See the Great Nigerian University That Produced a President, 3 VPs, 25 Governors and Others

This profiles one of the great Universities in Nigeria that has a long record of academic excellence in the country. 
 
Ahmadu Bello University belongs to the First generation Universities in Nigeria, it was officially launched on October 4th 1962 in a colourful ceremony presided over by it's first Chancellor, Sir Ahmadu Bello.

Today, Ahmadu Bello University has turned out to be the largest university in Nigeria, sub-saharan Africa and second largest to Al-Azhar University in Africa covering a land area of about 7,000 hectares. The University embraces 12 Faculties, a Postgraduate school, 94 Departments, 6 Institutes, 6 Specialized centres, a Division of 4 Agricultural colleges (DAC), a School of Basic and Remedial Studies (SBRS), a Demonstration Secondary School (DSS), and a Primary School.

Ahmadu Bello University (ABU) has produced over 800,000 graduates in the last 50years (1962 - 2012). Among our alumni are President,
Governors, Speakers, Chief Judges, SGFs, Ministers, Academicians, Technocrats, Human right activists and others.

Below is a list of ABU alumni team:

PRESIDENT

1. Umaru Musa Yar'adua, GCFR

VICE PRESIDENTS

1. Oladipo Diya, GCON
2. Atiku Abubakar, GCON
3. Namadi Sambo, GCON

SPEAKER

1. Ghali Umar Na'Abba

CHIEF JUSTICE OF NIGERIA, CJN

1. Alouysius Iyorgyer Katsina-Alu, SAN
2. Idris Legbo Kutigi, GCON
3. Dahiru Musdapher, SAN
4. Muhammad Lawal Uwais, GCON
5. Ibrahim Tanko Muhammad
6. James Ogenyi Ogebe
7. Saifullahi Muntaka Coomassie
8.Mahmud Muhammed - Current

SECRETARY TO THE GOVERNMENT OF THE FEDERATION

1. Dr. Gidado Idris
2. Mahmud Yayele Ahmed
3. Engr. Babachir David Lawal - current

HEAD OF SERVICE FEDERATION

1. Dr. Danladi Irmiya Kifasit

GOVERNORS

1. Nasir Ahmad El-rufai, Current KAD
2. Abdullahi U. Ganduje, Current KAN
3. Samuel I. Ortom, Current BENt
4. Umaru T. Al-makura, Current NAS
5. Ibrahim H. Dankwambo, Current GOM
6. Ibrahim Geidam, Current YOB
7. Badaru Abubakar, Current JIG
8. Darius Ishaku, Current TAR
9. Muh'd A. Abubakar, Current BAU
10. Simon Lalong, Current PLA
11. Ahmad M. Makarfi, Fmr. KAD
12. Ibarhim S. Shema, Fmr. KAT
13. Donald Duke, Fmr. CRS
14. Patrick I. Yakowa, Fmr. KAD
15. Isa Yuguda, Fmr. BAU
16. Danbaba D. Suntai, Fmr. TAR
17. Mukhtar R. Yero, Fmr. KAD
18. Bukar A. Ibrahim, Fmr. YOB
19. Ibrahim N. D. Gari, Fmr. KEB
20. Mohammed Bawa, Fmr. EKT
21. Adamu A. Muazu, Fmr. BAU
22. Ibrahim Shekarau, Fmr. KAN
23. Umaru Yar'adua, Fmr. KAT
24. Barnabas Gemade, Fmr. BEN
25. James B. Ngillari, Fmr ADA

MINISTERS

1. Aisha Jummai Alhassan - women aff
2. Muh'd Bello Adoke - Justice
3. Jerry Gana - Information
4. Shamsudeen Usman - National Planning
5. Rilwanu Lukman - Petroleum
6. Nenadi Esther - Finance
7. Maryam Ciroma -
8. Umaru Dembo - Petroleum
9. Nasir el-Rufai - FCT
10. Samuel Ioraer Ortom - Trade/Investment
11. Darius Ishaku - NDDC
12. Ruqayya A. Rufai - Education
13. Ibrahim Shekarau - Education
14. Hadiza Mai-Lafiya - Environment

NNPC General Managing Directors

1. Shehu Ladan, GMD NNPC
2. Andrew Yakubu, GMD NNPC
3. James T. Dawha, GMD NNPC

IGP/DSS/EFCC

1. Solomon Arase - current IGP
2. Lawal Daura - Acting DG SSS
3. Ibrahim Lamorde - current DG EFCC
4. Afakriya Gadzama - Fmr DG SSS
5. Nuhu Ribadu - Fmr DG EFCC

ACADEMICIANS

1. Prof. Ayodele Awojobi, Scientist at UNILAG
2. Prof. Ibrahim H. Umar, fmr. VC BUK & VC
FUTMinna
3. Ussif Rashid Sumaila, Economist
4. Prof. Isa Marte Hussaini, Professor of
pharmacology
5. Dr. Aminu Safana, Neuro-surgeon
6. Prof. Abdullahi Mustapha, Pharmacist
7. Prof. Andrew J. Nok, Biochemist &
Commissioner of Health Kaduna State
8. Prof. Ibrahim Garba, Geologist
9. Prof. Ango Abdullahi, Chairman ACF, Agronomist
& fmr. VC
10. Prof. Lawal Khalid, CMD ABUTH

OTHERS

1. Attahiru Jega, Fmr. Chairman INEC
2. Gen. Azubike Ihejirika, Fmr. CoAS
3. Sanusi Lamido Sanusi, Fmr. CBN Governor &
Emir of Kano
4. Aisha Buhari, First Lady
5. Turai Yar'adua, Fmr. First lady
6. Ibrahim Boyi, CEO Peugeot Automobile Nigeria
Limited
7. Suleiman Barau, Deputy Governor CBN
8. Mansur Mukhtar, Fmr. Executive Director World
Bank
9. Rilwanu Lukman, Fmr. President OPEC
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