Department of Agricultural and Bioenvironmental Engineering

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Departmental Profile

The Department is one of the first four (4) Departments established in the polytechnic, in 1978. Its first set of Diplomats was admitted in 1978, and graduated in 1980. Its higher National diploma (HND) students were first admitted in 1980 and graduated in 1982. The Department was initially known as Agricultural Mechanisation Department. Later, it was amalgamated with Irrigation Engineering Department to form what was simply known as the Department of Agricultural Engineering in 2008. Then, in November, 2014 the name was also changed to the Department of Agricultural and Bioenvironmental Engineering Technology Department in order to conform to NBTE nomenclature. The Department has got NBTE approval in 2019 to commence National Diploma in Agricultural Technology programme. The Department is renowned for its high standard and calibre of trained diligent staff with varying ranges of experiences. Presently, the Department can boast of over thirty (30) academic staff. The Department has been training, teaching and carrying out research works for over four (4) decades. The level of courses offered by the Department is both at National and Higher National Diplomas in Agricultural and Bioenvironmental Engineering, presently, with options in Farm Power and Machinery and Soil and Water Engineering at Higher National Diploma. The performance of our diplomats has always been commendable. The Department currently has full accreditation in all the programmes and has won 1st position at the 2nd National Education Innovations Exhibition (NEIE) held in November, 2013 at Abuja.

Staff Profiles

Engr. John Bala Alabi

Rank: Chief Lecturer
Academic Qualification: HND, B. Eng, M. Eng
Area of Specialization: Crop Processing and Storage Engineering
Phone number: 07036200337
Email address: Jbala_alabs@yahoo.com

Isah M. Muhti

Rank: Chief Lecturer
Academic Qualification: HND( Irrigation Eng’g), B.Ed, M. Ed (Agric & Extension)
Area of Specialization: Irrigation Engineering and Extension
Phone number: 08069114106
Email address: muhtii84@gmail.com

Umaru Abubakar Zogirma

Rank: Chief Lecturer
Academic Qualification: HND, B.Tech., M.Tech
Area of Specialization:Farm Power and Machinery Engineering
Phone number: 08020850476
Email address: uazorgirma@gmail.com

Engr. Peter Oseghale

Rank: Chief Lecturer
Academic Qualification: M. Tech (Agricultural Mechanisation)
Area of Specialization:Farm Power and Machinery Engineering
Phone number: 08030534437
Email address: eteroseghales@gmail.com

Dr. Williams B.R Graham

Rank: Chief Lecturer
Academic Qualification: BSc., MSc, PhD
Area of Specialization:Soil and Water Engineering
Phone number: 08066685208
Email address: wbrgraham@gmail.com

Engr. Isma’il Muhammad Chindo Gotomo

Rank: Chief Lecturer
Academic Qualification: HND (Agric Mechanisation), PGD, M.Eng (Industrial Engineering)
Area of Specialization:Farm Power and Machinery Engineering
Phone number: 08036049452br/> Email address: ismailgotomo@yahoo.com

Engr. Adeyanju Ezekiel Amole

Rank: Chief Lecturer
Academic Qualification: B. Eng, M.Eng
Area of Specialization: Soil and Water Engineering
Phone number: 08063387653/> Email address: Adeyanjuezekiel120@gmail.com

Engr. Dr. Zubairu Usman Bashar

Rank: Principal Lecturer
Academic Qualification: PhD (Soil and Water Engineering)
MSc(Soil and Water Engineering)
PGD (Water Resources and Environmental Engineering)
PGD (Education)
BSc (Rural Development Engineering)
Area of Interest:
1. Precision farming
2. System of Rice Intensification
3. Soil and Water Engineering
4. Irrigation and Drainage Engineering
5. Erosion Control Management
Phone number: 08065523418
Email address: Usmanbashar78@gmail.com

Engr. Isa Pishiria

Rank: Principal Lecturer
Academic Qualification: B. Eng, M.Eng
Area of Specialization: Soil and Water Engineering
Phone number: 07082872464
Email address: Isa.pishiria@yahoo.com

Engr. Lawal Ahmad

Rank: Lecturer II
Academic Qualification: HND, PGDE, B.Eng
Area of Specialization: Soil and Water Engineering
Phone number: 08039295947
Email address: engrlawalahmad@gmail.com

