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HOD, Department of Geography 

Dr A Dadan Garba is a Senior Lecturer in the department. He was awarded BA Geography by ABU Zaria in 1989; M.Sc. in Environmental Resource Planning by the University of Jos in 2004 and PhD by the University of Surrey, United Kingdom in 2014

Areas of Specialization and Interest: Hydrology, Water Resource and Environmental Management.


  1. Dadan Garba, A Saminu. (2018). Domestic Rainwater Harvesting as an Alternative Source of Water Supply in Ribadu Cantonment, Kaduna, Nigeria. Saudi Journal of Civil Engineering; Vol 2, Issue 3 (Nov- Dec, 2018): 159 – 164.
  2. Ochigbo B., Dadan – Garba A, Adesina E, Namadi M, (2017). Assessment of the Quality of Sachet Water produced in Zaria and Environs, International Journal of BioSciences, Agriculture and Technology, Volume 8, Issue 7, Page(s):51-54
  3. Abimiku, E.S., Dadan – Garba, A., and Adepetu, A.A., (2019). Determination of Groundwater Potentials in Crystalline Basement Areas of Bauchi Local Government Area, Bauchi, Nigeria. Journal of Environment and Earth Science, ISSN 2224 – 3216 (Paper), ISSN 2225 – 0948 (Online), 9, (7), 2019, 6 -10.
  4. Adepetu, A.A., Dadan – Garba, A., and Abimiku, E.S. (2019). Assessment of Groundwater Potentials in Sedimentary Formation for Domestic Use in Gamawa Local Government Area, Bauchi State, Nigeria. International Journal of Innovative Research and Development, ISSN 228 0211 (Online), 8, (5). 4 – 8.
  5. Abimiku, E.S., Dadan – Garba, A., and Adepetu, A.A. (2019). Assessment of Groundwater Petentials in Ningi area of Bauchi State, Nigeria. International Journal of Research and Scientific Innovation (IJRSI), ISSN 2321-205, vi, (vi), 155 – 158.
  6. Dadan – Garba A, Mashi U.G.K., Muhammad MN (2018). Assessment of Soil contamination in Kakuri Industrial Area of Kaduna Metropolis, Kaduna State, Nigeria. NSUK Journal of Environmental Management & Sustainability, Vol 1 No 1, pp 116 – 129.
  7. Dadan – Garba, A., Ibrahim, A.B., and Ayantayo, A.T., (2019). Potentials of Rainwater Harvesting for Domestic Water Supply in Rigachikun District of Igabi Local Government Area, Kaduna State, Nigeria. Ife Research Publications in Geography, Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, Nigeria, 17, (1), 53 – 59.
  8. Butu, A.W., Sadiq, O.Q., Dadan – Garba, A., Namadi, M.M., Emeribe, C.N., and Bichi, A.A., (2019). Assessment of Some Chemical Contaminants in River Kaduna, Nigeria. African Journal of Earth and Environmental Sciences (AJEES), Bayero University, Kano, Nigeria, 49 – 62.
  9. Ajoge, NH, Dadan – Garba, A, Garba, H, Muhammad, MN. (2020). Evaluation of the present management strategies to reduce non-revenue water in Doka District of Kaduna in Kaduna State, Nigeria. Nigerian Journal of Hydrological Sciences (NAHS), 6, 2020, ISSN: 2315 – 6686, pp 11 – 18.
  10. Sahabi, NG and Dadan – Garba, A. (2020). Effects of the Goronyo dam project on Kagara community, Sokoto State, Nigeria: An assessment. The Nigerian Geographical Journal, 14 (1) 2020, pp 112 – 120.