Friday April 25 2014
Ajanaku Kolawole Oluseyi

Ajanaku Kolawole Oluseyi

Dr. Professor (Associate) / Head, Department of Chemistry BSc.; MSc.; PhD (Ind. Chemistry) (U.I)

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Young by history, yet in the lead; demanding but caring; remarkably diverse in its people, its interests, it opportunities for personal and intellectual growth; the Department of Chemistry, Covenant University is a community of people who are inspired by the promise of possibility. And there are so many paths to fulfilling that promise at Covenant University. We are known far and wide as a powerhouse in Chemistry and its allied discipline, with major commitment to the new frontiers of Chemistry such as Medicinal, Nano, Computational, Combinational Physical, Inorganic, Environmental, Organic and Analytical Chemistry.

It is a pleasure and a privilege to be part of the Department of Chemistry, Covenant University family, to enjoy its world-class academic, research, student life and other facilities and most importantly, to work closely with its remarkable Faculty, staff and students, and with parents and friends. Whatever your reason for visiting, you are very welcome to the Department of Chemistry, Covenant University, Canaan Land, Ota, Ogun State, Nigeria.

The importance of having a well functioning, vibrant and committed Faculty in our Department of Chemistry can hardly be overstated.

The Department metamorphosed from the Department of Applied Sciences which was established in 2004 / 2005 academic session. The Department of Applied Sciences offered the following programmes:

  1. B.Sc. Applied Chemistry
  2. B.Sc. Applied Mathematics and
  3. B.Sc. Applied Physics

Before the end of the session, the name of the Department was changed to the Department of Natural Sciences to include three additional programmes namely: B.Sc Biochemistry; B.Sc Biology and B.Sc Microbiology.

The applied was replaced with industrial to make the programmes more attractive to prospective students. In September of 2006/2007 session, the department of Natural Sciences was split into four Departments namely Departments of Biological Sciences offering B.Sc Biology, Microbiology and Biochemistry programmes; Chemistry offering B.Sc Industrial Chemistry; Mathematics offering B.Sc. Industrial Mathematics and Physics offering B.Sc Industrial Physics.


The Department of Chemistry is to effectively impart our students’ modern Chemistry education targeted towards building a large, strong, diversified, sustainable and competitive economy, thereby guaranteeing the productivity and well being of the people.


The Department of Chemistry aspires to eradicate poverty and restore the dignity of the black man by recognizing and developing competencies and knowledge; to encourage communication and innovative thinking and strengthen integrity through intensive Chemistry education.

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