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COLLEGE OF AGRIC

NAME: JIGAWA STATE COLLEGE OF AGRICULTURE

 

MISSION

The college is striving towards meeting manpower requirement of the state and the nation in all field of Agriculture and Producing highly skilled and competent Higher National Diploma and National Diploma, Diploma and Certificate graduates.

VISION

The College was established to provide full time training in Agriculture, leading to promotion and advancement of knowledge both within the state and country in general

PR0FILE

Jigawa State College of Agriculture Hadejia was established in 1992 as one of the colleges of the state polytechnic with greater emphasis on professional courses designed to produce agricultural extension workers capable of applying modern learning techniques in direct agricultural production. The graduates depending on the programme they passed through should be able to assist in managing arable crops, forest trees and livestock farms. Employing the modern farming techniques of agricultural innovation within and without. They should also be able to assist in crops, forest product, livestock product processing as well as extension services. Later the college assumed an autonomy status in 2007 as an independent monotechnic.

          The administration of the college started at the Jigawa State polytechnic with Muhammad A. Sale as its interim Director. In 1993 , Dr Shehu Ado Garki took over the college  as its substantive Director, who later handed over to Kabiru Abdu Kila as the College Director. In the year 2000 Sadisu Buhari Babura took over from Kabiru Kila, until 2006 when Nasiru Ibrahim took over as the director. He later handed over to Dr Usman Haruna as the first Provost of the college in 2009.

The Colege was temporarily sited af Famfo Goma in Hadejia town in 1992. in 1995 the College moved to its permanent site at Yamidi village about 5km from Hadejia off Kafin Hausa / Balangu Road.

Presently there are 1302 students offering various programmes in Certificates, Diploma and National Diploma. The College runs eleven (11) progarmme Viz.

1.                 National Diploma in Forestry Technology

2.                 Diploma in Livestock Management

3.                 Diploma in Agric Home Economics

4.                 Diploma in General Agric

5.                 Diploma in Wildlife Management & Ecotourism

6.                 Certificate in Forestry Technology

7.                 Certificate in Forest Guard

8.                 Certificate in General Agriculture

9.                 Certificate in Animal Health and Production

10.            Certificate in Computer Studies

11.            Certificate in Poultry Production

12.            Pre ND Science

PRINCIPAL STAFF

PROVOST: Dr Usman Haruna

 

DEPARTMENTS AND HEADS

 

1.                 DEPUTY PROVOST                                                                            WADA BIN HASHIM

2.                 DIRECTOR ACADEMIC PLANNING                                       GARBA AHMED

3.                 DEPARYMENT OF ANIMAL HEALTH& PRODUCTION            MUHAMMAD GHALI  HADEJIA

4.                 DEPARTMENT OF GENERAL AGRIC                                               HARUNA DANDAWO

5.                 DEPARTMENT OF FORESTRY TECHNOLOGY                    YA’U IDRIS AUJARA

6.                 DEPARTMENT OF GENERAL STUDIES                                SULAIMAN ABUBAKAR

7.                 WORKS DEPARTMENT                                                            UMAR DIGINSA

8.                 EXAMINATION UNIT                                                               UMAR MUHAMMAD

9.                 AGRIC ENGINEERING UNIT                                               SAGIRILIYASU

10.            WILDLIFE MANAGEMENT UNIT                                            SANI MUSA SHEHU

11.            COMPUTER UNIT                                                                     BABANGIDA I. BABURA

12.            PRE- ND UNIT                                                                            NASIR MAARUF AHMED

13.            ENTERPRENUERSHIP                                                              IBRAHIM SHUAIBU B.

14.            SPORTS                                                                                           MUHAMMAD SANUSI INUWA

15.            FARM UNIT                                                                                MUHAMMAD ABBAS

16.            LIBRARY UNIT                                                                          DANLADI YUSIF

17.            REGISTRY                                                                                 AUWAL UMAR M/MADORI

18.            BURSARY                                                                                  MARYAM SALIM  SULE

19.            SECURITY UNIT                                                                        MUHAMMAD ISAH ABDULLAHI

20.            STORE                                                                                         MUHAMMAD Y. ABUBAKAR

 

CONTACT INFORMTION

1.       POSTAL ADRESS:                P.M.B. 013 HADEJIA, JIGAWA STATE

2.       PHONE:                        08053138370, 08025780638, 08027374654.

3        Email:                                      coa@jigawastate.gov.ng