PHOTO: Meet The Youngest Professor In Ahmadu Bello University

Ahmadu Bello University senate in its 472nd meeting approved the promotion of a 39- year old academic, Ahmad Ibrahim Doko, to the rank of professor of quantity surveying, Leadership reports.

Ahmad Ibrahim Doko

Professor Ibrahim Garba, the vice Chancellor of the university, who announced the promotion recently also renewed the appointment of the newly – promoted professor as the managing director of the institution’s consultancy services (ABUCONS).

Here are 7 things to know about him:

Professor Doko who was born in 1974 at Doko town hails from Niger state.

He attended North Primary School, Doko between 1979 and 1985, and from there he proceeded to Government Secondary School, Doko and Ahmadu Bello University Demonstration Secondary School between 1985 to 1991.

He obtained his B.Sc degree in Quantity Surveying in 1998 from Ahmabu Bello University, Zaria.

He joined the quantity surveying department of the university as assistant lecturer in 2000.

Doko obtained his M.Sc degree in construction engineering and management in 2003 from King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals, Saudi Arabia, and his Ph.D degree Loughborough University, United Kingdom in 2007.

Professor Doko served as head of quantity surveying department of the university between 2008 to 2012.

He was first appointed as the managing director of the main consultancy firm of the university (ABUCONS) in 2010.