The position of Vice-Chancellor of the Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta (FUNAAB), will be vacant with effect from 24th May, 2012. In this regard, and in accordance with the Provisions of the Universities (Miscellaneous Provisions) Decree No. 11 of 1993 and the Amendment Decree No. 25 of 1996, the University wishes to commence the processes for the appointment of a Vice-Chancellor.

The University was established on 1st January, 1988 with the initial mandate and mission of improving agricultural education in a scientific and practical way; coupled with applied research and such extension services as would assist in achieving self-sufficiency in food production in the minimum time, while also catalyzing and sustaining rural development. The mandate has since expanded with the announcement by the Federal Government that specialized Universities should diversify and offer most courses for easier access of students to higher education.

The University, with a student population of close to 12,000 comprising undergraduate and graduate students and a total staff strength of about 2,000, has settled on its 10,000 hectares permanent site, situated along Alabata Road in Odeda Local Government Area of Ogun State. The University offers various courses in Agriculture, Life and Physical Sciences, Management Sciences, Environment, Engineering and Veterinary Medicine.

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