The College of Physical Sciences (COLPHYS), Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta (FUNAAB), recently held its International Conference on Developmental Science and Technology.
The Conference which was the maiden edition is focused on “Advancing Scientific Frontlines for Sustainable Development”.
The Vice-Chancellor welcomed all participants to the conference and charged new comers to FUNAAB to have a feel of the greenery of the University Campus.
Also, the Dean (COLPHYS), Prof. Adio Akinwale in his welcome address noted that the conference is aimed at achieving local innovations through scientists in the College. He used the opportunity to appreciate Management for their continued support and pleaded for more support, especially in improving the laboratories in the College.
Papers were presented by scholars of repute such as Prof. Adeniyi Gbadegesin, a Professor of Geography in the University of Ibadan (UI), Ibadan and also a former Vice-Chancellor of Ladoke Akintola University of Technology (LAUTECH), Ogbomosho.
Prof. Gbadegesin spoke on Sustainability Science and the Issue of Sustainable Development in Nigeria, while the Lead Speaker was, Prof. Samuel Okoya, a Professor of Mathematics from the Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU), Ile-Ife presented a paper on “Predictions Based on Mathematical Models for National Development”.