Prof. Lawal Sulaiman Bilbis emerges as the new Vice chancellor of Usmanu Danfodiyo University Sokoto, (UDUS). Prof. Bilbis hails from Zamfara State and was a pioneer VC Federal University Birnin Kebbi and an Outstanding International Professor Of Biochemistry.
The new VC attended University of Sokoto (now Usmanu Danfodiyo University, Sokoto), where he obtained Bachelor of Science Degree (B.Sc. Hons) in Biochemistry in 1986 as well as the University of Essex, Colchester, England where he obtained Ph.D in Biological Chemistry, in 1992. A one-time Vice Chancellor, Federal University Birnin-Kebbi, Professor Bilbis had held several administrative positions in UDUS including Head, Department of Biochemistry, Dean Faculty of Science and Deputy Vice Chancellor (Academic). He started his working career as clinical Biochemist in the General Hospital, Gusau and in 1988, Prof Bilbis joined the services of the Usmanu Danfodiyo University, Sokoto as Graduate Assistant in the Department of Biochemistry, rose through the ranks and become a Professor in 2002.