hat is your educational history?
For my elementary education, I attended Early
Nursery and Primary School and Kabe Science College, both in Festac Town, Lagos. I proceeded to
Mercy College in Ijaiye-ojokoro, Lagos, for my post-elementary education. I studied Biology at the Federal University of Technology, Akure, and I graduated with a first class. After completing my national youth service in 2012, I won the Commonwealth Shared Scholarship for a Master’s degree in Sustainable Environmental Management at the Natural Resources Institute, University of Greenwich, UK. In 2013, I graduated with a distinction and also emerged as the pioneer recipient of the Best Thesis Award for a literature-based project where I proposed innovative ideas on how to manage oil spills on land. In 2015, I got another Commonwealth Scholarship to pursue a PHD in Environmental Geochemistry and Geomicrobiology at the University of Manchester, UK. My research further studies factors responsible for the natural release of arsenic in groundwater. I eventually developed a novel technique for the in-situ study of arsenic in aquifers – a strategy that is now adopted in a Uk-funded project in Cambodia, which is worth about
Have you always had the passion for lecturing? environmental scientist, what is your take on the Nigerian environment?