Type
Private
Location
Ibadan Oyo.
Email
registrar@fcahptib.edu.ng
Phone
+234-2-8740857
Adress
FCAHPTIB, IAR&T, Moor Plantation, Apata, Ibadan, Oyo State, PMB 5029
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Description
The FCAHPTIB is the only Federal College of Animal Health and Production Technology in the Southern part of Nigeria. The graduates of the College are in very high demand in the labour market in the private and public sectors. They do not depend solely on their certificates in search of white collar jobs but have established their own farms thereby making them job creators rather than job seekers. The College is also involved in vocational training and empowerment of farmers, unemployed youths and retirees among others in poultry, small ruminants and fish production. This has led to employment generation, poverty reduction and improved standard of living. Entrepreneurship developments has also been introduced in recent times involving all the departments in the College as mandated by the NBTE. This is focused at developing the knowledge, skill and attitudes in young graduates to become job creators.
OUR VISION
The Vision of the College is to be a world class Training Institution in the area of Science and Modern Agricultural Development Technology in a changing environment.
OUR MISSION
The Mission of the College is to contribute to the development of Nigeria through training of qualitative manpower by adequate exposure to sound theoretical background, practical, farm and field demonstration as well as knowledge capacity development for staff.
OUR MANDATE
The College Mandate is to produce well trained and morally sound graduates to become self employed in the area of Science and Agriculture; establish linkages and collaboration with other policy makers, research institutes and training institutions; establish and manage modern standard livestock farms, veterinary clinics and diagnostic laboratories; produce technicians capable of carrying out routine preventive measures and advisory services in Livestock, Fishery and Crop Production; promote capacity� building through outreach programmes, vocational training, continuous education among other in the area of Science and Agriculture; promote youth development and empowerment opportunities through entrepreneurial and home economics activities.
OUR HISTORY
The western Regional Government of Nigeria was faced with the problem of staff training. It trained from the Region at VOM, Jos has proved inadequate for poultry diseases diagnosis and control, which has become very important in the Region. All effort to get the authorities of the VOM School to upgrade their course to a three year Diploma course in Animal Health and Husbandry failed. Also, the three (3) places on Veterinary course reserved for the Western Region at University of Nigeria Nsukka in 1963 could not be increased because of pressures from the Eastern Region for places on the veterinary course in the University. It then became imperative for the Western Region Government to establish her own Veterinary or Animal Health School. It was proposed that the School should be located at Sango, Ibadan so that it could utilize the facilities already existing at Mokola Veterinary Centre, the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine at University of Ibadan as well as the Cattle Control Post and Abattoir at Bodija. The then Permanent Secretary and Controller of Agriculture Services felt that the School of Agriculture Already existing there. This would make the two School share facilities such as hostels and classrooms and thus greatly reduce the large financial outlay that would be necessary for establishing the new School at Sango. This view point was justified by the availability of the expansive land mass already acquired by the Region at Moor Plantation. This would give room for grazing and pastures and development expansion in future.
Brief on the College
The School of Animal Health and Husbandry (as it was then referred to) was founded on the 1st of April, 1964 (by the defunct Western Region and USAID) to meet the need to train Livestock Assistants (certificate) in order to cope with the ever increasing demand for assistance in the practise of veterinary profession. The School became an integral part of the Institute of Agricultural Research and Training (I.A.R. &T) of the ObafemiAwolowo University, Ile-Ife by the Western State Edict of 1970.
OUR MISSION
The Mission of the College is to contribute to the development of Nigeria through training of qualitative manpower by adequate exposure to sound theoretical background, practical, farm and field demonstration as well as knowledge capacity development for staff.
Relevant Establishment Laws
National Board for Technical Education (NBTE) was empowered by Decree 16 of 1985 to moderate and accredit the programme of the Colleges of Agriculture and Related Disciplines with the aim of producing Technician and Technologist at the National and Higher National Diploma levels to be self sufficient, meet the need of farmers, agro-allied industries, pharmaceutical and government agencies.
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