DVC Administration


Prof. SANI MUHAMMAD ADAM Esq
Deputy Vice-Chancellor Administration

S.M Adam was born  on 2nd March 1966 In Jos, he hails from Barkin Ladi Local Government Council of Plateau State.

He obtained his First School Leaving Certificate from giving Roman Catholic Mission School Jos In 1977, the proceed to Government Arabic Teachers College Maiduguri where he obtained his Teachers Grade 2 Certificates in 1983.

Prof. S.M Adam obtained an N.C.E from the College of Education Akwanga In 1987, Ll.B (2:1) from Bayero University Kano in 1991, B.L. (2:2) from the Nigerian Law School, Victoria Island, Lagos in 1992 and a PhD and Ll.M from University of Jos in 2006 and 1996 respectively

He was a lecturer at the Faculty of law, University of Jos for about 13 years and joined the University of Abuja  in October 2008 and was head of  Department private and Islamic Law and Faculty of  law Representative in Senate.

He was the Pioneer Dean of Law Nigeria Police Academy Wudil Kano from 2014 – 2018. He was assessed and confirmed as Professor of Law by the Police Academy Wudil in November 2014. And was duly assessed and promoted  Professor of Environmental Law by the University of Abuja in 2015.

Has supervised Ph.D,Ll.M and Ll.B Projects/Dissertation

Has served as External assessor to the National Defense College Abuja for years, was a Consultant to the World Bank on Land Administration In Nigeria, Drafted and updated the EFCC Academy Curriculum In 2017, a Consultant to the Federal Ministry of Environment in the preparation of the second national communication to the International Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) in 2007. Also a Consultant to NESREA on the drafting of environmental regulations in 2011.

Has has published about 100 papers in recognized journals, published about 12 books and presented several conference papers. He is a member of the Nigeria Bar association, unity Bar Abuja and the international Bar Association.

He has won academic awards, inter-alia, justice Muhammad Bello, the Chief Justice  of Nigerian prize for the best graduating law student of the Faculty of Law, Bayero University Kano 1991. JNI prize and the Emir of Lafia prize for the best graduating student in Islamic studies and history of the College Education Akwanga 1987.

He is married with children