Centre For Affiliated Institutions

About Centre For Affiliated Institutions



The Centre for Affiliated Institutions (CAI) was established in 2009/2010 academic session for the purpose of providing quality mentorship to institutions affiliated with the University of  Ilorin and to ensure such institutions live up to the required academic and administrative standard.

Major Activities of the Centre include:-

  1. Processing of Application for Affiliation.
  2. Monitoring of Exanimations of the affiliated programmes of various institutions which include moderation of question papers and answer scripts.                                                                                                          
  3. Facilitating the approval of results of graduands of the affiliated programmes by the Senate of University of Ilorin.
  4. Co-ordinating the process of issuance of certificates to graduands of the programmes of affiliated institutions.

List of Affiliated Institutions and Their Programmes.

1. Arabic and Islamic Training Centre (Markaz) Agege, Lagos

a) Diploma in Arabic and Islamic Studies

b) Bachelor Degree in Arabic and Islamic Studies (Under process)

    Contact e-mail ; rifaeenbay914tr@gmail.com

   2.  Imam Malik College Ibadan, Oyo State

          a) Diploma in Arabic and Islamic Studies

          b) Bachelor Degree in Arabic and Islamic Studies (Under process)

             Contact e-mail; imammalik.college21@gmail.com

  3.  Centre for Islamic and Arabic Studies, Ikirun, Osun State.

         a. Diploma in  Arabic and Islamic Studies

   4.  Michael Imoudu Institute for Labour Studies, Ilorin

         a) B.Sc Degree in Industrial Relation and Personnel  Management

              Contact website; www.minils.gov.ng

              Contact e-mail; minils1986@yahoo.com





   5.  Peacock College of Education, Jalingo, Taraba State

         a) Postgraduate Diploma in Education (PGDE)

   6.  National Teachers Institute (NTI), Kaduna

          a)  Postgraduate Diploma in Education (PGDE)

   7. Bn Ballo School of Arabic and Islamic Studies, Ibadan.

         a)  Diploma in Arabic and Islamic Studies (Under process)

  8.  Selia Amoke Islamic Centre, Offa.

        a)  Diploma in Arabic and Islamic Studies

  9.   Kwara State College of Education, Ilorin

       a)  B.A.(Ed). &B.Sc (Ed)  Programmes  (Under process)       

 10.  Kwara State College of Education, Oro

       a)  B.A.(Ed). &B.Sc(Ed)   Programmes (Under process)

 11.  Kwara State College of Arabic & Islamic Legal Studies (CAILS), Ilorin

      a) B.A.(Ed). &B.Sc( Ed)  Programmes

 12.  University of Ilorin Teaching Hospital (UITH) Ilorin.

      a)  Postgraduate Diploma in Health Information Management.(PGD-HIM)

      b)  B.Sc Nursing (Under process)

13.  National Institute for Security Studies, Abuja

   (a) Postgraduate Diploma inPeace and Strategic Studies. (PGD-PSS)

List of Past and Current Director.

The centre has been headed since its inception as follows:-

1Dr.  B. O. YusufSept,  2009July, 2011
2Dr Isa A.  Abubakar01/8/201131/7/2014
3Prof  A. O. Omotoso01/8/201431/8/2017
4Prof. H. A. Abdulsalam6/11/2017May, 2018
5Prof . A. O. Omotoso (Acting)May, 201826/8/2018
6Prof. R. I. Adebayo27/8/201828/4/2021
7.Prof. A S. Abdussalam29/4/2021Till Date

Biography of the Current Director

Ahmad Shehu ABDUSSALAM is a Professor of Arabic and Applied Linguistics in the Faculty of Arts, University of Ilorin. He was appointed Director, Centre for Affiliated Institutions, University of Ilorin with effect from 29th April, 2021. He studied and served in Nigeria, Saudi Arabia, Sudan and Malaysia. He holds a Ph.D. from University of Khartoum (1990) and was elevated to the Professorial rank at IIUM Malaysia (2002). His areas of study and publication cover Arabic Syntax, Semantics, Applied Linguistics, Pedagogical Linguistics, Discourse Analysis and Translation Study. His current research is on socio-cultural linguistics of texts. He was Dean of Faculty of Arts (2015-2017), Head of Department of Linguistics and Nigerian Languages, University of Ilorin (2009-2015) and Head of Department of Arabic Language and Literature, International Islamic University Malaysia (1996-1998).

Other Personnel at the Centre are.

  1. Mr. Omomeji I.Atere——– Assistant Chief Executive Officer
  2. Mrs.Yinka F.Kolawole—– Secretariat Assistant 1
  3. Mrs. Felicia I.Ilori———– Head Office Assistant


Ground floor, Old faculty of Arts , University of Ilorin, Ilorin.

Phoned G.S.M: No:07069793211

E-Mail Address : – cai@unilorin.edu.ng