Professor ANDY OGOCHUKWU EGWUNYENGA

e-mail: aegwunyenga@delsu.edu.ng

Eminent Professor Andy Ogochukwu is a Star. “There are born stars and there are stars that are made. Whatever means through which one becomes a star is predicated upon the influence he has and the contribution he has made within and outside his environment”. Andy Ogochukwu Egwunyenga is an erudite Professor of Parasitology and a Public Health Consultant. He is the Vice-Chancellor of Delta University, Abraka, with effect from 1st December, 2019, and a former Rector of the Delta State Polytechnic, Ogwashi-Uku, all in Delta State, Nigeria.  He was born on the 4th of April, 1960 in Issele- Uku, Delta State, Nigeria to the family of Mr and Mrs Godwin Egwunyenga of Ogbe-Ute Quarters Atuma- Iga, Oshimili North Local Government Area of Delta State. Andy Egwunyenga educational career started with Local Authority Primary School, Onicha Olona (1965–1967) and St. Monica Primary School, Illah (1967–1969) all in Delta State, where he obtained his First School Leaving Certificate in 1969. He thereafter had his secondary education in St. Paul Grammar School, Ebu, Delta State (1971–1973), Rimi College, Kaduna (1974-1977) and finished up at Federal Government College, Kaduna, Kaduna State (1977–1979)where he obtained his West African Secondary School Certificate in 1979 in flying colours. He immediately, got admitted into the University of Lagos where he obtained his B.Sc. (Hons.) degree in Zoology with 2nd Class Upper Division in 1982.

Andy Ogochukwu Egwunyenga started his teaching career immediately after his National Youth Service Programme under the employment of the Federal Polytechnic, Bauchi in 1983 as Lecturer III. He steadily grew without losing any promotion to become a Senior Lecturer at the Polytechnic in 1992. During this period, he furthered his studies at the University of Jos and obtained a Master of Science (M.Sc.) in Zoology with specialization in Applied Entomology and Parasitology in 1990. He graduated with a Distinction on an enviable average score 74.5%.As a Scholar who desired to contribute hugely to mankind, he  immediately  registered  for  a  Ph.D.  programme  at  the  same  University  of  Jos  in 1991.However, shortly after the creation of Delta State and the Delta State University, Abraka he got appointed into the University’s Department of Zoology and thereafter bagged the Doctorate in 1997 in Parasitology and Entomology. Andy Ogochukwu Egwunyenga became a Professor of Zoology at the Delta State University in 2005 at a young age and has been serving as external examiner and assessor to many Nigerian Universities for the examination of Ph.D. and MSc Theses and assessment of Senior Academic Staff to Professorial Cadre. Prof. Egwunyenga to this day  is one of the highly celebrated past Chairmen of ASUU at the Delta State University Abraka as under his leadership, the University Staff became the highest paid University employees in Nigeria with 70% of Basic Salary as Housing Allowance and 44% Excess Work Load. Professor Egwunyenga has devoted much his time to the service of God and humanity as a devout Catholic. He is a husband of one wife, Prof. Mrs. Ebele Egwuyenga of the Department of Educational Administration, Delta State University, Abraka. They are blessed with a daughter, Abigail Ogechukwu Egwunyenga.

Research archive/ Contribution to Science

Prof. Egwunyenga is a very active researcher. His interest in Parasitology and Entomology issues was kindled during his National Youths Service (NYSC). His enthusiasm in this field of endeavour propelled him into research in toxicity of Capsicum spp and Aframemum melagueta bioremediation, Distribution of Cicadulina, Epidemiology aspects of onchocerciasis, Malaria infection of the cord birth weights in Nigerians etc., where he published extensively.  It is worthy to mention at this juncture that what brought this erudite scientist/researcher to be acclaimed internationally are his several contributions to knowledge and proffered tangible solutions to parasitological problems.  He has published over 50 high quality scientific articles spread in different peer-reviewed reputable scientific journals, nationally and internationally and has also presented many scientific papers at revered professional local and foreign conferences. He has also successfully supervised twenty one (21) PhD and MSc students in Parasitology and Entomology. At the moment, he has three (3) other PhD students working under him. Even as the Rector of the Delta State Polytechnic, Ogwashi-Uku, he continued to teach his Postgraduate courses at Delta State University Abraka while on Leave of Absence. Some of the students that passed through him are now distinguished professors, administrators, politicians, businessmen and women etc.

