When the establishment of a faculty of Agriculture was approved by the Senate of the University of Abuja on 11th October, 2004. The Faculty comprises of the Departments of Agricultural Economics and Extension; Animal Science; Crop Science; Soil Science; Food and Nutrition Science; and Water Resources, Aquaculture and Fisheries.Department of Animal Science was established and started it first session in 2005/06.
Dr. E. A. OLATUNJI , is the Acting Head Department of Animal Science. He obtained his first and second degrees in Animal Science and Agricultural Biochemistry and Nutrition from the University of Ibadan. He also holds a Ph.D in Animal Nutrition, from Federal University of Technology, Minna. with Ruminant Nutrition & Agricultural Biochemistry as his area of specialization.
Department of Animal Science
1. Dr. E.A Olatuji HOD
Ph.D Associate Professor,Agric Biochemistry and Dairy Nutrition
2. Dr. A.A. Adeniji Senior Lecturer Ph.D Monogastric Animal Nutrition
3. Dr.(Mrs) M. Orunmuyi Lecturer I Ph.D Genetics and Breeding
4. Dr. Olafadehan Lecturer II Ph.D Ruminant Animal Production
5. Dr. I.C. Opara
D.V.M & M.Sc Reproduction Physiology
6. Mr. U.P. Yakubu Lecturer II M.Sc Fisheries and Aquaculture
Post Graduate Courses and entry requirement