AZUBUIKE, OZIOMA CECILIA

AZUBUIKE, OZIOMA CECILIA

LECTURER I

Biography

NAME:                                                   AZUBUIKE, Ozioma Cecilia

GENDER:                                              Female

MARITAL STATUS:                               Married with children

NATIONALITY:                                      Nigeria

STATE:                                                  Anambra

LOCAL GOVT. AREA:                          Orumba South

HOME TOWN:                                      Umunze                                    

VILLAGE:                                              Ubaha

RELIGION:                                           Christianity

CONTACT:                                           Dept. of Home Economics/HMT, Michael Okpara University of Agric, Umudike.

Email:                                                   azubuike.ozioma@mouau.edu.ng

 

ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS AND EDUCATIONAL  INSTITUTIONS ATTENDED WITH DATES

Qualification

Awarding

Institution

Period of Study in Institution

Home Economics Education (PhD)   

(In  View)

University of  Benin, Benin City

 

Home Management (MSC, Credit )

(MOUAU)

2009

Home Economics Education (BSC/EDU,

Second Class Upper Division

(ABSU)

2002

Home Economics Education (NCE, Credit

FCE(T) Umunze

1994 

West African Examination( Credit Level)

Girls’ High School Okigwe  

1988

                                                    

SPECIALIZATIONS:                  Home Management                                                                                           

 

C.   WORK EXPERIENCE:

Previous Work Experience Outside MOUAU

EMPLOYER                             DUTIES PERFORMED                              YEAR         

St. Mary the Virgin       

Convent Ufuma,

Anambra State.                   Teaching                                                          1998 – 1999

 

All Saints Sec. Sch.

Umunze                              Teaching                                                          2000

 

FCE (T), Umunze                 Lecturing                                               2006 – 2014

 

(1)  Time Table Chairman School of Agric/Homec

(2)  Departmental Examination Officer (DEO) Homec Dept.

(3)  Secretary department of journal/book of reading

(4)   Coordinator Students Research Project Committee

(5)  Treasury Departmental Consultancy Committee

(6)  Project Supervision

(7)  Teaching Practice Supervision

 

WORK EXPERIENCE IN MOUAU

2014 – Date          Lecturer I in the Department of Home Economics/Hospitality Management and Tourism 

2014 – Date          Under graduate Students Project Supervision

2014 – Date          Academic Adviser Year 1 – 4  

2015 – Date           Coordinator Students Research Project  

 

Present Position: Lecturer 1

Grade Level: CONUASS 43

 

Undergraduate courses taught:

2016/2017 Session

 

1st Semester: HEC 312, HEC 314, HEC 413, HEC 415, HMT 511, HEC 210,

HEC 401

 

2nd Semester:

HEC 121, HEC 220, HEC 221, HEC 421, HEC 400

 

2017/2018

 

1st Semester

HEC 111, HEC 314, HEC 413, HEC 415, HMT 511, HEC 210,

HEC 401

 

2nd Semester:

HEC 121, HEC 220, HEC 221, HEC 423, HEC 400

 

 

D.  ACADEMIC ACTIVITIES

Publications

 

Azubuike, O.C. (2006): The use of contraception as a family planning method.     Eastern COEASU journal of teacher Education (ECOJOTE)

      Vol 2, No. 2.

 

Azubuike, O.C. & Amadi U.P.N (2006): Consumers Disposition to food additives in contemporary Nigeria: Need for consumer education and protection Eastern COEASU journal of teacher Education (ECOJOTE)

      Vol.2, N0. 1.

 

Azubuike, O.C. (2010): Problems and prospects of current changes in the pattern   of union Formation (marriage). Journal of family Development (JOFAD) marriage, family & sexuality A publication of centre for family development

      Benue State University-Makurdi.

 

Azubuike, O.C. (2011): Influential factors affecting the Attitude of                                 students towards Technical subjects in secondary schools in South Eastern Nigeria. Journal of Education and social research, vol. 1, No.2

Rome, Italy 2011.

 

Azubuike O.C. & Offordile .S. (2011): Strategy for improving the use of Electronic              Teaching & Learning (E-learning) in vocation Education in

       Tertiary institutions of Nigeria. Journal of Education and social research

  Rome, Italy 2011.  Vol 2, N02

 

Azubuike O.C. (2011): Entrepreneurial Competencies Needed by Home Economics    Students for self-reliance Importance for curriculum development,

     Abuja International journal of Education and Management Science.

Rome, Italy 2011. Vol 1. N01

 

Azubuike O.C. & Nwokolo C.K.C. (2012); Time Management Projects of working    mothers in Nigeria Tertiary Institutions: Needed for Home Economics Education Journal of Education and social research

Rome, Italy 2011. Vol 2, N08.

 

Azubuike O.C. (2012): Societal and gender Issues In the study of Home      Economics education in Nigeria Tertiary Institutions

         Journal of Education and social research

    Vol. 2, N0. 10

 

Azubuike O.C. & Oguzor U.C. (2013) Consideration of Culture in the Development of Home economics Curriculum in Nigeria

Journal of Education and Social research

Italy Vol. 3. No. 9

 

Azubuike O.C. & Nwokolo C.K.C. (2013) Participatory Roles of Private Sectors in Management of Home Economics Programme in Nigerian Higher Institutions

Mediterranean Journal of Social Sciences

Italy Vol. 4. No. 7

 

Nnanna , J.O., Azubuike O.C. & Ikeji, I. F. (2013) Issues and Trends in Home Economics for Development in Nigeria. International Journal of Development Studies Ghana Vol.7. No. 6

         

Mbah P.E. & Azubuike O.C. (2015) Socio – Cultural Issues facing contemporary families in Nigeria: An Appaisal of Women holding administrative positions. Merit research Journals India Vol. 3 (1)

