Faculty of Agriculture, University Of Nigeria Nsukka

The Faculty of Agriculture, University of Nigeria, Nigeria, Nsukka, was founded in October 1960 as the first land Grant Faculty of Agriculture in Nigeria and Africa. Founded in the wake of Nigerian Independence, the faculty Of Agriculture was among the first set of faculties of the University to start classes on the 17th of October, 1960. This was barely 10 days after the formal opening of the University (7th October 1960) by Her Royal Highness the Princess Alexandra of Kent, who represented Queen Elizabeth II at the Nigerian Independence celebration.