Professor Olorunfemi Cornelius JEGEDE

Professor Olorunfemi Cornelius JEGEDE

Academic Credentials and Year

  • Ph.D. Veterinary Parasitology, Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria – 2008

  • M.Sc, Veterinary Parasitology, Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria – 2003

  • MBA, Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria – 1998

  • DVM, Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria – 1990

Research interests:

  • Helminth parasite control

  • Detection, characterization and epidemiological investigation of zoonotic dioseases caused by helminth parasites

  • Current and emerging risk to food security and safety


  • Peer reviewed Journal publications – 39

  • Conference Proceedings – 21

  • Published monographs. – 4

  • Research reports. – 8


  • Jegede, et al., (2008): Spigelia anthelmia. In: Schmelzer, G.H. & Gurib-Fakim, A. (Editors). Plant Resources of Tropical Africa 11(1). Medicinal plants 1. PROTA Foundations, Wageningen, Netherlands/Bakhuys Publishers, Leiden, Netherlands/CTA, Wageningen, Netherlands. pp 534-536, 692.


  • Assistant Senior Prefect’s Award 1984

  • Excellent organiser award by NVMA Abuja Chapter in recognition of my contribution as LOC member NVMA golden jubilee, ‘Abuja 2013’

  • Appointed member Board of Trustees (BOT), Chirubim and Seraphim College old students association 2014 to date.


  • Associate member, Nigerian Institute of Management (AMNIM), Member, Nigerian veterinary Medical Association (NVMA, Nigerian Society for Animal Production (NSAP), Member, Parasitology and Public Health Society of Nigeria (PPSN), Member, Society for Occupational Safety and Environmental Health (SOSEH), World Association for the Advancement of Veterinary Parasitology (WAAVP), Member, Entomological Society of Nigeria (ESN), Member, Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU).