Our Mission


The vision of the School of Biological Sciences is "to become the Center of Excellence in environmental, biological and biotechnological research, and in training, innovation and dissemination of knowledge in Africa and in the world as a whole".


Within the framework of the stated functions and objects of the University the core activities in the School of Biological Sciences are training and research.  
The training Programme endeavours to produce graduates with a broad- based yet appreciable in-depth knowledge of the science of botany and zoology, with a focus on plants and animals, microorganisms and the environment, and its applications. Periodic reviews of the curriculum are undertaken to ensure the continued relevance of the programmes to the country's national development needs in manpower training and also the global trend.


  • Professionalism in research and training
  • Innovativeness and creativity
  • Positive response to students and other stakeholders' needs
  • Respect for and protection of the environment
  • Responsible corporate citizenship and strong social responsibility
  • Team work
  • Freedom of thought in academic enquiry