Samuel Adegboyega University
Samson Olusoji Afolabi is a holder of MSc,PGD and BSc in Agricultural Extension and Rural Sociology from Olabisi Onabanjo University Ago-Iwoye, Nigeria between 1993 and 2009. He also possesses Ordinary and Higher Diploma in General Agriculture from the then OAU College of Agriculture, Akure and Ibadan between 1983 and 1989. He is an alumni of Bioresources Institute of Nigeria. He has been involved in Rural Agricultural Extension and Farm Management since 1987, as he variously served with Ogun State Ministry of Agriculture and Ogun State Agricultural Development Project till 1993 when he joined Olabisi Onabanjo University, College of Agricultural Sciences Teaching and Research Farm where he rose to Chief Agricultural Supt before he joined Samuel Adegboyega University, Ogwa Edo State in 2011 as Senior Farm Manager. He is also an alumni of Faith Bible College and Theological Seminary Ot a, Nigeria and Redeemed Christian Bible College Nigeria where he obtained B.Th and PGD Theology and was a part - time Bible college tutor between 1995 and 2003. He is a member of Nigerian Institute of Management, Fellow Chattered Institute of Public Health and Environmental Management, Nigeria; Farm Management Association of Nigeria Home and Hotel Management Association of Nigeria,The Gideons International Nigeria among others. Currently, he is into adaptive research on the Role of Agricultural Communication in Bioresources and Farm Development. Some of his publications include 1. Study to Show Thyself Approved 2. Grain Amaranth as a rich source of protein and Anti- ageing factor 2015 3. Sustainable Use of Food Crops for Human Health (2015). He is presently the Head, Farm and Environment, Samuel Adegboyega University, Ogwa Edo State.
The University has been commisioned by the Fedreal Government to raise about 500 units of special oil palm seedling . The project is ongoing as research to futher improve the varieties of oil palm availible is being carried out