THE UNIVERSITY LIBRARIAN
Dauda Adamu Bakum
DAUDA ADAMU BAKUM was born on the 3rd April, 1964 at Yanda village in Dambam Local Government Area of Bauchi State. He attended Yanda Primary School from 1971 to 1977, his Secondary School in Misau from 1977 to 1982. In 1982, he was at the Bauchi College of Arts and Science, where he obtained his IJMB “A” level in 1984. He proceeded to University of Maiduguri in 1985 and graduated with Bachelor Degree in Library and Information Sciences in 1988. He did his compulsory National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) with the ITF headquarters Library in Jos in 1988/89. He went back to the same University and obtained His Masters Degree in the same field.
Dauda’s working career began with the Bauchi State Library Board from 1990 until June 1993 when he transferred his service to Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University Library, where he rose to the rank of Deputy University Librarian. We hope that his wealth of experience across different types of Libraries will greatly assist the University community in terms of information resource provisions and deliveries. He is happily married with children. When he is not working, he enjoys playing badminton, reading current affairs and travelling.