In May 2014, Prof. Egwunyenga delivered the ever green 35th in the Series of Inaugural Lectures of the Delta State University, Abraka titled “Monsters inside Us: Killing and Eating us Alive. It was a well- attended and highly commended inaugural lecture. Prof. Egwunyenga has over thirty-seven (37) years of teaching (Polytechnic and University) and Administrative experience in Nigeria. Furthermore, he was part of the pioneer team that fostered academic excellence at the Department of Zoology, Delta State University, Abraka and nurtured to fruition four Postgraduate programmes in the Department namely; Hydrobiology and Fisheries, Applied Entomology, Parasitology, Pests and Disease Management from where over 500 Scientists from within and outside Nigeria has been produced.

Membership of Professional bodies

Prof. Egwunyenga is a member of several professional associations: Fellow, Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, London; Member, Nigeria Society for Parasitology; Member, Entomological Society of Nigeria; Member, Science Association of Nigeria and Member, Nigeria Institute of Management (NIM).

Responsibilities:

Rector/Chief Executive Officer, Delta State Polytechnic, Ogwashi-Uku (2007 – 2011),  Chairman, Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), Delta State University, Abraka (2001 – 2005), Acting Director, Institute of Science Laboratory Technology (ISLT), Delta State University, Abraka (2004), Director, Institute of Science Laboratory Technology (ISLT), Delta State University, Abraka (2005 –

2007), Coordinator of Postgraduate Programme, Department of Animal and Environmental Biology, Delta State University, Abraka (2012–2016).Prof. Egwunyenga also served as member: representing Faculty of Sciences in the Senate of the Delta State University, Abraka (1996–1999);Delta State University Abraka, Senior Staff Club Management Committee (1995–1996); Delta State University Abraka, Admissions Board (1997–2001); Delta State University Abraka, Research and Publications Committee etc.  He was between 1998  and 2011, the Business Editor and Member, Editorial Board of the Journal of Science and Environment, Delta State University, Abraka and the Financial Secretary and Member of Council, Nigeria Society for Parasitology.

Community Service/Special Recognitions

 Delta State University Vice Chancellor has the unique experience of combining academics and administration with trade unionism and distinguished services to government and community.  He has served Delta State Government in various capacities. These include: Member, Delta State Vision 20:2020

Technical Committee, 2009-2010; Member,   Transition Committee, 2015;   Secretary,   Human Development Committee,  Transition Committee, 2015; Member,  Delta State Advisory and Peace Building Council, 2015-2019. He is also an active member of Amnesty International and Chairman, Research and Publications Committee of Forum of Delta State Intellectuals for Good Governance (FIDAGG). Prof. Egwunyenga has won numerous meritorious awards, among which are; Award of Excellence for Administration by the Students Union Government, Delta State Polytechnic, Ogwashi– Uku (2007/2008), Golden Award for Excellence for Hardwork, Transparency and Accountability, and Contribution to Development to Education in Nigeria by Nigerian Print Journalism Development Organization (2010), NAPS Platinum Service Award by National Association of Polytechnic Students (NAPS) [2010], Nigeria Library Association, [NLA] Award of Excellence as The Most Outstanding Library Development Administrator (2010), Honorary Fellowship Award by Nigeria Institute of Landscape  Horticulturists  For  Great  Contribution  to  Landscape  Development,  Award  by  National Association of Science Technology Student (NASTES), Nigerian Institute of Science Laboratory Technology, Delta State University, Abraka, for Immense Contribution Towards Advancement of Science and Technology Globally (2010), Excellence Award Certificate, as Anioma Professor of the Year, 2015 by Anioma Media Network, March (2016).

