THE NIGERIAN ACADEMY OF SCIENCE APPOINTS PRESIDENT-ELECT AND VICE PRESIDENT
The Nigerian Academy of Science, at its Annual General Meeting held in Lagos on Thursday, 6th of February, 2020 has appointed Professor Ekanem Braide FAS as President-elect. Braide, who is the immediate past Vice-President of the Academy, will be the first female President of the Academy in 43 years of existence when she takes over office in January, 2021.
Professor Braide, a professor of Parasitology/Epidemiology was a member of the national committee that achieved the laudable feat of guinea worm eradication in Nigeria. She has a rich professional experience as a researcher and an administrator. She is a former Vice-Chancellor at Nassarawa State University, Lafia.
She will take over from Professor Mosto Onuoha FAS (Professor of pure and applied geophysics) and will lead the Academy in achieving an improved quality of life for the Nigerian society through Read more
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