 

 Mbah P.E. & Azubuike O.C. (2015) Development and Assessment of Bread fruit and Groundnut Diet as Complementary Weaving Dietin Umuahia Environment. International Journal of Innovation in Science and Mathematics India Vol. 3. (3)

 

Mbah P.E. & Azubuike O.C. (2015)Skills Needed by Home Makers in Selecting Family Goods and Services in Abia State Nigeria. International Journal of Innovation and research in Educational Sciences. India Vol. 2. (3)

 

Mbah, P.E. & Azubuike, O. (2015) Towards Quantitative Teaching of Vocational subjects in Secondary Schools, in Nigeria. International letters of Social and Humanistic Science. Self Press Switzerland. www.scipress.com/ll.shs.53.94

 

Azubuike, O.C. & Nnubia, U.E. (2015). Challenges of Food Insecurity due to Climate Change (Flood disaster) in the South Eastern Region of Nigeria: Need for Home Economics Extension Workers. Available online at www.worldscientificnews.com.wsn9(2)201540-a48.

 

Opara , J. C., Ejifugha, A. U. & Azubuike, O. C. ( 2015 ) Health programmes in                      

            Nigeria : An analysis of science perception of sanitation skill

            American based research journal 4 ( 4) 1-8

 

Azubuike , O. C. & Opara ,J . C. ( 2016 ) Impact of climate change on the role of Non governmental organizations in environmental health delivery in South Eastern region of Nigeria

 

Azubuike , O. C. ( 2016 ) Food crisis and income management among working mothers in selected local government area in Anambra State. International journal of development strategies in humanities , management & social sciences 6 ( 2 ) 216- 225

 

CHAPTER CONTRIBUTIONS:

Azubuike, O.C. (2011): Introduction to Housing Design and management:

     Home Economics for Schools & Colleges

     BOOK 1

   

Azubuike, O.C. (2011), Introduction to Home management

          Book 1, Home Economics for Schools & Colleges.

 

Azubuike, O.C. & Nwokolo C.K.C (2014) Setting up Institutionized Learning for the Pre-Scholar. Chapter 23 Enterpreneurship Development Concepts, Principles and Practice

 

Azubuike , O. C.& Madiche W. N. ( 2016) Interior decoration and Management . A handbook for Home Economics Educators in a learning Environment series (i 1) Science Teachers’ Association of Nigeria: Ibadan Marion Ogi-Olu printing & co

 

Azubuike , O. C. ( 2016 )  Inadequate teaching and learning facilities: A contending issues in teaching Home Economics in public primary and Secondary levels of Education: Onitsha , Global Academic Group, Online Academic Resources

 

Azubuike , O. C. & Nnubia ,U. E. ( 2017 ) Essentials of Family Living : Enugu, New                     

           Generation Educare Ltd

 

          PROCEEDINGS

 

Azubuike, O.C. & Offordike S.N. (2011) Utilization Of Agricultural and Home  Economics Education For youth empowerment: A way forward to Industrial development in Nigeria. Journal of Nigeria association of teachers of technology (NATT).

 

Azubuike , O. C. & Uko- Aviomoh, E. E. ( 2016 ) Malnutrition among school age children 5 – 10 years in rural areas of Abia State. 2nd  University of Benin annual research day ( UBARD ) conference book of proceeding

 

Mbah ,P. E. & Azubuike , O. C. ( 2017 ) Utilization of household  skills : A panacea for improving family economy conditions amongst rural communities in  Abia State

 

Nigeria   7th Home Economics Council of Nigeria ( HECON ) / 8th  International Federation for Home Economics ( IFHE ) African Region International Conference book of proceeding

 

CONFERENCES/ WORKSHOPS/ SEMINARS ATTENDED/ PAPER PRESENTED

CONFERENCES ATTENDED AND PAPERS PRESENTED

 

1.           The 8th National South African Association of Family Ecology and Consumer Sciences Conference, Unity across our specialization between 12th- 14th July, 2006, at the University of the Western Cape and presented a paper “Being a wise consumer through consumer Education: Unity across our specialization.

2.           International Federation for Home Economics Conference on Action for family and consumer well being. Home Economics Literacy bringing skills to life at Valletta Campus, University of Malta 19th- 21st March, 2015 paper presented “Development and Assessment of Breadfruit and Groudnut Diet as Complementary Weaning Diet in Umuahia Environment” and “Skills needed by Home makers in selecting family Goods and Services in Abia State Nigeria”.

3.           African Regional Conference of Organization of Women in Science for developing world at the University of Energy and Natural Resources (UENR) Sunyani, Ghana and presented a paper on “Challenges of Food insecurity due to climate change (flood) in South-East region of Nigeria: Need for Home Economics Extension Workers” and impact of Climate Change on the role of Ngo’s in Health delivery in South Eastern region of Nigeria from 15th – 18th October, 2013.

4.           International conference on teaching, learning and change 2011 held at Omoku paper presented “Influential Factors Affecting the attitude of students towards the study of Vocational/Technical Subjects in Secondary Schools in Abia 5th – 8th September, 2011.

5.           International conference on Technology, Education and Environment held at Omuku “paper presented strategy for impouring the use of Electronic teaching and learning (E-learning) in Agric. Science and Home Economics in Tertiary Institutions of Anambra State.

6.           AATL/ ASSR International Conference on social and cultural studies 2012 held at Port Harcourt paper presented – societal and gender issues in the study of Home Economics in Nigerian Schools September 4th – 8th 2012.

7.           AATL/ASSR international Conference on Science and Technology Education held in Owerri paper presented “Time Management practices of working class mothers in Nigerian Tertiary Institutions: Need for Home Economics Education.

