NAME:                                              Umeh-Idika, Sandra Adaku (F.I.I.A, JP)

GENDER:                                          Female

MARITAL STATUS:                             Married with Four Children

NATIONALITY:                                   Nigeria

STATE:                                             Abia

CONTACTS:                                      Dept. of Home Sciences,

                                                        Michael Okpara University of Agric, Umudike

E-MAIL ADDRESS:                           idika-umeh.adaku@mouau.edu.ng





Awarding Institution

Period of Study in Institution

Ph.D (Home Economics) Domestic Energy Management Practices within Households in Abia State, Nigeria

University of Nigeria,Nsukka.


M.ED (Home Economics) Strategies of values inculcation by Families in Abia State, Nigeria

University of Nigeria, Nsukka

        2001  -2005

M.ED ( MGT & Planning) School Administrators and Teachers Perception of the Implementation of Home Economics Curriculum in Abia State

Abia State University Uturu.


B.Sc (Edu/Home Econs) Poor Home Economics Enrolment in Secondary Schools in Abia

Abia State University Uturu.

   1990 -1994


Teacher Training College Ehime Mbano



College of Agric Umuagwo Ohaji, Imo State.

   1982 -1984


Community Girls Secondary School, Nsirimo Ubakala

    1975 -1980


Library Avenue Primary School, Umuahia



SPECIALIZATIONS:          Home Management, Food and Nutrition



Amuzukwu Girls Secondary School Umuahia                                                           1984 -1987

In-Service Training (Imo State Ministry Of Eduction)                                              1988-1989

Amuzukwu Girls Secondary School Umuahia                                                           1989 -1992

Ubakala Secondary School, Umuahia                                                                        1992

Girls Secondary School, Umuahia                                                                              1992 – 2000

In-Service Traning (Technical Teacher Programme U.N.N)                                       2001 – 2004

Girls Secondary School, Umuahia                                                                              2004 – 2005

Michael Okpara University of Agriculture, Umudike                                    2005 -TILL DATE


Present Position:        SENIOR LECTURER


Undergraduate Courses Taught:

Basic Techniques in Foods; Home Economic Practice; Principles of Resource Management; Home Furnishing and Management; Food Preparation and Management, Extension Teaching and learning Methods; Institutional Equipment and Management; Advanced Food Preparation and Preservation; Consumer Education Recipe Development and Testing; Food Service System and Administration, Institutional Food Production and Management.


Postgraduate Courses Taught:

Entrepreneurship in Foods and Nutrition; Extension in Foods and Nutrition; Entrepreneurship in Hospitality Management and Tourism; Institutional Equipment, food Production and Management; Advanced Food Preparation and Management; Advanced Food Service System and Mgt Extension in Food and Nutrition, Entrepreneurial Skill Development in Tourism, Entrepreneurship in Home/Family Management.


Postgraduate Supervision and Graduated Students

Currently Co-Supervising four Ph.D and five M.Sc students in Home Economics.


Other Postgraduate Activities


Nature of Duties

Title of Thesis/Dissertation Read


Date of Exam


External Examiner

Abia State College of Education (Technical) Arochukwu (ASCETA)


June 2017


Internal Examiner

Ezeoguine,J.A;MOUAU/PG/Ph.D/13/2685 Production of Hand Sanitizer using Local Raw Materials GARLIC (Allium Sativum) ALOE-VERA (Aloe-Barbadensi Miller) and ETHYL ALCOHOL for Family use


May 2018




Umeh A.s. & Onwuka, N.(2018). Proximate Analysis and Sensory Evaluation of Soups Thickened with Grind Almond for Food Security of Families in Abia State, Nigeria. International Journal of Applied Research and Technology 7(5) 38-44 June 2018.


Umeh A.S. (2018) Family Environment and Food Consumption Patterns of Primary School Children in Ohafia Local Government Area of Abia State, Nigeria. International Journal of Applied Research and Technology 7(4) 37-43 April 2018.


