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Usmanu Danfodiyo University Sokoto

The most peaceful university in Nigeria








Faculty of Social Sciences



FACULTY OF SOCIAL SCIENCES IN BRIEF

The Faculty of the Social Sciences (formerly known as the Faculty of Social Science and Administration) was established in 1975 as one of the Foundation Faculties of the University. The Faculty became Faculty of Social Sciences with the establishment of Faculty of Management Sciences which was carved out of the old Faculty in 2001/2002 academic session. It is headed by the Dean and supported by the Deputy Dean and other administrative staff. 

As part of the tradition of the faculty, it organizes conference annually and the faculty held its last annual conference in September, 2019. A Local Organizing Committee (LOC) for the next Faculty Conference had already being set up and commenced preparation for the next conference which was scheduled to hold within the first quarter of the 2021.

To further enrich research and dissemination of its outcomes, the faculty based journal (Sokoto Journal of the Social Sciences) publishes researches and reviews tri-annually both in Print and Online form. The Journal is indexed with Google Scholar, Cite factor, J-Gate and Cross ref

Our Mission

To develop holistic expertise and talents in the fields of social sciences and humanities through innovative academic programmes and researches.

Our Vision

The Faculty’s vision is to expand the frontiers of knowledge and transform the society through Innovation, Teaching, Research and Community Service.

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Prof. Chika Umar Aliyu
Dean, Faculty of Social Sciences

Prof. Chika Umar Aliyu

Dean, Faculty of Social Sciences read more

FACULTY STAFF

Prof. Chika Umar Aliyu
Dean
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Prof. Abubakar Abdullahi
Deputy Dean 
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Prof. Umar Aliyu Tambuwal
Faculty Examinations Officer
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Dr. A. G. Fada
Postgraduate Coordinator
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Stephen Ejike Nwaogwugwu
Faculty Officer
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Prof. S. Y. Balarabe Kura
Seminar Coordinator
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Hassan Umar Dange
Principal Executive Officer II
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Kabiru Umar
Faculty Secretary
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Abubakar Chika Abdullahi
[Faculty IT Support Staff]
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Usman Isa Abdullahi
[Assistant Faculty Officer]
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Dahiru Mohammed Fakku
[Chief Clerical Officer]
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Muhammad Shehu
[Caretaker]
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Abdullahi Mohammed Sokoto
[Higher Executive Officer]
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Shuaibu Maidabo
[Caretaker]
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