 

Selected Publications of Professor Andy Ogochukwu Egwunyenga Journal Articles

1. Egwunyenga, O.A and Alo, E.B. (1991) Laboratory evaluation of the toxicity of         Capsicum spp and Aframemummelagueta on copea weevil (Callosobruchus maculates).Nigeria Journal of Agricultural Technology. 3:48 – 55.  

2. Alo, E.B and Egwunyenga, O.A (1991).  Distribution of Cicadulina spp (Hemiptera:  Cicadiilucade) in a cornfield: the role of undergrowth grasses. Journal of  Technology and Development 2. (1) 20 - 22  

3. Egwunyenga, O.A, Nmorsi, O.P.G and Omokaiye, O.O (1994)  Schistosomiasis in  Bauchi; Nigeria.  The Nigerian Journal of Parasitology. 14:35 – 41.

 4. Nmorsi, O.P.G, Kio, F.E, Anosike, J.C. and Egwunyenga, O.A. (1995).  Epidemiology  aspects of onchocerciasis in Uhiere, Edo State, Nigeria.  Bioscience Research  Communications.  72:91 - 94  

5. Egwunyenga, O.A, Ajaiyi, J.A, Duhlinska – Popova, D.D. and Nmorsi, O.P.G. (1996).   Malaria infection of the cord birth weights in Nigerians.  The CentralAfrican  Journal of Medicine.  42(9) 265 – 268.  Indexed by Medline, Biological  Abstracts, CABI Data base and SCOPUS  

6. Nmorsi, O.P.G, Egwunyenga, O.A. and Igbinoghene, G. (1996)  Gastrointestinal  helminthes of goats in Ekpoma, Nigeria: Prevalence and ascorbic acid content.   Nigerian Annals of Natural Science. 3:97 101.  

7. Egwunyenga. O.A, Ajayi, J.A, Duhliska – Popova, D.D. (1997).  Malaria in pregnancy  in Nigeria: seasonality and relationship to splenomegaly anaemia.  Indian Journal  of Malariology.  34(1): 17 – 24.  Indexed by BIOSIS. Index Medicus,  Protozoological abstracts, Tropical Diseases Bulletin, Medline and CABI Data  base.  

8. Ajaiyi, J.A, Salifu, D.A, Ajaiyi, O.O, Alo E.B, Sandare, A.T., Ikeh E.I, Akoh, J.I,   Egwunyenga, O.A. and Olusi, T.A. (1997).  Epizootiology of Eimeria infections  in sheep in Plateau State, Nigeria.  African Journal of Natural Science. 1(1): 6 –  10.  

9. Egwunyenga, O.A., Ajaiyi, J.A. and Duhlinska – Popova, D.D. (1997) Transplacental  passage of Plasmodium falciparum and seroevaluation of newborns in Northern  Nigeria.  South – East Asian Journal of Tropical Medicine and Public health.   28(4):741 – 745.  Indexed by Pume/Medline, CABI Database and index Medicus,  SCOPUS AND THOMSON REUTERS.

10. Egwunyenga, O.A, Nmorsi, O.P.G and Dibie, C.C. (1997).  Repellent effects of  Aframemum melagueta K.Schum (Anonaceace) to Callosobruchus maculates (F)  (Coleoptera: Bruchidae).  Bulletin of  Science Association of Nigeria 21(19) 163 –  166.

11. Egwunyenga, O.A, Ajaiyi, J.A, Nmorsi, O.P.G and Dibie C.C.D (1998). Effect of  maternal sulphadoxine-pyremethamine (Fansider) prophylaxis on the prevalence,  clinical profile and outcome of malaria in pregnancy in Eku, Delta state, Nigeria.   Nigerian Journal of Science and Environment. 1:15 – 20.

