Dr. OYEBANJI Funmilola Felicia was appointed as a Junior Research Fellow to the Department of EMT on 24th February, 2011. She was upgraded to the position of an Assistant Lecturer on the 10th February, 2014 after obtaining her MEMP degree. Her appointment was confirmed on 10th February, 2016. She obtained her Ph.D. in Environmental Management from the Pan African University of Life and Earth Sciences in University of Ibadan, Nigeria in 2019. Dr. Oyebanji was promoted to Lecturer II on 1st October 2017 and Lecturer 1 on 1st October 2020. Dr. Oyebanji has to her credit twenty (20) publications of which nine (9) are additional after her last promotion. Dr. Oyebanji teaches and supervises students at undergraduate and postgraduate levels. She has supervised 23 undergraduates, 3 professional masters and co-supervises 6 academic masters. Dr. Oyebanji is a member of
Departmental Results Processing Committee and the Assistant Postgraduate Coordinator. She is a recipient of African Union Commission Fellowship Programme for Ph.D Environmental Management. She has won many grants both as principal and co-investigator. Dr. Oyebanji belongs to different local and international professional societies such as Environmental Health Scientists’ Association, Nigeria (EHSAN), Society of Environmental Toxicology and
Chemistry (SETAC), International Federation of Environmental Health (IFEH) and African Academy of Environmental Health (AAEH) among others.
a. First School Leaving Certificate 1992
b. West African Senior School Certificate (WAEC) 1998
c. Higher National Diploma (HND) Environmental Health Technology 2004
d. B. EMT (Environmental Management and Toxicology) –
First Class Division
e. MEMP (Environmental Management and Pollution Control) 2014
f. Ph.D. Environmental Management 2019
i. Quality assessment of drinking water sources in areas with cholera prevalence and associated risk factors in Ogun state, Nigeria. 2021
(b) Research in Progress
i. Occupational exposure of fish processors to hazards associated with fish processing activities.
ii. Risks associated with geophagia.
iii. Quality assessment of surface and underground water around fish farms.
a. Co-investigator, Profiling and Mapping of Endocrine Disrupting
Chemicals in Soil, Leachate, Groundwater, Plants and Air from
Landfill sites of Lagos State. Lagos State Research and
Development Council Grant. 2014 – 2015
b. Principal Investigator, Impacts of agricultural activities on air
quality and respiratory health of farmers in farm settlements in
Ogun State. Ph.D. Fellowship, African Union Commission – 2019
c. Co-investigator, Maize Field Mycotoxins and Fungi Diversity.
Institution-Based Research FUNAAB Grants 2020 – 2021
d. Co-investigator, Comparative Analysis of Occupational Hazards
Associated with Fish Processing using Improved and Traditional
Smoking Kilns in Ogun and Ondo State. Institution-Based
Research FUNAAB Grants
e. Co-investigator, Assessment of Water Quality, Antibiotic-
Resistant Pathogens and Antibiotic Residue Pathway in Fish
Production Systems. Institution-Based Research FUNAAB
f. Young Researcher, Cancer risk assessment of endocrine
disrupting chemicals in legacy landfill sites in Southwest,
Nigeria 2021 – Date
i. Secretary, Institutional BioRisk Management System (IBRMS) 2023 – Date
i. Registered Member, Environmental Health Officers’ Registration Council of
ii. Member, Society for Applied Microbiology (SFAM) 2016
iii. Member, American Society of Microbiology (ASM) 2016
iv. Member, Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry (SETAC) 2017
v. Member, Environmental Health Scientists’ Association, Nigeria (EHSAN) 2017
vi. Affiliate member, African Academy of Environmental Health (AAEH) 2017
vii. Affiliate member, International Federation of Environmental Health (IFEH) 2017
viii. Assistant National Secretary, Environmental Health Scientists’ Association,
2019 – 2021
ix. Vice President, Environmental Health Scientists’ Association, Nigeria
2021 – Date
i 6th Annual Conference on Environment (Think, Eat, Save), Institute for
Ecology and Environmental Studies, Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife,
Paper presented: Assessment of Respiratory Health Impacts of Fuel-Wood
Utilisation of Exposed Rural Women in Odeda, Southwest Nigeria
ii 6th Annual Ibadan Sustainable Development Summit (ISDS), Centre for
Sustainable Development, University of Ibadan, Nigeria
Paper presented: Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA): A means of
achieving Sustainable Development.
