Usmanu Danfodiyo University
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|University of Sokoto|
|Motto||the most peaceful university in Nigeria|
Motto in English
|Chancellor||HRH Rilwan Akiolu, Oba of Lagos|
|Vice-Chancellor||Professor Abdullahi Abdu Zuru|
|Location||Sokoto, Sokoto State, Nigeria|
|Campus||Urban (main campus)|
|Affiliations||National Universities Commission (NUC)|
|Sports||Football and gymnastics|
Usmanu Danfodiyo University, Sokoto (UDUS), also known as Udusok and formerly University of Sokoto is one of the initial twelve federal government owned universities in Nigeria founded in 1975. It is a research university located in the city of Sokoto, Northwest Nigeria.
Udusok is a four-year degree-awarding institution that also run associate degrees and remedial programmes. The university has a standard medical program and University Teaching Hospital
The main campus houses faculties of Agriculture, Arts & Languages, Education, Engineering, Law, Sciences, social sciences – and research facilities. The university senate, the main library complex (Abdullahi Fodiyo Library Complex) and the School of Postgraduate Studies are also located at the main campus.
The annex campus hosts the Veterinary Teaching Hospital with faculty of Veterinary medicine and its teaching hospital, the Centre for Islamic Studies and the school of remedial program(school of matriculation studies).
A third campus houses the university's teaching hospital and college of Health sciences.
- Aminu Waziri Tambuwal, former Speaker of the House of Representatives and the current Governor of Sokoto State
- Mahmood Yakubu, professor, Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission
- "National Universities Commission". Retrieved 16 August 2017.
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