Welcome Note

You are highly welcome to the department of esteemed professionals. The only discipline that promotes economic development through its’ dual mechanisms of Accountability and transparency in the use of management and financial resources.

We develop self-confidence, innovation, and self-reliance in the field of Accounting. Also as a discipline, it aims at providing basic knowledge and skills needed for the understanding and analysis of problems related to the management and administration of industrial, commercial, public, and other humanitarian organizations. Therefore, it cut-across all parts and parcels of human endeavor.


It is one of the pioneer departments in the faculty of Arts Social and Management Sciences, of the Federal University Birnin-Kebbi, which was established on 18th February 2013 by Dr, Goodluck Ebele Jonathan’s administration. It commences undergraduate academic activities in November 2014 for the 2014/2015 Academic Session, after the approval was granted by the National Universities Commission. The department started with nineteen (19) students who were offered admission to study BSc. Accounting programme.

Dr. Musa Yelwa Abubakar has been a pioneer Head of the Department (HOD) and four (4) teaching staff who also became pioneer staff as follows: Prof. A.M. Bashir, (the Dean of FASMS) Mal. Ali Shariff Kabara, Mal. Abubakar Modibbo and Mal. Ibrahim Alkali. Presently, the department has 13 academic staff which comprises: Professor, Doctors, Holders, and Graduate assistants.

The Department emerged as the best in the first academic year of the university due to the competency and dedication of their experienced staff as disclosed in the maiden senate meeting on Examination Results’ Considerations. Moreover, the two (2) of the three (3) university awards had been worn by accounting students as a result of their brilliant performance which of course, signifies the bright future and prospects of the Department.

The Head of Department


BSc. Accounting

HOD's Biography
Department Staff

Head of Department Business


  • Prof. Abdullahi Muhammad Bashir
    Ph.D UDUS (1992) B.Sc BUK (1982)MBA UNI JOS (1986
    Corporate Accounting
  • Dr. Musa Yelwa Abubakar
    B.Sc Acct BUK (2002) MSc UDUS (2006) Ph.D UDUS (2013)
    Financial Accounting
  • Suleiman Dan-Iya Umar
    Auditing & Investigation
  • Dr. Kalli Zannah
    B.Sc, MSc, Ph.D B.Sc Banking & Finance MSc, Oil & Gas Accounting Ph.D, Petroleum Accounting
    Management Accounting Petroleum Accounting Transfer Principle
  • Dr. Junaidu Bello Marshal
    Dr. Junaidu Bello Marshal
    Commercial Law
  • Ibrahim Alkali
    B.Sc UDUS (2015) MBA (2005)
    Auditing/ Costing
  • Ali Shariff Kabara
    B.Sc, MSc, Ph.D (In view)
    Corporate Governance, Financial reporting and voluntary disclosure. Published many article including 4 International Journal C 2 International Conference
  • Dan Partrick
    MSc UNI Calabar (2001) MBA Calabar (2005) MSc Calabar (2013
  • Abubakar Modibbo
    B.Sc, MSc Accounting & Finance
    Capital Market Research
  • Mohammad Yunusa Salisu
    B.Sc Acct BUK (2004) MSc BUK (In view 2017)
  • Magaji Badamasi
    B.Sc Acct. ABU (2007) MSc (In view 2017)
  • Umar Sirajo
    B.Sc UNI MAID (2008) MSc (In view 2017)
  • Adamu Abbas
    B.Sc Acct. ABU (2002) MSc (In view 2017)
  • Maniru Sani
    B.Sc Acct. UDUS (2012) MSc (In view 2017
  • Maimuna Yahaya Shantali
    HND WUFP (2010) OND WUFP (2007) PGD (In view 2017)
  • Yazid Idris
    HND WUFP (2017) ND WUFP (2012)
  • Bashar Umar
    SSCE 2001

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