12. Nmorsi, O.P.G, Egwunyenga, O.A. and Igiewe, E.K.. (1998). Ectoparasistes of some  birds in Ekpoma, Nigeria.  Nigerian Journal of Science and Environment. 1:65 -  68

13. Egwunyenga, O.A. Alo, E.B. and Nmorsi, O.P.G. (1998) Laboratory Evaluation of the  Repellency of Denneta tripetala baker (Anonoceae) to Dermestes maculates (F)  Coleoptera: Dermestidae).  Journal of Stored ProductsResearch.  34(2/3): 185 –  199.  Indexed by PASCAL – CNRS Data, Science Direct, CABI Databases,  Biosis, CAMBRIDGE sci. Abstr., Elsevier BIOBASE, SCOPUS AND  THOMSON REUTERS.

14. Nmorsi, O.P.G and Egwunyenga, O.A. (1999).  Gastro-intestinal helminthes of three  small wild mammals in a rain forest zone of Southern Nigeria.  Journal of Parasitic Diseases 23:59 – 60.  indexed by CABI Databases, SCOPUS.

15. Egwunyenga, O.A, Nmorsi, O.P.G and Igbinosun, A.F. (2000).  Haematological changes  in cichlids of Ethiope River (Niger Delta Nigeria) due to intestinal helminthisasis.  Bioscience Research communications.  12(2):239 – 243. 16. Nmorsi O.P.G and Egwunyenga, O.A (2000) Gastro-intestinal parasites of some wild  mammals in a rainforest belt of Southern Nigeria.  Rivista di Parasitology.  XVII  (LXI) 225 -229.  Indexed by CABI Database and helminthological abstracts.

17.  Egwunyenga, O.A., Nmorsi, O.P.G and Alo, E.B. (2000).  Repellency of two pepper  varieties to cowpea weevil, Callosobruchus maculates. Nigerian Journal of  science and Environment. 2:69 -73.

18. Egwunyenga, O.A, Ajaiyi, J.A, Nmorsi, O.P.G and Duhlinska- Popova, D.D. (2001).   Plasmodium/intestinal helminth co-infections among pregnant   Nigerian women.   Memorias do Instituto Oswaldo Cruz.  96(8):1055 – 1059.  Indexed by CABI  Databases.  Pumed/medline, SCOPUS AND THOMSON REUTERS.  

19.  Nmorsi, O.P.G, Egwunyenga, O.A. and Okholo, O.E (2001) Schistosoma haematobium infections in two rural communities of Edo state, Nigeria.  SouthEast Asian  Journal of Tropical Medicine. 32(3) 570 574.  Indexed by CABI Databases,  Pumed/Medline and Tropical Diseases bulletin, SCOPUS AND THOMSON  REUTERS.

20. Nmorsi, O.P.G, Egwunyenga, O.A and Bajomo D.O. (2001).  A survey of Urinary  Schistosomiasis and Trochomoniasis in a Rural Community in Edo State, Nigeria.   Acta Medica et biologica.  49(1): indexed by Pumed/medline, Index medicus and  CABI Databases.  

21. Ukwandu, N.C.D, Nmorsi, O.P.G, Elemuwa, C.O., Dioka E.C, Ugbomoilo, U.S and  Egwunyenga, O.A. (2001).  Biochemical and Immonoglobulin deficiencies with  clinical correlations associated with urinary Schistosomiasis.  Nigerian Medical  Journal.  40(2):52 – 57.  Indexed by Tropical Disease bulletin, CABI Databases  and AJOL.

22. Nmorsi, O.P.G, Oladokun, I.A.A, Egwunyenga, O.A. and Oseha, E. (2002).  Eye lesions  and onchocerciabis in a rural farm settlement in Delta State. South EastAsian  Journal of Tropical Medicine and Public Health.  33(1) 28 – 32.  Indexed by  CABI Databases, Pumed/Medline and Tropical Diseases Bulletin, SCOPUS AND  THOMSON REUTERS.  

23. Ukwandu, N.C.D, Nmorsi, O.P.G, Ugbomoiko, U.S and Egwunyenga, O.A. (2000).   Relationship between intensity of  Urinary schistosomiasis and some  haematological indices in Nigerian Children.  Nigerian Quarterly Journal of Hospital Medicine.  10(4):306 309.  Indexed by AJOL.  

