Sokoto State University


The Sokoto State University is a conventional degree awarding institution that offers quality undergraduate programmes in a multiple of disciplines.

Professor Nuhu Yaqub, OFR, Vice-Chancellor

Professor Nuhu Yaqub, OFR, Vice-Chancellor

The vision of the University is to promote excellence in knowledge acquisition through teaching, research and community service; and to fully foster innovation and creativity by taking full advantage of the globalisation process.

The University was established in 2009, but commenced academic activities in October 2013, with the registration of 800 pioneer students spread over three Faculties: Social Sciences; Science; and Education.

Sokoto State University is poised to satisfy society’s demand for knowledge through teaching and research; by upholding truth and social justice by rendering selfless services, the promotion and preservation of academic freedom and fundamental values of society. The University shall optimise benefits derivable from linkages with other institutions by attracting high-calibre professionals into the academic and research organs of the University.

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