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Usmanu Danfodiyo University Sokoto

The most peaceful university in Nigeria

Pharmaceutical and Medicinal Chemistry


The department was established in 2007/2008 session at the same time with the faculty. The department provides training to undergraduate pharmacy students in the area pharmaceutical and medicinal chemistry. This encompasses the process of new drug discovery and quality control of medicines. The department has gotten approval from the University Senate to start postgraduate training at MSc, MPhil and PhD levels. The postgraduate training is scheduled to commence in the 2020/2021 Academic session.

Our Vision

To create an enabling environment capable of producing professionals with a global perspective, who are equipped with both the skills and self-confidence to practice anywhere in the world.

Our Mission

To nurture pharmacists with fundamental academic skills in theory and practice for the advancement of modern healthcare system, especially in the areas of drug discovery and quality control of medicines.

Dr. A. M. Alhassan
Head of Department
(Pharmaceutical and Medicinal Chemistry)



Prof. M. I. Abdullahi
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Dr. Nasir Ibrahim
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Dr. A. Y. Jega
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Dr. A. M. Alhassan
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