24. Egwunyenga, O.A and Nmorsi, O.P.G. (2004). Seroprevalence of Congenital Malaria in  Delta State, Nigeria.  International Medical, Journal 11(2):83 – 86. Indexed by  EMBASE/Excerpta Medica, Japan Centra Revuo Medicina and Bowker Int.  Serials Database and SCOPUS. 25. Nmorsi, O.P.G, Egwunyenga, O.A., Ukwandu, N.C.D and Nwokolo, N.Q. (2005).   Urinary schistosomiasis in a rural community in Edo State, Nigeria:  Eosinophiluria as a diagnostic marker.  African Journal of Biotechnology.   4(2):183–186. indexed by Pumed/Medline, CABI Abstracts, BIOSIS,  BIOLINE, Chemical Abstracts and SCOPUS.

 26. Egwunyenga, O.A. and Isamah, G. (2005).  Lipid peroxidation and Ascorbic Acid levels  in Nigerian children with Acute Falciparum Malaria.  International Medical Journal.  12(2):125 – 128.  Indexed by EMBASE/Excerpta medica and Bowker  Int. Serials Database, SCOPUS AND THOMSON REUTERS.

27. Nmorsi, O.P.G, Ukwandu, N.C.D, Egwunyenga, O.A and Obhiemu, N.U (2005).  Evaluation of CD4+/CD8+ status and urinary tract infections associated with  urinary schistosomiasis among some rural Nigerians.  African HealthSciences. 5(2):126 – 130.  Indexed by AJOL, Medline/Pumed, SCOPUS AND  THOMSON REUTERS

 28. Egwunyenga, O.A and Ataikiru, D.P (2005).  Soil-transmitted helminthasis among  school age children in Ethiope East local Government Area, Delta State, Nigeria.   Africa Journal of Biotechnology.  4(9):938 – 941.  Indexed by Pumed/Medline,  CABI abstracts, BIOLINE, BIOSIS.  AJOL and Chemical Abstracts and  SCOPUS.

 29. Nmor, C. and Egwunyenga O.A (2004).  Survey of blood parasites among blood donors  at Eku, Delta State, Nigeria.  The Nigerian Journal of Parasitology.  25:87 – 92.

 30. Nmor, C, Egwunyenga, O.A and Ake J.E, (2004).  Intestinal Parasites of Cichlids of  Orogodo River, Agbor, Delta State, Nigeria.  Tropical Freshwater Biology. 12/13:131 – 136.  Indexed by AJOL.

 31. Ilondu, E.M, Egwunyenga, O.A. and Iloh, A.C (2005).  The effect if Wild basil  (Occimum suave Wild, Labiate: Lamiaceae) Leaf dust as Protectant of Cereals  Against Rhizopertha dominical Fabricus (Coleoptera: Bostrydae).  Journal of  National Academy for Advancement of Science. 2(1):50-55

 32. Ukwandu, N. C. D., Nmorsi, O. P. G., Egwunyenga, O. A., Nwoke, E. O. & Alufonai, E.  A. (2007). The Effect of hookworm infestation on nutrient intakes among school  age children. Journal of Biomedical Sciences in Africa. 5(1): 15 1- 19, Index by  Google Scholar and Pubmed.

 33. Nmorsi, O. P. G., Ukwandu, N. C. D. &Egwunyenga, O. A. (2007). Antioxidants status  of Nigerian children with Plasmodium falciparum malaria. African Journal of  Microbiology Research. 1(5): 057 – 060. Index by Google Scholar and SCOPUS

 34. Nmorsi, O. P. G., Ukwandu, N. C. D., Isaac, C. Egwunyenga, O. A.& Olague, N. H.  (2007). Immunoglobulin profile of some Nigerians with Schistosoma  haematobuim infection. African Journal of Microbiology Research. 1(7): 113 –  116. Index by Google Scholar, Pubmed and SCOPUS.

