Professor Falashade B. Okeshola

Professor Falashade B. Okeshola
First PhD holder in Criminology in Nigeria

Ahmadu Bello University, Kaduna.


NACSP Appointment: Patron of National Association of Criminologists and Security Practitioners of Nigeria (NACSP).

Folashade B. Okeshola (BSc, MSc, Ph.D) is an alumnus of the Ahmadu Bello University and Bayero University Kano, Nigeria respectively. She studied Sociology and Criminology, and is currently a Professor at the Department of Sociology at the Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria

Prof. Okeshola is a member of many committees in the university. These include:

  • <align=”justify”>Member of Ahmadu Bello University Senate</align=”justify”>
  • <align=”justify”>Member of University Security Committee</align=”justify”>
  • <align=”justify”>Member of Postgraduate Studies Monitoring Team</align=”justify”>
  • <align=”justify”>Member of Ahmadu Bello University Teaching Hospital Ethical Committee</align=”justify”>
  • <align=”justify”>She is an external examiner in six (6) Nigerian Universities and the current President of the Nigerian Anthropological and Sociological Practitioners Association.ecurity Administration and Criminal Justice Research</align=”justify”>

Prof. Okeshola’s major research interests include crime, issues in Gender, Health Issues, Social Problems and Social Policies. She has researched, written and published in several referred local and international journals, and contributed chapters in book. She has to her credit 27 published journals.

She is a Fellow, Institute of Corporate Administration of Nigeria (2012); andInstitute of Criminology and Penology (2016).

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