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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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Requirements for PPSN Membership

1. Pay N5,000 for membership application fee

2. Pay N10,000 for membership annual dues for the year 2024, 2025 as at 7th, October, 2022 going forward.

A. Offline Registration:

1. Pay the above fees to PPSN GTB Account No.: 0027247210

2. Send evidence of payment both as SMS and email to 08033199315 via WhatsApp and banjisurakat@gmail.com.

3. After that, to the same number above also via WhatsApp, send the following details:

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    2. Contact address
    3. Sex
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    6. Area of interest
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48th PPSN Annual Conference - Uyo 2024 Registration Information.

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48th PPSN Annual Conference - Uyo 2024 Abstract Submission.

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