iii 9th Annual Conference on Environment (Salvaging nature: Creating a earth –
Friendly Interaction), Institute for Ecology and Environmental Studies,
Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, Osun, Nigeria.
Paper presented: Impact of Vehicular Emission on Ambient Air Quality and
Human Health in Abeokuta Metropolis
iv 6th Conference on Environmental Health organised by Environmental Health
Scientists’ Association, Nigeria, Federal University of Technology Owerri
Paper presented: Assessment of the impact of extensive agricultural activities
on gaseous, particulate and bioaerosol load in Ogun state, Nigeria.
v 3rd International Federation of Environmental Health (IFEH) World
Academic and 16th Makerere University Environmental Health Students’
Association (MUEHSA) Scientific Conference, Kampala, Uganda
Paper presented: Respiratory health problems experienced by residential
farmers in Ogun, Southwestern, Nigeria
vi 9th Conference on Environmental Health organised by Environmental Health
Scientists’ Association, Nigeria, University of Ibadan, Nigeria
Paper presented: Evaluating the impact of indoor activities on aerosolised
bacterial and fungal ecology in the indoor environment.
st Regional Meeting of the International Society of Applied Ethology – Africa
and West Asia (ISAE- AWA)
Paper presented: Roles of Water, Sanitation and Hygiene in the achievement
Research Reports, Dissertation and Thesis
i. Keshinro, F. F. (2008): Quality of harvested rainwater and occurrence of water-borne
diseases in Imeko, Ogun State. B. EMT. Research Report, Submitted to the Department of
Environmental Management and Toxicology, FUNAAB. 97 p
ii. Oyebanji, F. F. (2014): Impact of fuel-wood utilisation on air quality and human health in
Odeda Local Government, Ogun State, Nigeria. MEMP Dissertation, FUNAAB. 156 p
iii. Oyebanji, F. F. (2019): Influence of agricultural activities on the burden of air pollutants and
effects on lung function of farmers resident in Ogun State, Nigeria. PhD Thesis,
Environmental Management Program, Institute of Life and Earth Sciences (Including Health
and Agriculture), Pan African University (University of Ibadan), Ibadan, Nigeria. 284 p
(i) Articles in Learned Journals
1. Adedeji, O. H., Olayinka, O. O., and Oyebanji, F. F. (2013): Assessment of trafficrelated heavy metals pollution of roadside soils in emerging urban centers in IjebuNorth of Ogun State, Nigeria. Journal of Applied Science and Environmental
Management, 17 (4): 509 – 514. Published by Faculty of Science, University of PortHarcourt, Nigeria. Available online at www.bioline.org.br/ja
f2. Ojekunle, Z. O., Oyebanji, F. F., Olatunde, A. O., Sangowusi, O. R., Ojekunle, V. O.,
Amujo, B. T. and Dada, O. E. (2015): Global climate change: The empirical study of
sensitivity models in China’s sustainable development (2). Journal of Energy Sources,
Part A: Recovery, Utilisation, and Environmental Effects, 37: 861 – 869. Published
by Taylor & Francis Group, London.
3. Ojekunle, Z.O, Ojekunle V. O., Eruola, A.O, Oyebanji F. F., Olatunde K. O., Amujo,
B. T., Sangowusi R.O., Adekitan, A. A., and Taiwo, A. G. (2015). Effects of Storage
on Sachet Water Quality in Ogun State, Nigeria. Journal of Applied Science and
Environmental Management, 19 (2): 183 – 189. Published by Faculty of Science,
University of Port-Harcourt, Nigeria. Available online at www.ajol.info and
f4. Awomeso, J. A., Taiwo A. M., Alade-Dauda O. F., Ojekunle Z. O., and Oyebanji F.
