The Governing Council of Al-Qalam University Katsina approved the appointment of Sani Abashe Adamu as second substantive Registrar of the University on assuming of duty with effect from 2nd July, 2014. He was born on 9th September, 1968 at Kankia in Kankia Local Government of Katsina State. He attended Nuhu Primary School from 1974 to 1980, sat for his Secondary School Examination (WAEC) in 1985, Bachelor of Art in Mass Communication from Bayero University, Kano in 1992. He was later sponsored to pursue his Master in Public Policy and Administration from the same University in 2005 from his employer, Isa Kaita College of Education which he successfully completed in 2005. He joined the services of Ahmadu Bello University in 2011 from where he was appointed the Registrar of Al-Qalam University, Katsina, the position he still serving.
• Member of Nigerian Institute of Industrialized and Corporate Administrators (MIICA)
• Member of Association of Nigerian University Professional Administrator (ANUPA)
• Al-Qalam University Katsina
 Substantive Registrar of Al-Qalam University Katsina from 2014 to date.
He is the Chief Administrative officer of the University answerable to the Vice- Chancellor. He is responsible for the day to day administrative functions of the University under the supervision of the Vice Chancellor. He is the secretary to Council, Senate, Congregation and Convocation and responsible for the follow up actions to implement their decisions. He is by Statute the custodian of all University records and the common seal, and is responsible for the conduct of examinations.
• Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria
 Deputy Registrar
 University Examination Officer
 Human Resources Officer (Principal Assistant Registrar, in-charge of Admin & Discipline)
In addition to the specified ranks he rose through and position held, he served various Committees of the University in Ahmadu Bello University including University GENS Committee Secretary, Secretary for Estimates Committee, Intermediate and Junior Staff Housing Committee Secretary, Admissions, Procedures and Results Verification Team Members, among others.
• Isa Kaita College of Education
 Deputy Registrar/Academic Secretary
 Principal Assistant Registrar
 Senior Assistant Registrar
 Ag. Academic Secretary
 Assistant Registrar
 Administrative Officer I
 Administrative Secretary to the National Committee of Provosts of Nigerian Colleges of Education
 Ag. Public Relations Officer of the College
 Administrative Officer
He served a lot of Committees within the Academic and Administrative arms of the College including, Accreditation, Curriculum Development, Examination Malpractice, Matriculation, Website Development Committee, to mention but few.