8.           AATL/MCSER International Interdisciplinary Conference (IIC) held at Umunze paper presented consideration of culture in the Development of Home Economics Curriculum in Nigeria and Participatory Roles of Private Sectors in Management of Home Economics Programme in Nigerian Institutions 1st – 4th, July, 2013.

9.           18th National Conference on Globalization: Challenges to health and Innovations held in Ebonyi State University, Abakaliki paper presented: Influence of Communicable diseases on the health of the adolescent on 5th – 8th June, 2013.

10.        2nd National Conference on the family theme “Domestic Conflict/ Violence and the Challenges of National development held at Benue State University, Makurdi paper presented- Resource Management on 12th – 15th March, 2006.

11.        Maiden International Conference on Education and vision 20-20-20 in Nigeria held in Abuja paper presented Enterprenuerial Competencies Needed by Home Economics Education Students for self-patience: Imperative for curriculum development on 1st – 8th Nov. 2010.

12.        24th Annual National Conference of the Nigerian Association of Teachers of Technology held in FCE (T) Umunze and presented a paper titled utilization of Agric and Home Economics for Youth Empowerment in Secondary Schools

using International Media for sustainable Industrial development on 17th – 22nd October, 2011.

13.        4th Home Economics Council Conference held at University of Benin, Benin City paper presented – Mantal adjustment Among adolescents: Need for pre-marital counseling on 15th – 17th July, 2009.

14.        3rd National Conference on the family sexuality & the family held at Benue State University Makurdi paper presented problems and prospectus of the

current changes in pattern of union formation (marriage) to sexuality and young family.

15.        6th Annual National Conference of health promotion Research Association of Nigeria (HEPRAN) on health promotion and disease control in Nigeria held at Federal University of Technology (FUTO) overview paper presented “the role of Home Economics in promoting health in the family on October 8th – 11th, 2008.

16.        2015 International Conference of Association of the promotion of education, health, environmental Technology research held at Tai-Solarin University of Education Ijebu ode paper presented “Utilization of Waste from Oil palm by rural women in Onumba South LGA of Anambra State towards promoting environmental safety and friendly : On 22nd – 26th June, 2015 Workshops Attended and paper presented.

17.        2nd International Conference of Faculty of Specific Education 1st International Scientific Conference of Home Economics 7th IFHE Africa Regional Meeting Alexandria, Egypt. 25-26 October, 2015. Attended and paper presented.

18.        XX111 IFHE World Congress 2016 held at Daejeon Convention Center, Daejeon, Korea paper presented “Contribution of Home Economics in promoting individual fulfillment and quality of life for stable Economy: The case of Nigeria” and “Nutritional Evaluation of weaning food produced from a combination of Rice, Sorghum and Maize flour” : On July 31st – August 6th , 2016

19.        National Economic Transformation and Sustainable Development Conference held at University of Nigeria, Enugu State – Nigeria paper presented “Food crisis and income management amongst working mothers in selected local government areas of Anambra State”. On October 6th – 7th , 2016

20.        6th Annual National Conference of Family & Consumer Science Society of Nigeria ( FACSSON ) held at University of Benin, Benin city paper presented “ Challenges of the application of value chain in Home management process for sustainable economic development amongst families in rural areas of Anambra State” On August 28th – 31st , 2017.

21.        47th Annual General meeting & Scientific Conference of Nutrition Society of Nigeria held at International Conference Center ( ICC ) University of Ibadan, Ibadan, Nigeria. paper presented “Influence of food fads and fallacies on food habit and consumption pattern of diabetic patients in Federal Medical center

22.         Umuahia Abia State” On 19th – 23rd September 2017

23.        7th Home Economics Council of Nigeria ( HECON ) / 8th  International Federation for Home Economics ( IFHE ) African Region International Conference held at University of Uyo, Nigeria paper presented “ Utilization of household  skills : A panacea for improving family economy conditions amongst rural communities in  Abia State Nigeria “ On  24th – 28th October, 2017

 

WORKSHOPS ATTENDED AND PAPER PRESENTED

1.           Modular workshops for Home Economics panel of STAN during the 54th Annual Stan conference, special workshops held at community secondary school, Akaojot, Uyo, Akwa Ibom State and presented a paper titled interior decoration and maintenance from 12th – 17th August, 2013.

 

WORKSHOP WITHOUT PAPER PRESENTATION

 

1.           Advanced Digital Appreciation programme for Tertiary Institutions (ADAPTI)

2.           Training at Michael Okpara University of Agriculture Umudike from 04-08 May, 2015.

3.           Anambra State Workshop and computer Appreciation and Operation and Active learning techniques (AIT) held at Federal College of Education (Technical) Umunze from 9th – 10th May 2006. 

 

COMMENDATIONS:

1.           Commendation letter by the management of F.C. (T) Umunze for participating on the 2nd Innovation Exhibition by Home Economics Department of the school held at Abuja on 11th – 12th November, 2013.

2.           Commendation letter by the members Council for participating on the 2nd Nigerian Raw Materials Exposition (NIRAM Expo) held in Lagos from Tuesday 28th – Thursday 30th October, 2014.

 

E.   SERVICE TO PUBLIC BODIES/COMMUNITY SERVICE

External Examiner, (Monitor) National examination council (NECO)   – 2012 till date

 

PROFESSIONAL BODIES:

(1)  International Federation of Home Economics (IFHE) Member

(2)  Home Economics council of Nigeria (HECON) Member

(3)  Health promotion research association of Nigeria (HEPRAN) Member

(4)  Nigerian Association of Teacher of Technology (NATT) Member

(5)  International Teachers Education (ITE) Member

(6)  Organization of Women in Science for the developing World (OWS

 

(7)  National Association of Health Educators (NAHE)

 

(8)  Association for the promotion of Education, Health, Environment and

 Technology Research (APREHET)

    9) Family and Consumer Sciences Society of Nigeria ( FACSSON ) Member.

