Department of Forestry and Wildlife Fisheries


About Forestry and Wildlife

Philosophy
The philosophy of the Bachelor of Forestry and Wildlife programme is mainly to produce high-level manpower, competent in theory and practice for effective, efficient and sustainable management of forest and wildlife resources for continuous supply of their goods and services to the society.

Vision
To be a leader in the development of manpower at a higher level in renewable natural resource management to service both public and private sectors of the economy to generate employment and create wealth.

Mission
To engage in problem solving and development-oriented researches which will enhance the socio-economic well-being of Nigerians and environmental protection of the country, especially the fragile sudano-sahelian ecosystems.

Accreditation Status
The Department has full accreditation.

Physical Development
Physical structures include: Lecture rooms (02); laboratories (03); academic staff offices (08); non-academic offices (05) and administrative offices (02).


Staff Staff Details Interest/Specialization
Dr. Mbaya, Y. P.
B.Tech. (Yola); M.Tech. (Yola) Ph.D. (Yola); 8 years of teaching and research experience in the University
Wildlife Management and Conservation
Dr. Adeogun, P. F.
B. Sc. ( Ibadan); M. Sc. (Ibadan) Ph.D. (Maiduguri); 10 years of teaching and research experience in the University
Arid Zone Ecology
Dr. Sotannde O. A
B. Sc. ( Ibadan); M. Sc. ( Ibadan) Ph.D. (Ibadan); 10 years of teaching and research experience in the University
Wood and Fibre Science
Dr. Usman A.
B. Sc.(Maiduguri); M. Tech.(Yola) Ph.D.(Yola); 9 years of teaching and research experience in the University
Forest Biology and Ecology
Dr Ojo, V.A.
B. Sc.(Ibadan); M.Sc.(Ibadan); Ph.D. (Ibadan); 10 years of teaching and research experience in the University
Wildlife Management and Conservation
Dr. Zira, B.D.
B.Tech.(Yola); M.Tech.(Yola) Ph.D. (Yola); 6 years of teaching and research experience in the University
Forest Economics and Policy
Mr. Mala M.
B.Sc.(Maiduguri); M.Sc.(Ibadan); 5 years of teaching and research experience in the University
Wildlife Management and Conservation
Mr. Musa, W.D.
B. Sc. ( Maiduguri); M. Sc.(Ibadan); 5years of teaching and research experience in the University
Forest Biometrics
Mr. Abare, Y.A.
B.Sc.(Maiduguri);M.Sc. (Malaysia); 5 years of teaching and research experience in the University
Wood Science

There is still a dearth of senior academic staff. This situation is expected to improve with time. Non-teaching staff (technical and field) are adequate with all the cadres being represented.

This has been increasing steadily since 2009 to 2015.