Ahmadu Bello University is the premier institution of higher learning in Northern Nigeria and is situated in Zaria. The University campus has two grounds one in Samaru and the other in Kongo. The University campuses are characterized by lush green fields in between buildings, tall trees, and flowers also decorate the landscape.
Take a flight to Kaduna if coming from Lagos and then take a one hour road trip by bus or car to get to Zaria. Zaria is very conservative about dressing and this spills into the University campus, men in shorts and women with uncovered hair are generally frowned upon.
Best time to Visit
Ahmadu Bello University can be visited at any time of the year.
Some of the things to do in Ahamadu Bello University include
- Touring the University campus
- Buying fresh food at the farmers market in Samaru just opposite the University.
- The University has a dam that you can visit, have a picnic in, in a serene and relaxed atmosphere.
- Visit the university sports center which has a football field, indoor basketball court, and several other sporting facilities.
Entrance into the University campus is free.
Scenery in pictures.