Prof. Noah Yusuf was born on June 26, 1964 in Lagos State, Prof. Yusuf had his elementary education at the Community L.E.A. Primary School, Okeya-Ipo, from where he proceeded to Omupo Grammar School, Omupo, for his secondary school education from 1974 to 1979.
Between 1979 and 1982, he was at the School of Basic Studies of the then Kwara State College of Technology (now Kwara State Polytechnic), Ilorin, where he sat for the University of Cambridge-moderated GCE Advanced Level examinations.
He later gained admission into the nation’s premier University of Ibadan in 1984 to study Sociology. He graduated in 1986 with B.Sc (Honours) in Sociology and subsequently did his mandatory National Youth Service programme in Iperu-Remo, Ogun State.
This highly-respected academic returned to the University of Ibadan for his postgraduate studies. He, thereafter, obtained the Master of Science (M.Sc.) and Ph.D. both in Sociology from the same University in 1990 and 2003, respectively.
Prof. Yusuf commenced his eventful working career as a Part-Time Lecturer in the General Studies Unit of the Kwara State College of Education, Ilorin, in 1991. Later in the same year, he was employed as a Member, Editorial Board of the then Nigerian Herald under the Editorship of renowed journalists – Alh. R.A. Yusuf and Mr. Mola Olaniyan Prof. Yusuf began his academic career in 1992 with his appointment as an Assistant Lecturer in the Department of Sociology, University of Ilorin, where he rose through the ranks to become a Professor in October, 2012. For more details visit – Professor Noah Yusuf