Crawford University is a private Christian University in Igbesa, Ogun state in Nigeria, owned by the Apostolic Faith Mission. It was established in 2005 by Rev (Dr.) Paul Oge Akazue, the then leader and third Overseer for the Apostolic Faith work across Africa. Rev. Paul Akazue was the Proprietor and the first installed Chancellor of the Crawford University, before his death in May 2010. The University was licensed by the National University Commission (NUC) in April 2005 and it started September 2005
The logo of the University is an open book, on an oval pedestal with a torch enclosed in a blue circle. A banner strip ties all the symbols together. The open book symbolizes knowledge. The torch depicts light for spiritual guidance. The oval represents the divine presence of God. The green banner symbolizes the fertile land of Nigeria, the hope of the future and the prosperity.
|Motto||Knowledge with Godliness|
|Chancellor||Rev. Emmanuel Adebayo Adeniran|
|Vice-Chancellor||Prof Isaac Rotimi Ajayi|
|Pro-Chancellor||Professor Peter Okebukola|
|College of Natural & Applied Sciences, College of Business & Social Sciences, School of Part-Time Studies, Postgraduate College.|
|Location||Igbesa, Ogun State, Nigeria.|
|Campus||Faith City, Igbesa Ogun State, NIGERIA.|
There are three main colours: Blue, Gold and Green. “Blue” symbolizes the love of God. “Gold” represents the preciousness of knowledge while “Green” represents Agriculture and Industry which are the features of the geographical location of the University.
Requests for information regarding the University should be sent to:
The Registrar: Crawford University, Faith City, Igbesa, Ogun State, Nigeria.
Postal Address: P.M.B. 2001, Igbesa, Ogun State, Nigeria.
0806 047 9345 | 0706 964 9897 | 0802 300 3436 | 0806 122 4523 | 0803 319 9287
VISITOR AND PRINCIPAL OFFICERS OF THE UNIVERSITY
CHANCELLOR: Rev. (Dr.) Emmanuel Adebayo Adeniran
District Superintendent, Apostolic Faith Mission
West and Central Africa Headquarters, Lagos
CHAIRMAN, BOARD OF TRUSTEES
Professor Peter Akinsola Okebukola OFR
B.Sc (Hons.), M.Ed., Ph.D. (Ib.) D.Sc. (Honoris Causa)
PRO-CHANCELLOR AND CHAIRMAN, GOVERNING COUNCIL
Professor Oye Ibidapo Obe, FAS
Professor Isaac Rotimi Ajayi
B.Sc (Hons); MSc. Ph.D. (Ibadan), FNIP
REGISTRAR & SECRETARY TO COUNCIL
Emmanuel Agboola Atoe
B.Sc (Hons); MBA, MSc.
Elizabeth Bukunola Lateef
B.Sc. (Hons) Ife, MLS. (Ibadan)