Everything You Need To Know About the Bayero University Kano – also known as BUK – is one of Nigeria’s best universities.
in this article, I will give you a clue about BUK, have you ever asked the question “how to gain admission into the Bayero University Kano? What are the courses offered at BUK? What is the best way to gain admission to Bayero University Kano? how many scores do I need in the jamb to gain admission into The Bayero University Kano?.
About Bayero University Kano. many students want to gain admission into BUK but, most of these students do not know the background of the university.
The seed of Bayero University Kano was the Ahmadu Bello College set up in 1960, located within the School for Arabic Studies (SAS), in the old city of Kano. With the establishment of Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, in 1962, it was renamed Abdullahi Bayero College. In 1964 it moved to a temporary site at the old Kano Airport Hotel, admitting its first set of ten undergraduate students for a B.A. degree programme of Ahmadu Bello University.
This first set graduated in 1966 but it continued as a faculty of ABU until 1980. Before then the temporary site had attracted hostile fire during the civil war and had to move to its permanent site (present old campus) in the vicinity of Kabuga and Dukawuya gates on the Kano-Gwarzo road. The next phase of development occurred in 1975 when Abdullahi Bayero College was raised to the status of a University College with the right to award degrees on behalf of Ahmadu Bello University and was renamed Abdullahi Bayero University College, with its own Governing Council.
All University Colleges in the country was raised to the status of full-fledged universities in 1977 by the Federal Government and Abdullahi Bayero University College became Bayero University, Kano (BUK) (backed by the promulgation of BUK Decree no 79 of 1979). Dr. Mahmud Tukur, the Principal of the University College became its pioneer Vice-Chancellor (1977-78) leading the team that laid the foundation and initiated the process that gave rise to the present permanent site and the shape of the university as we know it today.
The following had all been Vice-Chancellors of Bayero University Kano after Dr. Mahmoud Tukur: Prof. James O.C. Ezeilo (1978- 79), Prof. Abraham H. Umar (1979-86), Prof. Dandatti Abdulkadir (1986-91), Prof. M. S. Zahraddeen (1991-95), Prof. B.B. Dambatta (1995-99), Prof. Moses Abdullahi (1999-2004), Prof. Danjuma A. Maiwada (Acting VC, 2004- 05), and Prof. Attahiru M. Jega (2005-July 2010), Prof. A.A Rasheed (2010 to 2015), Prof. Jude Bello (2015 to Date)
Facts & Figures
Total current student enrolment is 49,622 (34,895 undergraduates, 9,710 School of Postgraduate Studies, 674 Dangote Business School, and 4,343 School of Continuing Education).
The total staff strength is 4,518 (1,575 Academic Staff, 200 Technical Staff, 1,152 Senior Non-Teaching Staff and 1,592 Junior Staff)
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