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Welcome to Sokoto State University, Sokoto L-R Professor, S. M. Dangoggo, 2nd L-R Dr. R. John Errington and Dr. Thompson. Dr. Rufai Wins Arabic Language Competition in Saudi Arabia
Welcome to Sokoto State University, Sokoto
Sokoto State University, Sokoto
L-R Professor, S. M. Dangoggo, 2nd L-R Dr. R. John Errington and Dr. Thompson.

Professor, S. M. Dangoggo, Vice Chancellor Sokoto State University 1st L-R, 2nd L-R Dr. R. John Errington of newcastle University UK and Dr. Thompson from Chemistry department Sokoto State University.

Dr. Rufai Wins Arabic Language Competition in Saudi Arabia

Nigeria 1st, Mauritania 2nd and Sudan 3rd. President of Islamic Development Bank, presenting the prize to Dr. Saeed Rufai of Faculty of Education, Sokoto State University, Sokoto.


Vice Chancellor,
Prof. Sani Mohammed Dangoggo FICCON, FSESN

It is my honour to welcome you to Sokoto State University, Sokoto (SSU). The University is a State owned conventional degree awarding institution that offers quality undergraduate programmes in a multiple of disciplines. The University was officially brought into being by signing into law, the instrument of its legal existence in May 2009, but commenced academic activities in October, 2013 (ie. 2013/2014) with the registration of 800 pioneer students, spread over three Faculties: Social Sciences, Science, and Education.
The University is poised to satisfy society’s demand for knowledge through teaching and research; by upholding truth and social justice, by rendering selfless services, supported by the promotion and preservation of academic freedom and fundamental values of society. The University has began to reap the benefits derivable from linkages with other institutions.
Sokoto State University has been organizing national and international conferences, where academics of international repute presented seminar papers.
Our students have participated and won international laurels and acclaim at debating and related intellectual competitions.
Similarly, the University is putting all the require modalities in place in its efforts to have more collaborations with other institutions across the globe, which will go along way in making it a world-class institution.
We are determined to engage our students not only in the academic activities, but also in character development and discipline with the aim that they will earn experience that will equip them to go into the larger society fully prepared for the challenges of life with the hope to stand unique.
Our Official website has been designed to bring to the knowledge of the entire University community, prospective students and all visitors, the activities of the University. The website provides information on new events, admission and registration exercises, career opportunities, social events and information on daily academic and administrative activities. The University ICT Committee would ensure that the website is regularly updated in order to provide the desired information to the global community.

Professor S.M. Dangoggo, FICCON, FSESN
Vice Chancellor

Mission & Vision

The Mission of the University is to: pursue excellence in research, teaching and community service; be dedicated to having quality leadership, sound management of all resource; strive to produce the best quality academic programmes to meet the needs of diverse students; create an environment conducive to learning and the actualization of human potentials.

The Vision of the University is to become a world class institution that produce globally competitive graduates who can advance economic development and who are prepared to meet the challenge of time.