Federal University of Lafia (FULafia)

Staff Profile

Lecturer II, Plant Science and BioTechnology, Faculty of Science

Mrs. Hauwa Ahmad Kana

Research Interest

Plant molecular  breeding.


Mrs. Hauwa Ahmad Kana of Plant Science and Biotechnology Department , Federal University of Lafia, was born on 16th November, 1975 by Alhaji and Hajyia Yahuza Makongiji. She obtained her Primary and Secondary certificates from Command Children School, Kaduna and St John's College Jos in 1987 and 1993. There after, she proceeded  to University of Jos for her B.Sc and M.Sc degrees. Presently, she undergoing her PhD in plant breeding in the Department of Plant Science and Biotechnology,  Federal University of Lafia.

She started her working carrier with College of Agriculture, Science and Technology, Lafia as an Assistant Lecturer in 2002  and rose to the Rank of Senior Lecturer in the same institute in 2014. In April 2018, she quitted her service with the Nasarawa State Government and joined the Nigerian Federal civil service where she assumed duty at Federal University of Lafia as Lecturer II in May 2018, in the Department of Plant Science and Biotechnology. Have done researches on cowpea and under-utilized crops.

Happily married to Engr. Ahmad A. Kana and bless with children.

Selected Publications in Scientific Journals