Centre for Research, Innovation and Development (CRID)

3rd International Conference 2021

 21st - 25th June, 2021
The Federal Polytechnic Ado-Ekiti, Ekiti State


Scientific and Technological Approaches To Mitigating The Impact Of Covid-19 Pandemic And Its Socio-Economic Challenges

The Conference Has Been Successfully Organized. Looking Forward To Next Edition.

Call For Papers - Topics

• Technological Innovations as a variable Tool for Combating COVID-19 Pandemic and its Attendants Socio-Economic Challenges
• COVID-19 Pandemic: Impact on Aquiculture in Nigeria
• Smart Agriculture as an Emerging Alternative to Traditional Agricultural Practices in the Face of Global Economic Recession induced by COVID-19 Pandemic
• Impact of COVID-19 Pandemic on Construction Industry
• Effective Utilization of Renewable Energy in Mitigating the Effects of COVID-19 Pandemic
• Geo-materials and the Environment Interactions as Means of Preventing the Spread of COVID-19 Pandemic
• Sustainable Horticultural Crop production and Food Security in Nigeria Amid the Rising Surge of COVID-19 Pandemic
• Architectural Design Responses in Meeting Post COVID-19 Pandemic Challenges
• Facilities Management and Maintenance of Public Infrastructure in Post COVID-19 Pandemic
• Sustainable Waste Management as Triggered by Post COVID-19 Pandemic
• Urban Planning, Tourism and Recreation in Post COVID-19 Pandemic Era
• Construction Value Chain in Post COVID-19 Pandemic Era
• Surveying Practices during and after COVID-19 Pandemic
• Contemporary issues and Conflict Resolution Management Associated with Spread of COVID-19 Pandemic
• Office Technology: A Vital Tool to Promote Quality and Literacy Advocacy Work in Control of Spread COVID-19 Pandemic
• Post COVID-19 Pandemic: Socio-Economic Development and Political influence
• COVID-19 Pandemic: Impact on Accounting and Financial Reporting Ecosystem
• The Role of Data in a World Reshaped by COVID-19
• Mathematical Modeling: A Variable Tool in Analysis of Impact of COVID-19 Pandemic
• ICT: A Pivotal Instrument in the New Social Order as a Result of COVID-19 Pandemic
• COVID-19 Pandemic: Food Safety and Nutrition
• COVID-19 Pandemic: Glass and Ceramics in Building and Construction for Economic Recovery and Development
• Application of Forensic and Social Medicine for Sustainable Egalitarian Society
A Publication of Centre for Research, Innovation and Development, The Federal Polytechnic, Ado-Ekiti, Nigeria.
ISSN: 2705-2842

We encourage you to invite colleagues to participate in the conference and submit original research for the conference Call for Papers.

Key Information


  • Conference Hall The Federal Polytechnic Ado-Ekiti.
  • Please be punctual.

Date and Time

  • Start:Mon. 21st June, 2021
  • End:  Fri. 25th June, 2021.
  • 9AM Daily.

Important deadlines

  • Conference Dates: 21st-25th June 2021
  • Abstract Submission Deadline: 30th April 2021 
  • Full Paper Submission Deadline: 07th May 2021

Submission Dates Extended!

New and Extended Submission Deadlines

Abstract submission extended to 14th of May, 2021.

Full paper submission extended to 21st of May, 2021.

Chief Host

Dr. Dayo Hephzibah Oladebeye is the sixth substantive Rector of the Federal Polytechnic, Ado-Ekiti (FPA), Nigeria.

He holds Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D) degree in Mechanical Engineering. He served as Head of Department, Mechanical Engineering, Director of Olusegun Obasanjo Centre for Engineering Innovation (OOCEI), Dean, School of Engineering, Deputy Rector and Acting Rector.

He is also a COREN registered Mechanical Engineer. He has to his credit, publications in highly rated academic journals and presented papers at conferences, both National and International, most times as Lead Paper Presenter or Keynote Speaker.

Among many awards and professional listings, Dr. D.H. Oladebeye is a Fellow, Nigerian Society of Engineers (FNSE), Fellow, Strategic Institute for Resources and Human Development (FSIRHD), Fellow, Institute of Corporate Administration of Nigeria (FICAN), Fellow, Institute of Policy Management and Development (FIPMD), Fellow, Institute of Management Consultants (FIMC), and Fellow, National Institute of Oil and Gas Research and Hydrocarbon Studies (FIOGRHS).

He had also been decorated with the award of the best Rector of the year 2019 and the Polytechnic as the best Polytechnic in the South West by the South-West Educational Award Organization. His vast administative skills, no doubt, has positioned him for an iconic future in the world and humanity in general.

Dr. Dayo Hephzibah Oladebeye - Rector, The Federal Polytechnic Ado-Ekiti.



Dr Michael Kolade Adu - Director, CRID.

Dr. Michael Kolade Adu is the Director, Centre for Research, Innovation and Development (CRID), the Federal Polytechnic, Ado-Ekiti (FPA), Nigeria.

He holds Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D) degree in Computer Science. He was the pioneer Part time Coordinator of the Department of Computer Science, Chairman Research Meeting Series, School of Science and Computer Studies. He also served as Head of Department, Computer Science, Coordinator of SIWES/Industrial Liaison Unit, FPA. He was appointed as Director, CRID in 2020.