Umeh-Idika, A.S. (2018) Factors that hinder Effective Domestic Energy Management Practices within Households of Urban and Rural areas of Abia State. International Journal of Advanced Research in Social, Engineering and Development Strategies (IJARSEDS). 5(1) January, 2018.


Umeh-Idika, Adaku Sandra (2017). Entrepreneurship Education of Women; A Panacea for Sustainable Family Lifestyle. Book of Abstracts. 7th Annual & International Conference of the Renewable & Alternative Energy Society of Nigeria (RAESON). Federal University of Technology Akure. Pg. 43

Umeh-Idika, A.S. & Uwalaka S.E. (2017). Effects of different Preservatives on the shelf life of cakes in Abia State. Book of Abstracts p. 48-49


Umeh-Idika, A.S. (2017). The Roles of Home makers in Abolishing Practices influencing Women Development for Peace and Security in Abia State Nigeria Journal of Education, Health and Technology Research (NJEHETR). Published by Association for the promotion of Education, Health, Environment and Technology Research, 9th March, 2017.


Umeh-Idika A.S. & Iweanya G.N. (2017). Influence of Home Video on the Dressing Pattern of Teenagers in Ikwuano Local Government Area of Abia State. International Journal of Applied Reasearch and Technology 6(5) 45-50. Published by ESXON Publishers.


Umeh, A.S. & Ndubueze N. (2016) The Influence of Maternal workload on childcare. International Journal of Innovative and Applied Research 4 (3): 53-59


Umeh-Idika A.S. & Mbah, P.E. (2016). Home Economics Education: A catalyst for Economic Development of the Nation in the 21st Century. International Journal of Educational Studies (INJEDS) Published by College of Education. Michael Okpara University of Agriculture, Umudie. Abia State 1(1): September, 2016.


Umeh, A. S. & Egbuchulam Ogonna, (2016). Proximate Composition and Strategy Evaluation of Three Leafy Vegetables. International Journal of Development Strategies in Humanities, Management and Social Sciences. 6. (2) Nov. 2016. ISSN 2360 – 9036.


Umeh, A. S. & Anyakoha, E. U. (2016). Ways Homemakers Plan the use of Domestic Energy for Responsible Living within Households in Rural and Urban Area of Abia State, Nigeria. International Journal of Applied Research and Technology. 5. (4). April 2016. 10 – 18. ISSN: 2277 – 0585.


Umeh, S. A. & Anyakoha, E. U. (2016). The Management of Domestic Energy Related Wastes Generated within Households of Abia State, Nigeria. Nigerian Journal of Education, Health and Technology Research (NJEHETR). 8. March. 2016. ISSN: 2251 – 0087.


Umeh, A.S. (2016) Quality Access to Home Economics Education: The Journey so far. Quality and access to education in Nigeria. THE JOURNEY SO FAR edited by Prof. Ignatus Uduk, Prof. Jones Jaja & Leo Chukwu. Global Academic Group Online Academic Resources, Ibadan.


Umeh-Idika, A.S. & Chimechefulam Juliet (2015) Sustainable Methods of Improving the feeding patterns of undergraduate Students of Michael Okpara University of Agriculture, Umudike Abia State & Global Journal of Medical Research, Nutrition & Food Science, 15 (1).


Umeh, A.S. (2015), Consumer Knowledge Of Food Labels Of Low Income Female, Workers In Michael., Okpara University Of Agriculture Umudike. Published By The International Journal Of Engineering And Sciences (IJES) 4,(3), 52-56. March, 2015).


Umeh, A.S & Ndiukwu Jane-Frances (2015). The Influence Of Disinheritance Of Widows’s RightsAnd Their Children’s Upbringing In Orsu Local Poyernment Area Imo State. International Journal Of Current Research And Academic Review 3 (6) June 2015. 305-315.


Umeh, A.S & Anyanwu, C. (2015) Academic performance of students that eat in canteens and students that cook their food. International Journal Of Current Research And Academic Review 3 (6) June 2015, 316-326.