35 Nmorsi, O. P. G., Ukwndu, N. C. D., Egwunyenga, O. A.& Anyanwu, J. (2007).  Vitamin A status and ocular lesions in some rural Nigerians with onchoerciasis.  African Journal of Biotechnology. 6(11): 24 – 52. Indexed by Google Scholar and  SCOPUS

 36. Nmorsi, O.P.G., Ukwandu, C.N; Egwunyenga, O.A., Alawode, O.P and Anyanwu, L.C.  (2008). Riboflavin and Thiamin Status of Nigerian Children with Plamodium Falcuparum Malaria. Tropical Medicine and Health. 36 (2) 59-64. Indexed by  Google Scholar, Pubmed and SCOPUS.

 37. Ito, E. E., Egwunyenga, O. A.& Ake, J.E.G. (2014). Prevalence of malaria and human  blood factors among patients in Ethiope East, Delta State, Nigeria. International  Journal of Medicine and biomedical Research, 3(3): 191 – 201. Indexed by  Google Scholar

38 Onojaife, J. O. &Egwunyenga, O. A. (2015). Monitoring of Onchocerciasis in Delta  State. International Journal of Tropical Disease & Health. 8(1): 40 – 48. Indexed  by Google Scholar.

 39. Ito, E. E. &Egwunyenga, O. A. (2015). Schistosomiasis: The Aftermath of 2012 floods  in Delta State, Southern Nigeria. International Medical Journal. 22(4): 218 – 223. Indexed by EMBASE/ Scripter Medica and SCOPUS.

40. Onojaife, J. O., Egwunyenga, O. A.& Nmor, J. C. (2016). Evaluation of the physico  chemical indices of blackflies (Diptera: simuliidae) breeding sites in Delta State,  Nigeria: implications for Onchocerciasis control. Journal of Coastal Life  Medicine. 4(11): 856 – 860. Indexed by Google Scholar

41. Ito, E. E. &Egwunyenga, O. A. (2017). Soil transmitted helminthisis in Aviara  Community: an observation from primary school children in Nigeria.  International Medical Journal. 24(2): 205 – 208., Indexed by EMBASE/Extrepta  Japan and SCOPUS.

42. Lemy, E.E. and Egwunyenga, O.A. (2017). Prevalence of Parasite Helminthes from  Faecal samples of Cattle at various Abattoirs in Abraka, Delta State, Nigeria.  Journal of Animal Health and Behavioural Science. 1(3): DOI.1000107.Accessed  online, 17th June, 2019. Indexed by Google Scholar.

 43. Ighere, J.E and Egwunyenga, O.A. (2018). Ecological Niche and Habitat Suitability of  the Major Anophele Mosquitoes in Sapele and Environs. Applied Science  Research Journal. 5(1): 33-44. Indexed by AGORA, Clarivate Analytics, DOAJ  etc.

44. Lemy, E.E. and Egwunyenga, O.A. (2018). Epidemiological Study on Some Parasitic  Helminths of Cattle in Delta North, Delta State, Nigeria. Journal of Animal  Health and Behavioural Science. 2(1): DOI – 1000113. Accessed Online. 15th June, 2019.

45. Onochie, E.J. and Egwunyenga, O.A. (2019). Malaria in Pregnancy in Ethiope East  Local Government Area of Delta State, Nigeria. Journal of Applied Life Sciences  International. 20(2): 1-8. Indexed by Google Scholar, Index Copernicus,  Chemical Abstracts.

46. Odibo, E.O., Egwunyenga, O.A. and Ojianwuna, C.C. (2019). Seasonal Variation of  Cockroaches Species in Abraka, Delta State, Nigeria. FUW, Trends in Sciences  and Technology Journal. 4(1): 163-168. Tetfund Supported Journal: A Federal  University Wukari. Indexed by Google Scholar.

 47. Egwunyenga, O.A and Ake, J.E. (2019). Antifeedant Potential of Some Aromatic Plants  Against Cowpea Weevil, Callosobruchus maculatus. World Journal of  Agriculture and Soil Sciences (WJASS). DOI: 10:33552/WJASS.2019.02.000546.  Indexed in Google Scholar, Publens, Index Copernicus 

Tertiary Textbooks 48 Egwunyenga, O.A and Nmorsi, O.P.G (1998).  Vector Biology and Control.  Pon.  Publishers Ltd. Agbor, Delta State, Nigeria.

