The Department of Fisheries and Aquaculture Technology is one of the two youngest departments in the School of Agriculture and Agricultural Technology; the other being the Department of Forestry and Wildlife Technology (FWT). Although Senate had approved its establishment prior to the 2006/2007 academic session, the department took off in September/October 2006 with a formal nod from the National Universities Commission in November 2007. The first set of 12 undergraduates were admitted in the 2007/2008 session. At present, there are 196 students enrolled in the 2017/2018 session, the acronym of the department is “FAT” as a short abbreviation for the Department of Fisheries and Aquaculture Technology. The 5-year undergraduate’s programme offered is titled B. Tech. Agric. (Fisheries & Aquaculture Technology) in line with the practice and philosophy of the school of Agriculture Technology (SAAT) where it is domiciled.