Dr. Abubakar I. Zanwa

Dr. Abubakar Ibrahim Zanwa

Assistant Lecturer

Doctore of Veterinary Medicine (DVM), Masters in Veterinary Public Health (MVPH-In view)


Abubakar Ibrahim Zanwa is born to the family of Alh. Ibrahim Hassan Zanwa and  Haj. Fatimat Abdullahi in Lafia, young Abubakar having reached the age schooling proceeded to LEA Primary School Karu, Abuja from 1986-1992 to Boston the first school leaving certificate and went to government secondary school Mains Lafia to obtain WASSCE from  1993 to 1999.from1999 to 2000, I secured admission in the remedial science program of the University of Maiduguri, following completion of the remedial sciences I was placed in the faculty of veterinary medicine and graduated in 2008 from 2009 to 2009, I attended the mandatory NYSC scheme in Kebbi State. As a veterinarian, I had a good start with a private practice between the Federal capital and Nasarawa and also with College of Agriculture, Lafia where I got most of the skill in teaching and research before joining the services of the Federal University of Technology Owerri(FUTO), as an assistant lecturer.


Academic Qualification

  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) -2009,
  • Masters in Veterinary Public Health (Mvph-i view)


  • Nigerian Veterinary Medical Association(NVMA),
  • Veterinary Council of Nigeria (VCN).

Courses Assigned to Teach

  • AST 501:Animal Health,
  • AST 401: Introduction to Microbiology and
  • AST301: introduction to Animal health


Teaching, research and safeguarding animal diseases.


Research Interest

Veterinary Public Health, Bovine Tuberculosis


  1. Microbial population and antibiotic resistance in suya kilishi Processed meat in Lafia, Nasarawa State, Nigeria. (2019):ISSN:2663-2446:cross-current int.J Med Biosci.,
  2. Influence of Age, Sex and season on Haematology and Serum Chemistry of Red Sokoto goats in Lafia, Nasarawa State, Nigeria.int.J.Agric.Sc.&Vet.Med.2013 ISSN2320-3730
  3. Diversity Study Analysis of Leptin Gene in some ruminant and non-ruminant selected animal species. (2017): Biotechnology in animal husbandry. ISSN1450-9156 Belgrade-Zemun.