OLUTONA Godwin Oladele

Olutona Godwin Oladele, PhD


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Godwin O. Olutona is currently an Associate Professor of Analytical Environmental Chemistry in the Industrial Chemistry Programme of the College of Agriculture, Engineering and Sciences Bowen University, Iwo, Nigeria. He holds Ph.D. in Analytical/Environmental Chemistry from the Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, Nigeria. He visited Cape Peninsula University of Technology, Cape Town, South Africa as a research doctoral candidate in 2014. He received Master of Divinity (Theology) from the Nigeria Baptist Theological Seminary, Ogbomoso.

He is a certified teacher and has over a decade teaching and research experience at tertiary level. He has over 45 peer reviewed publications in international and local journals. His area of research interest are Environmental Pollution Monitoring, EIA. Toxicological studies and Biochar Technology. He is a member of Chemical Society of Nigeria and Executive Member of Biochar Initiative of Nigeria.  He is a Baptist minister with specialization in discipleship and mission.


  • Ph.D., Analytical Chemistry, Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, 2015
  • M.Pil., Analytical Chemistry, Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, 2011
  • M. Sc., Analytical Chemistry, University of Port-Harcourt, 2001
  • B. Sc (Ed), Chemistry, University of Abuja, 1995


  • Oluwatosin E. Atobatele & Godwin O. Olutona (2017) Spatio-seasonal Discrimination of Water Quality and Sediment Heavy metals Distribution in Aiba Reservoir, Iwo, Nigeria. In: Translating Research Findings into Policy in Developing Countries. Contributions from Humboldt Kolleg Osogbo-2017. Lambert Academic Publishing, Germany. pages365- 380
  • Olutona, G.O*; Horsfall, M.(2008) Petroleum Hydro-Carbon in Recent Inter-Tidal Flat Sediment from the New Calabar River, Nigeria. Journal of Applied Science and Environmental Management 12 (3), 71-74.
  • Godwin O. Olutona*, Oluwaseun R. Ishola,Oluwatosin E. Atobatele. (2010)Trace Metals Assessment in a Water-Hyacinth (Eichhorniacrassipes)-Infested Reservour. A Study of Awba Reservour, Ibadan, Nigeria. Terrestrial and Aquatic Environmental Toxicology 5 (1), 25- 30.
  • Chijioke John Ajaelu*, Adebomi A Ikotun, Oladele O Olutona, and Oluwafunke Lara Ibironke (2011) Biosorption of aqueous Solution of Lead on Xylopia Aethiopica (Ethopian Pepper) Journal of Applied Sciences in Environmental Sanitation 6 (3), 269-277.
  • G. O. Olutona*, J.A.O. Oyekunle and E. A. Akintunde (2012) Trace Metals Fractions and Distributions in the Street Dusts from Selected Roads of Iwo, SouthWestern Nigeria International Journal of Advancement in Physical Sciences 4(2), 128-140.
  • Godwin Oladele Olutona*, Olapeju Gifty Aribisala and Emmanuel Adewuni Akintunde (2012) A Study of Chemical Speciation of Metals in Aquatic Bottom Sediment of Aiba Reservoiur,Page 5 of 11 Iwo, Nigeria. African Journal of Science and Technology 6 (8), 312-321
  • Godwin Oladele Olutona*, Olapeju Gifty Aribisala and Emmanuel Adewuni Akintunde Samuel O. Obimakinde (2012) Chemical Speciation and Distribution of Trace Metals in Roadside Soil from Major Roads in Iwo, a Semi-Urban City, SouthWestern Nigeria. Terrestrial Aquatic and Environmental Toxicology 6 (2), 116-126.
  • Godwin Oladele Olutona*, Emmanuel Adewuni Akintunde, John Adebayo Otolorin, Seun Adeola Ajisekola (2012) Physico-chemical quality assessment of shallow well –waters in Iwo SouthWestern Nigeria Journal of Environmental Science and Water Resources 1 (6), 127- 132.