Nnanna, J.O. Umeh, A.S & Mathew (2015). Women’s Entrepreneurship: A Tool For Empowering Women For National Development In Abia State. A Publication Of The National Association Of Women In Colleges Of Education (Edited) B.J Noah Musa And Aibangbe M.O.


Umeh, A.S. (2014) Recipe Development And Testing (Edited) By Ngoka P.C And Anozie G.O. Essentials Of Home Economics, Hotel Management And Tourism, Published By Lumen Press Umuahia 84-104.


Umeh, A.S. (2014), Prevalence of Childright Abuse In Households Of Abia State, Nigeria. Published By Scholars Journal Of Arts, Humanities And Social Sciences (SJAHSS) 2, (4b) (July -Aug, 2014).


Umeh, A.S. (2014). Agricultural  Food Products (Edited) By Ngoka P.C. And Anozie G.O. Essentials Of Home Economics, Hotel Management Tourism.43-83.


Umeh A.S (2014) Factors influencing the clothing selection and wearing practices of Youths in Tertiary Institutions in Abia State. Journal of Home Economics Research (JHER) 21; 105-16.


Umeh, A.S.& Ikejiaku P.I (2014). Perception Of Clothing Inscriptions Worn By The Undergraduates Of Higher Institutions In Abia State. Published By International Journal Of Advance Research Ijoar. Org. 2, (2).(Feb, 2014)


Odenigbo  M.A,  Asumugha,  V.U, Ubbor  S.C, Nwauzor C,  Otuonye,  A.C,  Offia -Olua B.I. Princewill-Ogbonna, Nzeagwu O.C, Henry-Uneze, Anyika F.U, Ukaegbu P, Umeh A.S & Anozie G.O (2013) Proximate Composition and Consumption Pattern of Plantain and Cooking -Banana. British Journal of Applied Science and Technology. 3(4) 1035-1043.


Umeh, A.S. & Maduako .M (2013). Soap Production Using Waste Materials Of Cassava Peels And Plantain Peel Ash Alternation Active Ingredient For Entrepreneurship. 1osr Journal of Vlasi And Signal Processing (Iosr -Jvsp). 3  (3) (Sep. -Oct. 2013), 01 -05.


Umeh, S.A & Edomobi C. (2013). The Comparison Of Acceptability Of Bank And Tie Dye Products Used In Interior Decoration And Home Furnishing. International Journal Of Department Studies 7. (6) 2013.


Umeh, S & Ononiwu, L.O. (2012). Household Chore Management Practices Of Two Generations Of Women In Umuahia North Local Government Area, Abia State. Journal Of Hospitality, Tourism And Home Management (JOHTHMA). 4 August, 2012.


Umeh, S.A. & Onwuli F. (2011). Attitude Of Home Economics Students Towards Clothing Construction In Tertiary Institutions In South Eastern State Of Nigeria. Journal Of Hospitality, Tourism And Home Management (JOHTMA) 3 (1) August, 2011.


Umeh, A.S., Anozic, G O & Ochugo, S O. (2011). Acceptability/Sensory Evaluation Of Soups Made From Young Cocoa Pod. Journal Of Home Economics Research Association Of Nigeria Nuskka. 15


Umeh, A.S. (2010) “Nutrition And Food Experiences Of The Preschool Child” C.U.U.U Kadurumba (Ed), Early Childhood Education In Nigeria, Umuahia Published By Atlas Publishers 1, 78-89.


Umeh, A.S. & Alozie, E.N. (2010) Child Care Services; Infants Development And Women’s Economic Opportunities In Nigeria. Published In The International Journal Of Vocational Studies. Ghana 1 (1) 2010.


Umeh, A.S (2010). Promoting Value Teaching To Youths of Families Panacea for Re-Branding Nigeria. Journal of Nigerian Society for Physical Research 2 (1) 202-201.


