Prof. Sunday Olawale Okeniyi


 Sunday Olawale OKENIYI


 Department of  Chemistry


Prof. Sunday Olawale OKENIYI is a Professor of Applied, Organic & Natural Product Chemistry. He holds a Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D) Pharmaceutical Chemistry from the Ahmadu Bello University (ABU), Zaria, he was the Academy Provost (2012-2015). He also established the Centre for Energy and Environment, he has numerous publications in books and high impact journals, and has reviewed many books and journals. He has won numerous grants, he is an Alumni of the Chemical Security Programme of USA States Department, Harvard Kennedy Graduate School of Education, Harvard University, USA, He is currently the National Adhering Officer (NAO) for Nigeria at the International Union of Pure & Applied Chemistry (IUPAC), National Representative for Nigeria at the Commonwealth Chemistry Forum (CCF), the immediate Past President of Chemical Society of Nigeria (CSN) as well as the current Vice Chancellor of Atiba University Oyo, Oyo State, Nigeria. He is a Fellow of the Chemical Society of Nigeria (FCSN), a Fellow of the Institute of Chattered Chemists of Nigeria (FICCON), Member Institute of Planning, Nigeria (MIPN), Fellow, Royal Society of Chemistry, United Kingdom (FRSC (UK), Member, Institute of Public Analysts of Nigeria (MIPAN), Member, American Chemical Society (ACS), Fellow Institute of Management Consultant and a Chartered Management Consultant. He is a member of the West African Society for Pharmacology (WASP) as well as that of the Industrial Pollution Abatement Committee (IPAC).

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