  • Modupe O. Dawodu; Godwin O. Olutona*; Funmilola Ajani; O. A. Bello-Olusoji (2012) Determination of Mineral Trace Element and Proximate Analysis on Fish Feed. Food 6 (1), 76-81.
  • Ayanda Olushola Sunday*, Baba Abdullahi Alafara and Olutona Godwin Oladele (2012) Toxicity and Speciation Analysis of Organotin Compounds. Chemical Speciation and Bioavailability 24 (4), 216-226.
  • A.O. Ogunfowokan, J.A.O. Oyekunle*, G.O.Olutona, A.O. Atoyebi and A. Lawal (2013)Speciation Study of heavy metals in water and sediments from Asunle river of the Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, Nigeria. International Journal of Environmental Protection 3 (3):6-16.
  • J.A.O. Oyekunle*, R.C. Okpu, A.O. Ogunfowokan, G.O. Olutona, L.M. Durosinmi (2012) Total and Exchangeable Metals in Ground waters of Ile-Ife Southwestern Nigeria. Proceedings of the Annual Conference of Nigerian Association of Hydrological Sciences. Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta, 20-26 October, 2012, 208-223.
  • Oladunni Olafisoye, Oladele Olutona , Adelaja Osibote* (2013) Trace metal proximate composition and anatomical properties of four fish species commonly consumed in Southwestern Nigeria. 2013 International Conference on Food and Agricultural Science, IPCBEE, IACSIT Press, Singapore, vol. 55, 18-22
  • Ebenezer Oluwatosin Atobatele , Godwin Oladele Olutona* (2013) Spatio-seasonal Physicochemistry of Aiba stream, Iwo, Nigeria. African Journal of Biotechnology 12 (14), 1630- 1635.
  • Oladayo Adeyi*, Olushola Sunday Ayanda, Godwin Oladele Olutona, Olamide Ganiyu (2013) Adsorption kinetics and Intra-particulate Diffusivity of Aniline Blue Dye onto Activated plantain Peels Carbon. Chemical Science Transactions 2(1), 294-300.
  • Godwin Oladele Olutona*;Modupe O. Dawodu; John Chijioke Ajaelu (2013)Trace Metal Levels and Speciation Pattern in the Surface Water of Aiba Reservoir, after Sorption on Amberlite XAD-16 Resin. Bioremediation, Biodiversity and Bioavailability7 (1), 85-90.
  • Modupe O. Dawodu, Samuel O. Obimakinde and Godwin O. Olutona*(2013) Trace metal concentrations in some tea leaves consumed in Ibadan, Nigeria. African Journal of Agricultural Research 8 (46), 5771-5775.
  • Godwin Oladele Olutona*; Olufemi A. Alagbe, John A.O. Oyekunle, Aderemi O. OgunfowokanPage 6 of 11 (2014) Trace Metals Assessment of Groundwater in Parts of Iwo Southwestern Nigeria using flame Atomic Absorption Spectrometry and Very Low Frequency Electromagnetic Methods. Chemical Science Transaction Vol 3(3): 885-896.
  • Godwin Oladele Olutona*, Solomon Ayanwuyi Ayano and Oludayo Obayomi-Davies (2014) Organochlorine Pesticide in Water and Bottom Sediment from Aiba Reservoir (Southwestern Nigeria). Chemistry and Ecology .Vol.30, Issue 6, pp513-531.
  • Ezekiel O.Odebunmi, Godwin O. Olutona, Emmanuel A. Akintunde, Omolara O.Oluwaniyi*(2014) Characteristics and quality assessment of drinking water in some major towns of Osun state southwestern Nigeria. Nigerian Society of Experimental Biology Journal vol 14, 51-55
  • JAO Oyekunle*, AS Adekunle, AO Ogunfowokan, GO Olutona, OB Omolere (2014) Bromate and Trace Metal Levels in Bread Loaves from Outlets within Ile- Ife Metropolis, Southwestern Nigeria. Toxicology Reports, 1:224-230.
