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Ahmed Halliru Amfani

EMAIL: ahmedamfani@yahoo.com
PHONE:
08035881706
ADDRESS:
Department of Nigerian Languages, Usmanu Danfodiyo University, Sokoto
EXTRACURRICULAR ACTIVITIES:
Cinematography, Jogging
MEMBERSHIP STATUS: Fellow
YEAR OF INDUCTION/ADMISSION:
2017
POST HELD:
None
MEMBERSHIP OF COMMITTEE:
None



INSTITUTIONAL AFFILIATION:
Usmanu Danfodiyo University, P.M.B. 2346, Sokoto, Sokoto State, Nigeria
SPECIALTIES:
Syntax, morphology and dialectology
APPOINTMENTS: Head of Department (2006 to 2010)
PARTICIPATION IN GRANTS AND INTERNATIONAL COLLABORATIONS/PROJECTS:
1. An IFRA project in collaboration with Bernard Caron to produce the French_ Hausa Dictionary (1997}
2. TETFUND project English Hausa Glossary of HIV, AIDS and EBOLA Related Terms 2018
COMMUNITY SERVICE:
On several committees that are social, cultural, religious or developmental

Biography

Attended primary school {1964 to 1970), secondary school {1971 to 1975), university First degree 1980, M.A. 1984, Ph. D. 1996, Dean of Faculty 1997 to 1999, Head of Department 2006 to 2010, Director of Culture 2002 to 2003, Professor of Linguistics 2004, Consultant to several international organizations and Nigerian institutions, External Examiner to several universities, Examiner and item writer for WAEC and JAMB, President Linguistic Association of NIgeria LAN, Council member West African Linguistic Society WALS, Board member National Institute for Nigerian Languages NINLAN, Aba and Nigerian Educational Research and Development Council NERDC, Abuja. Has several publications and happily married.

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