PROF. ANYA OKO

PROF. ANYA OKO

The Pro-Chancellor

Biography

OFFICE PROFILE OF PROFESSOR ANYA OKO ANYA

EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND

  1. Church of Scotland Mission School, Abiriba, Nigeria,………………......1943-1949
  2. Hope Waddell Training Institution, Calabar, Nigeria,……………………1950-1956
  3. University college, Ibadan(University of Ibadan),Nigeria…………….....1958-1961
  4. University of Cambridge, England(St. John’s college) and molteno
  5. Institute of Biology and Parasitology………………………………………1962-1965

ACADEMIC QUALIFICATION

  1. Cambridge overseas school certificate, 1954
  2. Cambridge overseas High School certificate, 1956 with distinction
  3. Bachelor of Science(special) London University UK with second class honours (upper division in zoology)…………………………………………………….............................................1961
  4. Doctor of philosophy(PHD) Cambridge University, UK (St. John’s college and the Molteno Institute) ………………………………………………………………………….................1965
  5. Doctor of science, honoris causa, Lagos State University, Nigeria…………1997
  6. Doctor of Science honoris causa, Tafawa Balewa University Bauchi……....2002          

ACADEMIC TITLE  ----------------------------------------------------------------------   Professor

ACADEMIC STATUS -------------------------------------------------------------------   Prof of Zoology

MEMBERSHIP ASSOCIATION/PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATION

  1. Fellow, Nigerian Academic of science (F.A.S.),…………………………………...1979
  2. Fellow, institute of Biology (UK) (F.I.BIO),………………………………………….1976
  3. Fellow, Akanu Ibiam Federal Polytechnic …………………………………………1994
  4. Fellow, Linnaean society of London (F.L.S.)………………………………………1965
  5. Fellow, Cambridge Philosophical Society …………………………………………1965
  6. Fellow, and life member, Nigerian Society of Parasitology………………...........1992
  7. Fellow, Yaba College of Technology ………………………………………………2005
  8. Honorary fellow, Nigeria Institution of Science and Technology.

RESEARCH INTEREST

  1. He established parasitic Nematodes Research project in the department of Zoology.

ATTENDANCE CONFERENCE

  • Delegate to the subsequent National Conference
  • Panel on structure and citing of the new Imo State University……………1984
  • Member, Governing Council of University of Nigeria Nsukk………...........1981-1985
  • Imo State Economic Consultative Committee…………………………....…1984-1986
  • Presidential panel on post -election violence(the Sheikh Lemu panel).....2012
  • Presidential Constitutional Review Committee(Belgore committee)….......2012

OFFICE PROFILE

  1. Science Master, Qua- Iboe Mission Secondary School, Etinan Akwa Ibom State, Nigeria………………………………………………………………………...1957-1058
  2. Lecturer, Federal Science School, Lagos,………………………………..1961-1962
  3. Research officer, Federal Fisheries research service, Lagos, Nigeria…1961-1962
  4. Research Officer, Federal Department of Agricultural Research, Ibadan, Nigeria
  5. Senior Lecturer, University of Nigeria Nsukka, ………………………......1970-1973
  6. Senior lecturer, University of Science and Technology project, Port-Harcourt, Nigeria,……………………………………………………………………………........1967-1970
  7. Professor of zoology, University of Nsukka Nigeria,…………………......1973-2002
  8. Chief executive officer, Nigerian Economic Summit Group Ltd/Gte…....2000-2004
  9. Pro-Chancellor and Chairman of the governing 2013-2014 Council of Michael Okpara University of Agriculture, Umudike.

ACHIEVEMENTS: AWARDS AND GRANTS

  1. Calabar County council Scholar,………………………………………………………….1956
  2. Federal Government University Scholar,…………………………………………….......1958
  3. University college, Ibadan Post graduate Scholar,……………………………….........1961
  4. Faculty Research Leadership prize, University of Nigeria (first-winner),1980
  5. The traditional Chieftaincy title of Ochemba by Igwe and cabinet of Assah-Ubirielem, Imo State …………………………………………………………………………...............................1990
  6. The Ahiajoku certificate and medallion of the Imo State for outstanding scholarship and academic leadership…………………………………………………...............................................1982
  7. The traditional chieftaincy title of Odu- Ena ‘B’ Udemba by the Enachiken in council, cabinet and the community of Abiriba, Abia State of Nigeria ….................................................................................1983
  8. Nigerian National Merit Award(NNMA)………………………………………………..........1992
  9. The Nigerian National Order of (NNOM)……………………………………………...........1992
  10. Officer of order of the federal (OFR)……………………………………………………........2002

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