Dr Hajara Sanda
Dr Hajara Sanda

BUK’s first female Mass Comm professor bags award

NEWS DIGEST – sAMUEyero University, Kano, BUK.

According to a fact sheet of the university, Mrs Sanda was recognised by the organisation alongside nine other female professors in the field of media and journalism disciplines in the country.

It explained that the organisation focuses at promoting research and scholarly works, to achieve academic excellence in Mass Media and Communication disciplines.

Mrs Sanda is the only female academics from northern Nigeria to receive the award for her outstanding contributions toward giving Mass Communications a facelift in the university.

Other recipients of the awards were the pioneer female Professor of Mass Communications in Nigeria, Chinyere Stella-Okunna, the first female Professor in Public Relations, Victoria Ajala and the first female Professor of Mass Communications from the University of Lagos, Prof. Abigail.

Mrs Sanda holds a PhD, M.A. and B.A. Mass Communications from the Bayero University, Kano, as well as a Postgraduate Diploma in Education.