Professor Alkasum Abba’s Special Donation to American University of Nigeria Library


Professor Alkasum Abba, a member of the Governing Council of the American College of Nigeria (AUN) has donated  22 books to the AUN Library.

Although the Robert Pastor library already contains a cutting-edge digital repository and rows of arduous copies stacked ceiling-high, this bequest will bolster underserved info sources says College Librarian, Benson Ali.

“I’m extremely excited to obtain books of native contents that aren’t simple to come back by, the receipt of such uncommon supplies is well timed given the challenges our researchers face in accessing these sources. I wish to guarantee the donor that the Library will be sure that the sources are maximally used for the aim for which they have been donated. I want that others will play an analogous position to make sure the tutorial development of AUN”. Ali mentioned.

Certainly Professor Abba is just not solely vested in AUN’s development, but in addition the event of the Nigerian training sector. He has constructed an admirable portfolio with years of service starting on the prestigious Ahmadu Bello College, Zaria (ABU).  Professor Abba obtained his MA and Ph.D. in Historical past from ABU. He was a non-degree analysis pupil on the College of Oriental and African Research, the College of London in 1989/1990. He grew to become Sole Administrator and later Vice-Chancellor of Adamawa State College, Mubi, 2007-2014.

Professor Alkasum Abba has written and edited a number of books and articles. Amongst them are the Historical past of Yola, 1809-1914; The Northern Components Progressive Union and the Politics of Radical Nationalism in Nigeria, 1938-1960; The Politics of Mallam Aminu Kano, and so forth.

The AUN group is grateful for his beneficiant donation inside just some months of his becoming a member of the College’s Governing Council. That is little doubt a precursor of many extra nice issues to come back from the erudite Professor.


Sultans of Sokoto – 2 copies

Ideas of Management – 2 copies

Obasanjo: Democracy & Election Rigging in Nigeria – 2 copies

The Proper to Select – 2 copies

Democracy & Corruption in Nigeria – 2 copies

Minority Report & Draft Structure for the Federal Republic of Nigeria, 1976 – 2 copies

The Misrepresentation of Nigeria – three copies

The Northern Components Progressive Union & the Politics of Radical Nationalism in Nigeria 1938 – 1960 – 2 copies

Adamawa Emirate 1901 – 1965: A Documentary Supply E book – 1 copy

The Transformation of Katsina 1400 – 1883 – 1 copy

Abuja: The Making of a Capital Metropolis 1976 – 2006 – 2 copies

City Youth in Zaria – Eking Out Livelihoods By Casual Sector Employment – 1 copy

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