Dr. Momodu Sanusi Jimah until his appointment as the substantive Rector, was in acting capacity as Rector of Auchi Polytechnic. He is a Chief Lecturer in the Department of Urban & Regional Planning. He is an Alumnus of the Polytechnic where he obtained the Higher National Diploma in Urban & Regional Planning in 1982, a Post Graduate Diploma in Urban & Regional Planning in 1997 and a Masters in Business Administration in 2003. In 2007, he obtained his Masters Degree in Geo & Regional Planning of the Ambrose Ali University, Ekpoma. In 2011, Jimah bagged the Doctorate Degree in Geo & Regional Planning with specialization in Environmental Resource Management.
He joined the services of Auchi Polytechnic in 1991 where he has demonstrated consummate skills in teaching, research and administration rising to the rank of Chief Lecturer in 2009.
Dr. Jimah is a member of several professional bodies amongst which are:
- Membership of the Nigeria Institute of Town Planners
- Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Economists of Nigeria
- Member, Environmental Management Association of Nigeria
- Member, Nigeria Environmental Society and Fellow Institute of Entrepreneurship of Nigeria.
He has held many positions of high responsibility in the Polytechnic. He was at various times Acting Head, Department of Urban & Regional Planning; on relief duties; Dean, School of Environmental Studies; Director, Centre for Entrepreneurial Development; Director, Auchi Polytechnic Consultancy Services and Assistant Dean, School of Part-Time Studies.
Dr. Jimah has to his credit forty-one scholarly publications in reputable national and international journals, five duly published and evaluated books as well as fifty-one papers presented at conferences.
He is married and blessed with children.