Prof. SAM-WOBO Sammy Olufemi Hanacho

Degree: H.N.D, B.Sc., M.Sc., Ph.D.


Telephone: +234-803-319-9315

Department: Pure and Applied Zoology

Academic Rank: Professor

Current position: Head of Department

Research interest: Public Health Parasitology & Epidemiology

Prof. Sammy O. Sam-Wobo serves as Head, Department of Pure and Applied Zoology where he assist in upholding the mission statement of the Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta, Nigeria; and in its tripodal mandate of teaching, research and community services. A key driver in Public Health Parasitology research, Prof. Sam-Wobo had overseen the World Health Organisation/African Programme for Onchocerciasis Control (WHO/APOC) Cross Country Study on the elimination of onchocerciasis in Southwestern Nigeria as Principal Investigator/Team Leader from 2007-2012. He serve on several university committees. He had acted as Ag. Head, Departmental Postgraduate Coordinator, Departmental Part-time degree programme Coordinator until his appointment as Head of Department and a member-COLBIOS Board of Studies. He serves as the Chair of the University Sports Committee from 2010-2014, and 2017- date, where he provides direction and leadership to the ever-expanding frontiers of sports in the university community.

Prof. Sam-Wobo who holds degrees of B.Sc., M.Sc., PhD, had attended some professional trainings such as the Advanced Digital Appreciation Programme for Tertiary Institutions (ADAPTI), organized by Digital Bridge Institute and the Nigerian Communication Commission at ICT Scholars Centre, Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta, Nigeria; Research Methodology and Manuscript Writing Workshop organzed by Association of Editors of Scholarly Publications in Nigeria (AESPN) at Abuja, Nigeria; World Health Organisation (WHO) Training of Trainers’ for Neglected Tropical Diseases (NTDs) in the African Region at Lusaka, Zambia; International Course on Strengthening Contemporary School Health, Nutrtion and HIV Prevention Programmes at Noguchi Memorial Institute for Medical Research Accra, Ghana; WHO/APOC/SIZ Entomology Techniques Training for Multi-country Blackfly Migration research at Makeni-Sierra Leone, Training Workshop on Writing Grant Winning Research proposals; and Workshop on Teaching and Academic administarion on the Nigerian University Systems among others.


Last Updated on June 20, 2019 by FUNAAB

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