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Nigerian becomes youngest senior lecturer in UK university

Salihu Dasuki reportedly bagged his PhD in UK and became an assistant professor of Information Systems at American University of Nigeria, Yola.

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The 29-year-old Nigerian, Dasuki gratefully announced his resumption to work as a senior lecturer of Information Systems yesterday, Monday, September 25 on Twitter.

He made the announcement with the following words:

"By Allah's grace, not only am I the youngest, I resume teaching as a senior lecturer of computing at Sheffield Hallam University, UK"

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Dasuki in another tweet says he was an assistant professor at the age of 24 when he was in Nigeria for five years.

Dasuki also has a brilliant academic records in foreign universities. He graduated with a first class degree in Information Technology from Eastern Mediterranean University (EMU), North Cyprus at 21. He went further to have his Master’s degree at Brunel University, UK and bagged his PhD in the same university in 2012. At this time, he was reportedly the youngest PhD holder in the Northern Nigeria.

Since he tweeted his new academic status, Nigerians have been praising and congratulating the young academic on his achievement. Even the Spokesperson to the President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, Mallam Garba Shehu was so impressed that he retweeted Dasuki's tweet.

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In 2016, Dasuki was among the 100 Arewa's people of the year due to his academic records.

Nigerians abroad are doing well academically and StudentsPulse is bent on celebrating Nigerian academic giants all over the world.

Congratulations Dr. Salihu Dasuki !

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