Academic Planning unit

Dr Mohammad Mustapha Namadi
Director Academic Planning

Brief History of the Academic Planning Unit

The Academic Planning Unit of the Federal University of Kashere was established in September, 2012 with Prof. S.L. Kela as the pioneer Director. The unit is charged with the responsibility of harmonizing and organizing academic policies of the University in an advisory capacity to the Vice-Chancellor and other units of the university. In September, 2016, Professor Abdulkarim Ishaq was appointed as Acting Director. In June, 2017, Dr. Umar Gurama was appointed as the third Director. In November, 2018 Dr. Muhammad Namadi was appointed as the fourth and current Director.

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To provide a plan that will have adequate facilities and manpower to produce well trained and functional graduates for global service.


To serve as an accurate data reservoir on academic programmes, students’ and staff for effective decision making.

Services offered by the Unit

The services offered by the Academic Planning Unit are:

  • To annually update, analyze and project population data for planning and preparation of the University’s recurrent budget and resource allocation based on the approved budget of the University;
  • To assist in the development of new guidelines and criteria and review of existing ones;
  • To collect data on trends in University activities such as enrolments, staffing, staff training, graduate output etc and make such data available for research;
  • To collect, analyze and interpret relevant data from all the units of the University;
  • To prepare academic programmes for NUC accreditation by carrying out Mock accreditation exercises;
  • To document and store information on all academic programmes of the University;
  • To ensure that the University complies with and maintains Minimum Academic Standards;
  • To make projections and advise the Vice-Chancellor on areas of major concern and vigilance;
  • To participate in curriculum review activities and ensure compliance with guidelines and procedures for the establishment of new programmes;
  • To provide data backed information on academic operations of the University;
  • To publish University records, statistics, research reports etc;
  • To regularly update and evaluate data from relevant University units to analyze the performance of the University;
  • To monitor Lectures and examinations to ensure smooth conduct of academic activities.

Strategic Plan 2016 (CLICK TO VIEW)

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The following are the staff of the Academic Planning Unit with their ranks.

Name Rank
Dr Muhammad Mustapha Namadi Director
Chabiya Denis Terrang Senior Planning Officer
John Pindar Banu Senior Planning Officer
Adama Gurama Planning Officer I
Abdurrahman I. El-Yakub Planning Officer I
Garba Ishiyaku Planning Officer I
Ahmed Jibrin Bala Planning Officer I
Abdulkadir Ibrahim Planning Officer II
Alhaji Waziri Planning Officer II
Ibrahim Lawan Tukur Planning Officer II
Umar Mohammed Zalli Planning Officer II
Ali Mohammed Abubakar Executive Officer
Salisu Mohammed Doma Clerical Assistant
Matthew Simon Adamu Confidential Secretary II
Kabiru Yunusa Driver