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Dr. Olatunde Lawrence OTUTU holds Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) degree in Food Chemistry and Processing from the LadokeAkintola University of Technology (LAUTECH) Ogbomoso. He also obtained M.Sc and B.Sc. degrees in Food Science and Technology from the ObafemiAwolowo University, Ile Ife,Osun State. He had served at Management levels in the Quality Control and Production Departments in many Food Industries and was a consultant to Ondo State Government on Cassava Revolution. He had taught and facilitated courses and as Head of Department at the Joseph Ayo Babalola University (JABU). He is currently a Senior Lecturer and Acting Head of Department of Food Science and Technology,BamideleOlumilua University of Education, Science and Technology, Ikere (BOUESTI).


The general goals and objectives of Food Science and Technology education and training should be in consonance with the realization of national needs and aspirations vis-a- vis industrial development and technological emancipation. The graduates must therefore be resourceful, creative and knowledgeable to be able to perform the following functions.

The objectives of the programme in general are to produce graduates:

  1. Geared towards self-employment;

  2. With sufficient technical and productive skills who will be involved in production, research and entrepreneurship in any aspect of Food Science and Technology and related disciplines;

  3. Who are relevant to themselves, the industry and society and who can contribute effectively to national development goals in Food Science and Technology education.

  4. With the awareness of the need to ameliorate the impact of Food Science and Technology education on our environment.

Food science and technology

Students can transfer into 200-Level courses provided they possess the requisite qualifications and confidential testimonial of good character once BOUESTI is satisfiedthat the grades obtained by candidates on transfer are acceptable for...