Current Deputy Director

Deputy Director IAR

Name: Prof. Dauda Dada Yusuf
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The Deputy Director of the Institute for Agricultural Research assist the Director in day to day administration and management of the Institute.:

Specificially, the Deputy Director is charged with direct responsibility for:.

Overall coordination of Institute's research activities, including the formulation of research plans and project; their final preparation; the implementation, monitoring and evaluation of approved project; and periodic documentation of research progress achieved .


Overall coordination of dissemination of research results in liason with Head of Agricultural Services.


Coordination of preparation of research projects for external and/or special funding.


All matters relating to Institute's senior staff training,posting and leave approvals .


Day-to-day conduct and activities of all staff in the office of the Director.


Co-signatory to Institutes' cheques; LPOs and other official transactions.


Acting for the Institute Director in his absence.


Any other duties and responsibilities as may be assigned by the Director of the Institute.


Past Deputy Directors Years
Prof. L. B. Olugbemi 1986 -1990
Dr. Yunusa Yusuf 1990 - 1993
Dr. Stephen M. Misari 1990 - 1994
Prof. Lawrence Ega 1994 - 1996
Prof. A. M. Emechebe 1994 - 1996
Prof. J. J. Owonubi 1996 - 1998
Prof. A. O. Ogungbile 1998 - 2002
Dr. S. G. Ado 2002 - 2004
Dr. M. O. Ogunlana 2004 - 2006
Prof. B. Tanimu 2006 - 2008
Prof. Isa Onu 2008 - 2012
Prof. E. B. Amans 2012 - 2014
Prof. I. U. Abubakar 2014 - 2015
Prof. Dauda Dada Yusuf 2015 - todate



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