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Name

Dr. Udeme Uyom Udofia

Department

Zoology and Environmental Biology

Designation

Snr. Lecturer

Email

[email protected]


About Dr. Udeme Uyom Udofia

Dr Udeme Uyom Udofia holds a Ph.D degree in Environmental Pollution and Toxicology from the University of Calabar where he has been lecturing for about 20 years now. He had his Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.) degree in Zoology (Animal Physiology) and went on to specialize in Environmental Pollution and Toxicology at the University of Lagos where he obtained his Master of Science (M.Sc.) degree. He is currently a Senior Lecturer in the Department of Zoology and Environmental Biology and had served as the immediate past acting Head of Department. He has initiated and participated in several Research Programme in his field of specialty and has supervised several Undergraduate and Post-graduate research work in the University. Dr Udofia is currently researching on an effective bioremediation strategy for the restoration of hydrocarbon-polluted sites in the Niger Delta region of Nigeria through a grant provided by the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC), where he served as a Research Fellow during his Sabbatical Leave in 2017. Dr Udofia was the Pioneer Consultant on Environmental Matters to Akwa Ibom State Government in 1999 and equally led the State Government to the Joint Investigation Team (JIT) of the Exxon Mobil Oil Spill in 2008. He has served as Environmental Consultant to many oil-bearing communities in the Niger Delta region of Nigeria as well as some International Oil Companies like Mobil Producing Nigeria Unlimited. He has served as Ecological and Waste Management expert in several Review Panels of Environmental Impact Assessment for numerous projects across Nigeria. Dr Udofia was appointed Special Assistant on Technical Matters to the Honourable Minister of State, Federal Capital Territory FCT, Abuja in 2008 and is a United Nations Approved Candidate for Specialist Programme on Environmental Pollution Control and Protection. Dr Udeme Udofia is the immediate Past Chairman of Nigerian Environmental Society (NES), Cross River State Chapter and has over 20 articles to his credit published in learned journals locally and internationally. Dr Udofia has attended and presented papers in several conferences within and outside Nigeria.


