Dr. Abiola, I.O. is a Senior Lecturer at Federal College of Forestry Ibadan. He obtained his Ph.D. He obtained his Ph.D in Pomology from the Federal University of Technology, Abeokuta in Pomology, and his M. Agric. in Horticulture from the same University. His Bachelor of Technology in Crop Production was obtained from Federal University of Technology, Akure. He attended oke-Ado High School, Oke-Ado, Ibadan where he obtained his West African School Certificate (WAEC).

He is the Pioneer HOD for the Department of Crop production Technology in the College. Currently, he is the Head of Horticulture and Landscape Technology Department, Chairman Federal College of Forestry Consultancy Service and Co-ordinator of the Part-Time Programme of the College.

He has served in various capacities before being appointed as HOD. He served as Hostel Warden and Dean of Students Senior Staff Disciplinary Committee, Chairman Junior Staff Disciplinary Committee. He has to his credit forty publications of journals and proceedings both Local and International. He also belongs to the following bodies: Forestry Association of Nigeria, Horticultural Society of Nigeria, Nigerian Field Society, Nigerian Institute of Landscape Horticulturist and International Society for Horticultural science.

Dr Abiola, I.O. is happily married and the union is blessed with children.