The Vice-Chancellor of Ahmadu Bello University, Professor Kabir Bala, earlier today made key appointments in the prestigious institutions. Among which was that of Prof Ahmed Doko Ibrahim as Director, Directorate of University Advancement.
According to the statement, the appointment of Prof Ahmed Doko Ibrahim (as well as the others) is in recognition of his excellent capability and diligence. But who exactly is this capable and diligent fellow?
Who is Prof Ahmed Doko Ibrahim
Prof Ahmed Doko Ibrahim is a distinguished Abusite and brilliant Professor of Quantity Surveying from Niger State, Nigeria.
He was born in 1974 at Doko town, where he attended North Primary School, Doko between 1979 and 1985, and from where he proceeded to Government Secondary School, Doko, and Ahmadu Bello University Demonstration Secondary School between 1985 to 1991.
He went on to Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria in 1991, where he bagged his B.Sc degree in Quantity Surveying in 1998, after which he joined the quantity surveying department of the university as an assistant lecturer in 2000.
Doko proceeded to King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals, Saudi Arabia, in 2001, where he obtained his M.Sc degree in construction engineering and management in 2003. From there he went to Loughborough University, the United Kingdom in 2004, where he obtained his Ph.D degree in 2007.
Professor Doko served as head of the 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.
The Senate of the Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, in its 472nd meeting in 2015 approved his promotion of the Ahmad Ibrahim Doko, to the rank of Professor of Quantity Surveying at the age of 39yrs making him the youngest professor the school has ever seen.