Department of Arts and Social Science Education

Dr Olalere W. Raji
Head of Department

Brief History

The Arts and Social Science Education Department was established in the Faculty of Education in 2012. Academic activities started in May, 2013. Since inception, Dr. Umaru Shuaibu has been the Head of Department. The department runs various programmes leading to the award of degree in the different areas of language, arts and social science education. The Department since inception has been in collaborative link with other sister BA Ed arts and B Sc. Ed social science education programmes of Nigerian Universities such as ABU, Zaria; BUK; UNIMAID, etc.


  • To enable students acquire necessary teaching and practical skills and aspect of methodology of Art and Social Science subjects.
  • To enable students acquire various concepts, principles and theories law, concepts and scheme of the subject areas in Art and Social Sciences;
  • To help students become effective classroom teachers;
  • To help students acquire the ethics of teaching as a profession;
  • To become professional teachers;
  • To develop positive value and attitude for efficient discharge of their duties as teachers
  • Expose students to practical applications of the different subject areas of Art and Social Science.


Meant to produce Senior Secondary School and College teachers who are knowledgeable in the subject matter areas, methodologies and relevant skills needed to succeed in their work.

Academic Staffs

1 Dr Umaru Shuaibu Reader English Language Education
2 Dr Raji Olalere Waheed Senior Lecturer English Education
3 Agbo David Oklo Assistant Lecturer English Education
4 Ahmed Sadiq Assistant Lecturer English Education
5 Mukhtar Aminu Zaitawa Assistant Lecturer Arabic Education
6 Abdulkadir Abubakar Aliyu Graduate Assistant Economics Education
7 Yinusa Yakubu Abdulrahman Graduate Assistant Economics Education
8 Muhammad Sallau Muhd Graduate Assistant Islamic Studies Education
9 Ahmed Garba Graduate Assistant Arabic Education
10 Rufai Baba Wada Graduate Assistant Economics Education
11 Inuwa Shehu Yusuf Graduate Assistant Business Education
12 Babani Barde Graduate Assistant Economics Education
13 Alhaji Danladi Graduate Assistant Hausa Education
14 Dahiru Aliyu Graduate Assistant English Education
15 Aliyu Hassan Dalhatu Graduate Assistant Economics Education
16 Mustapha Saleh Graduate Assistant Geography Education

Administrative Staffs

1 Musa Usman Mohammed Admin Officer
2 Shield Gayus Admin Assistant
3 Ishaq Muhammad Hassan Consec II
4 Mudassir Shehu Clerical Assistant

Programs offered by the Department

The Department of arts and social science education runs seven degree programmes in the areas of arts and social science education. They are:

Bachelor of Arts Education Programme

Bachelor of Science Education Programme