Course Director/ Consultants
Mr. Tunji Adeniyi
Dr. Bayo Arowolaju
Professor A.I. Ayodele
Professor A. J. Adegbeye
Dr. E.A. Ajayi
Mr. Mike O. Borisade
Mr. Eddie I. Okhiria
Mr. Gabriel O. Faluyi
Mr. David T. Ibikunle
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Professor A.I. Ayodele
Course Director/Consultant
Augustine Ibukun Ayodele is a Professor of Wildlife and Fisheries Management at the Faculty of Agriculture and Forestry, University of Ibadan, Nigeria. His core areas of interests are Wildlife Utillisation and Biodiversity Management.
At various times at the University of Ibadan, he was head of Department of Wildlife and Fisheries; Sub-Dean , Faculty of Agriculture and Forestry; Post - Graduate Coordinator of the Department of Wildlife and Fisheries and Member, Internal Revenue Board, University of Ibadan. To date he is a member of the University Senate; Member , Senior Staff Disciplinary Committee; Member , Management Board, University of Ibadan Zoo; among many other important positions.
Professor Ayodele is External Examiner to the following Universities in Nigeria on the subject matter:
  • Federal University of Technology, Akure, Nigeria.
  • Federal University of Technology, Minna, Nigeria.
  • Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta, Nigeria.
  • Federal University of Technology Yola, Nigeria.
  • Babcock University, Nigeria.
  • Redeemer University, Nigeria.
  • University of Benin, Benin City, Nigeria.
  • Federal University of Agriculture, Markurdi, Nigeria
In addition, he is external examiner and assessor to many universities outside Nigeria – USA, UK, South Africa, Ghana , Malaysia, India, China, Germany, Sierra Leone, Cameroon, Benin Republic, etc. Besides, he is Visiting Professor to Delta State University, Abraka, Nigeria, and Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba-Akoko, Nigeria.
Professor Ayodele is a Consultant to West African Rice Development Authority (WARDA), WWF, FAO, NCF, UNDP, WTO, and UNICEF. Nigerian National University Commission (NUC), Old Oyo National Park, Kwara State of Nigeria Zoological Garden, National Zoological Garden Abuja, Nigeria, Kainji Lake National Park, Natural Resources Conservation Council of Nigeria, Agricultural Development Projects (ADPs) at Oyo, Kwara, Ogun, Ondo and Osun States of Nigeria, Korup National Park, Cameroon ( W.W.F Projects ) "W" National Park, Niger Republic (I.U.C.N Projects) International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA), International Livestock Center for Africa (ILCA.), now ILRI.
Ibukun has carried out extensive research on and set up many farms on the domestication of wildlife, particularly, giant rats, grass-cutter, snails, honey bees and fish. Professor Ayodele has been able to establish the tourism and economic potentials of wildlife and fisheries generally and in particular to address the twin problem of poverty and household food security.
He has to his credit about a hundred books and journal articles. A very productive academic, he has supervised over 55 PhD, 10 M.Phils. and several MSc and BSc Students.
Professor Ayodele is happily married with beautiful Children.