DEAN WELCOME ADDRESS:
On behalf of the Vice-Chancellor Prof. Saminu Ibrahim Abdurrahaman, and the Postgraduate Board, I welcome you all to School of Postgraduate Studies, Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University, Bauchi. As Postgraduate Students, you are the future of Postgraduate Education and thus of great value because through you the flagship of excellent Research can be improved and sustained over time. ATBU is striving to be an Institution that cannot be ignored in this Nation and beyond. Therefore we ensure quality and timely delivery of our goals in the entire University and especially the Postgraduate School, we require your cooperation. I implore that you make conscious, deliberate and calculated effort to ensure that you add to the virtues of the Postgraduate School by complying with directives, being an exemplary leader, as well as seeking proper guidance/clarification when in doubt.
As prospective Postgraduate students, you are expected to pay attention to excellence and strive for excellence. Make effort to improve your skills and knowledge through reading, studying, discussions, interactions, debates, attending seminars, and conferences wherever possible. Improve on your basic courtesy and communication skills. Be polite as much as possible to everyone. Do things decently and in order, have charisma, speak well, politely and in low tones as much as possible. Carry yourself with dignity and integrity.