Department of Veterinary Medicine

Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria - Nigeria
HOD, Prof. L. B. Tekdek
Prof. L. B. Tekdek

Head of Department

Welcome Message

On behalf of the entire staff of the Department, The Department Veterinary Medicine is one of the new academic Departments in the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine of Ahmadu Bello University. It was created out of the defunct Department of Veterinary Surgery and Medicine on the recommendations of the National Universities Commission (NUC) and Veterinary Council of Nigeria (VCN). The department formally came into being on April 17, 2012 when the first Acting Head of Department, Dr. Iyorhemba Utim Ate, FCVSN was appointed by the Vice Chancellor to kick start its take-off. The Department is housed in one arm of the phase II building of the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine.