PROFESSOR ARUNSI UKAIRO KALU

PROFESSOR ARUNSI UKAIRO KALU

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Biography

1.FULL NAME:                                              PROFESSOR ARUNSI UKAIRO KALU

2.DATE & PLACE OF BIRTH:                  15th Nov. 1949, Ndi Ikpe Compound,

                                                                  Abia Ohafia, Ohafia Local

                                                                  Government Area, Abia State.

3.SEX:                                                         Male

4.MARITAL STATE:                                    Married

5.NUMBER OF CHILDREN:                      Seven (7)

6.NATIONALITY:                                       Nigerian

7.HOME TOWN:                                         Abia Ohafia, Ohafia Local Govt. Area

8.STATE OF ORIGIN:                                 Abia State

9.PRESENT HOME ADDRESS:                 Ezinna Cottage, Ndi Ikpe Compound,

                                                                         Abia Ohafia, Ohafia LGA,

                                                                           Abia State, Nigeria.

10.SCHOOLS ATTEND WITH DATE:           

1.   Government College, Umuahia                                   -           1961 – 1966

            2.   University of Nigeria, Nsukka                          -           1971 – 1976

            3.   University of Ibadan, Ibadan                           -           1976 – 1981

            4.   University of Nigeria, Nsukka                          -           1986 – 1991

11.QUALIFICATIONS (WITH DATES)

            1.  West African School Certificate (GRADE I)               -           Dec. 1964

            2.  Higher School Certificate (All PAPERS)                    -           Nov. 1966

            3.  GCE “A” Level (3 PAPERS)                                      -           Jan. 1967

            4.   D.V.M (Nigeria)                                                        -           June 1976

            5.   M.Phil (Ibadan)                                                        -           June 1982Image removed.                          6.   Ph.D (Nigeria)                                                          -           Jan. 1997

12.       PREVIOUS EMPLOYMENT/ADDRESSES:      (Federal Government of Nigeria)

                                                                                   Nigerian Institute for Trypanosomiasis

Research (NITR) P.N.B. 2077, Kadunan, Nigeria.

13.PREVIOUS POST:                                     Chief Veterinary Research Officer                                                                                               (1st Oct 1988; USS 13/5).

14.PREVIOUS POSTAL ADDRESS:                         Veterinary and Livestock Studies Division,

Nigerian Institute for Trypanosomiasis Research (NITR), P.M.B. 03, VOM, Plateau State, Nigeria.

15.PREVIOUS EMPLOYER:                                    University of Maiduguri, Borno State

P.M.B. 1069, Maiduguri, Nigeria.

16.PRESENT POST:                                                    Professor (1st Oct. 2000, A07 Step 10).

17.PRESENT ADDRESS:                                           Department of Veterinary Public Health                                                                                                  and Preventive Medicine,

Michael Okpara University of Agriculture, Umudike, P.M.B. 7267, Umuahia,                 Abia State.

18. NEXT OF KIN:                                                       Mrs. Julie Nonye Kalu (Wife)

                                                                                                % Prof. A. U. Kalu,

                                                                                Ihie Ndume, off Dozie Way, Umuahia.

19.PROFESSION:                                                      Veterinary Surgeon (VCN No. 501).

20.SCHOLARSHIPS:

            i.          Owuwa Anyanwu (Native Authority) Scholarship (1962 – 1966)

            ii.         Foundation Scholar, University of Nigeria, Nsukka (1972)

            iii.       Imo State Scholarship (Post – Graduate) (1979)

            iv.        Federal Government Scholarship (1980)

            v.         ODA/FAO Travel Fellowship (1986)

21.       EXPERIENCE:                                          

A.NYSC

Veterinary Officer In-Charge, Manchok Cattle Ranch (Jema’a Federation), Kafanchan under special posting to Nigerian Livestock and Meat Authority (NLMA) August 1976 – July 1977.

B. ADMINISTRATION

  • Ag. Head, Veterinary and Livestock Studio Division, NITR, Vom. (July – Dec. 1977; Feb. – July 1979) and at various times as directed by the HOD during his Official duties outside the station.
  • Head, Veterinary and Livestock Studies Division. NITR, Vom. (8th Nov. 1986 – Dec. 1987).
  • Head, Veterinary and Livestock Studies Division, NITR, Vom. (Jan. 1988 – Sept. 1992).
  • Officer In-Charge, NITR, Vom with Administrative and Research Supervision of three (3) Research Divisions (BIOCHEMISTRY, PARASTITOLOGY and VETERINARY LIVESTOC STUDIES DIVISIONS and three (3) non-academic Units (Accounts, Maintenance and Administration). Jan. 1978 – May 1991.
  • Head, Department of Veterinary Public Health and Preventive Medicine, University of Maiduguri, (1st March 2002 – March, 2004).
  • Head, Department of Veterinary Public Health and Preventive Medicine, Michael Okpara University of Agriculture, Umudike (May 2010 – January 2013).
  • Deputy Dean, College of Veterinary Medicine, Michael Okpara University of Agriculture, Umudike (May – November 2012)
  • Dean, College of Veterinary Medicine, Michael Okpara University of Agriculture, Umudike (November 5th 2012 – Present).

C. COURESES ATTENDED

  • Refresher Course for Professional Vet. Staff National Vet. Res. Inst. (NVRI), Vom. 22nd – 27th Jan. 1978.
  • 3rd ODA/FAO Training Course on Trypanosomiasis and Tsetse fly Control (1st March – 26th June 1986) in United Kingdom, (England, Scotland) Zambia and Zimbabwe.
  • Computer Courses provided by PYTEX Technologies Ltd, Kaduna, Nigeria.
    1. Computer Appreciation for Management Staff (April – May 1992).
    2. D base IV, July 1992).
    3. SPS Statistical Application (August, 1992).