Deputy Vice Chancellor, Academics

PROFESSOR SYLVESTER OLUWADARE OJO (fnie)

Professor Sylvester Oluwadare Ojo was born in Ado Ekiti on 20th November, 1956. He attended University of Ife (OAU) 1975-1979, University of Ibadan, Ibadan 1982-1983 and the Federal University of technology, Akure 1996-2000. He obtained the following academic qualifications: PhD (2000), M.Sc. (1983) and B.Sc. (1979).

His working experience include;

  1. Classroom Teacher/ Vice Principal (1973-1975, 1979-1985) with the old Ondo State Teaching Service Commission
  2. He was with the Okitipupa Oil-Palm Plc, Okitipupa, 1985-1997 and left as Assistant General Manager Plantations.
  3. He joined the Federal University of Technology, Akure on 2nd March 1998 as Lecturer II and became a Professor on 1st October, 2010.
  4. Prof Ojo joined Afe Babalola University, Ado Ekiti since October 2016
  5. He is currently on Leave of Absence in Afe Babalola University as Deputy Vice Chancellor (academic) with effect from April, 2018.

Prof Ojo is a prolific writer and has published 69 articles in both local and international journals and in conference proceedings.

He has supervised 27 Masters Students and 14 PhD students, 4 of whom are now Professors.

He has held a number of positions within the University community; Coordinator of Post Graduate Diploma Programme, Head of Department, Senate membership and Standing Senate Committees.

He is a member of many Professional Associations like;

Fellow of the Institute of Economists of Nigeria (INEN) and Member of Nigerian Association of Agricultural Economists (NAAE).

He is happily married and blessed with progressive children.