A Professor of Fish Post-Harvest Technology at Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba Akoko, Felix Olusegun Akinwumi, is set to deliver the institution’s 20th Inaugural Lecture on Tuesday, August 22, 2023.
Akinwumi’s lecture, titled “Fish Post-Harvest Losses: Arresting The Arresters,” will take place at the University Multipurpose Hall at 2:00 pm.
Prof. Akinwumi holds a Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.) in Biological Sciences from the University of Calabar, Cross Rivers State; a Master of Science degree in Zoology (Fisheries and Hydrobiology) from the University of Ibadan; and a Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) in Fish Post-Harvest Technology from the Federal University of Technology, Akure, Ondo State.
An accomplished academic and researcher, Professor Akinwumi has participated in and presented academic and professional papers at numerous local and international conferences worldwide. His extensive body of work has become a cornerstone in the field of Zoology, Fisheries, and Animal & Environmental Biology.
Currently serving as the Deputy Vice Chancellor (Academic) at Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba Akoko, the Professor of Fish Post-Harvest Technology has held various significant roles within the University. He has been both a recipient and beneficiary of numerous research grants at different times.
Recognized for his exceptional contributions, Professor Akinwumi has received multiple honors, meritorious awards, scholarships, and fellowships in acknowledgment of his character and valuable services to humanity.
In a statement by Prof. Adebisi Daramola, Deputy Vice Chancellor (Administration), Prof. Olugbenga Ige, the Vice Chancellor, will be presiding over the event.
Invited guests are kindly urged to take their seats at the venue by 1:30pm.