The Bursar for Oyo State College of Agriculture and Technology, Igboora, Alhaji Sarafa Agbogun who successfully defended his Doctorate Degree Programme in Accounting from the Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife in August 13, 2021 has expressed gratitude to his supervisor, Dr. Ebenezer Yemi Akinkoye, the Head of Management and Accounting Department, OAU Ile-Ife, Prof. Kehinde Oso Osotimehin, family and friends for their prayers and support.
Speaking on his source of motivation, Dr. Agbogun said he drew inspiration from his quest for more knowledge.
Alhaji Agbogun started his academic pursuit at the Baptist Modern / Commercial School, Eruwa between 1973 and 1977. He worked as a Typist/Clerical Officer of the then Teacher Training College. Eruwa between 1977 and 1979.
He proceeded to Baptist Grammar School Eruwa in 1979 and completed his programme in 1981 as the Pioneer Senior Prefect Boy of the School.
Dr. Agbogun proceeded to the Polytechnic, Ibadan in 1982 for his Ordinary National Diploma in Banking. Between 1986 and 1988, he completed his Higher National Diploma in Banking and Finance from the Polytechnic, Ibadan.
In order to broaden his scope of practice, the dogged Agbogun returned school and obtained another Higher National Diploma Certificate in Accountancy from the Federal Polytechnic, Ede in 2004.
The unwavering Agbogun also obtained Bachelor of Science Degree in Accounting and Master in Business Administration from Olabisi Onabanjo University, Ago-Iwoye
Dr. Agbogun also holds Master of Science degree in Accounting and Doctorate Degree in Accounting from Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife.
Having worked in various private companies as Auditor and Accountant, Dr. Agbogun joined the services of Ladoke Akintola University Teaching Hospital, Osogbo in 2001 as a Senior Accountant, where he rose to become the Deputy Director, Internal Audit, the position he held before joining the services of Oyo State College of Agriculture and Technology, Igboora in 2017 as the Bursar and Head of Bursary Department.
The Studious Agbogun has received series of training both within and outside Nigeria. He has also imparted knowledge on several subordinates he comes across during his working career.
Alhaji Agbogun is very sound in accounting, auditing, Tax practices, banking and Finance, Adminstration and Forensic Accounting coupled with Management Information System.
He has delivered various papers at various workshops. He is both an Assessor and Examiner under the Chartered Institute of Taxation of Nigeria (CITN).
Alhaji Agbogun had served in various committees of the Institute of Chartered Accountant of Nigeria such MCATI, ICAN panel and he is currently a member of Strategy Advocacy and Performance Tracking Committee for the presidential Year of 2021/2022. He is also a Member of Oyo State Strategic and Tactical Committee for Vision 2021-2050.
Dr. Agbogun is an Alumnus of the Polytechnic, Ibadan, Federal Polytechnic, Ede, Olabisi Onabanjo University, Ago-Iwoye and Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife
Alhaji Sarafa Agbogun is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria; Fellow Chartered Institute of Taxation of Nigeria, Associate Member Nigeria Institute of Management and member of Justice of Peace of Oyo State.