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Prof Abdulkarim Agunu had his childhood education in Edo state before proceeding to Borno State where he had his A level in Maiduguri. He obtained his B. Pharm, MSc. and Ph.D. from ABU Zaria.He did mandatory internship at the State Specialist Hospital  Maiduguri, Borno State and  NYSC in ABU Teaching Hospital Zaria, Kaduna State.He was former Sub dean and  HOD of Pharmacognosy and Drug Development of Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences University of Ilorin.

Area of Specialization: Natural Medicine development, Ethno Pharmacology, and  Phytochemistry.

Awards; From Carnegie, MacArthur, G.A. Travel Grants,

He is a member of many local and international organizations as related to his specialization. This includes the International Society for Medicinal Plants and Natural Products Research, Nigerian Society of Pharmacognosy, Nigerian Association of Pharmacists in Academia. Pharmacy Society of Nigeria.Prof Agunu has attended both Local and International conferences, published Scholarly articles in both Local and International Journals.

He has supervised Six (6) PhD and over fifteen (15) MSc postgraduate students. He has also served as external examiner to Schools of Pharmacy in Nigeria he has served on several occasions on NUC resource person on accreditation.   

Prof Agunu has over Twenty years’ experience in Teaching & Research, and he is happily married with children.