OJO Toyin Femi


Dr. Toyin Femi, Ojo obtained his B.Sc. (Ed.) Agriculture from the Bendel State University, Ekpoma, Bendel State, now Edo State, Nigeria.  He thereafter proceeded to earn his M.Sc. in Agricultural Extension and Rural Sociology from the Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, Osun State. He had worked with the Osun State Water Corporation, Ede, Osun State between 1993 and 1995. He later transferred his service to the Teaching Service Commission (TESCOM), Osogbo, Osun State where he served as a Tutor between 1995 and 2006. He was later appointed as an Assistant Lecturer at the Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife. He is currently a Senior Lecturer in the Department. His research interests are in communication in Extension for youths in rural development. Besides, his focus is on applying Geographic Information System (GIS) to Problem Solving in Agricultural Extension. Dr. Ojo is a fellow of the prestigious Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel. He is a registered member of such professional organizations as the International Research and Development Network of Children and Youth in Agriculture Programme (CYIAP-Network), Agricultural Extension Society of Nigeria (AESON), and Rural Sociological Association of Nigeria (RuSAN). He has attended many academic conferences and has published well researched articles reputable journal.