Umeh, A.S. & Eluwa, A.M and Urenwoke, G.N. (2009) Nutrient Composition and Sensory Properties of Soup Made from Differently Processed Telferia Occidentals Seeds in Contribution of Household Food Security. Published in Journal of Agriculture and Food Sciences 1. 321-329


Umeh, A.S. & Nwadialu, A M (2010). Proximate Analysis of Jam Made from Cola Pachcarpa Fruit. Journal of Home Economics Research Association of Nigeria. 12, (2) 120-136.


Umeh, A.S. (2009) Environmental Sanitation Practices Adopted By Restaurant Operators in Universities In Abia State. Journal of Home Economics Council of Nigeria. 1 (1) 83-88.


Umeh, A.S. (2009). School Administration Perception of the Implementation of the Senior Secondary Home Economics Curriculum in Abia State. Journal of Home Economics Research Association of Ghana. 1, (1) 73-85.


Umeh, A. S. & Alaah, A.C. (2008). Effects Of Different Processing Methods for Bambara Groundnut And Sensory Properties of Cakes Made From Flour. Journal of Home Economics Research Association of Nigeria. 9, 248-260.


Umeh, A. S. & Anyakoha, E.U. (2007). Towards Inculcation of Family Values in Youths in Abia State. Journal of Home Economics Research Association of Nigeria 8, 162-173.


Umeh, A.S. (2006). Nutrition Education and Empowerment of Families in Nigeria. Journal of Home Economics Teachers Association of Nigeria (HETAN) 1, (1) 83-88.



1.                  Workshop on Proposal writing for Grant –Umudike                                                      June 22-23,2018.

2.                  International Federation of Home Economics 2018. Council and Symposium. Ahfad University for Women on at Khartoum-Sudan.                                                          25th Feb. – 1st March, 2018

3.                  Home Economics Research Association of Nigeria Conference                                            2017.

Held at the University of Nigeria, Nsukka

4.                  8th International Federation of Home Economics African Regional Conference 2017. University of Uyo                                                                                     24th – 28th October, 2017.

5.                  Entrepreneurship and Family Enterprise International Conference (EFERIC) 2017. Faculty of Economic and Business Sciences Badajex, Spain                                    1- 5th September, 2017.

6.                  Nutrition Society of Nigerian Conference Ibadan                                                                 2017

7.                  International Federation of Home Economics for Conference South Korea,                        2016.

8.                  The 8™ International Scientific Conference Rural Environment,

Education, Personality, (REEP)                                                                                             2015

9.                  Leading Edge Academy/Training Research (3 days Women Summit)                                  2015

Agricultural and Science Education Conference. M.O.U.A.U.                                             2014

10.              Gender Project Training. Nigerian Institute of Manpower Development

And industrial relations, Lagos, Nigeria                                                                                 2013

11.              International Training Workshop on Food Quality and Safety Management Systems

MCGILL University and Michael Okpara University of Agriculture, Umudike, Abia State 2013

12.              The Platinum Rule Behavioural style assessment                                                                   2013

13.              Home Economics Research Association of Nigeria, Nsukka Conference                              2010                                                   

14.              Home Economics Research Association of Ghana Conference                                             2007

15.              Home Economics Teachers Association of Nigeria Conference                                            2006

16.              The Nigerian Cake Expo. An ices Event Workshop                                                      2009, 2010

17.              Home Economics Council of Nigeria                                                                                     2009

18.              Nigerian Society of Psychical Research of Nigerian, Conference                                          2009

19.              7th Inaugural Lecture of MOUAU by Prof. M.O.Iwe on “Food Processing-Bedrock for Food Security in Nigeria” Umudike:                                                                              Dec. 10, 2008

20.              4th Inaugural Lecture of MOUAU by Prof. S.N.Ibe on “Small but Mighty: Prophecies on Realities in Animal Breeding”. Umudike:                                                    November 29, 2007

21.              1st Inaugural Lecture of MOUAU; by Prof. A.E.Akachuku on “The Fantastic Diary of Nature”. Umudike:                                                                                                                 October 11, 2006

22.              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.