Engr. Adigun Habeeb Adekunle

Rank: Principal Lecturer
Academic Qualification: HND, PGDE, B.Eng
Area of Specialization: Soil and Water Engineering
Phone number: 08034989743
Email address: Ihaadigun@wufpbk.edu.ng

Engr. Ibrahim Abubakar

Rank: Asst. Lecturer
Academic Qualification: B. Eng, MSc, PGDE
Area of Specialization: Farm Power and Machinery Engineering
Phone number: 08166144445
Email address: ibrahimabubakar@wufpbk.edu.ng

Hassan Yahaya Sanda

Rank: Asst. Lecturer
Academic Qualification: BSc, MSc.
Area of Specialization: Crop Production
Phone number: 08038785974
Email address: hassansanda@gmail.com

Zaharadeen Abdulmalik

Rank: Asst. Lecturer
Academic Qualification: BSc
Area of Specialization: Agricultural Technology and Extension
Phone number: 07036200719
Email address: Real4adams@yahoo.com

Kareem Wasiu

Rank: Asst. Lecturer
Academic Qualification: BSc
Area of Specialization: Animal Science
Phone number: 08122083755
Email address: Wasiukareem013@gmail.com

Salim Nasir Umar

Rank: Asst. Lecturer
Academic Qualification: BSc
Area of Specialization:Zoology
Phone number: 07037543977
Email address: Salimnasir002@gmail.com

Umaru Shehu Gwadangaji

Rank: Chief Instructor
Academic Qualification: HND (Irrigation Engineering) PGD
Area of Specialization: Soil and Water Engineering
Phone number: 08066122965
Email address: usgwadangaji@gmail.com

Saidu Faruku Kukah

Rank: Asst. Chief Technologist
Academic Qualification: HND (Agricultural Mechanization) PGD
Area of Specialization: Farm Power and Machinery Engineering
Phone number: 08069262747

Abubakar Alhaji Abubakar

Rank: Asst. Chief Technologist
Academic Qualification: HND (Soil and Water Eng’g) PGDE
Area of Specialization: Soil and Water Engineering
Phone number: 08161759797
Email address: Abuaabu67@gmail.com

Engr. Sulaiman Ajikobi

Rank: Principal Instructor
Academic Qualification: HND (Irrigation Engineering),PGD
Area of Specialization: Soil and Water Engineering
Phone number: 08181408800
Email address: ajikobisulaiman@gmail.com

Musa Usman Gwandu

Rank: Principal Instructor
Academic Qualification: HND (Agricultural Mechanisation), PGD
Area of Specialization: Farm Power and Machinery Engineering
Phone number: 08065552170
Email address: musausmanbashar@gmail.com

Mansur Musa

Rank: Technologist I
Academic Qualification: HND
Area of Specialization: Farm Power and Machinery Engineering
Phone number: 08069355068
Email address:Mansurmusa123@gmail.com

Usman Muhammad Damana

Rank: Technologist I
Academic Qualification: HND
Area of Specialization: Farm Power and Machinery Engineering
Phone number: 08162093358
Email address:usmandamana@gmail.com

Mansur Musa

Rank: Technologist I
Academic Qualification: HND
Area of Specialization: Water Resources Engineering
Phone number: 08038057300
Email address:atikumalami@gmail.com

Murtala Ibrahim

Rank: Technologist I
Academic Qualification: HND
Area of Specialization: Farm Power and Machinery Engineering
Phone number: 08060647937
Email address:murtalaibraheempresido@gmail.com

Engr. Dr. Rabi’u Daniya Idris

Rank: Chief Lecturer
Academic Qualification: PhD, M Eng'g, PGD(ENG), PGDE, HND, ND, Teachers Grade Certificate, NABTED, Certificate of Primary Education.
Area of Specialization: 1. Precision Agriculture
2. Design and Manufacturing of Farm Machinery for Agricultural and Industrial Development
3. Power utilization in Agriculture
4. Land Reclamation and Conservation Engineering
5. Design and Manufacturing of Machines and equipments for processing, preservation and Handling of Agricultural Raw materials.
6. Renewable Energy
Phone number: +2348054719514; +2348028917169; +2348135952248, +2348085233313
Email rdidris@yahoo.com

Muhammad Abubakar

Rank: Technologist I
Academic Qualification: HND (Farm Power), BSc (Business Management)
Area of Specialization: Farm Power and Machinery Engineering
Phone number: 08038937879
Email muhammad.abubakar@wufpbk.edu.ng