 Chapter in Referred Book

 49 Ikomi, R.B, Egwunyenga, O.A., Ake, J.E and Dibie, C.C. (1997).  Evolution and Origin  of Man.  In Readings in General Studies: History and Philosophy of Science  (Ejechi, B.O. Ed).  Mass Founders Publications Ltd.   Onitsha, Nigeria.  45  – 59.

 Conferences attended with papers read:

1. Egwunyenga O.A. (1990). Early diagnosis of Dracunculiasis: A Challenge to  Parasitologists.  Paper presented at the 15th Annual Conference of The Nigerian  Society for Parasitology, Bayero University, Kano. 23rd – 26th September, 1990.

 2. Egwunyenga, O.A. (1991) Brain Drain in Institutions of Higher learning in Nigeria  Causes and Solutions.  Lecture given at the Public Lecture organized by the  Caretaker Committee.  Federal Polytechnic Senior Staff Association.    Bauchi.   31st May, 1991. 

 3. Egwunyenga O.A and Akani, O.A (1991) Natural Products in Grain Storage.  Paper  presented at 15th Annual Conference of the The Nigerian Society of Agricultural  Engineers, University of Maiduguri, 11th – 15th September, 1991.

4. Egwunyenga O.A, and Alo, E.B. (1992).  Repellent of three pepper varieties to Cowpea  Weevil.  Callosobruschus maculates.  Paper presented at the 7th Annual  Conference of Biotechnology Society of Nigeria.  Abia State Un iversity, Utulu,  6th – 9th September, 1992.

5. Egwunyenga O.A (1993). Socio-economic costs of effective Malaria Control.  Book of  abstracts.  17th Annual Conference of the Nigerian Society of Parasitology.   University of Calabar.  25th – 27th November, 1993.

6. Nmorsi, O.P.G, Egwunyenga, O.A. and Igbioghene, G. (1997).  Prevalence and  Ascorbic Content of gastro-intestinal helminthes of goats in Ekpoma, Nigeria.   Book of abstracts.  36th Annual Conference.  Science Association of Nigeria.   Delta State University, Abraka.           7th – 11 April, 1997.

7. Nmorsi, O.P.G, Egwunyenga O.A (1990).  Preliminary Studies on Ecology and  Morphometric of Simulium damnosum Complex in ivbieleke Okpuje, Edo State,  Nigeria.  Book of abstracts.  35th Annual Conference.  Science Association of  Nigeria.  Delta State University, Abraka.  7th – 11th April, 1997.

8. Egwunyenga, O.A and Egwunyenga E.J.  (1998). Classroom and Laboratory  Management.  Lecture Delivered at workshop organized by Ministry of  Education, Kano State, for Science Teachers.

 9. Egwunyenga, O.A. (2002). Youths, Principles and National Cohesion.  Public delivered  at NYSC “Corpers Week” Ukwuani Local Government Area.  25th April, 2002

 10. Egwunyenga O.A., Isamah, G. and Nmorsi, O.P.G. (2004). Lipid peroxidation and  Ascorbic levels in Nigeria Children with Faciparum Malaria.  Book of Abstracts.   28th Annual Conference of Nigeria Society for Parasitology. Imo State  University, Owerri, Nigeria. 22nd – 25th September, 2004.

11. Egwunyenga O.A, Ataikiru, D.P. and Nmorsi, O.P.G (2004).  Studies on Intestinal  Helminths Infection in Eku, Delta State, Nigeria.  Book of Abstracts 28th Annual  Conference of Nigeria Society for Parasitology, Imo State University, Owerri,  Nigeria.  22nd – 25th September. 2004.

 12. Nmorsi, O.P.G, Egwunyenga, O.A, Ukwandu, N.C.D and Nwokolo, N.Q. (2004)  Urinary Schistosomaiasis in A Rural Community in Edo State, Nigeria:  Eosinophiluria as a Diagnostic Marker.  Book of Abstracts 28th Annual  Conference of Nigeria society of Parasitology.  Imo State University, Owerri,  Nigeria.  22nd – 25th September, 2004.

