Lawmaker, Erondu Jnr Lauds Fmr Abia Gov, Ikpeazu’s Induction As Biochemistry Fellow

The Chairman, House Committee on Public Service, Abia State House of Assembly (ABHA), Erondu Uchenna Erondu Jnr has lauded the immediate past Governor of Abia state, Dr. Okezie Victor Ikpeazu on the occasion of his induction as fellow Nigerian Society of Biochemistry and Biology.


In a release signed by his spokesperson, George Egejuru and made available to newsmen, the member representing Obingwa-West State constituency described Dr. Ikpeazu as a scholar in governance whose contributions in field of Biochemistry and science at large remained remarkable and legendary.

The former Chairman, Obingwa Local Government Area (LGA), who also congratulated him for the feat, thanked him for being an inspiration to the younger generation, academic community, Nigeria and the world at large.

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The Uhie-born legislator prayed God to continue to bless and preserve him with witting knowledge and wisdom for more exploits in all his endeavours.


Recall that the immediate past Abia state governor, Okezie Victor Ikpeazu, (Ph.D), was today inducted into the College of Fellows of the Nigerian Society of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology.

The induction ceremony which took place at the University of Port Harcourt was in recognition of Dr. Ikpeazu’s contribution to the body of knowledge of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology.


Speaking at the investiture, Dr. Ikpeazu thanked the body for such recognition, adding that he would continue to use everything at his disposal towards advancing teaching and research in the field of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

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Dr. Ikpeazu boast of a robust academic background, holding Bachelor’s, Masters and Doctorate degrees in different areas of Biochemistry.

He has also taught Biochemistry at undergraduate and postgraduate levels in different Nigerian universities before the call to provide quality leadership for Abians as the state governor.

Dr. Ikpeazu would soon attain Professorship in the field, having over 80 scientific articles published in different local and international journals to his credit.

The erudite scholar, is also a co-author of the book: “The Biochemistry Of Environmental Pollution”.
He is also a Fellow of the Nigeria Environmental Society among others.