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Dr. Demitrus Okim Oba


Tourism Studies


Lecturer I


[email protected]

About Dr. Demitrus Okim Oba

Dr. Demitrus Okim joined the services of the University of Calabar in 2010 as a Lecturer II in the Department of Geography and Regional Planning now Geography and Environmental Science in the University of Calabar, Calabar. He is currently in the Department of Tourism Studies after the split of the Department of Geography which is now the Faculty of Environmental Science. He holds a B.Sc. degree in Geography and Regional Planning (2000), M.Sc. degree in Environmental Resource Planning and Management Science (2006) and Ph.D Tourism Studies (2017), all from the University of Calabar, Calabar. He has been teaching, mentoring, researching and by extension, contributing to the graduation of students in the University. His main research interests include Eco-tourism and Conservation Planning, Environmental Science and Waste Management. Dr Demitrus Okim has attended many local and international conferences where he made presentations. He has successfully authored and co-authored over fifteen journal articles in reputable peer reviewed journals. He is a member of Nigerian Environmental Society.He is happily married with children.

S/N Qualification School Atttended Started Finished
SSCEVelos Secondary Commercial School, Ikom19881994
B.ScUniversity of Calabar, Calabar19962000
M.ScUniversity of Calabar, Calabar20012006
Ph.DUniversity of Calabar, Calabar20072017

S/N Publication
Oba, D. O., Abang, R., & Ambe, B. (2018). Evaluation of marketing potentials of lakes as ecotourism assets in Cross River State, Nigeria. Journal of Environmental and Tourism Education (JETE), 1(1), 52-58.
Ambe, B. A., Imoke, M. J., & Oba, D. O. (2018). Determinants of rural settlements pattern and impacts on the environment of some settlements of Cross River State, Nigeria. Journal of Environmental and Tourism education (JETE), Maiden edition, 1(1), 1-14.
Egbai, O. O., Edet, E. O., & Oba, D. O. (2018). Environmental consequences of polythlylene bags on abandoned oil palm nursery sites in Nsan, Cross River State, World Environment Journal, 2(1), 66-72.
Amalu, T. E., Ajake, A. O., Oba, D. O., & Okpara, D. E. (2012). Assessment of the influence of tourism development in Enugu State, Nigeria. American Journal of Tourism Research, 1(1), 33-42.
Amalu, T. E., Ajake, A. O., Oba, D. O., & Ewa, E. E. (2012). An assessment of tourism benefits to the Becheeve people of the Obudu mountain resort, Cross River State, Nigeria. International Greener Journals,, 2(1), 28-40.
Aniah, E. J., Okim, Oba, D. O., Eja, I. E., & Ajake, A. O. (2011). The spatial distribution, analysis and composition of lakes as eco-tourism potentials in Cross River State, Nigeria. International Journal of Environmental Science, 7(3), 37-48.
Oba, D. O., Egbong, S. N., & Okim, P. O. (2009). Demographic upheavals in contemporary Nigeria: Issues and implications. International Researcher, 1(3), 90-96.
Adah, J., Oba, D. O., & Undie, E. (2009). University and the world of work: Connecting for functionality. International Journal of Higher Education Research (IJHER), 4(2), 189-194.

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S/N Conference Description Started Finished
3rd Regional Conference on Tourism research Langkawi Oba, D. O., & Ajake, A. O. (2012). An assessment of potential for rural tourism development: A study of Lakes in Cross River State, Nigeria. 2013-10-292013-10-31
2nd National Conference on Nigeria’s Political changes and future of democracy in Africa Ethnicity of religion and democracy: Evidence from the voting pattern of the 2015 Nigeria’s Presidential election.2016-06-162016-06-18