Professor A.O.K. Adesehinwa Emerges AASAP Secretary

Professor Kingsley Adesehinwa of Trypanotolerant Livestock Livestock Improvement Programm (TLIP) of the institute has been elected as the new secretary of All African Society of Animal Production (AASAP) during the 7th All African Conference of Animal Agriculture (AACAA) which held recently in Accra, Ghana. He has since assumed duties as the new scribe of the society. Professor Adesehinwa transferred his service from National Agricultural Extension and Research Liaison Services (NAERLS) , Ahmadu Bello University (ABU) Zaria to the Institute in 2003 where he rose through the rank to become a Professor in Animal Science in 2010. Professor Adesehinwa has over 27 years of Academic, Research and Technology Transfer Experience in Animal Science and Livestock Production Systems, both nationally and internationally. Until his election to this new post, he has been a member of the Governing Council of the Nigeria Institute of Animal Science (NIAS) since 2011.  He has served for several years as the Publicity Secretary and later General Secretary, apart from being one of the Founding Members of the Animal Science Association of Nigeria (ASAN). He currently heads and conducts research in Monogastric Livestock Production Unit in the Institute and teaches same at the Department of Animal Sciences, Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile Ife. He is the Principal Investigator for Korea-Africa Food & Agriculture Cooperation Initiative (KAFACI) Livestock Research Projects in Nigeria and National President of Pig Farmers Association of Nigeria (PFAN). The Institute congratulates the erudite professor on this well deserved elevation and wish him success in this new level of service.