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DR. JIMOH OLANREWAJU ABDULKADIR

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PROFILE OF DR. JIMOH OLANREWAJU ABDULKADIR

(abdulkadir.jo@unilorin.edu.ng; 07038786373)

Dr. Jimoh Olanrewaju Abdulkadir was born in Ilorin in Ilorin West Local Government Area of Kwara State on the 08 August, 1958. He attended Ilorin Grammar School in Ilorin, Cross River State College of Agriculture Obubra- Calabar, Cross River State. College of Fisheries Technology Lagos. Cross River University of Technology, Calabar and Federal University of Technology, Minna.  He holds OND and HND (Fisheries Technology), B .Tech (Fisheries Technology), M.Tech (Fish Nutrition) and Ph.D (Aquaculture with specialization in Limnology). He is presently a Lecturer II in the field of Aquaculture, Limnology, Hydrobiology, Fish farm construction and management, Fishing gears and materials.

He is a member of several Professional Associations such as Fisheries Society of Nigeria (FISON), Nigerian Environmental Society (NSE), Fisheries Scientist Association of Nigeria (FSAN), and Aquatic Science Association of Nigeria(AQSAN)..

Before joining University of Ilorin on 17th November, 2014, he worked in Kwara State ministry of Agriculture and taught in the State School of Agriculture, Ilorin and Kwara State Polytechnic, Department of Agricultural Technology. 

He has served in   many Academic and Administrative capacities, such as:

  • Departmental farm manager
  • Chairman, Departmental welfare committee
  • Member of  Faculty Advancement committee 
  • Member of Faculty Teaching and Research committee on security 
  • Member of committee on supervision of Faculty fish ponds
  • Coordinator, Departmental students field trip Level Adviser (200 Level)
  • Member , Evaluation committee of Faculty Research exhibition
  • Member, Committee on Access to PDF drive for E-books    

AREA OF RESEARCH INTEREST

  • Comparative study of four water bodies  on the breeding of Hetero-Clarias fingerlings
  • Biodiversity of fishes of Asa dam in Ilorin.
  • Study of four different feeds on the growth performance of hatchlings of Heterobranchus longfilis