23.              Women Ministry AGC 5-8 Item Street, Guest Lecturer: Cooking of Braised Rice for Special Occasions                                                                                                          8TH JUNE, 2017

24.              Women Ministry Home and Abroad AGC, Ebem Ohafia, Guest Lecturer,

on General Hygiene,                                                                               23RD SEPTEMBER, 2017

25.               Presbyterian Church of Nigeria Women’s Guild, South East Presbytery, Guest Lecturer: on how to make money through Decoration and Garland Making,                                     September 2016.



1.                  President Inyom Ebem Ohafia Development Union Women Wing Umuahia Branch   2018-Date

2.                  Financial Secretary, Home and abroad Inyom Ebem Ohafia Development Union       2017- Date

3.                  Secretary, Bianko Age Grade Umuahia Branch                                                            2017- Date

4.                  Member Women Ministry, Assemblies of God Church, Nigeria 5-8

Item Street Umuahia                                                                                                      2009- Date

5.                  Chairman, Ohafia Day Celebration, Ohafia Improvement Union Inc.                                   2013

6.                  Secretary, 2012 October Enlargement Campaign of Assemblies of God Church

Item Street Umuahia                                                                                                               2012

7.                  Asaga Ladies League, (NGO) Treasury                                                                     2005 –DATE

8.                  Boys/girls Brigade of Nigeria Presbyterian Church of Nigeria, Patron                      2005 -DATE

9.                  Ebem Ohafia Improvement Union Umuahia Branch, Chairman,

Constitution Amendment Committee                                                                                    2010

10.              Ebem Ohafia Improvement Union, (Women Wing) Treasury                        2004 –DATE

11.              Bianko Age Grade Asaga Ohafia, Member, Chairman Welfare Committee              2008 –DATE

12.              Assemblies of God Church Women’s Ministry Umuahia, Member                            2007 –DATE

13.              Full Gospel Businessmen’s Fellowship World Bank Chapter

Umuahia, Member                                                                                                      1993 – DATE

14.              Full Gospel Businessmen’s Fellowship World Bank Chapter Umuahia, Chairman

Decoration Committee                                                                                                2007 – DATE

15.              Secretary of the Decoration Planning Committee for Regional Convention of

FGBMFI Umuahia Region.                                                                                        2011



Committee on Verification of Status and Location of Scientific

Equipment in the University                                                                                                   2015

Committee on the Management of the CAFST Commercial Venture                                   2014

Member University Committee on Christmas Decoration                                                      2007-DATE

College of Applied Food Sciences and Tourism, College Board Member

Departmental College Board                                                                                                 2005 – DATE

Member University Ceremonial Committee                                                                           2008 – DATE

Member College Board Representative To CVM College Board                                          2007 – 2012

Member College Board Representative To CCSS                                                                  2012 – DATE

Member Decoration Committee for Matr./Convocation                                                        2007

Member Decoration Committee for 5th Convocation Ceremony                                            2012

Member Convocation Entertainment Committee                                                                   2012

Member Reception Sub-Committee                                                                                       2010

Member Asuu Welfare Board Committee                                                                              2010 – 2014

Member Overseeing the Affairs of Tourism Village                                           8TH – 13TH DEC, 2014




1.                  Member Home Economics Research Association of Nigeria.

2.                  Member Home Economics Research Association of Ghana.

3.                  Member Home Economics Teachers Association of Nigeria

4.                  Member the Nigerian Cake Expo. AN ICES EVENT.

5.                  Member Nigerian Union of Teachers NUT, Member

6.                  Member International Federation of Home Economics (IFHE)

7.                  Member Home Economics Council of Nigeria

8.                  Member Home Economics Professional Association of Nigeria (HEPAN)

9.                  Home Economics Research Association of Nigeria (HERAN)

10.              Fellow, Institute of Industrial Administration (FIIA)








Scholarship Award

Ministry of Gender and Family, Republic of Korea

August 2016


Academic Noble Award

Institute of Industrial Administration of Nigeria

July 2013


Fellow of the Institute

Institute of Industrial Administration

July 2013


Technical Teacher Training Programmes Award (TTTP)

Federal Ministry of Education Abuja, Nigeria

January 2001


J.         HOBBIES

1.                  Catering

2.                  Cake baking

3.                  Decoration (Interior and Exterior)

4.                  Reading

5.                  Christian Music and Classical



1.  Prof. P.E. Mbah.

     Former Head of Department

     Home Econs/HMT

     College of Applied Food Sciences and Tourism.


