Solomon Adedapo Adesoji


Prof. Solomon Adedapo Adesoji obtained Nigerian Certificate in Education (NCE) in 1981 from Ilesa, B.Sc. (Hons) Agricultural Extension Services from University of Ibadan in 1986, M.Sc. (2003) and Ph.D. (2010) in Agricultural Extension and Rural Sociology from the Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife. Before his appointment as lecturer, he was an Agricultural Extension officer with Osun State Agricultural Development Programme.  He also worked as a farm manager (training) with Agricultural Youth Empowerment Programme (OSSAYEP) under the Ministry of Agriculture of Osun State. He was appointed a lecturer at the University of Ado-Ekiti in 2005. He left the University as a lecturer II in 2010.  He joined the Obafemi Awolowo University in 2010 as Lecturer I and he is presently a Professor in the department. His wide experience on the field as an Agricultural Extension Officer developed his interest in Fishery management which he studied at doctoral level. Prof. Adesoji developed his interest in fishery extension Management. He is into Agricultural Administration, Programme evaluation and communication. Prof. Adesoji is a fellow of the prestigious Brown International Advanced Research Institute of the Brown University in Providence Island United State of America. He is also a grant winner of the same Institute. Prof. Adesoji had published to his credit well-researched journal articles in reputable local and international journals. Prof. Adesoji was the Head of the Department between 2020 and 2022. Prof. Adesoji is a member of Agricultural Extension Society of Nigeria (AESON), Rural Sociological Association of Nigeria (RuSAN). He is also a member of International Research network of Children-in-Agriculture Programme (CYIAP)-Network and a member of Global Development Network (GDN). Prof. Adesoji has attended many academic conferences within and outside. Prof. Adesoji is also a non-stipendiary priest in the Anglican Communion