Prof. Kingsley Adesehinwa, of the Institute of Agricultural Research and Training (IAR&T), Ibadan, has emerged the Vice President of the Nigerian Institute of Animal Science (NIAS), after the institute’s election held in Abuja.
The IAR&T Public Relations Officer, Dr Niyi Amusat made this known in a statement on Thursday in Ibadan.
According to the statement, Adesehinwa is also the National President of Pig Farmers Association of Nigeria and former head of Livestock Improvement Program, IAR&T, Ibadan.
It stated that the Nigerian Institute of Animal Science is the umbrella body for all animal scientists in the country, while it was established by the National Assembly Act No 26 of 2007.
“Prof. Adesehinwa will serve as the Vice President of the institute for the next three years.
“The management and members of staff of IAR&T congratulate the erudite professor on this well deserved achievement.
“We wish him success in the new assignment,” the statement stated.
Edited By: Razak Owolabi