 

EXTRA CURRICULAR ACTIVITIES:

–              Researching

–              Reading

–              Listening to Music

–              Travelling

 

REFEREES:

·         Professor P.E. Mbah

HOD Home Economics/HMT,

MOUAU Abia State

 

Prof. U.U.U. Kadurumba,

MOUAU

 

Prof. I. Onyenobi

Dean Faculty of Agric/Vertinary Medicine,

Abia State University Uturu

  ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS AND EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTIONS                ATTENDED WITH DATES

 

Qualification

Awarding  Institution

Period of Study in Institution

PhD Recreation (Natural Resources Recreation & Tourism) – 2007.

Thesis Title: Tourism Potentials and Levels of Utilization of Yankari and Cross River National Parks.

 

University of Nigeria, Nsukka.

 

1997 – 2007

M.Ed. (Recreation) – 1989

University of Nigeria, Nsukka.

1987 – 1989

B.Sc. (Hons) Physical Education & Recreation        – 1983

University of Nigeria, Nsukka.

1979 – 1983

 

 PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATION: Proficiency Award in Ecotourism – Australian Council for Private Education and Training (ACPET).

SPECIALIZATIONS:   Leisure & Tourism; Hospitality Management.

 

       C    WORK  EXPERIENCE

i)      Imo State Univ., Okigwe through Abia State Univ. – Uturu – Oct. 1991 – 1994

ii) Michael Okpara University of Agriculture, Umudike. – May 1994  –  Present

Present Position:   Professor

            Grade Level:            CONUASS 73

        Undergraduate Courses Taught

Research Methods in HMT; Strategic planning in HMT; Food Hygiene & Safety; Hospitality marketing Mgt.; Maintenance Mgt.; Personnel Mgt.; Organization & Administration in HMT; Catering Equipment & Systems; Travel Product Mgt.; Tourism Geography; Tourism Transportation and Marketing Mgt.; Travel Retail Operations; Intermediate Tourism; Safety &  Legal Liabilities in Outdoor Recreation; Developmental Psychology.

Postgraduate Courses Taught

Higher Research and Statistical Methods; Computer Applications in HMT; Travel and Hospitality Mgt. Operations; Financial Mgt. in HMT; Policy Dev. & Implementation in HMT; Special & Institutional Hospitality, Mega Events Mgt., Human Resource Mgt.; Tourism Industry Studies; Field Trips in Hospitality and Tourism; Environmental Impact Assessment; Feasibility Analysis; Travel Trade Business.                       

Postgraduate Supervision 

Currently supervising four M.Sc. and nine PhD students in Hospitality Management / Tourism

 

Other Postgraduate Activities

 

 

S/No

 

Nature of Duty

 

 

 

 Title of Thesis / Dissertation Read / Examined

 

Level

 

Date of Exam.

1

Design Reader

8 M.Sc. Theses & 6 PhD Dissertations in the HOMEC programme

 

2008 – 2014

 

2

 

Internal Examiner

Inyang, E. S. (MOUAU/PG/PhD/20061039) Assessment of Intervention Strategies for Improving Consumer Utilization of Labels on Processed Foods in Akwa Ibom State.

 

PhD

 

August 2012

 

3

 

Internal Examiner

Ekot M. O. (MOUAU/PG/PhD/07/1301) Prevalence and Determination of Elder Abuse in the Context of Family Care giving in Akwa Ibom State.

 

PhD

 

October, 2012

 

4

Rep. of Dean PG School

Okwulehie Cyriacus (MOUAU/PG/PhD/00/201): The use of some Grass Straw in the Cultivation of the Edible Mushroom (Pluurotus Osteatus var. Florid EGER)  

 

 

PhD

 

 

February,     2009

 

5

 

 

Rep. of Dean PG School

OCHEPO, Ochoche Godwin (MOUAU/PG/M.Sc. /05/759): The Effect of Replacement of Cassava Peel Meal with Discarded Tiger Nut (Cyperus esculentus) Meal on Yield and Composition of Milk of Red Sokoto Goats.

 

 

 

M.Sc.

 

 

June 10, 2010

 

 

6

Rep. of Dean PG School

ODOEMENAM, Lovina  Enyidiya (MOUAU/PG/Ph.D. /2004/637): Effectiveness of Mass Media and Interpersonal Communication Patterns in Disseminating  HIV/AIDS Information to Rural Communities in Abia State,  Nigeria.

 

 

PhD

 

July 14, 2010

 

7

Rep. of Dean PG School

OZUZU, Ejiomogu Ifesinachi Jane

(MOUAU/PGD /07/1264): Comparative Evaluation of  Two  Nitrogen Sources  on Performance and Blood

Parameters of Creep – fed Lambs and Kids.

 

PGD

 

August 4, 2010

8

Rep. of Dean PG School

MICHAEL, Ediaba Iga Ebaba (MOUAU/PG/M.Sc./07/1376): Assessment of Economic Cost of Oil Spills and Land Degradation to Rural Farmers in Echee LGA of Rivers State.

MSc.

 

1st August 2012

 

9

Rep. of Dean PG School

NNAMERENWA, Gideon Chukwunyerenwa (MOUAU/PG/Ms.C./08/1418): Strategies for Improving Production Capacities Among Rice Farmers in Ebonyi State.

M.Sc.

1st August 2012

 

10

 

OKPARA, Beatrice O. (MOUAU/PG/Ms.C./07/1214): Strategies for Improving the Income-earning Capacities of Women Fresh Fish Sellers in Ebonyi State.

