Consultancy & Extension Services Department

Consultancy & Extension Services Department

Department of Consultancy and Extension Services (CES) with an HOD

There are two Divisions in the Consultancy and Extensions Services Department viz: Consultancy Section; and Extensions Section


The CES department supervises the Zonal Offices situated in each of the six geo-political zones of the country as follows:

South-South – Uyo

South-East – Nnewi

South-West – Lagos

North-Central – Jos

North-East – Gombe

North- West – Kano

  1. Mandate of the Department

The dissemination and commercialization of R&D results and technological innovations in the institute rests squarely on the shoulders of this Department.  The Department is further responsible for the promotion of consultancy and extension services of the institute.

The zonal offices are to act as Liaison/outreach offices for the institute at various locations of the country. Its main functions are:

  1. Establishing linkages with end users especially at the grassroots;
  2. Coordinating activities of the institute at the geopolitical zones.

To serve as Technology resource/transfer centres.