Department of Biological Sciences

Dr. Musa Dahiru
Head of Department


To produce graduates of biology with necessary knowledge and skills to enable them face the ever emerging global challenges.


To develop a platform of innovative and effective approaches that integrates scholarship with multi-disciplinary research, and provides campus-wide leadership in the integration of life sciences.


The Department embraces and integrates all aspects of the life sciences and related teaching, research, and educational outreach. It develops and delivers an effective, modern curriculum for undergraduate majors in Biology, contributes to knowledge and societal development through faculty and student research, and service learning. It establishes a departmental environment grounded in open and honest communication, mutual support, recognition of diverse individual contributions, and trust.

Academic Staffs

1Prof. A. M. Gani Professor Plant Physiology
2Prof. Kela S.L. Professor Parasitology
3Prof. Abdullahi M. Bello Professor Ecology
4Dr. Musa Dahiru Senior Lecturer Env. Mic. Biol & Public Health
5Dr . Raji A. Lateef Senior Lecturer Genetic & Plant Breeding
6Dr. S. O. Kolawole Lecturer I Plant Biology
7Albert A. Domo Lecturer I Parasitology
8Mr. Joshua J. Ogah Lecturer II Cytogenetics & Plant Breeding
9 Mr. Sani Sharif Usman Lecturer II Molecular Bio. & Biochemistry
10Mr. Memi Gabriel Galadima Lecturer II Biochemistry
11 Mr.Abdurrahman Abubakar Lecturer II Biotechnologist
12Yusuf Abdullahi Lecturer II Botany/phycology
13 Mrs. Habiba Usman Aliyu Asst. Lecturer Industrial Microbiology
14Mr. Solomon Peter  Wante Asst. Lecturer Botany
15 Mr. Junaid O. Quazim Asst. Lecturer Parasitology
16 Ahmed Ibrahim Galadima Asst. Lecturer Biotechnology
17 Mr. Auwalu Hassan Asst.  Lecturer Medical Microbiology
18Mr.Abdullahi M.  Abdullahi Asst. Lecturer. Entomologist
19Abdulqadir Tahir Ahmed Asst. Lecturer Botany
20Sarki Alhaji Asst. Lecturer Parasitology
21Amobi Maduabuchi Inwele Asst. Lecturer Biological conservation & Mgt.
22Ndukwe Nelson Nwachukwu Asst. Lecturer Microbiology
23Mrs. Zainab Salisu Na’inna Asst. Lecturer. Microbiology
24Mrs Kolawole A. Adekilekum Asst. Lecturer Fisheries
25Tyohemba Samuel Terhide Asst. Lecturer Biochemistry
26Miss. Asiya Mamoon Graduate Asst. Botany
27 Shafiu Muh’d Abdullahi Graduate Asst Environmental Biology
28Suleiman A. James Graduate Asst Microbiology
29Hussaini Lailatu Bello Graduate Asst Zoology
30Mohammed Alhaji Abbati Graduate Asst Environmental Biology
31Hafiz Muhammad Suleiman Graduate Asst Biological Science
32Paul Adoyi Micheal Graduate Asst Botany
33Jamila Musa Graduate Asst Biology
34Mary Asugu Mbahi Graduate Asst B.Tech. Microbiology

Administrative Staffs

1Deborah A. Kumangar Senior Con. Sec.
2Abubakar Umar Admin.
3Balkisu Adamu Clerical


1 Mr. Umar Galadima Principal Technologist
2Mr. Bala, Andi Technologist I
3 Alhassan L. Alhassan Technologist II
4Abinbola Adenike Ojo Technologist II
5Muhammed Abbas Technologist Assistant
6Bello Usman Technologist Assistant
7Barde Rain Dorkan Technologist II
8Akama Ndi Mildred Technologist II
9Ahmed Aliyu Technologist II
10Lucas Dauda Ularamu Technologist II
11Dalhatu Adamu Assistant Technologist

Programmes Offered by The Department

  • B.Sc. Biology
  • B. Sc. Microbiology
  • B. Sc. Plant Science
  • B. Sc. Zoology