Professor Shehu Ado

Co-winner, The Nigeria Prize for Science 2022

Prof Shehu Garki Ado (Wazirin Garki) is a distinguished professor, seasoned agricultural expert, renowned academic, and consummate researcher of international repute. The Professor of Genetics and
Plant Breeding is the current vice-chancellor of Al-Qalam University, Katsina and a joint winner of The Nigeria Prize for Science 2022; alongside his former PhD student, Dr Muhyideen Oyekunle.
Judges for the prize considered their work Identification of Drought-Tolerant Maize Hybrids Using Selection Indices of merit and worthy to win the prize alongside another work on process technology.