, Niger State, North Central, Nigeria on March 27, 1967. He attended Dawaki Primary School, Suleja from 1973 to 1979 emerging as the overall best student. He had his secondary education at the famous Federal Government College, Minna from 1979 to 1984. He also emerged as the best graduating student with a distinction in the General Certificate of Education (GCE) O’Level.

A First-class graduate of the Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, Prof Abdullahi Bala is also an alumnus of the University of Reading and the University of London, the UK where he obtained his Master’s and Ph.D. degrees respectively with distinctions. He is also the President of the Association of West Africa Universities (AWAU).

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