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Board Of Trustees
Prof. Noghayin Jerry Orhue
A dynamic personality that has been on an impart mission. A Professor of Biochemistry at the University of Benin. Prof. Jerry Orhue holds a PhD degree in Biochemistry from the University of Benin.
He has an uncommon passion for youth and educational development. With over ten years of working in youth development, Prof. Orhue is a familiar voice at Youth Development Summits and Conferences within and outside the Country.
Prof. Akaehomen Okonigbon Akii Ibhadode
His colleagues describe him as someone with great zeal to achieve results. He had worked in University of Benin for more than 29 years where was zone time Head of department of Production Engineering. He is presently serving as the Vice chancellor, Federal University of Petroleum Resources Efurun (FUPRE).
Prof. (Mrs.) Martina Awele Adaikpoh
Martina A. Adaikpoh is a Nigerian National and is a Professor (Toxicology and Environmental Biochemistry) at the University of Benin, Benin-city, where she has been teaching since 2001. Her research focuses on the effect of environmental pollutants like cadmium and pesticides on male reproductive function.
(National Festival of School Science)
The National Festival of School Science (NAFESS) is a Science Fair that provides students with the opportunity to showcase their scientific investigations/ research in the form of projects.
Participating in NAFESS avails Nigerian secondary school students, from the 36 states and Abuja, with the opportunity to exhibit their projects, interact with their peers from other parts of the Country and broaden their scientific horizon.
National Teachers Development
In addition to our National Festival of School Science (NAFESS), we also have schemes/programmes where development of the science teacher(s) is of utmost importance. We teach them how best to communicate science to young scientists.
Facts from Genius Illumina
Our NAFESS projects are not always complicated, but imaginative and well executed
An Excellent NAFESS project is often:
- A new approach/ methodology to an existing solution
- An insight into social behaviour.
- A clever solution to a problem
- An innovation with entrepreneurial possibilities