NWOBODO KEVIN ANEZICHUKWU

NWOBODO KEVIN ANEZICHUKWU

LECTURER II

Biography

CURRICULUM VITAE

 

NAME:                                               Nwobodo Kevin Anezichukwu

NATIONALITY:                                  Nigerian

CONTACT ADDRESS:                      Department of Forestry and Environmental Management, Michael Okpara University of Agriculture, Umudike, Abia State

 

E-MAIL ADDRESS:                            ka.nwobodo@mouau.edu.ng

 

­  ACADEMIC INSTITUTIONS ATTENDED WITH DATES

  Community Primary School, Ngwo-Uno, Udi L.G.A., Enugu State          1979-1984

  Community Secondary School, Obioma, Udi L.G.A. Enugu State           1984-1990

 Enugu State University of Science and Technology, Enugu State           1994-1999

  Michael Okpara University of Agriculture, Umudike, Abia State              2002-2008

  Michael Okpara University of Agriculture, Umudike, Abia State              2015-date

  Modern Ideal Computer College, Enugu State                                        2003

 

  QUALIFICATIONS OBTAINED WITH DATES

  First School Leaving Certificate (FSLC)                                                 1984

  Senior School Certificate of Education (SSCE)                                     1990

  Bachelors of Agriculture (B. Agric.) Soil Science                                   1999

  Masters of Science (M.Sc.) Toxicology & Environmental Management 2008

  Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D) Environmental Management                    in view

  Diploma in Computer Science                                                               2003

         

 WORK EXPERIENCES WITH DATE

­  Michael Okpara University of Agriculture, Umudike, Abia State

Lecturer II                                                                                            2013 till date

 

­   National Root Crops Research Institute, Umudike, Abia State            1998

I. T Research Student. Deployed to Soil Science Department, Metrology and Statistics Department, Tissue Culture Department, Agric Engineering and Plant Protection Departments.

 

­  Eme Livestock Farms Ltd. Umunya, Oyi LGA, Anambra State               1998

I.T Research Student . Deployed to Feed Mill Production for Production of Starters feed, Growers, Finishers and Layers Feed. Poultry houses for raising of day old chicks, growers and layer houses for egg production. Veterinary department for detection and treatment of poultry diseases.

 

­  Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, Umuahia, Abia State    2002

National Youth Service Corps (NYSC)

 

­  Britarch Montesorri Schools,

Plot 328/329 Amuzukwu Layout, Umuahia, Abia State                        2002

Head Teacher, Agricultural Science and Computer

         

 

  PUBLICATIONS:

M. A. N. Anikwe, and K. A. Nwobodo (2002) Long Term Effect of Municipal Waste Disposal on Soil Properties and Productivity of Sites Used for Urban Agriculture in Abakaliki, Nigeria. Elsevier Science, Bioresource Technology, 83 (241-250) Netherland.

 

Nwajiobi, B., Ezenwa, L., Nwobodo K., and Ikwa, L., (2016). Effective Waste Management: A Critical Pathway to Greening Economy of Developing Nations. International Journal of Agricultural Innovations, Volume 6, No 1.

 

  LECTURESHIP POSITIONS AND DUTIES PERFORMED:

May 2013 – September 2016 – Assistant Lecturer (Lecturer III)

Lecturer III:        Department of Forestry and Environmental Management, Michael Okpara University of Agriculture, Umudike, Abia State

Duties Performed:

Lectures on:         i. Principles of Forest Resources Management and Ecology

                             ii. Landscaping and Environmental Management

                             iii. Forest Genetics and Tree Breeding

                             iv. Ornamental Plants and Flower Production

                             v. Forest and Wildlife Biometrics

                             vi. Supervision of Undergraduate Projects

 

October 2016 – Till Date –Lecturer II

Duties Performed:

Lectures on:           i. Agroforestry Systems

                             ii. Principles of Forest Resources Management and Ecology

                             iii. Environmental Degradation and Reclamation

                             iv. Farm Practices

                             v. Supervision of Undergraduate Project Works

 

AT MOUAU CONTINUING EDUCATION CENTRE (CEC):

Lectures on:         i. Environmental Pollution

                             ii. Waste Generation and Management

                             iii. Supervision of CEC Students Project

                                        

MEMBERSHIP OF PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATIONS:

Ø  Agricultural Society of Nigeria (ASN)

Ø  Forestry Association of Nigeria (FAN)

Ø  Soil Science Society of Nigeria

Ø  National Environmental Study/Action Team (NEST)

 

CONFERENCES /SEMINARS ATTENDED:

Academic Leadership Competence/Work Attitude for Effective and Efficient Lecture Delivery organized by Michael Okpara University of Agriculture, Umudike, Abia State (June 2015)

 

Capacity Building in Agricultural Education in Nigeria organized by Michael Okpara University of Agriculture, Umudike in collaboration with Bern University of Applied Science, School of Agricultural, Forest and Food Science, Hafl Switzerland (March, 2016)                                  

 

A 2-day Workshop on Integrated Capacity Building and Development of Local Content in the Applications of Space-Based Technologies for Tackling Environmental Challenges in the Niger Delta, Akwa Ibom State, Nigeria. Organised by Advanced Space Technology Applications Laboratory, National Space Research and Development Agency, Federal Ministry of Science and Technology, Nigeria. (October, 2017)

 

A One week ICT Training Programme on Advanced Digital Appreciation Programme for Tertiary Institutions at Michael Okpara University of Agriculture, Umudike, Abia State. Organised by Digital Bridge Institute, Abuja in collaboration with Nigeria Communication Commission. (December, 2017).

