WASD has built a strong network of researchers, policy makers, educators, consultants and employers from all parts of the world to exchange knowledge and experience and discuss current developments and challenges. This directory include all people who either participated in any of our various events (conferences, seminars, workshops, debates, etc) and/or contributed to one of our publications (books and journals). If you are interested in joining the WASD network directory, please  complete the application form. Please check your details in our directory after 48 hrs and if you can not find your name, please contact the directory coordinator at admin@wasd.org.uk.

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Prof. Charles Wambebe


Professor Charles Wambebe is a Professor of Pharmacology and presently the Chair of Product Research and Development for Africa. He is also the President of International Biomedical Research for Africa. Professor Wambebe pioneered the research and development of the first Nigerian HIV-1 candidate vaccine (1999–2002), involving collaboration with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta and the Institute of Human Virology, Baltimore.…

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Dr. Zara W Wudiri


Dr. Zara Wudiri MBBS, FWACP. is a medical doctor and public health specialist, who works as a lecturer in the department of community medicine, University of Maiduguri, Borno state. A graduate of the University of Maiduguri and a fellow of the West African college of physicians-public health.…


Head of Department

Haruna K. Ayuba is a Professor of Biogeography/Environmental Science in the Department of Geography, University of Maiduguri having been the Head of the Department and the Sub-Dean of the Faculty of Social Sciences in the same University.…

Dr. Hyelni H. Mshelia

Medical Director

Hyelni H. Mshelia is a medical doctor who has extensive experience in public health. She is the Director, Borno State Primary Healthcare Development Agency an agency of the government of Borno State, Nigeria.…



Raji Oluwatoyin holds a Master degree in Industrial Microbiology from the University of Ibadan, Nigeria and BSc in Microbiology from obscene Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, Nigeria. She has successfully published quality Scientific Journals.…

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Prof. Ngozi M. Nnam


Ngozi M. Nnam is a Professor of Public Health Nutrition. She holds a BSc in Home Science, MEd in Guidance and Counseling and MSc and PhD in Human Nutrition. She is affiliated with the Department of Home Science, Nutrition and Dietetics, University of Nigeria, Nsukka, Nigeria.…


Executive Director

Professor Gerald O Iremirenis the former Executive Director of the Cocoa Research Institute of Nigeria, Ibadan. He is a professor of Agronomy and has taught at many universities, including the University of Benin and the Federal University of Technology, Akure.…



Dr Shitui T. R. is a brilliant lecturer whose statistical knowledge and applications of data mining in experimental projects has earned him significant recognition in Food Technology. He is a brilliant scientist with track records in Food engineering, Food processing and.…

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Muzamil Abdelkarim

African Trade Alliance

Muzamil Abdelkarim is the Founder and Chairman of African Trade Alliance (ATA), the leading multinational investment group that’s betting on Africa’s future and an expert in long-term value creation through uncovering and responding to untapped potential seasoned with deep industry expertise, pragmatic strategies and actionable insights.…



Bamgbose Adefunke holds a Master and Bachelor degree in Biochemistry from the University of Ibadan, Oyo State, Nigeria. She has successfully authored and coauthored over ten Scientific Journals. Attended and presented quality papers at relevant conferences.…

prof. Boma Magnus Oruwari

Professor of Animal Science

Professor of Animal Science, with a specialization in Animal Nutrition.

L. A. Odunmbaku


Mr Odumbaku L. A. is a lecturer at Moshood Abiola Polytechnic, Abeokuta. He is. a doctoral student in the Food Science and Technology department of the University of Agriculture. He is married with children

Dr. Edwin Isotu Edeh

Wash and Climate Change Expert

Dr Edwin Isotu Edeh coordinates the Public Health and Environment (PHE) Programme of the World Health Organization (WHO) in Nigeria, as the National Consultant. He is dynamic global environmental health and sustainability professional and leader with 15+years technical and strategic levels experience in environmental – public health issues across industry, academics and humanitarian spheres.…

Dr. Vno Aghara


Vno Aghara, has BSc, in Marketing and MBA. He is currently doing his PhD at Abia State University, Uturu in South East, Nigeria. He had his management experience with the Nigerian affiliate of Exxon-Mobil, where he held various managerial positions in Marketing before
joining Nnamdi Azikiwe University as an academic staff.…

Dr. Chudi Okpala


Dr. Chudi Okpala, has BSc, in Business Administration from the University of Lagos, Nigeria and MBA Marketing from Nnamdi Azikiwe, University, Awka. His PhD from the Abia State University, Uturu. He is also a Senior Academic staff of Nnamdi Azikiwe University.

Promise Oparah


Promise Oparah, has BSc and MSc in Marketing from Abia State University, Uturu. He worked with a Management Consulting firm before joining the Nnamdi Azikiwe University, about a year ago as an academic staff.

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Dr. Williams E. Nwagwu


Dr. Williams Nwagwu holds a PhD in Information Science obtained from Africa Regional Centre for Information Science of the University of Ibadan. He teaches science communication and quantitative aspects of the field.