The Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria (ABU) in line with its vision and
commitments to effective coordination, streamlining, monitoring and
evaluation of the Academic Development Processes.
The Directorate (DAPM) which is under the office of the
Vice-Chancellor, serve as a focal point of liaison with the National
Universities Commission with regard to institutional and national
policies on higher education as well as the Quality Control Unit of
The Directorate assists and advises the Vice-Chancellor on matters
relating to the Academic Planning, Quality Assurance and
Accreditation of the University by Governmental and non-governmental
agencies. For the purposes of Planning, Quality Assurance and
Accreditation, it liaises with other Units of the University to
engage Government Ministries, Foreign Governments and Foundations to
leverage the resources of such international bodies for the academic
development of the University.