Welcome to Department of Geomatics Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria-Nigeria
Dean's ImageDr Yahaya Abbas Aliyu
Head of Department, Geomatics Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria-Nigeria

Welcome Message from the HOD

Welcome to the Department of Geomatics at the Ahmadu Bello University. The Department offers quality undergraduate and graduate programmes. We are a leading Geomatics Department in Nigeria since 1972. The Department previously offered programme in Land Surveying. The Department in recent times has updated and attuned the former Land Surveying programme to modern developments in the Geomatics profession to reflect the changing needs of the profession, especially in the areas of information, computing and telecommunications technology, satellite technology, and modern mapping, data capture and processing techniques courtesy of the facilities it possesses. The Department is equipped with modern digital laboratories, equipment stores, office accommodations for teaching and non-teaching staff and a Library. The Department of Geomatics in Ahmadu Bello University remains one of the most equipped federal universities in Nigeria offering Degree programmes in Geomatics. The Department attracts students from a variety of backgrounds with diverse career goals. We engage in community outreach and interdisciplinary research. Members of academic staff are leading international researchers in their specialist fields and this research activity underpins our teaching, ensuring that the latest developments are incorporated into our teaching programme.

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