M.Sc.

1st August 2012

 

11

Rep. of Dean PG School

SHOMKEGH, Simon Alyegba

(MOUAU/PG/PhD/2005/926): Ethnobotanical Survey and Relative Abundance of Minor and Non-Timber Forest             Products in Tiv Communities of Benue State, Nigeria.

 

 

PhD

 

12th February, 2013

 

12

Rep. of Dean PG School

IGWE,  KALU  KALU (MOUAU/PhD/08/1487): Effect of Fraction of Vernonia Amygdalina Del Ethanolic Extraction on Rat Urine and Mammary Gland Contractility and on the Profile of some Reproductive Hormones.

 

 

PhD

 

24th October, 2014

13

Rep. of Dean PG School

Okechi, Onwuka (MOUAU/PG/MS.c./11/2094) Effect of Biocher on Soil Chemical Properties and Phosphorus Absorption Capacity of Some Soils of Abia State, South Eastern Nigeria

M.Sc.

July 1, 2015

14

Rep. of Dean PG School

Onuma, Ogisi Nene (MOUAU/PG/M.Sc./13/2791). Comparative Evaluation of the Quality of Cow Milk and African Walnut (Tetracarpidium conoforum) Milk

 

M.Sc.

 

March 21, 2018

15

Rep. of Dean PG School

Okakpu Chidiebere John (MOUAU/PG/M.Sc./15/5484) – Impact of Food Safety Knowledge and Practices of Food Vendors on the Quality of Vended Foods Sold in Two Major Cities of Abia State, Nigeria

 

 

M.Sc.

 

May 16, 2018

16

Rep. of Dean PG School

Nwankwegu, Rita Ogodo. (MOUAU/PG/M.Sc./14/3619) Evaluation of Quality Attributes of Composite Flours From Wheat (Triticum Aestivum) and Cocoyam (Colocasia Esculenta) and Effects of Lactic Acidbacteria on Dough and Bread Produced

M.Sc.

 

May 16, 2018

 

 

         PROFESSIONAL REVIEW OF MANUSCRIPTS FOR REPUTABLE JOURNALS                                                                  

S/No.

Name of Journal / Publishing Organisation

Address

1

Journal of Scientific Research and Reports (ISSN: 2320–0227)

http://www.sciencedomain.org/journals.php

2

British Journal of Education, Society & Behavioural Science

www.sciencedomain.org

 

3

African Journal of Business Management

AJBM-11.06.15-7844 www.academicjournals.org

4

Journal of Agriculture and the Environment.

Michael Okpara University of Agriculture, Umudike.

                                                                                                        

   D.         ACADEMIC   ACTIVITIES

            Publications

Publications

Ngoka. P. C.  (2017). My PhD Expedition: Chapter in scaling the doctoral degree                                      hurdles: experiences and challenges, Omeire, C. O. Edited, California, Hysab                                 Prints & Publishers LTD, 124 – 147.

 

Ngoka, P. C. (2016). Disease, Epidemics and the Future of Tourism in Africa – The                                   Ebola Frontline, HATMAN Journal of Hospitality and Tourism, 4(1), 23 – 30. 

Ngoka, P. C.; Dike, M. C.; Nzegbule; E.C.; Ogbonna, P. C. and  Adedoyin, A. (2015). Sacred places of South – eastern Nigeria by type and function – any significance for community based tourism?, Extended abstract book,9th Africa Conference on the  theme ‘Tourism and Inclusive Growth in Developing Economies’ held in University of Dar es Salam, Tanzania         3rd – 5th June, 2015, 31 – 33.

 

 Ngoka, P. C. Dike, M. C. and Mbakwe, R. C. (2014). Potentials for Development of  Rainforest Tourism in Cross River National Park. International Journal of Development and Sustainability ISDS Society, 3 (3), 562-578.

 

Ngoka, P. C. (2014). Tourism Visitation of Yankari and Cross River National             Parks by Local and Foreign Statuses – Implications for Development of         International Tourism in Nigeria. US-China Law Review 11 (6), 763 – 780.

 

  Ngoka, P. C. and Ngoka, G. M. (2014). Pre–Visitation and Post–Tour Awareness      and Ratings of Tourism Attractions of Yankari and Cross River National Parks Tourism     Review International Journal, DIO: http://dx.dio.org/103727/154427213X13838418676925 E-ISSN 1943-4421 Volume 17, Number 3, February 2014 , pp. 151-159(9)

 

 

         Ngoka, P. C. and Nzegbule, E. C. (2013). Tourism Potentials of Nigerian National                         Parks by Ecological Setting – The Challenges of Environmental Education             and      Sustainability. International Journal of Applied Research and       Technology, 2(6),   174-185.

                 

      Ngoka, P. C. (2013). Capacity Utilization and Levels of Utilization of Tourism Potentials of                Yankari and Cross River National Parks – Implications for   Optimistic Ecotourism                   Development in Nigeria. African Journal of Hospitality, Leisure and Tourism, Vol. 2 (4):             1–12.

 

    Ngoka, P. C. and Lameed G. A., Anatolia (2013). Trends in tourist utilization of

Yankari and          Cross River Nationl Parks,  Anatolia : An International Journal of Tourism and  Hospitality             Research, DIO: 10. 1080 / 13032917.2013.848217

            http: //dx.dio.org/10. 1080 / 13032917.2013.848217

 

   Ngoka, P. C. (2013). On the Benefits and Challenges of Popularising Swimming for                         Water Safety, Sport, Recreation and Tourism in Nigeria. International Journal   of Advancement in Development Studies, 8(2), 128-134.

