The Governing Council of Kaduna State University, Kaduna has on Tuesday, 14th March, 2023 approved the appointment of Samira Umar Balarabe, Esq. as substantive REGISTRAR of the institution from 16th March,2023.

Until her new appointment, Samira, was the immediate past Academic Secretary of the University.

Born in Kaduna State on 10th November, 1981, Samira holds Multi disciplinary Academic Qualifications which include: LL. B. Hons (2002) and LL. M (2022) with specialization in property law both from ABU, Zaria, Masters in Conflict Peace and Strategic Studies (MCPSS) (2016) with specialization in Conflict Resolution from KASU, Kaduna, and also obtained her B.L. from the Nigerian Law School, Bwari, Abuja (2004).

Samira Balarabe joined the services of Kaduna State University in 2006 as an Administrative Officer I in the Registry Department (Legal Unit) and rose through the ranks to the position of Deputy Registrar on 1st October, 2018.

In the course of her career, she served in different parts of the University and in different capacities which includes Vice-Chancellor’s Office as an Administrative Officer I (Legal), Faculty Officer in the Faculties of Arts and Medicine respectively, Establishment Unit in charge of Council Affairs, Postgraduate School as Secretary and Academic Affairs Unit as Academic Secretary.

Samira also served as a Member/secretary to various Committees in the University and attended many Local and International Conferences, Seminars and Workshops.

As a seasoned Professional Administrator and Dispute Resolution Practitioner,she is a member to the following professional bodies: Nigerian Bar Association (NBA), Senior Staff Association of Nigerian Universities (SSANU), Association of Nigerian University Professional Administrators (ANUPA),Chartered Institute of Arbitrators in Nigeria(NICArb), Chartered Institute of Professional Managers and Administrators (IPMA), Chartered Institute of Human Resources Managers (CIHRM) and Institute of Industrialists and Corporate Administrators (IICA) to mention a few.

Samira Umar Balarabe, Esq. is currently a traditional title holder in Kubau Local Government Area of Kaduna State designated GIMBIYAR KUBAU. She also bagged numerous meritorious awards from different Institutions and Associations some of which include: KASU staff of the year for 2019\2020 Academic Session, Award of Excellence for epitome of good leadership and many other awards for tireless Community service to mention a few.

She is also uniquely known for her MOTIVATIONAL talents which is evident in the major role she provides pertaining to general Staff welfare in the University.