With many successful graduates from 106 different countries, the Eastern Mediterranean University (EMU) has once again been made proud by one of its former students. Salihu Dasiku, who graduated from the EMU Information Technology Undergraduate Program of the School of Computing and Technology in 2008, has made Nigeria and the university proud by becoming the youngest senior lecturer at Sheffield Hallam University in the United Kingdom.
29 year-old Dasiku completed his Postgraduate and Doctorate degrees at Brunel University, also in the United Kingdom, becoming an assistant professor when just 24. Dasiku who was at the time the youngest PhD holder in the Northern Nigeria, attracted the attention of the Spokesperson to the President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, Mallam Garba Shehu who expressed how impressed he was over Twitter with posts describing Dasiku as a big source of pride for his country. 2008 EMU graduate and youngest senior lecturer at Sheffield Hallam University Salihu Dasiku is continuing to make a name for himself with his successful work in academia.