Immediate Past President/ Chairman ICCON Governing Council
B.Sc, Ph.D., FRSC, FCSN, FMSN, FICCON; academic, chemist, environmentalist administrator; Born: June 14, 1953; Place: Uhonmora-Ora, Edo State; Hometown: Iruekpen; LGA: Esan-West; so: Edo; m: Engr. Charity Ovbromoka Onodje, 1987; No. of Children: one son, four daughters; EDUCATION: St. Peter’s Anglican School, Uhonmora-Ora, 1961-65; Holy Trinity Grammar School, Sabongidda-Ora, 1966-70; the University of Benin, Benin-City, 1971-75; Institute of Science and Technology, University of Wales, Cardiff, Wales, United Kingdom, 1977-80; CAREER: Graduate Asst. The University of Benin, 1976-80; Lecturer 11, University of Benin, Benin-City, 1980-81.Lecturer I, University of Benin, 1981-84; senior. Lecturer, University of Benin, 1984-89; asst. Dean, Faculty of Science University of Benin, 1986-90; prof. Chemistry, University of Benin, since 1989; Head, Department of Chemistry, University of Benin, 1991 -93; dep. v-c Academics, University of Benin, 1993-97; Adviser, Waste Management Shell Petroleum Development Company, Warri, 1998-99; mm: Executive Council, Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, University of Benin Teaching Hospital, Benin City, 1992-94; Governing Council, University of Benin, Benin City, 1993-97; Consultant Thermosteel Nigeria Ltd., Warri, since 1998; Co-ordinator, Coastal, and Environmental Research Centre, Benin City, since 1999; dir. Industrial Agricultural Products Research Centre, Benin City, since, 1999; Editor-in-Chief, Nigeria Journal of Applied Science, since 1990; Journal of the Chemical Society of Nigerian, since 2006; Nigerian Journal of Materials Science and Engineering, since 2006; mm: Chemical Society of Nigeria, since 1980; Council, Institute of Chartered Chemists of Nigeria, Council, Chemical Society of Nigeria; ah: Federal Government Scholarship, University of Benin, 1972-78; Dean’s Prize, Best Graduating Student, Faculty of Science, University of Benin, 1975; Distinguished Alumnus Award, University of Benin Alumni Association, 1990; fellow: Royal Society of Chemistry, London, 1990-%; Nigerian Cytometric Association, 1999; publ: Foundation course in University Chemistry. 1992; Foundations of Chemical Kinetics. 1992; Practical Course in Organic Chemistry, 1993; Physical Chemistry, 1993; Principles of Organic Chemistry, 1999; Over 100 journal articles; several technical points and monographs, hob: solitary walking, swimming, dancing, farming; off Department of Chemistry, University of Benin, Benin City; tel: 052-600558, ext. 2336; em: firstname.lastname@example.org; res: 55QA.5, King JajaCresent Ugbowo Campus, University of Benin, Benin City; pha: 4,Okieimen Street, Ogbomoide, Iruekpen; Edo State.