The Federal Government vision of transforming agriculture in Nigeria from subsistence to commercial cannot be achieved without significant improvement in level of agricultural mechanization. Agricultural engineering plays vital role in this direction. Agricultural engineering which is under both Faculty of Engineering operate as Agricultural Mechanization Research Programme. Under this programme various improvements in agricultural mechanization such as: postharvest machinery development of some selected crops, agricultural machinery testing and standardization, soil improvement and man power development and training were achieved.
To be able to sustain the achieved success, the department of agricultural engineering is engaged in strategic plan development and implementation in line with the Ahmadu Bello University plan policy.
Prof. M. L. Suleiman
HOD Agricultural Engineering
To provide an efficient innovational value-added engineering education programmes for training graduates with professional skills geared to the excellent performance to mankind at national, regional and international levels.
To become an efficient and dynamic department capable of producing qualified graduates with training, research and community services skills that will be enterprising and self-reliant.