MISSION OF THE UNIVERSITY
To create a teaching and learning community for imparting appropriate skills and knowledge, behaviour and attitude; advance frontiers of knowledge that are relevant to national and global development; engender a sense of selfless public services; and promote and nurture the African culture and tradition.
VISION OF THE UNIVERSITY
The vision is of a top rated University in Africa, ranked among the best in the world, whose products occupy leadership positions in the public and private sectors of the Nigerian and global economy, that has harnessed modern technology, social, economic and financial strategies, built strong partnerships and linkages within and outside Nigeria and whose research contributes a substantial proportion of innovations to the Nigerian economy.
OBJECTIVES OF THE DEPARTMENT
The need for manpower required for the preservation of many agricultural crops and development of products or processes that will provide nutritious and balanced diet to the people has been the concern of all involved in national development. The main objectives of the Department are to provide the course of instructions that will train the type of engineers, scientists and technologists capable of working effectively at the senior level in the food industry, food commodity, research institutes and government or private establishments related to food.