Prof. Mohammed Sanni Abdulkadir

  • current Secretary-General

Mohammed Sanni Abdulkadir (born 16 February 1953) is an academician and is the 4th Vice Chancellor of Kogi State University. Mohammed was appointed by the Governor of Kogi State, Capt. Idris Ichalla Wada to take over from Prof. Hassan S. Isah.

Mohammed was born at Dekina, a local government in Kogi State, Nigeria. He started his primary education at Native Authority primary school (1958-1966) where he later proceeded to Arabic central school at Idah (1967-1969). He attended College of Arts and Islamic Studies, Sokoto (1970-1975) before gaining admission to school of preliminary studies Abdullahi Bayero College (1976-1977). Mohammed got his Bachelor's, Masters and Doctorate degree in History (1977-1990)

He began his career as a Graduate Assistant (1981) at Bayero University and rose to the post of a Professor of Economic History (October 2000). He served as Head of Department of History, Deputy Dean of Postgraduate school at Bayero University, Kano.

Mohammed has various publications of which include A political and economic history of Igala land, Central Nigeria (1896-1939).

He is a member of various professional bodies and also the Historical Society of Nigeria.

He got the People Conference for Peace Award in 2008. He is married with children.