The philosophy of the chemistry programme is sustainable development and nation building.
To be the model in providing manpower development towards industrial and technological growth in the north east zone and the country at large, while maintaining academic excellence.
To be recognized as the leading centre of scientific expertise, technical innovation and with a reputation led by training and research encompassing undergraduate and postgraduate teaching, industrial training and consultancy and academic excellence. The Department of Chemistry is committed as a community to the creation of conducive atmosphere for learning, which will result in maximum opportunity for industrial and intellectual growth in the North East zone and the country at large. The Department therefore thrives to graduate individuals who are equipped with a wide range of skills and techniques in analyzing and assessing scientific problems and other data. The Department is committed to providing quality education and preparing students for other challenges and disciplines such as medicine, engineering etc.
The Department has full accreditation for the programme.
Programmes offered include: B.Sc. (Hons) (Chemistry), M.Sc. Ph.D. (Analytical Chemistry), M.Sc. Ph.D. (Organic and Medicinal Chemistry) and M.Sc. Ph.D. (Inorganic Chemistry)
Physical facilities include: Library (01); Laboratory (05) and Instrumentation Room (01)