Dr. Chiejina Nneka V.

Department: Plant Science And Biotechnology
Faculty: Biological Sciences
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Email: nneka.chiejina@unn.edu.ng
Phone: +2347033126594


Biography :


Nneka Chiejina nee Okonkwo hails from Ogidi in Idemili North Local Government Area of Anambra State, Nigeria. The first of seven surviving children of late Mr & Mrs J. N. Okonkwo. I went to the then prestigious girls’ secondary school by name ‘Archdeacon Crowther Memorial Girls’ Secondary School Elelenwa. I am a graduate of the University of Nigeria Nsukka from the Dept of Botany with 2nd class Hons Upper Division, the best graduating student in the Dept & Faculty(1972). I was therefore employed as a Junior Research Fellow. After a year I proceeded to Britain for my Master’s Degree in General Virology & Ph. D in Plant Virology sponsored by the University.I returned to the University after my studies and took up appointment as a Lecturer 11 staff and presently am an Associate Professor.



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