OBURA, EZEKIEL NWUZO

OBURA, EZEKIEL NWUZO

TECHNOLOGIST

Biography

A.   BACKGROUND INFORMATION

Full Name:                     Mr. Obura Ezekiel Nwuzo

Place of Birth:                Nkalagu, Abakaliki, Ebonyi State.

Nationality:                    Nigeria

Current Postal Address: Department of Forestry and Environmental management, Michael Okpara University of Agriculture, Umudike, PMB 7267, Umuahia, Abia State, Nigeria.

Marital status:                         Married

 

B.   EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATION/INSTITUTION ATTENDED

1.  First School leaving certificate: 1997, Umuezeokoha State School, Effium, Ebonyi State.

2.     W.A.S.C.; 1982, Boys Secondary School, Umuhuali, Nkalagu, Ebonyi State.

3.     Ordinary Diploma; General Agriculture; 1986, Federal School of Agriculture, Umduike, Abia State.

4.     High National Diploma; Crop Production; 1993, Federal college of Agriculture, Umudike, Umuahia, Abia State.

5.     Certificate of Participation: Apiculture, 1988, federal college of Agriculture, Umudike, Umuahia, Abia State.

6.     Certificate of participation: MASHAV International Course in Beekeeping, 2007, Maizube Abu-Turab International Training Centre, Niger State, Nigeria.

 

Diploma in Theology, 2008, School of Catholic Theology for Laity, Catholic Diocese of Umuahia, Abia State Nigeria.

 

Certificate of proficiency in Computer Appreciation and internal Utilities, AffiHUB ICT Solution for Africa, MOUAU, Umudike, Umuahia,
Abia State.

Certificate of Participation in International Training Workshop on Biodynamic Beekeeping in the Tropics for Poverty Alleviation; 2013, Michael Okpara University of Agriculture, Umudike, Umuahia,
Abia State.

C.                WORK EXPERIENCE

Tutors: 1983- 1984 Aidan’s Secondary School, Umuezeoka, Nkomaru,
Ebonyi State.

Farm Manager: 1988- 1990 Eweula Pharmaceutical Company Pic, Apicultural Unit, A5 Falomo Shopping Centre, South West, Ikoyi Lagos, Nigeria.

Apiarist:            1995- 1996, Federal College of Agriculture, Ishiagu,
Ebonyi
State, Nigeria.

 

Technologist:   Forest Food Resources (Apiculture), 1996 till date, Departmentof Forest and Environmental Management, Michael Okpara University of Agriculture, Umudike, Umuahia, Abia State, Nigeria.

 

D.                MEMBERSHIP OF COMMITEES/ BODIES

Secretary, Committee for the Resuscitation of MOUAU Snailry, 2004.
Member, Committee for 2017 World Environmental Day.

 

 

E.                MEMBERSHIP OF PROFESSIONAL BODIES

·        Forestry Association of Nigeria (FAN)

·        Federation Of Beekeepers Association of Nigeria (FEBKAN)

 

 

F.      CONFRENCIES/WORKSHOPS/ SEMINARS ATTENDED

·        National Workshop on Honey Production, 24th of August, 1998,
Michael
Okpara University of Agriculture, Umudike, Umuahia, Abia State.

 

·        International Training Workshop on Biodynamic Beekeeping in the Tropics for Poverty Alleviation; 2013, Michael Okpara University of Agriculture, Umudike, Umuahia, Abia State.

 

·        MASHAV International Course in Beekeeping, 2007, Maizube Abu-Turab International Training Centre, Niger State, Nigeria.

 

 

G.           ADMINISTRATIVE/PRACTICAL RESPONSIBILITY IN MICHAEL OKPARA UNIVERSITY OF AGRICULTURE, UMUDIKE

 

·        Technical Head, Non-Teaching Staff

·        Appraisal Assessment of Non-Teaching Staff

·        Secretary: committee for Resuscitation of MOUAU Snailry

·        Technical Head, Snailry unit

·        Technical Head, Forest Food Resources Unit

·        Technical Head, Apiculture Unit

·        Field Trips/Practical Training of Students

 

 

H.      EXTRA CURRICULAR

·        Reading

·        Watching Inspiring documentaries/movies

·        Sports.

 

I.       CURRENT POSITION

 

Chief technical Officer.