 

    Ngoka, P. C. (2013). Toys, Games and Sports in Parenting and Childcare:    Contemporary                Nigerian Society in Perspective. African Journal of Social Policy and Administration, 6(1),      128-134.

 

     Ngoka, P. C. and Umeakuka, O. A. (2013). Sports Tourism and Sustainable                         Development in Africa. Journal of Research in National Development, 11(1), 78 – 89.

                 

     Ngoka, P. C. (2013). Climate Change and National Food Security: Challenges for Nigeria’s     Budding Tourism Industry. HATMAN Journal of Hospitality and Tourism, 3(1), 51 – 61.

 

  Ngoka, P. C. (2013). Utilization of Tourism Database Information Systems             (TDIS) in Hotels in Umuahia Capital Territory, HATMAN Journal of Hospitality and Tourism, 3(1), 107 – 114.

                 

Ngoka, PC. and Omeire C. O. (2013). Population, Development and the    Environment:                    issues   in Ecotourism in Nigeria. International Journal of     Innovations in                                Environmental Science and Technology, 3(2), 53-64.

 

            Ngoka, P. C.  & Atasie A. Q. (2012). Guest Satisfaction in Hotels in Aba                              Metropolis. HATMAN Journal of Hospitality and Tourism, 2(1), 38     –                 46.

Ngoka. P. C. & Lameed G. A. (2012). Adapting a Community – participatory                                            Wildlife Conservation Model to Management of Nigerian National Parks   for                               Sustainable Tourism. In F. D. Pineda & C. A. Brebbia (Eds.), Sustainable          Tourism V                   (pp. 307 – 319). Southampton, Boston: WIT PRESS. PDF

Ngoka, P. C. & Dike M. C. (2011). Implications of Environmental Impact on Tourism       Utilization of Yankari National Park. Journal of Research in Tourism, 3: 32 – 43.

                 

            Ngoka, P. C. and Ogu C. P. (2011). Exploring the Road Maps to Optimizing         Development of the Hospitality and Tourism Sector in Nigeria – Focus    on Azumini Blue River. HATMAN Journal of Hospitality and Tourism,   1(1),     12 -19.

                 

            Ngoka, P. C. and Ochor, O. A., (2011). Tourism as a Veritable Instrument for        Nigeria’s          Re-branding Project. HATMAN Journal of Hospitality and         Tourism, 1(1), 29 – 36.

 

Ngoka, P. C.; Ochor, O. A. and Dike, M.  C. (2010). Environmental Impact of       Tourism:             Implications for Nigeria’s Tourism Development. International        Journal of        Development Studies, 5(4), 36 – 43.

 

            Ngoka, P. C. & Onyebinama, U. A. U. (2008). Socio – Cultural Impact of Tourism: Issues in        Nigeria’s Tourism Development. Journal of Social and Policy Issues, 5(2), 9 – 15.

 

            Ngoka, P. C. & Dike, M. C. (2008). Environment and Recreation in Nigeria – Prospects and         Directions for the 2020s. Proceedings of the 38th & 39th conference of Nigerian           Association for  Physical, Health Education, Recreation, Sport and Dance (NAPHER             – SD). Pp20-24.

 

Ngoka, P. C. (2007). The Role of Sports in Fostering Democracy in a Multi – ethnic Setting.         Journal of Research and Production, 10(1): 87 – 93.

 

  Ngoka, P. C. (2007). General Studies and Ethical Values: The Place of Movement Education.      Knowledge Review, 13(7), 13 – 19.

 

            Ngoka, P.C. (2007). Movement and Safety Education for Today’s Tertiary Education.      Nigerian Academic Forum, 12(1), 24 – 30.

 

            Ngoka, P. C. and Umeifekwem, J. E. (2006). General Application of Recreation and Safety          Education in Tertiary Institutions as a Component and Facilitator of Effective Sports Delivery Process in Nigeria. Proceedings of the 37th National Conference of the Nigerian Association for Physical, Health Education, Recreation, Sport and Dance (NAPHER – SD), Mosogar, Sapele; 2006. pp. 38 – 43.

 

Ngoka, P. C. (2005). Sports as an Instrument for Curbing Violence in Nigerian Tertiary     Institutions. In O. A. Umeakuka (Ed.), Professional leadership in physical education, recreation, sport, and dance (pp. 166 – 179). Nsukka: Great AP Express Publishers   Ltd.

 

      Ngoka, P. C. (2004). Challenges and Future of Recreation in a Changing Nigerian Society: Advocacy for School – Based Recreation Orientation. Health and Movement Education Journal (HAMEJ), 8(1), 175 – 182.

 

      Ngoka, P.C. (2003). Challenges and Future of Higher Education in a Changing Nigerian   Society: Sports and Recreational Activities as Veritable Instruments for Combating Cultism. Multidisciplinary Journal of Research Development, 1(3), 13 – 19.

 

Ngoka, P.C. (2002). Physical culture in National Integration and Development. Journal of Humanities and Social Sciences. 1(1): 70-77.

 

Ngoka, P. C. (2001). Sports and National Unity in the Nigerian Dispensation. Arts             and Social   Sciences Forum Journal, 1(5): 70 – 77.

 

Ngoka, P. C. (1998). Sports Perspectives in Globalization and International Relations. Arts           and Social Sciences Forum Journal, (1), 10 – 14.

 

       Abii – Ndoh, P. and Ngoka, P. C. (1998). The World Bank and the Third World: A Critical Analysis. In C. E. Emezie and C. Ndoh (Eds.), African Politics (pp. 147 –   160). Owerri: Achugo Publishers.

 

      Ngoka, P. C. (1996). Ecological Conservation: Implications for the Development of    Recreation in Nigeria. Proceedings of the 5th Annual Scientific Conference of the Nigerian Society for Biological Conservation (NSBC), Umudike, 1996.

