Department of Pharmacology


Welcome to the Dora Akunyili College of Pharmacy, Igbinedion University. Our vision as a
College is to produce highly competent graduates worthy in character, professional attitude and
skills that are able to contribute meaningfully to achieving optimal patient outcomes. The
philosophy of the Pharm.D programme is to produce graduates worthy in character, capable of
critical thinking, life-long learning and knowledgeable in practice of pharmacy, as a means of
achieving optimal patient outcomes. Over the last fourteen (14) years, we have trained
undergraduates with the knowledge and research skills needed for employment in research,
quality control or hospital laboratories and the industry all over the world. At present, the
College enjoys full accreditation from the National Universities Commission (NUC) and the
Pharmacist Council of Nigeria (PCN). However, it is noteworthy that Igbinedion University is
the first private University with accredited Pharmacy programme.


Professor Ighodaro Igbe
Dean, College of Pharmac