He was an active member of First Bank Professorial Chair in Computer Science Research team, FUTA (2012 - 2016). He is a Member of Nigerian Computer Society (NCS), Member, Computer Professional (Registration Council) of Nigeria (CPN). He has to his credit publications in highly rated academic journals and presented papers at conferences, both National and International.

Keynote Speaker


Prof. Boniface Kayode Alese

Boniface Kayode Alese is a Professor of Information and Cyber Security at the Department of Cyber Security, at the Federal University of Technology, Akure, in Nigeria. He has more than twenty years of experience in Teaching, Research, and Community Service starting as a Graduate Assistant in 1998 and rising to become a Professor in 2014.

Prof Alese holds a PhD degree in Computer Science with specialization in Information and Cyber Security from the Federal University of Technology, Akure, Nigeria in 2004. He has close to 200 Publications in reputable journals and referred conference proceedings. Prof Alese has Graduated 18 PhD students as a Major Supervisor and another 27 as a Co-Supervisor. He was a Chair occupant of the First Bank of Nigeria Professorial Chair in Computer Science for four years.

Prof Alese is a Registered IT Practitioner and a Member of various associations such as Nigerian Computer Society, IEEE (Computer Science), ISSA, ISACA, Cyber Security Expert Association of Nigeria, ACM, Cyber Peace Foundation, and Cyber Peace Corps.

Special Guest of Honour and Royal Father

HRM Oba Dr. Francis Adefarakanmi Agbede Ilufemiloye (Ogidi III), B.B.A., M.B.A., Ph.D. (Hons.), M.A.S.I.S., M.N.I.M., MBCIM, FCIM.

His Royal Majesty, Oba Dr. Francis Adefarakanmi Agbede Ilufemiloye (Ogidi III), is the 13th Olowa of Igbara-Oke kingdom. A prominent Oba in Ondo State, Nigeria. He was born into a royal dynasty of Ogidi Ruling House through Chief Ezekiel Abiodun Agbede, a retired Police Officer of an outstanding achievements and enviable records of service, and his mother, Mrs. Florence, a successful and prominent trader.

Being a son of a disciplinarian, he grew up as a well-trained child. A man of diverse personality traits who at one time worked as a teacher, administrator, accountant and now a security and intelligence consultant. He has worked in nearly every part of the country and he is a multi-lingual king. He is the Chairman, Crown Continental Limited, (Category A) Security outfit, which is now a household world and a pacesetter in the security outfits in Nigeria till today.

As a hardworking, enterprising, industrious and visionary security chieftain, his company has branches in all the states in Nigeria. This great African has touched the lives of so many people, morally and financially, because he has humanity as his focus. His entrepreneur dynamism has made him president of different business and social organisations, which includes, Northern Zones of the Private Security Companies, He was the Chairman, Screening Committee of Bradley University Council for the whole of black Africa.

Lead Paper Presenters

Presenter 1

Dr. O. C. Olalusi
Dept. of Building Technology
School of Environmental Studies
The Federal Polytechnic
Ado-Ekiti, Ekiti State, Nigeria

Presenter 2

Prof. J. K. Adesodun
Ekiti State College of Agriculture & Technology
Isan-Ekiti, Ekiti State, Nigeria

Presenter 3

Dr. O. L. Oluwagbuyi
Dept. of Accountancy
The Federal Polytechnic
Ado-Ekiti, Ekiti State, Nigeria

Presenter 4

Engr. (Dr.) Olorunnishola, Akim A. G.
Dept. of Mechanical Engineering
The Federal Polytechnic
Ado-Ekiti, Ekiti State, Nigeria

Instructions - Please Read Carefully

Participants should send Abstract of not more that 250 word to crid@fedpolyado.edu.ng on or before April 30th, 2021 and prepare PowerPoint slides or paper posters for presentations. The conference will accommodate both physical and virtual (Using Zoom App) presentations. Fuil paper should be sent to crid@fedpolyado.edu.ng on or before may 7th, 2021 for online publication in CRID international Multi-disciplinary Journal: ISSN: 2705-2842 (Online).

Only quality papers will be published. Certificate of participation will be issued to participants.
All participants are encouraged to register in advance. Payment should be made to the details:
Account name: Centre for Research Innovation and Development (CRID)
Account Number: 3114966079
Bank: First bank Nigeria Plc.
Evidence of payment should be scanned along with the Abstract to: crid@fedpolyado.edu.ng 

You are advised to upload your Abstract and Full Paper in Microsoft Word format and not in PDF


Registration Fees:
Local/National – N25,000
Students (with evidence of valid student card) – N2,500
International Participant - $100

Time: 9:00 AM Daily

Peer – Reviewed Papers
Papers will undergo peer-review after presentation. Quality papers will be published on CRID Portal and made available for download by authors and scholars. Each paper will have a unique accessible and downloadable link.

Organizing Committee


Dr Kayode A.Akintoye - LOC Chairman


Dr Isaac Oluwaseyi Ajao - LOC Secretary


1. TPL C. A. Olowokere
2. Engr (Dr) F. S. Omotayo
3. Dr Abubakar Jimoh
4. Engr I. S. Ajayi
5. Mrs Idris-Tajudeen R
6. Mr Y. D. Lamidi
7. Mr T. S. Fayose
8. Mr O. D. Ayeni
9. Mr A. V. Olatunji
10. Mr P. A. Osakinle
11. Mrs O. A. Ajibola
12. Mr. O. M Gbadamosi
13. Arc Mrs O. O. Adhuze
14. Surv. Taiwo Israel

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