 

 

Most Recent Conference / Workshop / Seminar Activities

 

1)      4rd Annual General Meeting (AGM) / Conference of the Hospitality and           Tourism       Management   Association of Nigeria (HATMAN), Kaduna: 2–4th December,        2009.

2)      5th AGM / Conference of the Hospitality and Tourism Management     Association of             Nigeria, (HATMAN), Abuja: 26–28th November, 2010.

 

3)      Regional (Africa) Conference of the        International council for Health, Physical      Education, Recreation, Sport, and Dance (ICPHER –SD): Ibadan February 6–8th    2011.

 

4)      7th Africa Conference of the Association for Tourism and Leisure Education                            (ATLAS); Makerere University, Kampala, Uganda: 6 -8th June. 2011.

 

5)      6th AGM / Conference of the Hospitality and Tourism Management Association of      Nigeria (HATMAN): Lagos Nov. 30–Dec. 1st. 2011.

 

6)      5th International Conference on   Sustainable Tourism; A’ Coruna Spain: 7th– 13th June 2012.

7)      43rd National Conference of the National Association     for Physical, Health    Education, Recreation, Sport and Dance (NAPHER             –SD), Owerri,             26–29th            Sept. 2012.

8)      6th (AGM) / Conference of the Hospitality and Tourism Management    Association of Nigeria (HATMAN),  Abuja, Nov. 28–30, 2012.

 

9)      International Training Workshop on Food Quality and Safety Management      Systems Organised by MCGill University, Canada and Michael Okpara University of Agriculture, Umidike. 4th – 8th March, 2013, Umudike.

10)   8th Africa Conference of the Association for Tourism and Leisure Education (ATLAS); 4th–9th June, 2013. Kigali, Ruanda.

11)  7th (AGM) /Conference of the Hospitality and Tourism Management     Association of Nigeria (HATMAN), Awka, Nov. 27–30, 2013.

12) First Distinguished Lecture of Michael Okpara University of Agriculture,         Umudike (MOUAU); by Prof. Francis Suleiman Idachaba on “Why Nigerian             Agriculture has continued to be Neglected.” Umudike: 21st June, 2006.

12)  Workshop on Research and Extension in MOUAU; Umudike: July, 2006.

13)  Workshop on Conduct of Examinations in MOUAU; Umudike: 29th August, 2006.

14)  1st Inaugural Lecture of MOUAU; by Prof. A.E. Akachuku on “The Fantastic Diary of Nature.” Umudike: October 11, 2006.

15)   2nd Inaugural Lecture of MOUAU; by Prof. C.E. Onyenyeaku on “Agricultural Productivity and Efficiency in Nigeria.” Umudike: January 10, 2007.

16)  3rd Inaugural Lecture of MOUAU; by Prof. E.E Ene – Obong on “ Tailoring                Tropical Agriculture Toward the Millennium Development Goals: A Plant          Breeder’s View.” Umudike: March, 27, 2007.

17)  38th National Conference of the Nigerian Association for Physical, Health              Education, Recreation, Sport, and Dance; Benin City: November, 27 – 30,                   2007.

18)  4th Inaugural Lecture of MOUAU by Prof. S.N. Ibe on “Small but Mighty:            Prophecies and Realities in Animal Breeding.” Umudike: November 29,     2007.

19)  5th Inaugural Lecture of MOUAU by Prof. E.N.T. Akobundu on “Beyond the                   Harvest” Umudike: June 18, 2008.

20)  6th Inaugural Lecture of MOUAU by Prof. Mrs. Ada C, Uwaegbute on “Adequate Infant Feeding Bedrock for National Development, Poverty Alleviation and Empowerment” Umudike: Nov. 5, 2008.

21)  7th Inaugural Lecture of MOUAU by Prof. M.O. Iwe on “Food Processing –    Bedrock for Food Security in Nigeria” Umudike: Dec. 10, 2008.

22)  Workshop on use of Data Bases – HINARI, AGORE, AORE by ITOCA –     Umudike: Nov. 7, 2008.

23)  Workshop on “Writing Manuscripts for Journal Publication – Umudike: April 7,           2009.

24)   8th – 25th Inaugural lectures of Michael Okpara University of Agriculture, Umudike.

25)  Valedictory Lecture on The Dignity of Labour: Pain or Gain by Bishop M. H. Kukah in honour of the 4th Vice Chancellor of MOUA – Prof. Hilary Edeoga: Feb. 21st, 2016.

26)  Step Down Training for Staff, Students and other Stakeholders on Capacity Building in Agricultural Education in Nigeria – in Collaboration with Bern University of Applied Science, School of Agriculture, Forest and Food Science, Hafl, Switzerland: March 3, 2016, Umudike.

27)  National Tourism & Transportation Summit & Expo 2018, May 21 – 22, 2018, Abuja International Conference Centre.

Research Grant Won: Culture, Sacred Places and Biodiversity Conservation in  South-eastern Nigeria: Potentials for Ecotourism                                                           Development – Award by TET Fund.

 

E.  ADMINISTRATIVE EXPERIENCE

S/N0

POST HELD

DURATION

1

Ag. Coordinator, School of General Studies, Michael Okpara Univ. of Agric. Umudike (MOUAU)

1994 – 1995

2.

University Sports Officer

1994 – 2004

3.

Member, Senate Welfare Committee

1994 – Present

4.

Member, Adhoc Committee on Extra – Mural Studies

May, 1995

5.

Departmental Exams. Officer

1996 – 2008

6.

Member, Senate Exams and Time Table Committee

1996 – 2008

7.

Member, Departmental Seminar and Conference Committee

1996 – 2008

8.

