Department of Accounting and Finance


Dr. Sadiq, Ademola Raji

Head, Department of Accounting and Finance

Welcome to the Department of Accounting and Finance

As-salam alaykum warahmatullahi wabarakatuhu.

It is with great pleasure and enthusiasm that I extend a warm welcome to each of you to the Department of Accounting and Finance at Fountain University, Osogbo.

At the heart of our department lies a profound philosophy – to nurture and cultivate accomplished financial managers and accountants who are poised to make significant contributions to the development of accounting practice and the Nigerian economy as a whole. Our commitment to excellence in education and professional development is unwavering, and we strive to equip our students with the knowledge, skills, and ethical values necessary to thrive in today’s dynamic financial landscape.

In addition to our mission of producing adept financial professionals, we also aim to foster a culture of lifelong learning and personal growth. We believe in the power of education to transform lives and empower individuals to achieve their fullest potential. Through a blend of theoretical insights and practical applications, we endeavor to instill in our students a sense of self-confidence, initiative, and resilience, preparing them to navigate the complexities of the finance and banking sectors with poise and proficiency.

As you embark on your academic journey with us, I encourage you to embrace every opportunity for learning, exploration, and growth. Our dedicated faculty and staff are here to support you every step of the way, providing guidance, mentorship, and a wealth of resources to help you succeed. Together, let us embark on this journey of discovery and transformation, as we strive to create a brighter future for ourselves and for the world around us.

Once again, welcome to the Department of Accounting and Finance. We look forward to embarking on this exciting journey together.

Warm regards,

Dr. Sadiq RAJI

About the Department

Our History

The Department of Accounting and Finance at [University Name] was established in the year 2007, marking the inception of two foundational programs: B.Sc. Degree in Accounting and B.Sc. Degree in Banking and Finance. From its inception, the department has demonstrated impressive growth and success, attracting a cohort of students who have excelled in their respective career paths. Over the years, the department has expanded its offerings to include a Conversion program, providing opportunities for individuals with Higher National Diploma (HND), Ordinary National Diploma (OND), and National Certificate in Education (NCE) to pursue undergraduate degrees in related fields.



The philosophy of the Department of Accounting and Finance is rooted in the belief that education is the cornerstone of professional excellence and societal development. The department is committed to producing adept financial professionals equipped with the knowledge, skills, and ethical values necessary to thrive in the ever-evolving financial landscape.


Our mission is to provide quality education and professional training that empowers students to excel in the fields of accounting, finance, and banking. We are dedicated to fostering a culture of academic excellence, ethical integrity, and lifelong learning, thereby preparing our graduates to make meaningful contributions to the Nigerian economy and beyond.


The vision of the Department of Accounting and Finance is to be a leading center of excellence in accounting and finance education, renowned for its commitment to academic rigor, innovative research, and community engagement. We aspire to cultivate a vibrant learning community where students are inspired to reach their full potential and become leaders in their respective fields.

Student Population

Since its inception, the Department of Accounting and Finance has attracted a diverse and dynamic student population. From its modest beginnings with a handful of students, the department has grown steadily over the years. Today, it boasts a thriving community of undergraduate and postgraduate students, including those enrolled in the newly introduced M.Sc. and Ph.D. programs. Our students come from diverse backgrounds and bring a wealth of perspectives, enriching the academic and social fabric of our department.

Our Programmes | Admission

  1. B.Sc. Accounting
  2. B.Sc. Banking and Finance

Candidates for admission into four year degree in Economics should possess a Senior Secondary School Certificate, General Certificate of Education, NECO or their equivalents with at least five credit passes, at not more than two sittings including Mathematics, English Language and Economics.

In addition, candidates must have acceptable passes in UME.

Candidates for Direct Entry admission shall possess five credits in GEC, SSCE, NECO, or an acceptable grade at Fountain University Degree Foundation Programme, or their equivalents, of which at least two shall be at Advanced Level, provided that such passes are not counted at both levels of the examination. For emphasis, credit passes in English Language, Mathematics and Economics are required.

  1. Candidates shall be allowed to transfer from other universities, provided they:
  2. Purchase and complete the prescribe application forms obtainable from the admissions office of Fountain University;
  3. Hold the minimum requirements for admission into the University; ensure that transcripts of their academic records and special confidential reports on them (are forwarded by appropriate officials of their current institutions) and received in the Admission Office of Fountain University, before commencement of the intended session for which admission is being sought.

Our Staff

Adeniyi, A.L. (Ph.D, FCA)


Mr. Agbaje, A.A


Mr. Adebayo, L.A. (CIBN)


Contact Info

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