I am a native of Umuabazu Lagwa Okwuato, Aboh Mbaise, Imo State. I attended Government College, Umuahia and graduated from University Nigeria, Nsukka with second Class Honours Upper Division in 1991. I obtained my M.Sc. and Ph.D degrees from the same University. I am a staff of the Department of Plant Science and Biotechnology, University of Nigeria, where I have risen to the rank of a Senior Lecturer. I specialized in Palynology and Palaeoecology. I belong to a number of professional bodies and have published in both national and international journals.