Member, Departmental Appraisal Committee

1996– present

9.

Member, LOC, International Conference on Biological Conservation

August, 1996

10

Interview Panels:

(i) Security men and stewards in MOUAU.

(ii) Coaches, Computer& Statistical   Assistants

(iii) Fitness screening of security men and women 

 

 May, 1997

 Oct., 1998

Nov., 1998             

11

Departmental PG Coordinator

 2008 – 2014

12

Associate Dean, College of Applied Food Sciences & Tourism

2009 – 2014

13

Chairman, End-user Committee on Bloch G (College Block).

2010 – 2011

14

Coordinator/Contact Person for MOUAU’s Membership of the Association for Tourism and Leisure Education (ATLAS)

 

2011 – Present

15

Staff Adviser, Man-O-War, MOUAU Base

2011 – Present

16

Most Recent Panels Activities:

(i)        Alleged threat to life.

(ii) Alleged case of bullying and assault.

Jan. – March, 2013.

April – June, 2013.

17.

Member, NOC, International Training Workshop on Food Quality and Safety Management Systems Organised by MC Gill University, Canada and MOUAU.

 

March, 2013

18

Member, Committee on Open Spaces & Students’ Resting Places

 

2013/2014 session

19

College Coordinator, Directorate of University Research Admin. (DURA)

 

2014 – present

20

Chairman, Committee  on Home Economics & Hospitality Mgt. & Tourism UG & PG Curricula Review.

 

April – July, 2016

21

Member, LOC, October 2016 National AGM/Conference of the Hospitality & Tourism Management Association of Nigeria holding in Owerri, Imo State.

 

ad hock committee

22

Head, Dept. of Home Science / Hospitality Mgt. & Tourism.

Jan. 2017 – present

 

               

 

 

 

F.    SERVICE TO PUBLIC BODIES / COMMUNITY SERVICE

  S/No

Public Body

Position & Nature of Service

Date

1.

Federal Road Safety Commission

Member & Quarter Guard Commander, Special Marshal Corpse.

2000 – Present

2.

Amanator Ihiteowerri Autonomous Community

Member, Consultative Council of the Constitution Drafting Committee.

2002-2004

3.

National Universities Commission (NUC)

Member, Hospitality and Tourism Mgt. Accreditation panel

 2012, 2016, 2017.

4.

National Open University of Nigeria

Facilitator (tourism) Umudike Study Centre.

2009 – 2014

5.

National Board for Technical Education

Member, Hospitality and Tourism Mgt. Accreditation panel.

November, 2011;

March, 2012, 2017.

6.

Hospitality and Tourism Management Association of Nigeria (HATMAN)

Member of the National Executive Committee.

2000 – Present

 

 

 

 

7.

 

 

 

National Comission for Museums and Monuments

 

 

 

Resource person, Member, Museum Friends

2012 – Present; Chaiman, 2018 International Museum Day Celebration,Umuahia, Abia State.

8.

Shell Petroleum Dev. Corporation / Federal Road Safety Commission (FRSC) Secondary Schools. Road Safety Competition.

 

 Chief Examiner, Abia State.

Oct., 2012; Oct., 2013; Nov. 1, 2014 at FRSC Hqts. Umuahia.

9

 

 

 

           

            Most Recent Public Lectures Delivered

S/No

Forum / Audience / Beneficiary

    Title of Lecture

   Date

1

 

Catholic Chaplaincy, MOUAU

Guest lecturer ‘Evangelism in the Face of Biting Socio-economic Realities: Youths at the Cross Roads’. 

 

September, 2009.

2

 

Christian Union, Nigeria

Guest lecturer on ‘Dangers of Cultism and Hooliganism’.

August, 2000; at National Holiday Youth Camp, Aba.

3

National Council for Museums and Monuments

Guest lecturer – Museums (Memory + creativity) = social change.

May 20, 2013 at National War Museum, Umuahia.

4

 

Abia State Ministry of Culture and Tourism

Guest Lecturer at the 2013 World Tourism Day Celebration on Tourism and water: Protecting our common future.

Sept. 27, 2013 at Michael Okpara Auditorium, Umuahia.

7

 

Federal Road Safety Commission Sector 9 (Enugu Zone)

Guest Lecturer at the 2013 Zonal Conference effective coordination of special marshal activities for enhanced productivity at all levels.

 

October, 26th at Agui Ironsi Conference Centre, Umuahia.

8

Senate Exams & Time Table Committee (MOUAU)

Examination Ethics Lecture

Liman Hall MOUAU; June, 2016.

            G.    MEMBERSHIP OF LEARNED SOCIETIES

1                     Association for Tourism and Leisure Education (ATLAS) http://atlas.euro.org Leisuretourism.com (www.leisuretoursm.com)

2                     International Ecotourism Society (http://www.ecotourism.org/)

3                     Hospitality and Tourism Management Association of Nigeria (HATMAN). – Academic Fellow and Member of the National Executive Committee.

            6          Nigerian Conservation Foundation (NCF)

            8          Nigeria Society for Biological Conservation (NSBC)

           

               H.       HOBBIES

            1.     Nature Adventure

            3.      Sports – swimming, basketball, tennis, cricket, badminton,

4.          Photography and documentation

5.          Classical & Jazz music.

           

          REFEREES

 

1.      Prof. P. E. Mbah 

        Department of Home Economics / Hospitality Management & Tourism,

        Michael Okpara University of Agriculture, Umudike.

 

2.      Prof C. I. C. Okoli

        Department of Hospitality and Tourism Management,

        Imo State University, Owerri.

 

3.      Prof. J. A. Ibeabuchi,

         Deparment of Animal Science,

         Michael Okpara University of Agriculture, Umudike.