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Prof Gideon Amuga

Membership of Technical Committees

  • Feb., 2019 to Present - Member - National Steering Committee on Neglected Tropical Diseases (NTDs) in Nigeria
  • April, 2019 to present - Member- Lagos State Technical Advisory Committee on Neglected Tropical Diseases

PERSONAL DETAILS

  • Name in Full: Amuga, Aduk Gideon
  • Date of Birth: 15th August, 1965
  • Gender: Male
  • State of Origin/LGA: Plateau (Bassa)
  • Nationality: Nigerian
  • Marital Status: Married
  • Contact Addresses: Department of Zoology, Nasarawa State University, Keffi, Nigeria.
  • Phone: 08035974814
  • E-mail: kamuga2@yahoo.com, kamuga2@nsuk.edu.ng
  • Present Rank: Professor
  • Academic Qualifications: B.Sc. (1988), M.Sc. (1995), PGDE (2007), Ph.D (2011)
  • Areas of Specialization: (a) Zoology, (b) Entomology, Parasitology and Public Health
  • Present Job Description: Teaching and Research

 

SCHOLASTICHONORS (SCHOLARSHIP, FELLOWSHIPANDAWARDS)

  • School Award for Best Graduating Student, G.S.S. Shendam (1984).
  • Plateau State Scholarship (1985 – 1988).
  • FCT Scholarship (1993 – 1995).
  • Letter of commendation from Vice Chancellor for hard work on Students and Staff welfare Committee (2006).
  • 27th Inaugural Lecture of NSU Keffi (2021)

WORKING EXPERIENCE

  • Plateau State Ministry of Education (Biology Teacher): 1989 - 1993
  • Federal Capital Territory, Abuja (Biology Teacher): 1993 - 2002
  • Nasarawa State University, Keffi (Lecturer): 2002 – Date
  • Consultant, STH & SCH mapping survey, FMoH 2013 - 2015
  • Member, STH & SCH Technical Working Group, FMoH 2016 – 2018.
  • Teaching, Supervision and examination of undergraduate and postgraduate students

ADMINISTRATIVE EXPERIENCE:

  • Vice Principal (Administration), ADSS, Asokoro, Abuja 1995 – 2000
  • Board Member, Plateau Radio Television Corporation, Jos 2006-2007
  • Chairman, ASUU Cooperative Society, NSU, Keffi 2013–2015
  • Head of Department, SLT, NSU Keffi - 2015 - 2016
  • Director, School of Prelims, NSU Keffi - 2016 - date

MEMBERSHIP OF PROFESSIONAL BODIES

  • Parasitology & Public Health Society of Nigeria (PPSN)
  • Zoological Society of Nigeria (ZSN)
  • Entomological Society of Nigeria (ESN)

PUBLICATIONS

  • Articles in Learned Journals - 41
  • Proceedings - 8
  • Technical Reports - 6
  • Published Abstracts: - 24

COMMUNITY SERVICE

  • Chairman, Plateau State Indigenes’ Dev. Association, Abuja 1999 - 2002
  • Secretary, BOT, Plateau Indigenes Dev. Association, Abuja 2007 - 2016
  • Christian Education Elder, ECWA Goodnews Church, Keffi 2005 - 2011
  • Board Member, Plateau Radio Television Cooperation, Jos 2006-2007
  • Council Vice Chairman, Chapel of Salvation, SNUK 2014- 2016
  • Patron, The Boys’ Brigade Nigeria, 9th Keffi Company 2013 - date
  • NUC accreditation Committee to seven Nigerian Universities 2016 – date
  • Principal Investigator (PI), NNPC BS/EIA Lower Benue trough 2017 -2019
  • Board Chairman, ECWA High School, Keffi 2018 - date

REFEREES

  • ProfessorMrs Grace Pennap, (08035884065) - Department of Microbiology Nasarawa State University, Keffi
  • ProfessorEmmanuel Kwon-Ndung (08036488345) - Faculty of Science, Federal University, Lafia, Nigeria
  • Professor Sonnie J. Oniye (08037030391) - Department of Biological Sciences, Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, Nigeria

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