Prof. Olawole O. Obembe

UNESCO Chair on Plant Biotechnology in Covenant University.

Prof. O.O. Obembe was recruited to serve as a lecturer at the University of Agriculture, Abeokuta, after completing his MSc. degree programme in Botany. He has been awarded international fellowships, which gave him doctoral and postdoctoral training opportunities at the International Institute of Tropical Agriculture, Ibadan Nigeria, Wageningen University, the Netherlands, and the International Centre for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology. India. He was appointed Senior Lecturer at Covenant University, Nigeria, in 2007and rose to the position of a full professor in 2014. Prof. Obembe has numerous international links and is a member of the Society for Environmental Education and Society for Applied Biotechnology, both of India and the Biotechnology Society and Botanical Society, both of Nigeria. He has published over 60 peer-reviewed articles in reputable journals and conference proceedings.