Professor Olusola Oyewole

Professor Olusola Oyewole is a Professor of Food Science and Technology (Food Microbiology and Biotechnology) at the Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta. He was the Vice Chancellor of the University from May 2012 to May, 2017 He has served as a Senior Expert (Quality Assurance, Mobility and Scholarships) at the Department of Human Resources, Science and Technology of the African Union Commission in Ethiopia, Addis-Ababa, from 2009 to 2010.

Prior to coming over  to the African Union Commission, Prof. Oyewole was the Coordinator of the British Government sponsored project on the “Mobilization of Regional Initiatives for the revitalization of higher education in Africa” , at the Association of African Universities (AAU), Accra, Ghana, from 2007 to 2009.

Who I am

A Father

I am married to Mrs. Bolanle Folashade, Oyewole and blessed with four (4) children.

A Professor

I've been a member of Professional/Learned Society since June, 1987.

A Clergy

I'm graced to be the founder and general overseer of Divine Heights Bible Church, Abeokuta, since 2009 till Date.

A Philanthropist

I have served as Director, Directorate of Grants Management ( January, 2012 to Date): I am the pioneer Director of this Directorate.

Resume

7 Years of Experience

Education

January, 1969 – June, 1973
Grammar School

Odo Otin Grammar School

Okuku via. Oshogbo. Osun State.

June, 1976 – June, 1977
Secondary Education

Federal School of Arts and Science

Victoria Island, Lagos. Nigeria.

January, 1985 – August, 1990
University Education

University of Ibadan

University of Ibadan, Ibadan

September, 1983 – November, 1984.
University Education

University of Ibadan

University of Ibadan, Ibadan

September, 1977 – June, 1981
University Education

University of Ife

University of Ife, Ile Ife, Nigeria.

Academic Qualificarion

August, 1990.
(Microbiology -Food)

Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

University of Ibadan, Nigeria.

November, 1984.
(Microbiology)

Master of Science (M.Sc.)

with specialization in Food Microbiology, University of Ibadan. Nigeria.

July, 1982
Microbiology

National Youth Service

National Youth Service from 1st August, 1981 to 31st July, 1982

June, 1981.
Microbiology

Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.)

University of Ife (Now: Obafemi Awolowo University), Ile Ife, Nigeria.

June, 1977
WAEC

West African School Certificate

West African School Certificate, June, 1977. (Grade One)

June, 1973
WAEC

West African School Certificate

West African School Certificate, June, 1977. (Grade Two)

Work Experience

Dec. 2009 - Nov, 2010
(Human Resources, Science and Technology)

Senior Expert

African Union Commission, Ethiopia, Addis-Ababa.

March 2008 to Nov, 2009
Mobilizing Regional Capacity Initiatives

Coordinator

Association of African Universities, Accra, Ghana.

January, 2006 to February, 2008
World Bank Quality Assurance Project

Project Officer

Research and Programs, Association of African Universities, Accra, Ghana.

11-15 December, 1995.
FAO/WHO Workshop

Chairman

Workshop on fermentation as a household technology to improve food safety. Pretoria, South Africa.

Food and Agricultural Organization (FAO)

Consultant

United Nations “Fermentation of Legumes, Seeds and Nuts in Africa” and “Fermentation of Non-Grain Starchy staples in African countries”.

2009 to 2010
Food and Agricultural Organization (FAO)

Consultant

United Nations “Application of Biotechnology to Food Processing and Food Safety.

My Objectives

Manifest excellence

• To manifest excellence and put in my best in any challenge or task.

Contribute to knowledge

• To contribute to knowledge and promote development through innovation and scientific research.

Collaborate and work

• To collaborate and work with people to achieve well defined, worth-while goals.

Positive change

• To act as an agent of positive change for the progress.

Sense of responsibility

• To exhibit good sense of responsibility, excellent leadership and commitment in every task and challenge.

Promote development

• To promote personal and corporate development;

Be the best

• To dream, set great goals and be the best that I can be.

Fulfill my destiny

• To live with purpose and fulfill my destiny.

My Values

Godliness

Ecxellence

Integrity

Team Work

Humility

Faith

Courage

Portfolio

My Works
INTERNATIONAL COLLABORATION

INTERNATIONAL COLLABORATION

Collaborations
INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

Membership
COMMUNITY

COMMUNITY

Membership
UNIVERSITY-WIDE

UNIVERSITY-WIDE

Membership
UNIVERSITY SENATE

UNIVERSITY SENATE

Membership
ASSOCIATION OF AFRICAN UNIVERSITIES, ACCRA, GHANA

ASSOCIATION OF AFRICAN UNIVERSITIES, ACCRA, GHANA

Appointment/Office Held, Collaborations

Blog

My Diary

Contact

Get in Touch

+234 803 3351814

Abeokuta. Ogun State.

oyewoleb@yahoo.com

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