Director College of Part-Time & Continuing Education

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Director College of Part-Time & Continuing Education

Born in Kazaure town, Kazaure local government area of Jigawa state Nigeria, Engr. Dr. Abdullahi Magaji Yusufu (MNSE, COREN, MIEEE, MOSA, MNIM and MNATT) attended Kudu central (Gandu) primary school Kazaure from 1970 – 1976. He attended Govt. Sec. School Kazaure and Science Secondary School Dawakin Kudu Kano state, 1976-1981. His National Diploma (ND) in Electronics & Communication Engineering was obtained from Kano state Polytechnic, Kano 1985, Higher National Diploma (HND) and Post HND in Electronics & Communication Engineering from Kaduna Polytechnic, Kaduna 1986 and 1997. Advanced Certificate in Computer Studies at Hussaini Adamu Federal polytechnic Kazaure 2002. He graduated with M. Eng. Electrical in Bayero University Kano 2003 and Doctor of philosophy by research in Communication & Network engineering at Universiti Putra Malaysia 2017. He has been attending laboratory work in Japan during the Phd studies. He also, attended Communication Technology courses at C-Tech International in Sparta New Jersey (NJ) USA 2004. His research interests include Electronics Communication, Photonics and Microscopy, Optical fiber sensors, Solar Renewable energy and Laboratory work.

His working experience started as Assistant Technical officer (A.T.O) in Kano broadcasting corporation (KBC) 1985, Technical officer, T.O and H.T.O Transmitter at KBC Kano and Jigawa broadcasting corporation Dutse 1985 – 1993.  He was employed by Hussaini Adamu Federal Polytechnic as Senior Instructor and coordinator Electrical & Electronics Engineering Department, 1993. He serves as: Acting H.O.D. co-coordinating the Academic & Administrative affairs of Electrical Engineering Department in 1997 during the then College of Engineering, Science & Technology (CEST) Kazaure. He serves as the initiator for the Mounting/Teaching of C-Tech programs in Informatics Institute Kazaure that started (2005). He also serves as Part – Time Lecturer and Supervisor of C-Tech programs in the institute 2005-2012. He was appointed as Director (CEST) Kazaure to oversee the Administrative & Academic Affairs of the College from Feb, 2002 to 24 June, 2009. He serves as Instructor/Teacher/Admission officer of Hussaini Adamu Poly Skills Acquisition & Training Centre Kazaure, 2000. He was re-appointed as HOD Electrical Engineering Department CEST on July 6th 2009 to September, 2012. He was Coordinator NIM-NYSC Programme HAFED Poly Kazaure tuition center 2007 to September, 2012. He was HAFED Poly’s ACTU Chairman, Branch of Independent Corrupt Practices & other related offences commission ICPC, 2008 to September, 2012. He is COREN ERM inspector in Jigawa state, April 22nd 2010 to — date. He is now the Director, College of Part-time and Continuing Education Hafedpoly Kazaure – 28th September, 2018 to — date. He is the author of “A guide to Electronic Maintenance and Repairs” A. M. Yusufu and Yunusa Ali Said (ISBN: 148289047X, eBook, 9781482890471) published by Partridge publishing Singapore, 2014 and many conference and journal papers. He visited countries that include USA, UK, Japan, Holland, Malaysia, Egypt, Ethiopia, Niger Republic, Turkey, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, Thailand, Langkawi Island and many more.

The Part-time and Continuing Education Directorate was established 2018 by the management of the Polytechnic in order to accommodate grandaunts that possess O’level five (5) credits in their trade including Maths and English irrespective of their JAMB score. The program also welcomes workers that are willing to further their studies on part-time bases during weekends. The certificate acquired after completion is similar and having same standard to that obtained by the regular students interpreting National Diploma (ND) in the respective course a candidate studied. So far, there are nineteen (19) available NDs run in this program. Any interested candidate is expected to visit and scroll down to part-time to enable him glance at these courses. Note that when more ND courses get accreditation in the Polytechnic, they are automatically included in the part-time program hence, any interested candidate can also apply as appropriate.

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