Professor Adeokun studied at the University of Ibadan, Ibadan, Nigeria where he obtained B.Sc(1983), M.Sc(1988) and Ph.D(2000) degrees in Agricultural Extension and Rural Development. He later joined the services of the Olabisi Onabanjo University, Ago Iwoye, Nigeria in 2001 as Lecturer 2. He rose through the ranks to become a full Professor of Agricultural Extension and Rural Development in 2009. Professor Adeokun was the Provost of the College of Agricultural Sciences at Olabisi Onabanjo University between 2012 and 2016. He presently heads the Department of Agricultural Extension and Rural Sociology at the University. Professor Adeokun has almost 200 articles in scientific journals nationally and internationally.