DR.( MRS.) S B DIKKO-AUDU

Chairman,

Kaduna State Independent Electoral Commission

Dr. (Mrs.) Saratu Binta Dikko-Audu holds a PhD Carbohydrate Chemistry from Southern Illinois University, USA, M.Sc. Natural Products, University of Alberta, Canada and B.Sc. (Hons) Chemistry, ABU Zaira, Nigeria. She also holds a PGDE (Technical) from Kaduna Polytechnic.

Dr.( Mrs.) Dikko-Audu Started her working carrier as a young lecturer with School of Basic Studies ABU, Zaria in 1971 and became principal of the school in 1986.  In 1990 she became Post graduate programme coordinator and lecturer of Organic Chemistry, Chemistry Department, ABU Zaria and also served as a Lecturer and Research Grant Coordinator at College of Agriculture and Animal Science, ABU, Kaduna.

Dr.( Mrs.) Dikko-Audu moved to National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN) Kaduna Campus where she served as Director, Kaduna Campus, General Manager, NOUN Consult and Investments Limited, Director NOUN Centre for Educational Technology Enterprenusral Development, Kaduna 2009 – 2015.

Dr.( Mrs). Dikko-Audu during her working carrier served on various boards and committess few of which are:

  1. Member, Governing Council of National Open University of Nigeria
  2. Member of the Governing Council, University of Calabar
  3. Member of the Governing Council, University of Port-Harcourt
  4. Member of the Governing Council, Univeristy of Benin, Benin City, Nigeria etc.

Internationally, Dr.( Mrs.) Dikko-Audu served as a Research Associate, Whistler Centre for Carbohydrate Research, Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana USA, Research and Teaching Associate, Southern Illinois University Carbondale USA, Research and Teaching Assistant  University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberter, Canada.  She has carried out various research works in the areas of open and distance learning, and plants chemistry.  She is a member of Chemical Society of Nigeria, Institute of Chartered Chemist of Nigeria and Institute of Corporate Administration of Nigeria.

Dr. (Mrs.) Dikko-Audu has bagged so many awards and has been involved in diverse service to humanity both community and ecclesiastical.