F., Ayantobo O. O. and Taiwo O. T. (2016): Pollution sources of groundwater quality
in the basement rocks in Oyo State, Nigeria, using Multivariate Statistics. Fresenius
Environmental Bulletin, 25 (7): 2284 – 2291. Published by Parla Scientific
Publication, Germany. Indexed in Scimago.
f5. Oyebanji, F. F., Oguntoke, O., Ojekunle, O. Z., Adeofun, C. O., Adedeji, O. H., Ekpo,
U. F., and Adekunle, M. M. (2016). Seasonal and Spatial Analysis of Air Pollutants
Emissions from Fuel-Wood Utilization in Selected Rural Communities within Odeda
LGA, Nigeria. Global Journal of Science Frontier Research, 16(3), 32-42. Published
by Global Journals Inc.
6. Ojekunle, Z. O., Bada B. S., Ejimkonye O. G and Oyebanji F.F. (2018): Assessment
of Soil Quality of Saje Dumpsite at Abeokuta, Nigeria. Journal of Science Research,
17: 45 – 52. Published by Faculty of Science, University of Ibadan, Ibadan, Nigeria.
7. Oyebanji, F. F., Ogunyemi, I. A., Ojekunle, Z. O., Ogundipe, O., Sosanya, O. and
Aroyehun, T. H. (2019): Heavy Metal Concentration and Bacterial Contamination
Associated with Selected Leafy Vegetables in Abeokuta Metropolis, Southwest
Nigeria. Ife Journal of Science, 21 (1): 001 – 011. Published by Obafemi Awolowo
University, Ile-Ife, Osun, Nigeria
8. Oyebanji, F. F. Ana, G.R.E.E., Mijinyawa Y.and Tijani, Y. A. (2019). Ambient Levels
of Gaseous, Particulate and Bio-Aerosol Pollutants in Farm Settlements across Ogun
State, Southwest Nigeria. Journal of Agricultural Sciences and Environment,
19(1&2): 132 – 149. Published by Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta, Nigeria
9. Oyebanji, F. F., Solademi, F., Towolawi, A.T. and Ogunyemi, A. I. (2019): Evaluation
of Perceptive Respiratory Health Problems of Traffic Officials and Vehicular
Emissions within Abeokuta Metropolis. Nigerian Journal of Scientific Research,
18(2): 164 – 176. Published by Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, Nigeria
f10. Oyebanji, F. F., Ana, G. R. E. E., Mijinyawa, Y., and Oguntoke, O. (2019). Evaluating
the impact of extensive agricultural activities on indoor gaseous, particulate pollutants
and bio-aerosol load. Ethiopian Journal of Environmental Studies &
Management, 12(1): 43 – 55. Published by the Global Consortium of African
Environmental Researchers, Department of Geography and Environmental Studies,
Bahir Dar University, Ethiopia.
f11. Olujimi, O.O., Adegbite, K.I., Steiner, O., Goessler, W., Oyebanji, F.F., Oluwadare,
I., and Arowolo, T.A. (2020): Occurrence, Distribution and Ecological Risk
Assessment of Toxic, Trace and Rare Earth Elements in Soils and Sediments of Active
Dumpsites of Lagos State, Nigeria. The Journal of Solid Waste Technology and
Management 47(2): 258 – 270. Published by the Department of Civil Engineering,
Widener University USA. Indexed in Scimago.
*f12. Olatunde, K. A., Sarumi, M., Abdulsalaam, S., Bada, B., and Oyebanji, F. (2021):
Effect of Modified Septic Tank on Groundwater Quality around Federal University of
Agriculture, Abeokuta, Southwest Nigeria. Applied Environmental Research 43(1):
73-89. Published by Environmental Research Institute, Chulalongkorn University,
Thailand. Indexed in Scimago and Scopus.
