Youngest Professor in Nigeria


Professor Doko who was born in 1974 at Doko Town in Niger state. He attended North Primary School, Doko between 1979 and 1985 and from there, he proceeded to Government Secondary School, Doko and Ahmadu Bello University Demonstration Secondary School between 1985 to 1991.

In 1998, he obtained his B.Sc. degree in Quantity Surveying from Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria. In the same department, he was employed as an Assistant Lecturer in 2000.

Professor Doko obtained his M.Sc. degree in construction engineering and management in 2003 from King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals, Saudi Arabia, and his Ph.D. degree Loughborough University, United Kingdom in 2007. He served as head of quantity surveying department of the university between 2008 to 2012 and was the first to be appointed as the managing director of the main consultancy firm of the university (ABUCONS) in 2010.

Professor Doko was promoted to the rank of Professor of Quantity Surveying at the age of 39 making him the youngest professor at the Ahmadu Bello University Zaria.

Therefore, the Youngest Professor in Nigeria is Professor Ahmad Ibrahim Doko. He is 46 years old and he teaches at Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria.

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