Prof. Badejo is a good mixer who is widely acknowledged in Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU) in Ile-Ife as well as Ondo community for his good human relations, wealth of experience, foresight, agility, doggedness, dedication to duty and commitment to the progress of hardworking university staff.

A scholar of International repute, Prof. Badejo has up to date published five books and 73 academic papers in local and international journals in the broad field of Soil Entomology, Acarology, Ecotoxicology of Microarthropods and Environmental Studies in Agriculture...

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  • Marital Status: Married
    No of Children: Four
    Next of Kin: Dr. Mrs Tinuke Badejo
    Date of Assumption of Duty in OAU: 26th March, 1981
    Rank/Status on First Appointment: Graduate Assistant
    Date of Confirmation of Appointment: 25th January, 1990
    Present Status & Date of Promotion: Professor since October 1, 1998
    Faculty (in OAU): Science
    Department (in OAU): Zoology

A good teacher, mentor and model

Environmentalist and Zoologist

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Professor Badejo holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Biology, a Masters of Science in Zoology as well as a Doctorate in Zoology from Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife. In addition to these degrees, he also earned a distinction in the Post-Doctoral Diploma course in Environmental Science and Technology of the International Institute for Hydraulic and Environmental Engineering (IHE), which is now known as UNESCO-IHE in Delft, The Netherlands - an acknowledged European Centre of academic excellence. He started his career in the University of Ife as a Graduate Assistant in 1981 and rose through the ranks to become a Professor in 1998. During this period, He has made significant contributions to the development and teaching of courses in Entomology, Ecology and Invertebrate Zoology in the Department of Zoology. As a member of the Faculty Board of examiners, he has been involved in the assessment of written examinations and students research projects at undergraduate and postgraduate levels.

Seasoned Environmentalist

Unrivalled Researcher

Excellent Model