Professor Haruna Kuje Ayuba was appointed by the Vice Chancellor (Professor Suleiman Bala Mohammed) as the DVC (Academics) and his nomination was approved by the Senate of Nasarawa State University, Keffi at its 94th Regular Senate Meeting, which held on Thursday 28th April, 2021.. He is the 7th DVC (Academics) of the Nasarawa State University, Keffi since establishment of the University in 2001. Haruna Kuje Ayuba is a professor of Biogeography/Environmental Science and a Consultant. He graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree (Honours) in Geography in 1989 from Bayero University, Kano and was posted to Borno State in the1989/1990 Batch for his National Youth Service Corps, where he became the first Corps member to have served in the Department of Geography, University of Maiduguri. Professor H K Ayuba’s excellent service during the NYSC year in the University of Maiduguri made the then Head of Department of Geography, Professor GGR Thambyahpillay, recommend him for employment. He was interviewed and was subsequently employed as Graduate Assistant in the Department of Geography, University of Maiduguri in January 1991 where his career in the University began. He bagged his Master’s and Doctoral degrees in Geography respectively in 1992 and 1998 from the University of Ibadan, Nigeria. He rose through the ranks and was promoted to a full Professor of Biogeography/Environmental Science in 2007 in the University of Maiduguri. He transferred his services to the Nasarawa State University, Keffi in 2014 and became the 9th Professor to deliver his Professorial Inaugural Lecture in the Nasarawa State University, Keffi.