Excitement As ABU Lecturer Wins 2023 Author of Best PhD Thesis on African Studies

Excitement As ABU Lecturer Wins 2023 Author of Best PhD Thesis on African Studies

  • Dr. Muhammad Ribadu Ayuba's groundbreaking research has set a new standard in African and Diaspora Studies, earning him the coveted Rahamon Bello Best Ph.D. Thesis Award
  • Ahmadu Bello University takes pride in Dr. Ayuba's achievement, applauding his remarkable feat in winning the prestigious UNILAG award
  • Dr. Ayuba's award-winning thesis stands as a testament to the depth and significance of his contributions to African Studies

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Lagos state - In a significant recognition of academic excellence, Dr. Muhammad Ribadu Ayuba, a distinguished Sociology lecturer at Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, has won the 2023 Rahamon Bello Best Ph.D. Thesis Award in African Studies at the University of Lagos (UNILAG).

Dr. Muhammad Ribadu Ayuba, UNILAG, the Director of the Institute of African and Diaspora Studies (IADS)
Mohammad Ribadu Ayuba, 2023 Rahamon Bello Award winner for the best Ph.D. thesis in African Studies. Photo Credit: @UnilagNigeria
Source: Twitter

The esteemed award, named after the former Vice-Chancellor of UNILAG, Rahamon Bello, signifies Dr. Ayuba's exceptional contributions to African and Diaspora studies.

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The post sighted by Legit.ng on Friday, December 1, reads:

"There is a new winner of the Rahamon Bello Best Ph.D Thesis Award in African and Diaspora Studies. He is Dr. Muhammad Ribadu Ayuba, a lecturer of Sociology at the Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria."

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Source: Legit.ng

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