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Usumanu Danfodiyo University (UDUSOK) is one of the most popular federal government agencies in Nigeria. Their main role is to conduct the admission screening for students seeking admission into the institutions of foreign learning in Nigeria. On this page you will see everything you need to know about UDUSOK; about, history, mandate/act, objectives/roles, current leadership, departments, and units, achievements, challenges, and contact details. Here, you will also see all related news and the latest updates about UDUSOK. Npower Recruitment

 Usumanu Danfodiyo University (UDUSOK)


The Usmanu Danfodiyo University, Sokoto (formerly University of Sokoto) is one of the four Universities established by the Federal Government of Nigeria in September 1975 , at which time three University Colleges (now full-fledged Universities) were established. The development of the university started on a temporary site (now called City Campus), situated along Sultan Abubakar Road, Sokoto. Information Guides in Nigeria

Brief History of UDUSOK

The development of the university started on a temporary site (now called City Campus), situated along Sultan Abubakar Road, Sokoto. classes started in October 20th, 1977, with an initial enrolment of ninety-three undergraduate students for the degrees of Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Arts/Science in Education and Bachelor of Science; and an academic staff strength of thirty-three. Film Review: Night Raiders

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In January, 1978, one hundred and two students enrolled for a two-year pre-Degree Programme in the Humanities and Basics Sciences. With this modest start, the Usmanu Danfodiyo University, Sokoto formally graduated a total of seventy-two students during its first convocation held in November 22nd, 1980. Usman Danfodio University

In November 1982, the Sokoto Energy Reserach Center was established at the instance of the Federal Government. The Center was created not only to execute research in solar energy, but also to train and develop manpower in that area.

The Posgraduate school of the University was established in 1983 for the training of graduates in various disciplines at the Masters and Doctorate degree levels. At the convocation ceremony held in December , 1986, the school produced its first PhD graduate in Chemistry. Premier League clubs make major decisions

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UDUSOK Mandate/Act

The UDUSOK mandate is embedded in the vision and mission statements of the institution which are as follows;


“To be a centre of excellence in terms of teaching, research and community service in all fields of human endeavor i.e. Arts, Humanities, Pure and Applied Sciences” FRSC Past Questions And Answers in PDF Format

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“To provide quality teaching, research and community service to deserving persons and communities, under the most peaceful atmosphere and in line with the national policy on education, irrespective of social class, gender, race, nationality and religion; and to ensure that at all times it serves a centre for pursuit of research and academic excellence”

Objectives/Roles OF UDUSOK

This objective are seen as contained in the philosophical statements of the school below.


1. As a centre of learning, the Usmanu Danfodiyo University, Sokoto shall promote and disseminate knowledge, pursue research, contribute to the universal truths and maintain the international character of a University. It shall specifically:

2. Endeavor to identify with the needs and aspirations of the people where it is located;
uphold and develop the ideals of the community within which it is situated and at the same time promote national unity.

3. cherish and preserve the cultural heritage of the society; and
establish a two-way rapport between the University and the society. In pursuing its aims and objectives, the

4. University will always be guided by the requirements of the national plan, manpower needs and sheer physical and environmental factors. Ecobank Nominates Jubril Lawal New Nigeria MD

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List of UDUSOK Faculties and Colleges


Agriculture Pounds to Naira
Arabic and Islamic Studies
Education & Extension Services
Engineering & Environmental Design
Management Sciences
Chemical and Life Science Jamb Result
Pharmaceutical Science
Physical and Computing Sciences
Social Sciences
Veterinary Medicine


College of Health
Allied Health Sciences
Basic Clinical Sciences
Basic Medical Sciences
Clinical Sciences
Dental Science
School of Medical Lab Science

Challenges Facing UDUSOK

UDUSOK Contact Details,

Postal Address

Usmanu Danfodiyo University,
P.M.B. 2346, Sokoto.
Sokoto Nigeria.

Mobile & Tel Contacts



+234 803 731 4515
Telephone(Dean of SA) : +234 803 595 1638

Email Contacts


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