Office of the Dean

Professor A.J.K. Shittu

Dean, College of Natural and Applied Sciences

Welcome to the College of Natural and Applied Sciences

As-salam alaykum warahmatullahi wabarakatuhu. welcome to the College of Natural and Applied Sciences (CONAS) of Fountain University of Osogbo, where you turn your dreams into reality. We trust you are resourceful and realistic individual who wish to pursue academic excellence and we are here to serve you and groom you to achieve your lifelong dream not just career wise but an excellent relationship with your God and people.

The pivots and pilots of the world today solely rest on Scientists. Likewise, the compass for the future is best appreciated by Scientists. CONAS is not just a college but a preparation for relevance in the possible future. We inculcate minds and fashion out morally sound and energetic individuals that are not only naturally intelligent but also translate intelligence into enviable breakthrough research and discoveries, that are impactful to individuals you relate with and the world at large. I invite you to make use of the opportunities present here at the college, the personnel; the laboratories, the friendly and studious environment as well as the resourceful lecturers are at your disposal to make your dreams of pace setting the world come true.


About the College

Our History

Established in 2007, the College of Natural and Applied Sciences (CONAS) at Fountain University stands as a pioneer institution with a paramount goal – producing outstanding graduates destined for leadership in scientific fields. The inaugural Dean, Prof. Alágbe Wasiu Gbolagade, led the college during its formative years from 2007 to 2008. Subsequent leaders included Prof. Bunyamin Alao Ola-Adams (2010), Dr. David Segun Oluleye (Acting Dean, 2010-2011), and Dr. Amudalat Bolanle Olaniyan, who notably became the first acting female Dean in 2011/2012. Prof. Stephen Dele Fapohunda (2011/2012), Prof. Nureni Olayide Olawore (2011/2012 and 2012/2013), and Dr. Bashir Omolaran Bello (Acting Dean, 2012/2013 to 2014/2015)


continued to shape the college’s trajectory. Prof. Abdulazeez Lawal assumed leadership from 2016 to 2021, paving the way for the current Dean, Prof. AJK Shittu. CONAS commenced its journey with departments in biological sciences, chemical sciences, computer sciences, physics, electronics, and earth sciences. Over the years, the college has expanded its programs, consistently producing world-class graduates across diverse disciplines, attesting to its commitment to academic excellence.



The College of Natural and Applied Sciences embodies a commitment to fostering intellectual curiosity, scientific exploration, and practical application. Grounded in the principles of academic excellence, innovation, and sustainability, our philosophy is to inspire a deep appreciation for the natural world while equipping students with the knowledge and skills to address real-world challenges.


Our mission is to provide a dynamic learning environment where students engage in rigorous scientific inquiry and hands-on applications. We strive to cultivate critical thinking, ethical leadership, and a passion for discovery. Through cutting-edge research and experiential learning, we prepare students to contribute meaningfully to their fields and society.


The College envisions becoming a globally recognized hub for scientific excellence and applied research. We aspire to empower graduates who are not only experts in their disciplines but also visionary problem solvers and catalysts for positive change. Our commitment to innovation, sustainability, and societal impact drives us towards being a leader in natural and applied sciences education.

Student Population

Diverse and driven, our student population is a vibrant community of individuals passionate about the natural and applied sciences. Comprising aspiring scientists, software engineers, biochemists, physicists, and researchers, our students benefit from a supportive and collaborative learning environment. With a commitment to inclusivity, we aim to nurture a community that reflects the rich tapestry of backgrounds and perspectives in the scientific world.

Our Departments

Department of Biological Sciences


B.Sc. Microbiology


Department of Chemical Sciences


Department of Physics, Electronics & Earth Science


Department of Mathematical & Computer Sciences


B.Sc.  Computer Science


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