*f13. Oyebanji F.F., Ana Godson R.E.E., Tope-Ajayi O.O., Sadiq Y.A., and Mijinyawa Y.
(2021): Air Quality Indexing, Mapping and Principal Components Analysis of Ambient
Air Pollutants around Farm Settlements across Ogun State, Nigeria. Applied
Environmental Research 43(2): 93-105. Published by Environmental Research
Institute, Chulalongkorn University, Thailand. Indexed in Scimago and Scopus
*f14. Oyebanji, F.F., Ana, GREE, Mijinyawa, Y., and Ogunseye, O.O. (2021): Predicting
Exposure to Dust Particles Using Spirometric Index and Perception Studies among
Farmers in Selected Farm Settlements in Ogun State, Nigeria. Aerosol and Air Quality
Research, 21(7): 1 – 15. Published by Taiwan Association for Aerosol Research.
Indexed in Scimago
*15. Olatunde, K. A., Ayinde, O., Towolawi, A. T., Oyebanji, F. F. and Bada, B. S. (2021):
Potability and Irrigation Potential of Groundwater Sources at the Federal University Of
Agriculture, Abeokuta, Nigeria. Journal of Agricultural Sciences and Environment,
21(1 &2):40-52. Published by Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta, Nigeria
*f16. Olujimi, O. O., Adegbite, K. I., Sojinu, S. O., Daso, A. P., Oyebanji, F. F., Oluwadare,
I., Oyediran, F. L., and Arowolo, T. A. (2022). Occurrence, compositional profiles, and
health risk assessment of polybrominated diphenyl ethers (PBDEs) in groundwater in
and around dumpsites in Lagos State, Nigeria. Environmental Forensics, 23: 1 – 20.
Published by Taylor and Francis Groups. DOI:10.21203/rs.3.rs-749279/v1. Indexed in
Scimago and Scopus.
*f17. Oyebanji, F. F., James, A., O., Olatunde, O. O., and Aremu, O. J. (2022): Solid Waste
Management Practices and Health Risks Assessment of Heavy Metals in Soils within
Public Healthcare Facilities in Abeokuta, Southwest, Nigeria. The Journal of Solid
Waste Technology and Management 48(2): 165 – 173. Published by the Department
of Civil Engineering, Widener University USA.
https://doi.org/10.5276/JSWTM/2022.165 Indexed in Scimago and Scopus
*18. Oyebanji, F.F., Ajibola, A.T., Ariyehun, T. H., Omotara, O. O., Balogun, T. H.,
Lasabi, B. E., Salako, O., Elegbede, S. O., Dokunmu, O. T., and Salami, W. A. (2022):
Hygiene and Environmental Sanitation Consequences on the Spread of Klebsiella
species and its Antibiotic Resistance in a Ruminant Animal Farm. Nigerian Veterinary
Journal 43(3): 16 – 32. Published by Nigerian Veterinary Medical Association
*19. Tijani, Y. M., James, A. O., Oguntoke, O. and Oyebanji, F. F. (2023): Indoor Air
Quality of Beauty Salons in Commercial and Residential Areas of Camp, Abeokuta,
Ogun State, Nigeria. Journal of Applied Science Environmental Management 27 (2):
267 – 276. Published by University of Port-Harcourt, River State, Nigeria.
(ii) Journal Articles Accepted for Publication
20. Oyebanji, F. F., Atayese, A.O., James, A.O., Ana, G.R.E.E. and Mijinyawa,
Y. (in press). The pattern of environmental conditions and genomic typing of
airborne bacteria and fungi in selected farm settlements in Ogun State Nigeria.
African Journal of Environmental Health, 9: (in press) (Letter of Acceptance
dated 18th March 2023). Published by Environmental Health Scientists Association, Nigeria
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