  • Odebunmi, E.O., Olutona,G.O., Akintunde,E.A., Faboro, E.O., Balogun,, O.S., Oluwaniyi, O. O*. (2014)Trace Metal Levels of Drinking Water Sources in parts of Osun State, Nigeria. Ethiopian Journal of Environmental Studies and Management, 7 (6): 635-644.
  • Emmanuel O. Akindele* and Godwin O. Olutona (2014) Water Physico-chemistry and Zooplankton Fauna of Aiba Reservoir Headwater Streams, Iwo, Nigeria Journal of Ecosystems. vol 2014 article ID 105405, 11pp.
  • Emmanuel O. Akindele* and Godwin O. Olutona (2015) Environmental variables and benthic macro invertebrate assemblage in the headwater streams of an afro-tropical reservoir. Water and Environment Journa
  • Atobatele OE*, Olutona, GO. (2015) Distribution of Arsenic (As) in water, sediment and fish from a shallow tropical reservoir (Aiba reservoir, Iwo, Nigeria). Journal of Applied Sciences and Environmental Management, 19 (1): 95-100.
  • Emmanuel Olusegun Akindele*, Temitayo Abisoye Adedapo, Olawumi Omotola Olawoye, Godwin Oladele Olutona, Babasola Williams Adu (2015) Preliminary Limnological Survey of Ori Stream, Iwo, Osun State, Nigeria. Journal: International Journal of Biological and Chemical Sciences, 9 (1): 329-341.
  • Oluwatosin Ebenezer Atobatele* and Godwin Oladele Olutona (2015) Distribution of three non-essential trace metals (Cadmium, Mercury and Lead) in the organs of fish from Aiba Reservoir, Iwo, Nigeria. Toxicology Report, 2, 896-903.
  • Dawodu, M.O., Olutona, G. O., Obimakinde, S. O*(2015) Effects of temperature on the chemical characteristics of vegetable oils consumed in Ibadan, Nigeria. Pakistan Journal of Nutrition, 14(10):698-707.
  • Godwin O. Olutona*, Stephen O. Olatunji, Joshua F Obisanya (2016) Downstream Assessment of Chlorinated Organic Compounds in the Bed-Sediment of Aiba Stream, Iwo, SouthWestern, Nigeria. Springerplus 5:67.
  • Godwin O. Olutona*, Emmanuel O. Akindele, Olushola S Ayanda (2016) Sediment-associated trace and major metals in the headwaters of a tropical reservoir. Chemistry and Ecology 32(7):624-637.
  • Ogunbode TO*, Ifabiyi IP, Olutona GO, Akintunde EA (2016) Spatial characteristics of groundwater chemistry in some selected area of Ogbomoso zone of Oyo State, Nigeria. European Journal of Earth and Environment 3 (2): 1-17.
  • Godwin O. Olutona*, John AO Oyekunle, Aderemi O Ogunfowokan Olalekan S Fatoki (2016) Assessment of Polybrominated diphenyl ethers in sediment of Asunle stream of the Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, Nigeria. Environmental Science and Pollution Research 23:21195-21205
  • Olushola Sunday Ayanda*, Godwin Oladele Olutona, Emmanuel G Olumayede, Cecelia O. Akintayo, Bhekumusa J Ximba (2016) Phenol flame retardant, phthalates in water and wastewater- a global problem. Water Science and Technology 74(5):1025-1038.
  • Godwin O. Olutona*, Modupe O. Dawodu (2016) Identification and quantification of phthalates in water and sediment of Ori Stream, Iwo, South-western Nigeria using High Performance Liquid Chromatography. Journal of Environmental Chemistry and Ecotoxicology. 8(9):82-88.
