Mission -Department of Geomatics
The Department of Geomatics, Faculty of Environmental Design, in Ahmadu Bello University will provide its students, faculty, and staff with the best possible resources and conditions for learning and research, creating a working environment dedicated to excellence, equity, societal progress, international exposure and mutual respect, through: 1. Co-operating with government, business, industry, professionals, and the general community, to apply new knowledge, prepare its students for fulfilling careers, and improve the quality of life through leading-edge education and research. 2. maintaining a viable, efficient and relevant academic unit providing high level undergraduate and continuing education in Geomatics, suitable for productive professional and technical careers with principal emphasis on satellite systems, spatial data collection techniques , digital mapping, and spatial analysis using geographic information technology while constantly working to build Geomatics into a discipline of increased recognition and reward; and 3. Providing accredited undergraduate programs in Geomatics which satisfy the requirements of the National Universities Commission (NUC) and its authorised agents, the Surveyors Council of Nigeria (SURCON), and other specializations for outstanding practice of their profession.