Our History

The Ahmadu Bello University was established in October 1962 and presently has a population of about 30,000 undergraduate and 10,000 postgraduate students drawn from various parts of Africa and the rest of the world.

The Distance Learning Centre was set up to ensure qualitative, accessible and timely delivery of approved academic programmes to its students without distinction based on geographic location, race, sex, religion or other affiliations.

General Programme Information

Our Leadership

The Leadership and Team of the Distance Learning Centre, Ahmadu Bello University

Prof. Kabir Bala

Vice-Chancellor Ahmadu Bello University

Prof. M.I Sule


Prof. G. S. Bawa

Deputy Director, Academics

Dr. S.B Magashi

Deputy Director, Admin

Mal. Yahaya Husseini

Finance Officer

Dr. Usman A. Zaria

Deputy Director, Learners Support & IT

Mal. Musa Ahmadu

DLC Secretary

My vision is to make the Ahmadu Bello University Distance Learning centre the foremost Distance Learning Institute on earth

Professor M.I SuleDirector, Distance Learning Centre