The department of Economics started with the inception of the University in 2006 with a student population of about hundred (100) students. As at 2012/2013 academic session, the department boost of a population of about three hundred and twenty seven (327). Our objective is to produce well trained economist who are exposed to other fields such as Accounting, Banking and Finance and Business Administration and who have strong Christian ethics of honesty and morality. This is to prepare our graduates for a wide range of career opportunity including becoming entrepreneurs.
The department which is known for excellence has produced about fifteen first class students, all of whom are excelling in their chosen careers. Worthy of note is one of our product who is now a lecturer at the University of Ilorin. The department has been able to attract students from all over the country and beyond, thereby giving the department both a national and international outlook.
The department boasts of the best intellectuals in professorial cadre, senior lecturers and below in the fields of International economics, Agricultural economics, Industrial economics and Development economics. Over the years, the department has been able to maintain a good lecturer – student ratio in addition to creating an excellent system of mentoring for our students.