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Okorafor K. A.; Udofia, U. U. and Ekwu, A. O. (2017): Spatial Variations in the Concentrations of Some Metals In Sediment of The Great Kwa River, Calabar, Nigeria. Journal of BioPesticides and Environment 4(1); 15-22
Udofia, U. U.; Ekwu, A. O. and Okorafor, K. A. (2017): Assessment of Some Metals Concentrations in Some Vital Organs of Sheep Slaughtered at Gbogobiri, Calabar, Cross River State, Nigeria. Journal of BioPesticides and Environment 4(2); 16-21
Udofia Udeme Uyom, Antai Ekpo Eyo; Joseph Akaninyene Paul; Andem Andem Bassey (2016): Variances in The Accumulation of Some Heavy Metals in Water, Sediments & Muscles of Clariasgariepinuswith Respect to Seasons in Qua Iboe River, Southeastern Nigeria. International Journal of Research and Science Publication. 01(02); 110-120.
Joseph, Akaninyene Paul; Udofia, Udeme Uyom; Andem, Andem Bassey; Idung, Joseph Udo (2016): Evaluation of the Sediments Quality Using Geo-Accumulation Index as an Accumulation Strategy in Qua Iboe River, Southeastern Nigeria. International Journal of Research and Science Publication (IJRSP). 01 (02); 101-109.
Udofia, U. U.; Udiba, U. U.; Bate G. B.; Udofia L. E.; Agbon, T. D. T., (2016): Evaluation of the Toxicological Implication of Consuming Carrots (Daucuscarota L) cultivated along River Galma Basin, Around Dakace Industrial Layout, Zaria, Nigeria. International Journal of Ecological Science and Environmental Engineering. 3(1); 10-19.
Udiba, U. U.; Udofia, U. U.; Ibrahim M.; Bate G.; Udofia, L. E. (2016): White Fulani Cattle and Red Sokoto Goats as Biomarkers of Cadmium, Chromium and Nickel Pollution in Zaria Ecological Geochemical Environment. International Journal of Ecological Science and Environmental Engineering. 3(1); 1-9
Udofia, U. U.; Ekaluo, U. and Antia, M. A. (2016): Evaluation of the Accumulation of some Heavy Metals and Total Hydrocarbon (THC) of Chrysicthysnigrodigitatus from Calabar River, Cross River State, Nigeria. Journal of BioPesticides and Environment. 3(1-2); 15-20
Ekpenyong, E.; Ada, F. B.; Udofia, U. U. and Etangetuk, N. A. (2015): Assessment of Metal Concentrations in Perinkle (Tympanotonusfuscatus) and Bivalva (Egeriaradiata) from the Cross River, South Eastern Nigeria. Journal of Biopesticides and Environment. 2(1-2); 1-6
Udofia, U. U, Andem, A. B and Odey, C. O (2015): Index Model Approach of Heavy Metals Pollution Assessment in Sediment Quality of Okporka River. Journal of Biopesticides and Environment. 2(1-2); 12-20
Udeme Uyom Udofia; Mfoniso Anietie Antia; and Ekemini Jimmy. (2015): Assessment of Effluent from a Petrochemical Depot in Calabar, Cross River State, Nigeria. Journal of Global Ecology and Environment 3(2); 97-100
Udofia, U. U.; Andem, A. B. and Antia, M. A. (2014): Effect of Industrial Effluents on the Population dynamics and Distribution of Benthic macro-invetebrates of New Calabar River, Southern Nigeria. International Journal of Biological Sciences. 01(02); 31-37
Andem, A. B.; Okorafor K. A.; Udeme, U. U. and Oku, E. E. (2014): Seasonal Variation in Limnological Characteristics of the Upper, Middle and Lower Reaches of Calabar River, Southern Nigeria. International Journal of Biological Sciences. (02); 52-60
Andem, A. B.; Udofia, U. U.;Okorafor, K. A.; George U. U. (2013): Bioaccumulation of some Heavy Metals and Total Hydrocarbon (THC) in the Tissues of Periwinkle (TympanotonusfuscatusVar Radula) in the Intertidal Regions of Qua Iboe River Basin, Ibeno, Akwa Ibom State, Nigeria. Greener Journal of Biological Sciences. 3(7); 253-259
Udofia, U. U.; Andem, A. B. and Okorafor, K. A. (2013): Acute toxic effect of Qua Iboe light crude oil on tadpoles of frog, Ranatemporaria from Eket, Akwa Ibom State, Nigeria, European Journal of Experimental Biology. 3(3); 701-705
Udofia, U. U.; Udiba, Udiba U.; Udofia, Lydia E.; Ezike, Nkechi N.; Udiba, Samuel U. (2013): Assessment of the Impact of Solid Waste Dumps on Ground Water Quality, Calabar municipality, Nigeria. Journal of Advance Research in Biology and Pharmacy Research. 1(4); 18 34.
Agbor, R. B.; Ekpo, I. A.; Udofia, U. U.;Okpako E. C. and Ekanem, E. B. (2012): Potentials of cocoa pod husk and plantain peels in the degradation of total petroleum hydrocarbon content of crude oil polluted soil. Archives of Applied Science Research. 4(3); 1372 – 1375
Agbor, R. B.; Ekpo, I. A.; Osuagwu, A. N.; Udofia U. U.;Okpako E. C.; and Antai, S. P. (2012): Biostimulation of microbial degradation of crude oil polluted soil using cocoa pod husk and plantain peels. Journal of Microbiology and Biotechnology Research. 2(3); 464-469
Andem, A. B.; Udofia, U. U.; Okorafor, K. A.; Okete, J. A.; Ugwumba, A. A. A. (2012): A study on some physical and chemical characteristics of Ona River, Apata, Ibadan Southwest, Oyo State, Nigeria. European Journal of Zoological Research. 1(2); 37-46.
Andem, A. B.; Udofia, U. U.;Okorafor, K. A.; Okete, J. A.; Ugwumba, A. A. A. (2012): Composition, Distribution and Diversity of Benthic Macroinvetebrates of Ona River, Southwest, Nigeria. European Journal of Zoological Research. 1(2); 47-53.
Udeme U. Udofia, (2010): Acute Toxicity of Qua Iboe Light Crude Oil on a Fresh water fish, OreochromisNiloticus. Global Journal of Pure and Applied Sciences 16; (2 & 3).
Udofia, U. U.;Nkang, A.; and Inwang, V. O. (2008): Survey of mammalian wildlife species in the Stubbs Creek Reserve, Akwa Ibom State, Nigeria. International Journal of Natural and Applied Sciences (IJNAS) 3(2); 1-10.
Ekaulo, U. B.; Udokpoh, A. E.; Udofia, U. U. and Ajang, R. O. (2005): Comparative Toxicity of Five Commonly used Analgesics on Sperm Count and Sperm Head Abnormalities. Global Journal of Pure and Applied Sciences II; 81-84

