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Timothy Irebandele Ashaye

soil scientist

Timothy Irebandele Ashaye, Nigerian soil scientist. Member Nigerian Agricultural Society, Nigerian Soil Science Society, International Soil Science Society, Ecological Society Nigeria, Nigeria Mining, Geological and Meterol. Society, Association Advancement Agricultural Science in Africa, National Soil Correlation Committee Research, publications in field.

Background

Ashaye, Timothy Irebandele was born on December 13, 1935 in Ogere-Remo, Nigeria. Son of Obadiah Oluwole and Grace Olajugba (Sokale) Ashaye.

Education

Student University Ibadan (Western Nigeria), 1958-1961. Bachelor of Science with honors in Agriculture, University London, 1961. Doctor of Philosophy., University Nottingham (England), 1965.

Career

Agricultural officer Ministry Agriculture and Natural Resources Nigeria, Ibadan, 1961-1962, research officer, 1965-1967, senior research officer, 1965-1967, principal research officer, 1967-1970. Senior research fellow Institute Agricultural Research and Tgn., University Ife, Ile-Ife, Nigeria, 1970-1972, assistant director, 1972-1974, acting director, 1973-1975, professor soil science, since 1976, head department soil science, since 1976. Consultant in soils; Federal Government Nigeria remote sensing fellow, Rome, 1976.

Vice-president, Ogere (Nigeria) Community Development Council.

Membership

Member Nigerian Agricultural Society, Nigerian Soil Science Society, International Soil Science Society, Ecological Society Nigeria, Nigeria Mining, Geological and Meterol. Society, Association Advancement Agricultural Science in Africa, National Soil Correlation Committee Research, publications in field.

Connections

Married Elizabeth Modupe Oduolowu, November 19, 1961. Children– Olabanji, Olubunmi, Olukayode, Olusola, Adetunbi.

father:
Obadiah Oluwole Ashaye

mother:
Grace Olajugba (Sokale) Ashaye

spouse:
Elizabeth Modupe Oduolowu

children:
Olabanji Ashaye

Olubunmi Ashaye

Olukayode Ashaye

Olusola Ashaye

Adetunbi Ashaye