H.O.D's Profile



 Name: DAHIRU, Muhammad Faruruwa
 Academic Status: Associate Professor
 Area of Specialization: Analytical/Applied Chemistry

Dr Muhammad DahiruFaruruwa was born in Faruruwa village of Takai Local Government Area, Kano State. He attended Faruruwa Primary School and Government Secondary School Bichi (all in Kano Sate). He was admitted into Bayero University Kano (1982) where he was awarded Bachelor of Science degree in Chemistry (1987). He was also awarded M.Sc degree in Analytical Chemistry and PhD in Applied Chemistry by Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria and UsmanuDanfodiyo University Sokoto respectively.
DrFaruruwajoined the services of the Nigerian Defence Academy (NDA) Kaduna in 1995 as Assistant Lecturer. He rose through the rank and became Associate Professor (Reader) of Chemistry in 2014.
He supervised many undergraduate and postgraduate students and at both Masters and PhD levels.  He published many articles in local, national and international peer reviewed journals. For administrative responsibilities, DrFaruruwa has held the positions of Focal officer NDA SERVICOM unit, Acting Coordinator Center for Energy and Environment of NDA (CEENDA), Secretary Chemical Society of Nigeria (CSN) Kaduna Chapter and is currently the HOD department of Chemistry NDA Kaduna.

Research Interest
His research work is mainly focused on the area of soil environment (fertility, contamination and Remendiation) and food materials (nutritional quality and contamination). He published a number of works in the area and is currently carrying out research in that regard.

Contact Address             Department of Chemistry, N.D.A., P.M.B. 2109,Kaduna
Phone No.                        08065538972, 08023464427

E-mail Address               faruruwa@hotmail.com

Muhammad D. Faruruwa and Muhammad S. Suleman (2010). Determination of the effects of some petroleum products on soil pH, Mineral ions and Germination of  Maize Seedling.  Academy Journal of Defence Studies, Vol. 17 (February, 2010) pp 64-70

Dahiru Muhammad Faruruwa and Cornelius Danladi (2013). Quantification of Calcium and Calcium carbonate in eggshell obtained from local, improved  chickens and and ducks of Gombe (Northern Nigeria).
Topclass Journal of Agricultural Research 1(1); 8-10

Dahiru M. Faruruwa, Umar A. BirninYauri and Sani M. Dangoggo (2013).  Cadmium, Copper,lead and zinc and zinc levels in sorghum and millet grown in the city of Kano and its Environs.
Global Advanced Research Journal of Environmental Sciences and Technology 2(3);082-085

Dahiru M. Faruruwa, Sunday O. Okeniyi and Hadiza A. Ari (2014). Study of phytoremediation potential of fluted pumpkin (Telfairiaoccidentalis) for soil contaminated with heavy  metals.International Journal of Plant and Soil Science 3(2); 186 – 196.

Muhammad D. Faruruwa and Stephen P. Bartholomew (2014) Study of heavy metals content in facial cosmetics obtained from open markets and superstores within Kaduna metropolis, Nigeria. American Journal of Chemistry and Application 1(2) 27-33

Adetutu O. Aliyu, Muhammad D. Faruruwa and Aminudden H. Abdu (2015).Seasonal evaluation of mineral elements, heavy metals, essential amino acids, proximate compositions and pesticides in goat milk.World Journal of Analytical Chemistry 3(1) 1-9


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