Sultan of Sokoto Palace
The palace is home to the Sultan of Sokoto, the traditional and spiritual ruler of the Sokoto Caliphate who historically holds the most important Muslim position in Nigeria. An imposing and magnificent building, it has drawn muslim pilgrims and tourists alike to Sokoto
Surame Cultural Landscape
Surame is an ancient city created in the 16th Century by its first king Muhammadu Kanta Sarkin Kebbi and was later abandoned in the 1700 when the empire's capital was moved to Birnin Kebbi.
The Sultan Of Sokoto Palace
Tomb of Usman Dan Fodio
Also known as The Hubbaren, this is the resting place for Islamic scholar and founder of the Sokoto Caliphate Usman Dan Fodio, his disciples and companions, Sultans after him and his descendants.
Waziri Junaidu History and Culture Museum
Any visit to Sokoto would be incomplete without spending a few hours at the Waziri Junaidu History and Culture Museum, a combined library, museum and archive.
Located in the city where the famed caliphate was sited many years ago, the museum tells the history and features many historic relics from the Sokoto Caliphate.
Usman Danfodiyo University
Formerly known as University of Sokoto, it was renamed after Usman Dan Fodio, the founder of the Sokoto Caliphate.
Sultan Abubakar III International Airport
Serving Sokoto and its neighboring states, this airport serves as the link connecting North-Western Nigeria and the rest of the world.
Enclosing the Rima River in Goronyo, this is a major reservoir important in controlling floods and releasing water in the dry season for the surrounding areas.
National Gallery of Art, Sokoto
Usmanu Danfodiyo University
History Of Usmanu Danfodiyo University, Sokoto Usmanu Danfodiyo University, Sokoto also known as UDUSOK and formerly the University of Sokoto was established in September 1975 as one of the Four Universities established by the then Federal Government of Nigeria. The University was initially sited at the now City Campus and moved out most of its facultues to the permanent site in 1982. It however began its first classes on October 20th 1977 and till date has been producing academicians for the society. Safety/Security Usmanu Danfodiyo University, Sokoto is a relatively safe place to visit and has a slogan as the most peaceful university in Nigeria Things to Do/What to Bring While heading to the University make sure to go along with the following necessities 1. Eduactional materials 2. Necessary Documents as listed in the case of an enrollment at the University Things to Do at the University include; 1. Engage in the Academic and Social events at the University 2. Enroll in full time or part time courses 3. Make extensive use of the university library for study or research purposes Best Features Usmanu Danfodiyo University, Sokoto presently has 10 faculties and a Post graduate school,it also has another faculty the Food sciences and Engineering faculty under development. Most Common Visitors Common visitors at the University are students,Lecturers,educationists and people on leisure visits Best Time to Visit Best Time to visit the School is during the academic session of the University when all activities are still on
Sokoto State NYSC Secretariat
This is the administrative office of the National Youth Service Corps in Sokoto. It oversees the welfare, documentation and the general affairs of youth corpers in the state.
Usman Faruk Secretariat, Sokoto
Federal High Court, Sokoto
NYSC Permanent Orientation Camp, Sokoto
This camp ground is where the 3 weeks NYSC Orientation Course takes place. It involves physical drills, lectures and training, and social activities intended to foster interactions among Corpers.
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