PROFESSOR SAMUEL OLUSEGUN BALOGUN
Professor Olusegun Samuel Balogun joined the services of the University of Ilorin in October 1990, as an Assistant Lecturer. He proceeded on Japanese (Monbusho) graduate scholarship to Japan in 1993 where he attended the Tokyo University of Agriculture and Technology for his goctoral training in plant protection specializing in Plant Virology.
He has served in the Department of Crop Protection in various capacities including examination coordinator and head of department. He has also served as the Director of the University sugar research Institute. Upon completion of his term, he was honored with award of meritorious service.
His research interests are in Plant pathology and plant Virology. He has over 80 publications to his credit. He is happily married with children.