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Photo News: Prof Olakojo delivers Obafemi Awolowo University’s 353rd inaugural lecture
Wed, 12 May 2021   ||   Nigeria,

Prof. Samuel Adelowo Olakojo, a Professor of Plant Breeding and Applied Genetics, Maize Improvement Programme, Institute of Agricultural Research and Training on Tuesday, 11thMay, 2021, delivered the 353rd inaugural lecture of the Obafemi Awolowo University amidst mammoth crowd of the great institution.

Olakojo while delivering the lecture, titled “Plant Breeding and Applied Genetics: Probing Crop Genes for Mankind” at the Oduduwa Hall, Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, advocated for the promotion of technologies generated from researches about high yielding crop varieties such as maize, popcorn, sorghum, and tomato noting that these should be adopted and integrated into the national agricultural system for the benefit of mankind; and to boost production under the present dispensation where agriculture is lending itself to revolutionize the Nigerian economy.

The inaugural lecture had in attendance academies, family, friends and well wishers. 

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