Dr. Anas Ahmad Sabir, Chief Medical Director of Usmanu Danfodiyo University Teaching Hospital, Sokoto, hails from Sokoto South Local Government of Sokoto state of Nigeria. He had his primary and secondary education from Bayero University Staff School and Federal Government College, Kano respectively. He obtained MBBS at Usmanu Danfodiyo University Sokoto and emerged the best graduating medical student in the year 1999. After one year mandatory Housemanship, he did his National Youth Service Corps at the National Hospital, Abuja from 2000 to 2001, and later joined Specialist Hospital, Sokoto as Medical Officer from 2001-2002 .

Because of his quest to search for knowledge, Dr. Anas Sabir secured Residency appointment with Usmanu Danfodiyo University Teaching Hospital, Sokoto as Registrar in the department of Medicine in the year 2002; and passed his Part I Examination of West African College of Physicians and in National Postgraduate Medical College in October, & November, 2005 respectively. He passed the Part II fellowship examination of the National Postgraduate Medical College (NPMC) in November 2008, to become a Fellow of the Medical College of Physicians. He was appointed Consultant physician/endocrinologist in March 2009 by Usmanu Danfodiyo University Teaching Hospital Sokoto. He also became a Fellow American College of Endocrinologist (FACE) in the year 2013.

Dr. Sabir travelled widely within and outside the country in search of knowledge, thus attended numerous workshops and seminars in addition to other official engagements. He also has over forty papers to his credit published in reputable academic journals both national and international. He served as major or co-supervisor of dissertations of many candidates. He has also participated in many community services which include; free medical outreaches organized by Nigerian Medical Association Sokoto State, Medical and Dental Consultant’s Association Sokoto State chapter and Association of Resident Doctors UDUTHS chapter.

Until his appointment as the Chief Medical Director, Dr Sabir, served in different managerial capacities, they include; Chairman, Nigerian Medical Association (NMA) Sokoto state chapter. Deputy Chairman, Medical Advisory Committee in charge of training, Chairman, Medical Advisory Committee among others.

Dr. Sabir has received many awards among them are: overall best graduation student in the College of Health Science, Usmanu Danfodiyo University Sokoto in the 1999, and Honourable mention award in poster presentation AACE 2012. He is the first graduate and trained Consultant of Usmanu Danfodiyo University Teaching Hospital, Sokoto to clinch the Chief Medical Director’s position of the Hospital.

He is happily married and blessed with children.

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