 

UNIVERSITY ADMINISTRATION:                                                    

  Departmental Exam Officer                                     2014 till date

Department of Forestry and Environmental Management. Responsible for Collection, and computation of undergraduate results for Senate approval. Identify and report to FOREM Board, students who meet the criteria for departmental academic honours award. Prepare and make available students individual semester results. Compute degree results and reconcile with Exams and Records for the award of Bachelors of Forestry and Environmental Management (B. FOREM)

 

  ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE PROGRAMME COORDINATOR, Continuing Education Centre, MOUAU                                          2015- till date

Representing College of Natural Resources & Environmental Management. Responsibility: Academic and administrative head in Continuing Education Centre representing College of Natural Resources and Environmental Management. Allot Courses and project Supervisors to Academic Staff of the College. Collect, compute, store, and retrieve results of CNREM students in Continuing Education Centre. Represents College of Natural Resources and Environmental Management in Continuing Education Board Meetings etc.     

 

  Member, FOREM Academic Board         2013 till date

Responsible for the development and implementation of policies regarding the department’s academic program

 

  Departmental Representative Centre for Molecular Biosciences and Biotechnology (CMBB), Michael Okpara University of Agriculture, Umudike, Abia State. The Centre for Molecular Biosciences and Biotechnology is a specialized research and training centre with facilities for advanced research and studies in Molecular Biosciences and Biotechnology.

 

  Member, Departmental Forests and Gardens/ Nurseries

Responsible for the development of program for 100L, 200L, and 300L B.Agric students as part of their practical experiences. Commercializing the departmental nursery through mass production and sale of seedlings of agroforest importance and enhance the productivity of the forest foods.

 

  Member, Departmental Committee on SIWES

Responsible for the planning and executing the practical year programme for 400 level students

 

  Member, World Environment Day Cerebration                           2017

Responsible for organizing and planning for the 2017 World Environment Day cerebration

 

  Member, Departmental Asset Verification Team                       2017

Responsible for the verification of the existing departmental laboratory and nursery assets and their states for departmental accreditation purposes

 

  MEMBER, College Examination Officers and Time Table Committee  2017 till date

 

  Member, Committee on Disbursement of Executive Governors Grant to Indigent Students in College of Natural Resources and Environmental Management.   2018

 

COMMUNITY SERVICES:

BODY                    POSITION/RESPONSIBILITIES

INEC (2010)         ASST. REGISTRATION OFFICER (ARO 1). Okpike Ward, Obinagu Udi LGA, Enugu State. TEAM LEADER responsible for biometric capturing of eligible member of the community using Direct Data Capturing (DDC) Machine for INEC electoral purposes.

 

INEC (2011)         PRESIDING OFFICER, 9TH Mile Corner, Ngwo. Udi LGA, Enugu State. Responsible for all activities in the polling unit. Ie Accreditation of voters, Voting, Sorting, Counting of votes as well as the Announcement of election results.          

 

INEC (2015)         REGISTRATION AREA/WARD COLLECTION OFFICER, Akwuete Ward, Ukwa East LGA, Abia State. Responsible for collection, computation and declaration of results from polling units within the registration area/ward in 2015 Presidential, Governorship, National Assembly and State House of Assembly elections.  

 

Secretary General, Student Union Government: Enugu State University of Science and Technology, (ESUT) Abakaliki Campus (1996)           Merit Award

 

President General: Amankwo Undergraduate Association, Ngwo Uno, Udi LGA, Enugu State (1998)

 

Assistant Secretary: Nigerian Federation of Catholic Students (NFCS) ESUT, Abakaliki Campus (1997)                                               

 

Distinguished Member: National Association of Catholic Corps Members, Abia State Chapter (2001-2002)                                                           Merit Award

 

Assistant Secretary: Okunito Amankwo Autonomous Community (2012-2013)

 

HOBBIES:

I love reading, writing, music, sports and working with people.

 

REFEREES:

 

Prof. M. A. N. Anikwe                                          

Agronomy Department                                           

Enugu State University of Science and Technology

Enugu State.                                                                            

 

Dr. Anthony Ano

Direction of Administration

National Root Crops Research Institute

Umudike, Abia State.

 

Dr. Bede Chukwuma Okolo

National Institute for Oceanography and Marine Research

Victoria Island

Lagos.