It was a gathering of intellectuals, academia and stakeholders from all works of life as the Federal College of Animal Health And Production Technology, Ibadan celebrates founders day in grand style.
The event which doubled with the college’s 57th anniversary, took place on Thursday, April 1st, 2021
The eminent personalities that graced the occasion include; the Olubadan of Ibadanland, Oba Saliu Akanni Adetunji; Honourable Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Alhaji Muhammad Sabo Nanono; the Registrar of Nigerian Institute of Animal Science, Prof E A Iyayi; the first female Executive Director of the Institute of Agricultural Research and Training (IAR&T), Prof. Veronica Obatolu, and other intellectuals, academia, stakeholders and other dignitaries from all walks of life.
In his remark, the Provost of Federal College of Animal Health and Production Technology (FCAHPT), Dr Adekoya Owosibo disclosed that the celebration was important as it gave the college the opportunity to showcase its research findings and other achievements of the learning institution.
He said “It gladdens my heart to welcome you all to this Founder’s Day ceremony as this is the first time the College Founder’s day will be celebrated since 1st April, 1964 when the College was established.
“I also thank God that he has used me as the Provost of the College to mark this important day. This celebration is very important to us because its give us the opportunity to showcase some of our research findings and innovative achievements”.
He also stated that the College has witnessed tremendous development since the Federal Government took over the administration of the College
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