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  • VERITAS UNIVERSITY STAFF DIRECTORY DR Vitus Eze Agbazue


  • Staff Position: Senior Lecturer

    Dr. Vitus Eze Agbazue, born on December 31, 1952, hails from Okija in Ihiala L.G.A., Anambra State.

    A product of Government College, Umuahia where he obtained the West African School Certificate (WASC) in 1966, he later proceeded to the University of Nigeria, Nsukka (UNN) and graduated with the following qualifications: B.Sc (Hons) Chemistry with second class (upper division) in 1978; M. Sc. Industrial Chemistry in 1990; Ph.D Pure and Industrial Chemistry in 2005.

    After the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) programme in 1979, he was employed on October 1 1980 as a Works Chemist by Benue Cement Company (BCC) Plc, Gboko, Benue State. He later rose to become the Quality Control Manager and Chairman of Environmental Protection and Safety Committee (EPSC) of the company from 1988-2003. He received his industrial and environmental training in Turkey and United Kingdom respectively. On November 15, 2005 he was employed as Lecturer 1 in the Department of Pure & Industrial Chemistry, University of Nigeria, Nsukka where he rose to become a Senior Lecturer in 2011.

    He retired at UNN in December 2017, but his appraisal for professorial promotion is still going on there. He did his sabbatical leave programme at Benue State University (BSU) Makurdi in 2016/2017 session. He was also an M.Sc. external Examiner in the Department of Chemistry, University of Agriculture, Makurdi in 2016. He is presently serving as a senior Lecturer in the Department of Pure and Applied Chemistry, Veritas University, Abuja.

    Dr. V.E. Agbazue is a UNN- approved M.Sc and Ph.D Supervisor and has produced over 15 M.Sc graduates in Industrial and Analytical Chemistry areas. He has published two University-grade text books currently in use in some Universities, as well as over 30 articles in world class journals.

    Dr. V.E. Agbazue is a National Consultant on Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) in collaboration with the Federal Ministry of Environment, Abuja. His Professional qualifications include:

    Fellow, Chemical Society of Nigeria (FCSN);

    Fellow, Institute of Chartered Chemists of Nigeria (FICCON);

    Fellow, Institution of Industrial Administration of Nigeria (FIIA);

    Member, Royal Society of Chemistry (MRSC), U.K. (chartered Chemist).

    Based on his qualification, training and experience, his research interests span across the following areas:

    . Industrial Chemistry, specializing in cement technology.

    . Analytical Chemistry, specializing in materials analysis and quality control.

    . Environmental Chemistry with emphasis on environmental impact assessment (EIA).

    Dr. Agbazue is happily married with children.

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