The Faculty has held tenaciously to the founding fathers’ philosophy of high quality teaching and research activities in all human endeavours. The faculty of Social sciences of Obafemi Awolowo university is successful because of its commitment to its objective, which is pursed with all the vigour and determination without compromise even during periods of academic instability. High caliber of the teaching staff and in-built capacity building of the faculty ensures continuity in the academic programmes. To ensure that the constituent departments do not derail, each department pursues its programme in conformity with the stated philosophy of the faculty. The faculty set general objective framework from which each department is expected to draw out its specific objectives.