Faculty of Agriculture Records Rapid Development - Dean

The Dean Faculty of Agriculture, Dr. Abdulhameed Umar Yusuf, said the Faculty has undergone a transformation in terms of facilities, resources, staff and students population. According to him, the number of departments in the Faculty increased to eight against three which the faculty started with in 2001. He further mentioned that the Faculty recorded remarkable improvement in the female to male ratio of admitted students in recent years in addition to the expansion of classes/ laboratories and theatres. He disclosed this during the orientation ceremony of the new students of the Faculty on Thursday 30th of March, 2017. While congratulating the new student for securing admission into Bayero University, “the greatest university in the country” he urged them to pay attention to the University's rule and regulations: “Adopt good character, respect your Lecturers at all times and avoid confrontations with both staff and students,” the Dean added. In her contribution, the Deputy Director Publication and Outreach Centre for Dryland Agriculture, Dr. Amina Mustapha, called on the new students to ensure compliance
with the University's dress code. She said Bayero University was concerned about how its students dressed. The Director Security Services, Malam Muhammad Babba Dan'agundi, urged the new students to always report anything that they suspected as a security threat and not take the law into their hands. He assured the Students that the University is ready to protect their lives and properties. Dr. Garda Yusuf, the Faculty Examination officer, in his contribution drew the attention of the students to do everything possible to distance themselves from any act of exam mal-practice. As he said, the University would take drastic action on any student found guilty in that direction. The representative of University Health Services, Dr Munir Suleman, urged the new students to ensure they registered with the University clinic. He said the University clinic operated 24/7 in the two Campuses.