Academy of Science Inducts First Female, Prof. Braide as President
The Nigerian Academy of Science (NAS), has inducted Prof. Ekanem Braide, as President of the Academy
Braide who was inducted at its Annual General Meeting (AGM) held virtually became the 19th President of the Academy, is the Academy’s first female President in 44 years of existence.
In a statement signed by the Academy’s Executive Secretary, Dr. Oladoyin Odubanjo, said she is a Professor of Parasitology/Epidemiology and 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, the statement added.
In July 2010, Braide was honoured by the President of Nigeria with the award of Officer of the Order of the Federal Republic (OFR) for her contribution to disease control in Nigeria Read more