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Yobe State University, Damaturu, Nigeria

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Welcome Message

Dr. Abdullahi Muhammad Daskum

Dear undergraduate students, Welcome to the Department of Biological Sciences!
We are pleased that you have chosen Yobe State University as your place for graduate studies, and it is our hope that you will find the Department, University and Yobe State as welcoming places. From our perspective, students undergoing graduation maintain the vigour of creative scientific endeavour in departments like ours. One of our primary goals is to provide an environment that will stimulate enquiring minds and foster the excitement and joy of scientific discovery.
We are justifiably proud of our continuing under-graduate students. They have established an enviable tradition of excellence and I am pleased to acknowledge their continuing contributions to the studies and research projects of this department.
Department of Biological Sciences runs the programme B.Sc. Biology. This programme itself has vast application in different field of biology as, Botany, Zoology, Environmental biology, Ecology, Microbiology, Molecular biology and Biotechnology, etc. Students enrolled to this programme will gain knowledge in different fields of biology besides creating opportunities for employment in different industries of respective fields. Department is highly innovative and research oriented which resulted in its ongoing projects supported by government funding agencies. Biological garden of the department has become a section for research and development of Green technology beside its important role in revenue generation.
Finally, on behalf of the faculty and highly efficient staff members in the Department of Biological Sciences, I extend a warm welcome to all our new and continuing undergraduate students. You can be assured of our encouragement and support as you pursue your studies here at Yobe State University.
Welcome to be enlightened by the power of knowledge!

Dr. Abdullahi Muhammad Daskum,
Head of the Department,
Department of Biological Sciences,
Yobe State University.