Central Research Laboratory



The main objective of the laboratory is to eliminate duplication of facilities in related departments, and make available to academics and researchers, modern and expensive equipment often out of the reach of individuals or departments.


To be the first choice of, and reference point to researchers and academics in the Nigerian educational system and other establishments engaged in research and development.


To render globally competitive quality service to academics and researchers using modern and expensive equipment often out of the reach of individuals and departments.

Organisation Structure

The laboratory is structured to four units namely:

Nutrition Laboratory

Analytical Laboratory

Bio-Research Laboratory

Diagnostic Laboratory

Accreditation and Collaboration

Accredited by the Federal Ministry of Environment, Nigeria to operate as Environmental Consultant and have an existing collaboration with University of East Anglia,UK on Open Laboratory Africa

Administration of the Lab

The organogram is as shown in the next page while the day-to-day running of the

Laboratory comprises:

•The Director
•Technologists / Scientists
•Laboratory Assistants
•Laboratory Attendants
•Administrative Staff


The Director

Prof. Julius Okojie Central Research Laboratory

The Federal University of Technology

Akure, Nigeria

Email: [email protected] , [email protected]

Website: crl.futa.edu.ng