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UI Honours NRCRI ED/CEO, Egesi With Outstanding Alumni Award

The Executive Director of National Roots Crops Research Institute in Umudike (NRCRI_Umudike), Prof. Chiedozie Egesi has been honoured with an Outstanding Alumni Award of the Department of Crop Protection and Environmental Biology, University Ibadan, Nigeria. 

Prof. Egesi received the award today at the 60th anniversary of the department themed: “Revamping Environmental Management for a Food Secure Nigeria” that took place in Ibadan. 

According to the Chairman of the Award Committee, Prof. Rasheed Awodoyin, the award given to Prof Egesi is a great feat to commend him for his significant contributions “to environmental biology and alleviating food security in Africa and beyond”. 

“The university was impressed with the leadership positions that Professor Egesi has attained in research for development,” he said.

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