  • Abolanle Saheed Adekunle*, John Adekunle Oyedele Oyekunle, Ojo Oluwaseyi Samson, Nobanathi W. Maxakatho, Godwin Oladele Olutona, OlaOluwa Ruth Obisesan (2017) Determination of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbon levels in groundwater of Ife North Local Government Area of Osun State, Nigeria Toxicology Reports 4:39-48
  • Godwin O. Olutona*, John AO Oyekunle, Aderemi O Ogunfowokan Olalekan S Fatoki (2017) Concentrations of Polybrominated diphenyl ethers (PBDEs) in water from Asunle stream, Ile-Ife, Nigeria. Toxics 5, 13; 11pp
  • Emmanuel O. Akindele*, Godwin O. Olutona (2017) Water Quality and Biodiversity of Potamoplankton in an African Sacred Grove and World Heritage Site Zoology and Ecology (Taylor&Francis)
  • Emmanuel O. Akindele*, Godwin O. Olutona, Oyeshina G. Oyeku, Akinkunle V. Adeniyi (2017) Assessment of two persistent bioaccumulative toxicants in the UNESCO protected river of OsunOsogbo, Nigeria. Ecological Processes 6:30, 1-8
  • G. O. Olutona, J. A. O. Oyekunle*, M. O. Dawodu, T. O. Ogunwale, P. Kehinde (2017) Physicochemical characteristics of soil and health risk assessment of potentially toxic metals in soil and vegetables from roadside farmlands in Iwo, Southwestern Nigeria Journal of Environmental Science and Pollution Research 3(3):213-218
  • Godwin O. Olutona*; Sophia Toluwalogo Livingstone (2018) Detection of Organochlorine Pesticide (OCPs) Residues and Trace Metals in Some Selected Malt Drinks in Nigeria. Beverages 4 (3) 65, 11pp
  • Odekunle, Damilare; Olutona, G.O, Oshunsanya, S.O., and Fagbenro, J.A (2018) Effect of organic-based amendments on soil chemical properties and stabilization of Cadmium (Cd) and lead (Pb) in battery-waste contaminated soil. BiocharTec Journal, 1:32-35
  • Olushola S Ayanda*, Olusola S Amodu, Habibat Adubiaro, Godwin O. Olutona, Oluwapese T Ebenezer, Simphiwe M Nelana and Eliazer B Naidoo (2019) Effectiveness of termite hills as an economic adsorbent for the adsorption of alizarin dye. Journal of Water Reuse and Desalination 9(1):83-93
  • Godwin O. Olutona*, John A. O. Oyekunle, Aderemi O. Ogunfowokan, Olalekan S. Fatoki and Abolanle S. Adekunle (2019) Concentrations and Distribution of Polybrominated Diphenyl Ethers (PBDEs) in the Dumpsite Soil of the Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, Nigeria. Journal of Solid Waste Management and Technology 45(1):57-67.
  • Olayemi E. Arigbede, Godwin O. Olutona*, Modupe O. Dawodu (2019) Dietary Intake and Risk Assessment of Heavy Metals from Selected Biscuit Brands in Nigeria Journal of Heavy Metal Toxicity and Diseases, 4(2:3) pp15
  • Godwin O. Olutona; Mary A. Aderemi (2019) Organochlorine Pesticide Residue and Heavy Metals in Leguminous Food Crops from Selected Markets in Ibadan, Nigeria. Legume Science, 1-9
  • G. O. Olutona*; O. O. Daniel (2020) Investigation of Organochlorine Pesticides residues and Trace Metals in Melon (Colocynthis citrollus L): A survey Iranian (Iranica) Journal of Energy and Environment, 11(1):26-32
  • Godwin O. Olutona*, John A. O, Oyekunle; Aderemi O. Ogunfowokan (2020) Elemental Pollution Status of a University Dumpsite Soil in Ile-Ife, Nigeria Journal of Solid Waste Technology and Management,46(2):239-251 .
  • Godwin O. Olutona*; Adebayo A. Adeleye; Moses O. Ayoola; Omobola Kuteyi (In Press) Organochlorine Pesticides and Heavy Metal Contamination in Poultry Feeds in Iwo and its Surburb, Nigeria FUTA Journal of Research in Sciences