DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURAL SCIENCE

 

The Department of Agricultural Science was established in 1964 at the inception of the College to train NCE teachers in Agricultural Science. Degree programme in Agricultural Science came into being in 1988/89 academic session with the first batch of Degree students given Direct Entry admission into 300 level. The first set of graduates were produced in 1989/90 academic session. Over the years, the Department had produced reputable academic in various higher institution in Nigeria, administrators, teachers and professional farmers. The caliber of staff has also improved over the years.

1.         PHILOSOPHY

The philosophy of NCE Agricultural Education program is tied with the national philosophy on Agriculture for self-reliance based on the provision of teachers endowed with a balanced approach between principles and practice of Agriculture for academic and vocational ends.

2.         OBJECTIVES

            The objectives of the program shall be:

i).         To prepare graduates with the right attitude to, and knowledge/professional competence in vocational agriculture.

ii).        To produce teachers who will be capable for motivating students to acquire inters in and aptitude for agriculture.

iii).       To develop in the student-teachers the appropriate communicative skills for effective transmission of agricultural information and skills to the students in the context of their environment.

iv).       to equip the student-teachers with adequate knowledge and ability to establish and manage a model school farm effectively.

v).        To provide a sound background to enhance further academic and professional progression of the student-teachers.

 

(A).      ACADEMIC STAFF

 

S/N

Name of Staff

Status/Designation

Qualification

1.

 Adejumo, J.O.

Reader

B.Sc. (Agric)1978, Ph.D.(Animal Nutrition)1984, PGDE 2000

2.

Adegunloye, F.O.

Chief Lecturer

B.Sc. (Engin.)1981, M.Sc (Agric Engin.)1984, M.N.S.E.1991; PGDE 2000, Ph.D. 2007

3.

Adeleye, E.O.

Chief Lecturer

B.Sc. (Agric)1988,M.Sc. (Agronomy)1991, PGDE 1998, Ph.D. 2010

4.

Akinbani, A.S.

Chief Lecturer

OND (Agric)1978, M.Sc (Agric-Econs) 1985, Ph.D. (Agric-Econs)1989, PGDE

5.

Adedeji, O.A.

Principal Lecturer

B.Sc.(Agric Engin)1993,M.Sc. (Agric Engin.)2001, PGD (Comp. Engin.) 1998, PGDE 2003

6.

Onunkun, O.

Senior Lecturer

B.Sc (Agric) 1987, M.Sc (Agric-Bio)1990, PGDE 2007

7.

Ayoola, M.A.

Senior Lecturer

NCE (Agric) 1990, B.Ed.(Agric)1993, M.Sc. (Animal Prod)1999, Ph.D. 2010

8.

Aladekomo, F.O.

Senior Lecturer

B.Ed.(Agric)1990, M.Sc (Agric-Exten)2003, Ph.D. 2011

9.

Ale, A.B.

Senior Lecturer

B.Ed. 2000, M.Sc. 2004, Ph.D 2015

10.

Akintade, T.F.

Lecturer 1

B.A.(Agric) 1997, PGDE 2005, M.Tech 2006, Ph.D 2015.

11.

Ogunsipe, M.H.

Lecturer I

B.Ed (Agric)1993, PGDE 2000

12.

Ibidapo, I.O.

Lecturer I

B.Ed (Agric) 1994, M.Sc.(Agric Econs)1999

13.

Oladepo, A.D.

Lecturer I

B.Sc(Agric) 1994, PGDE 2004, M.Sc(Agric Econs)1997, M.Sc Animal Science 2004

14.

Ayeni, L.S.

Lecturer I

HND (Crop)1996, PGD (Crop) 1998, M.Tech.(Soil)2002, Ph.D (Soil) 2009, PGDE 2011

15.

Balogun Kayode

Assistant Lecturer

B. Agric (Tech) Animal Production and Health (2012)

 

(B).      NON-ACADEMIC OFFICE STAFF

(1).       Mrs. E.K. Owolabi                               Personal Secretary II               B.Ed

(2).       Mr. O.O. Animashaun                         Chief Clerical Officer

 

(C).      NON ACADEMIC TEACHING AND RESEARCH FARM WORKERS

(1).       Mr. K.O. Akinwekomi Principal Technician               -           HND

(2).       Mr.F. Taiwo                 Senior Technician Assistant    -            Pry Six Leaving Certificate

(3).       Mr. A. Anthony                        Senior Technician Assistant    -           WAEC

(4).       Mr. S.S. Mama                        Technician Assistant               -           WAEC             

 

(D).      LABORATORY TECHNOLOGIST

(1).       Mr. M. Saliyu              Technologist 1                         -           HND