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The University of Agriculture, Abeokuta (UNAAB) The College of Veterinary Medicine (COLVET)

You are wellcome to the site of UNAAB Alumni Association. The Alumni arm of the University of Agriculture Abeokuta, which was established in January 1988 by the General Ibrahim Babangida's government. The Alumni came into existence in 1995 after a body of graduates from the University met. The body constituted a Constitution Drafting Committee and a National Facilitating Team.
The University of Agriculture, Abeokuta (UNAAB) was established in January, 1988. It is one of the three Universities of Agriculture in the Country, the other being in Makurdi (Benue State) and Umudike(Abia State).
The establishment of the Universities of Agriculture was an entirely new concept for promoting agricultural education and services for agricultural development and attainment of self-sufficiency in food and fibre.
The University started at its mini-campus in Isale-Igbein right in the centre of Abeokuta, the Capital of Ogun State. The University moved in December, 1997 to its permanent site. 10,000-hectare Campus which is located next to the Ogun-Oshun River Basin Development Authority on the Abeokuta-Ibadan road in the North Eastern end of the city, 15 km from Abeokuta City Centre.
The College of Veterinary Medicine (COLVET) took off in the 2001/2002 session with 30 students that were offered admission into the 100 level of the six-year Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) degree programme. The College has a Veterinary Teaching Hospital and the following six Departments:
1. Department of Veterinary Anatomy
2. Department of Veterinary Physiology & Pharmacology
3. Department of Veterinary Pathology
4. Department of Veterinary Microbiology & Parasitology
5. Department of Veterinary Medicine & Surgery
6. Department of Veterinary Public Health & Reproduction
Department of Veterinary Anatomy
The Department of Veterinary Anatomy was established in 2003. The Department is responsible for teaching of courses in Veterinary Anatomy, Histology, Radiation Biology and Applied Anatomy. In collaboration with other Departments and Colleges in the University, the Department participates in research activities towards improving livestock and public health status.
Department of Veterinary Physiology & Pharmacology
The Department of Veterinary Physiology & Pharmacology was established in 2003. The Department is responsible for teaching of courses in Veterinary Biochemistry, Molecular Biology, Physiology, Pharmacology, Chemotherapy, Pharmacy and Toxicology. In collaboration with other Departments and Colleges in the University, the Department participates in research activities towards improving livestock and public health status.
Department of Veterinary Microbiology & Parasitology
The Department of Veterinary Microbiology & Parasitology was established in 2004. The Department is responsible for teaching of courses in Veterinary Virology, Bacteriology, Mycology, Immunology, Helminthology, Entomology and Protozoology. In collaboration with other Departments and Colleges in the University, the Department participates in research, diagnostic and clinical activities towards improving livestock and public health status.
Department of Veterinary Pathology
The Department of Veterinary Pathology was established in 2004. The Department is responsible for teaching of courses in Veterinary General Pathology, Gross Pathology, Histo-Pathology, Clinical Pathology and Exfoliative Cytology. In collaboration with other Departments and Colleges in the University, the Department participates in research, diagnostic and clinical activities towards improving livestock and public health status.
Department of Veterinary Medicine & Surgery
The Department of Veterinary Medicine & Surgery was established in 2006. The Department is responsible for teaching of courses in Food Animal Medicine, Avian Medicine, Companion and Laboratory Animal Medicine, Anaesthesia and Intensive Care, Orthopaedic Surgery, Diagnostic Imaging, Clinical diagnostic procedures and Management of various medical and surgical disease conditions. In collaboration with other Departments and Colleges in the University, the Department participates in research, diagnostic and clinical activities towards improving livestock and public health status.
Department of Veterinary Public Health & Reproduction
The Department of Veterinary Public Health & Reproduction was established in 2006. The Department is responsible for teaching of courses in Meat, Milk and Fish Hygiene, Zoonoses and Environmental Health, Disease distribution and prevention, Veterinary Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Andrology, Artificial Insemination, Diagnosis and management of reproductive disease conditions, udder health management and small animal contraception. In collaboration with other Departments and Colleges in the University, the Department participates in research, diagnostic and clinical activities towards improving livestock and public health status.
Veterinary Teaching Hospital
The Veterinary Teaching Hospital was established in 2005. The various Departments in the College under the umbrella of the Veterinary Teaching Hospital render specialized Veterinary consultation, clinical and diagnostic services to the livestock, agro-allied and Public health sectors, the local community as well as the University farm for the clinical aspects of the training programme.

Contact:
PMB 2240, Abeokuta, Nigeria.
Phone:+2348034046873, +2348045160498
web site: www.unaab.edu.ng

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