2.  Dr. O. K. Ibe

     Radiology Department,

     Federal Medical Centre, Umuahia


3.  Rev. Dr. W.C. Wokocha

     College of Crop and Soil Sciences

     Michael Okpara University of Agriculture, Umudike




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.



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





Nature of Duty




 Title of Thesis / Dissertation Read / Examined




Date of Exam.


Design Reader

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


2008 – 2014




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.




August 2012




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.




October, 2012



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)  






February,     2009





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.







June 10, 2010




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.





July 14, 2010



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.




August 4, 2010


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.



1st August 2012



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.


1st August 2012




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


1st August 2012



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.





12th February, 2013



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.





24th October, 2014


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


July 1, 2015


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




March 21, 2018


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





May 16, 2018


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



May 16, 2018



         PROFESSIONAL REVIEW OF MANUSCRIPTS FOR REPUTABLE JOURNALS                                                                  


Name of Journal / Publishing Organisation



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



British Journal of Education, Society & Behavioural Science




African Journal of Business Management

AJBM-11.06.15-7844 www.academicjournals.org


Journal of Agriculture and the Environment.

Michael Okpara University of Agriculture, Umudike.





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.







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

1994 – 1995


University Sports Officer

1994 – 2004


Member, Senate Welfare Committee

1994 – Present


Member, Adhoc Committee on Extra – Mural Studies

May, 1995


Departmental Exams. Officer

1996 – 2008


Member, Senate Exams and Time Table Committee

1996 – 2008


Member, Departmental Seminar and Conference Committee

1996 – 2008


Member, Departmental Appraisal Committee

1996– present


Member, LOC, International Conference on Biological Conservation

August, 1996


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             


Departmental PG Coordinator

 2008 – 2014


Associate Dean, College of Applied Food Sciences & Tourism

2009 – 2014


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

2010 – 2011


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


2011 – Present


Staff Adviser, Man-O-War, MOUAU Base

2011 – Present


Most Recent Panels Activities:

(i)        Alleged threat to life.

(ii) Alleged case of bullying and assault.

Jan. – March, 2013.

April – June, 2013.


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


March, 2013


Member, Committee on Open Spaces & Students’ Resting Places


2013/2014 session


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


2014 – present


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


April – July, 2016


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


ad hock committee


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

Jan. 2017 – present








Public Body

Position & Nature of Service



Federal Road Safety Commission

Member & Quarter Guard Commander, Special Marshal Corpse.

2000 – Present


Amanator Ihiteowerri Autonomous Community

Member, Consultative Council of the Constitution Drafting Committee.



National Universities Commission (NUC)

Member, Hospitality and Tourism Mgt. Accreditation panel

 2012, 2016, 2017.


National Open University of Nigeria

Facilitator (tourism) Umudike Study Centre.

2009 – 2014


National Board for Technical Education

Member, Hospitality and Tourism Mgt. Accreditation panel.

November, 2011;

March, 2012, 2017.


Hospitality and Tourism Management Association of Nigeria (HATMAN)

Member of the National Executive Committee.

2000 – Present









National Comission for Museums and Monuments




Resource person, Member, Museum Friends

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


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.






            Most Recent Public Lectures Delivered


Forum / Audience / Beneficiary

    Title of Lecture




Catholic Chaplaincy, MOUAU

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


September, 2009.



Christian Union, Nigeria

Guest lecturer on ‘Dangers of Cultism and Hooliganism’.

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


National Council for Museums and Monuments

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

May 20, 2013 at National War Museum, Umuahia.



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.



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.


Senate Exams & Time Table Committee (MOUAU)

Examination Ethics Lecture

Liman Hall MOUAU; June, 2016.


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.




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.