MOHAMMED, Prof. Adamu Mayaya

B.Sc, M.Sc, Ph.D, veterinary para sitologist, university administrator, bornFeb ruary 3, 1935, Jos, Plateau State; married Mairo 1966, five sons,two daughters; Edu cation: Elementary School, Jos, 1942-47, Central School. Pankshin, 1948, Keffi Sec ondary School, Kaduna, 1949-54, Nigerian College of Arts, Science and Technology, Zaria, 1955-58, University College (now UniversityofIbadan), Ibadan, 1958-63, Lon don School of Hygiene and Tropical Medi cine, 1964-65, Institute of Tropical and Pro tozoan Diseases, University of Utrecht, the Netherlands, 1971-73, Ahmadu Bello Uni versity, Zaria, 1974; Career: Appointed Vet erinaryAssistant, Ministry of Animal andfor est Resources, Northern Nigeria (Kano and Kaduna), 1955-62; External Affairs Officer, Ministry of External Affairs, Lagos andLon don, 1963-64; Research Entomologist, Tsetse and Trypanosomiasis Division, Ministry of Animal and Forest Resources, Kaduna, 1964- 66; appointed Lecturer, Ahmadu Bello Uni versity, Zaria, 1966-68; Senior Lecturer, ABU, 1974; Professor and Head of Depart ment of Veterinary Parasitology and Ento mology, ABU, 1976-81; Acting Pro-Vice- Chancellor, Academic Affairs, Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, 1978; Dean, Post graduate School, ABU, 1980-81; appointed Vice-Chancellor, University of Calabar, 1981-86; later Vice-Chancellor, Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, 1986-91; Senate elected member, Professional Academic Board, Institute of Agricultural Research, Ahmadu Bello University, 1974-75; Senate elected member, Professional and Academic Board of Division of Agriculture and Live stock Services Training, since 1975; Assis tant Head, Department of Parasitology and Entomology, 1974; Assistant Dean, Aca demic Affairs, Faculty of Veterinary Medi cine, 1975-76; Deputy Dean, Faculty of Vet erinary Medicine, Ahmadu Bello.University, 1976-77 and 1977-78; member, Academic Planning Advisory Committee, University of Technology, Bauchi; President, Keffi Old Boys' Association, Zaria, 1975; Chairman, Governing Board, National Veterinary Re searchinstitute, Vom, 1976-80; member, Sci entific Research Committee, Nigerian Insti tute for Trypanosomiasis Research, 1977; member Governing Board, Nigerian Stored Products Research Institute, 1980-83; mem ber, Expert Consultation on Environmental Impact of Tsetse Control, FAO, 1980-90; member, Council of the University of Guyana, 1983; member, Committee of As sessors, Nigerian National Merit Award, 1983; member, Nigerian Conservation Foun dation, since 1982; member, Expert Commit tee, International Register on Potentially Toxic Chemicals, United Nations Environ mental Programme (UNEP), 1983;member, Commission on Ecology, International Union for Conservation of Nature and Natural Re sources, Gland, Switzerland, 1984; member, Entomological Societyof Nigeria: President, Entomological Society of Nigeria, Kaduna, Zaria and Kano Branch, 1975-77; member, Nigerian Society for Animal Production; member, NigerianVeterinary Medical Asso ciation; member, Science Association of Ni geria; National President, Nigerian Society for Parasitology, 1979; fellow, Nigerian So ciety for Parasitology; Chairman, Commit tee of Vice-Chancellors, 1987-88; Member, Adhoc Committee On National Onchocercia sis Control Programme, (NOCP), 1980-90; Expert Consultant for Onchocerciasis Con trol, National Communicable Diseases Con trol Committee, 1981-90;"Member, Staffand GeneralPurposeCommittee,Nigerian Insti tute for Trypanosomiasis Research (WITR), 1981; Assistant Dean, Academic Affairs Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, ABU, Zaria, 1975-76, andDeputy Dean, 1976-78; Chair man, Building Committee, Faculty ofVeteri nary Medicine, ABU, Zaria, 1975-78; Mem ber, Academic Planning Committee, ABU, Zaria, 1980-90; Member, Academic Planning Committee, Federal University of Technol ogy, Bauchi, 1981; Member, Academic Plan ning Group, University of Abuja; Founder/ Patron, Madrisatul Nasrul Islam School, Palladan, Zaria, since 1992; Director, Uni versity Press Pic, 1994-date; Pro-Chancel lor & Chairman, Governing Council, Abubakar Fafawa Balewa University, Bauchi, since 1997; Publications: Preva lence and Experimental Transmission ofBo vine Piroplasms in the Netherlands, in Tick- Borne Disease and their Vectors, edited by J.K.II. Wilde, Centre for Tropical Veterinary Medicine, Edinburgh, 1976; "Nomadic Hearders", in Research andPublic Policy in Nigeria, edited by S. Kumo and A. Aliyu, Institute of Administration, Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, 1976; in addition to over fifty articles in national and international sci entific journals; Hobbies: international af fairs, reading, farming (livestock); Official Address: Official Address: c/o Madrisatul Nasrul Islam School, Palladan, Zaria, Kaduna State. Telephone: 069-34352, 32889, 32406.
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