Bauchi State University Gadau, Nigeria
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Professor Ezzeldin M. Abdurahman

Professor EZZELDIN MUKTAR ABDURAHMAN is a Veteran Professor of Pharmacognocy and Drug Development. He served in various capacities in the University system. He was the Head of Department and then Dean Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Ahmadu Bello University Zaria. He was appointed the pioneer Director to the School of Basic and Remedial Studies, ABU, Funtua campus. After serving for four years, He was appointed as the Vice-Chancellor of Kaduna State University.

He has authored and co-authored more than fifty publications and had been part and parcel of forty five journals of Medical, Pharmaceutical and Drug development. He has official publications in conference proceeding and abstract of papers at scientific conferences numbered at fifty seven. He has also edited number books and number Journals.

Professor Ezzeldin was born on the 18th November, 1957 in Egypt; He began his early educational life in Banha Primary School and finished in 1967, then Banha Preparatory School and Secondary School all in Cairo. He obtained a Bachelor of Pharmaceutical Sciences (B. Pharm. Sc.) from University of Cairo, Egypt in 1980. He received his Msc and PhD in Pharmacognocy from the prestigious Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria (ABU) in 1986 and 1998 respectively, and MBA in 199 from the same University.

He supervised twenty PhD, and Msc Candidates in the field of Pharmacognocy. He is a Fellow of the Pharmaceutical Society of Nigeria (FPSN) and also a Fellow of the Postgraduate College of Pharmacist and He is currently the President of the Nigerian Society of Pharmacognocy.

Recently, Professor Ezzeldin was awarded the Kaduna state PSN, Merit Award, 1994 and PANS, ABU Merit Award, 1995. He is Member in seven Professional bodies in Nigeria and abroad, he served as a Research Fellow in the King’s College University of London, UK, and conducted a research on “Nigerian Medicinal Plant Used in the treatment of HIV”. He also partakes in a Radio talk broadcast on “Pharmacy and Traditional Medicine”.

When he is not at work, he enjoys reading History books and travelling, more so, He is a polyglot.