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International Seminar on the protection of the Earth by International Network for Ecological Justice April 22, 2000. Summit Complex, Uyo, Nigeria.International Seminar on the protection of the Earth by International Network for Ecological Justice April 22, 2000. Summit Complex, Uyo, Nigeria.2000-04-222000-04-22
10th Annual General Meeting/ Conference of Nigeria Environmental Society (NES). 23rd -28th December, 2000 at Uyo, Nigeria10th Annual General Meeting/ Conference of Nigeria Environmental Society (NES). 23rd -28th December, 2000 at Uyo, Nigeria2000-12-232000-12-28
World Conference of Mayors.15th -20th, July 2001. Eket, Akwa Ibom State. NigeriaWorld Conference of Mayors.15th -20th, July 2001. Eket, Akwa Ibom State. Nigeria2001-07-152001-07-20
Conference on Capacity Building in Community- Based Land and Water, Management. November 25th –December 7th 2002. The Mirage Hotel, Calabar- Certificate ReceivedConference on Capacity Building in Community- Based Land and Water, Management. November 25th –December 7th 2002. The Mirage Hotel, Calabar- Certificate Received2002-11-252002-12-07
Conference/Seminar on environmental Health Protection for Environmental Health Officers in Akwa Ibom State. 17th-18th September 2003. International Management Conference Centre, Uyo. Akwa Ibom State. Nigeria.• Conference/Seminar on environmental Health Protection for Environmental Health Officers in Akwa Ibom State. 17th-18th September 2003. International Management Conference Centre, Uyo. Akwa Ibom State. Nigeria.2003-09-172003-12-18
18th Annual General Meeting/ Conference of the Nigerian environmental Society held at the State Library Complex, Calabar, cross River State. 27th -29th November, 2008.18th Annual General Meeting/ Conference of the Nigerian environmental Society held at the State Library Complex, Calabar, Cross River State. 27th -29th November, 2008.2008-11-272008-11-29
• Second DIVERSITAS Open conference (diversitas) Open Science Conference (DIVERSITAS OSC2) Biodiversity and Society; understanding connections, adapting to change held at Cape Town. South Africa from 13th -14th, October, 2009.PAPER PRESENTED: SURVEY OF THE MAMMALIAN FAUNA IN THE STUBBS CREEK FOREST RESERVE, AKWA IBOM STATE, NIGERIA.2009-10-132009-10-14
22nd Annual conference of Nigerian Environmental Society (NES) 6th to 8th December, 2012 At Conference Hall, Udeme Hotels, Goodluck Jonathan Road, Opolo, Yenogoa, Bayelsa State, Nigeria. 22nd Annual conference of Nigerian Environmental Society (NES) 6th to 8th December, 2012 At Conference Hall, Udeme Hotels, Goodluck Jonathan Road, Opolo, Yenogoa, Bayelsa State, Nigeria. 2012-12-062012-12-08
Conference/Seminar on Environmental Health Protection for Environmental Health Officers in Akwa Ibom State. 17th – 18th August 2015. College of Health Technology. Cross River State. Nigeria. PAPER PRESENTED: SOLID WASTE MANAGEMENT IN NIGERIA.Conference/Seminar on Environmental Health Protection for Environmental Health Officers in Akwa Ibom State. 17th – 18th August 2015. College of Health Technology. Cross River State. Nigeria. PAPER PRESENTED: SOLID WASTE MANAGEMENT IN NIGERIA.2015-08-172015-08-18
25th AGM/Conference of Nigerian Environmental Society of Nigeria (NES). 4th – 6th November at Owerri, Imo State, Nigeria. 25th AGM/Conference of Nigerian Environmental Society of Nigeria (NES). 4th – 6th November at Owerri, Imo State, Nigeria. 2015-11-062015-11-08