A Brief History of The Department
In 1983, the Department of French was created, but was phased out in 1989 after producing three (3) sets of graduates of French (Single Honours). However, with the establishment of the Nigerian French Language Village Badagry, the study of the Programme (French) was resuscitated in the University in 1992 and a combined Honours Degree Programme was introduced. Past Heads od Department include Dr. Debe Osaji (1984-1985), Prof E.C. Nwezeh (1985-1987), (Dr Mrs Yemi Mojola), Dr Olu Oyawale,(1988-1989), Dr Mrs Aduke Adebayo (1991-1992), Mrs Bola Shitta, Coordinator, (Mr later Dr. now Prof) S.O. Kolawole (1999-2016). The current H.O. D. is Dr Adewuni Salawu.