 13. Egwunyenga, O.A. and Ataikiru, D.P. (2005). Studies on Human Trypanosomiasis in  Delta State, Nigeria.  Paper accepted for Presentation at Medicine and Health in  the Tropics Congress. Marseille, Palais du Pharo, France.  11th – 15th September,  2005.

14. Egwunyenga, O.A. (2009) Academic-Administrative Staff Ratios in Delta State Higher  Education System. Paper Presented at the First Delta state Higher Education  Summit, at Effurun. Delta State Nigeria. 10 – 13 May, 2009.

15. Ito, E.E and Egwunyenga, O.A. (2014). Intestinal Helmintiasis: The Great Neglected  Infection Among Flood Victims in the Nigeria Delta. Southern Nigeria. Book of  Abstract, 30 – 31. Paper presented at the 9th Annual Conference of the Zoological  Society of Nigeria (ZSN), held at University of Ibadan, 30th November – 3rd December, 2014.

16. Odibo, E.O. and Egwunyenga, O.A. (2015). Parasites Associated with Cockroaches in  Households in Abraka Delta State, Nigeria. Paper presented at the 3rd Faculty of  Science International Conference, Delta State University, Abraka, June 30 – July  3, 2005.

17. Ito, E.E. and Egwunyenga, O.A. (2015). Schiztosomiasis: The Aftermath of 2012 Floods  in Delta State Southern Nigeria. Paper Presented at the 3rd Faculty of Science  International Conferences June 30 – July 3, 2015. Book of Abstracts Pp. 30. held  at Delta State University, Abraka

18. Egwunyenga, O.A.(2015). Harnessing Science Laboratory Technology Potentials for  Sustainable Food Security. Paper Presented as Guest Lecturer/Speaker at the  Scientific Workshop and Exhibition of the Nigerian Institute of Science  Laboratory Technologist of Nigeria Delta State Chapter, Held at Petroleum  Training Institute, Conference Centre, Effurun, Delta State, 4-7 November, 2015.

19. Odibo, E.O., Egwunyenga, O.A. and Ojianwuna, C.C. (2017). Seasonal Distribution of  Cockroaches in Abraka, Delta State, Nigeria. Paper presented at the 47th Annual  Conference of Entomological Society of Nigeria. October 5 – 9, 2017.

 20. Lemy, E.E. and Egwunyenga, O.A.  (2017). Prevalence of Parasitic Helminthes from  Faecal Samples of Cattle of Various Abattoirs in Abraka, Delta State, Nigeria.  Paper presented at the Faculty of Science International Conference, Delta State  University, 8th – 17th August, 2017.

 21. Lemy, E.E and Egwunyenga, O.A.  (2018). Parasitic Helminthes of Veterinary  Important of Cattle in Delta North, Delta State, Nigeria. Paper presented at the  International Scientific Conference of Biomedial and Social Science: Education,  Research and Innovation, Waipeda State University, Lithuania, April 24, 2018.

 22. Lemy, E.E., Edafemakor, A.G and Egwunyenga, O.A.  (2018). Socio demographic  characteristics and Blood Parasites among Donors in Two committees In Delta  State. Nigeria. Paper Presented at the International Scientific Conference of  Biomedical and Social Science: Education, Research and Innovation, Klwaiped  State University, Lithuania, April 24, 2018.

 23. Egwunyenga, O.A.  (2019). Sustainable Democracy and Build-up to 2019 Elections.  Paper presented at the Symposium on Consolidating Democracy; the Imperative

 of Good Governance, Organized by Forum of Intellectuals of Delta State for  Good Governance (FIDAGG), at Asaba, Oleh and Effurun. 5-7, February, 2019.

 Other workshops, conferences, training programme attended 24. Two Day Expanded Federal Ministry of Education Retreat for All Education  Stakeholders at the International Conference Centre, Abuja, 27 – 28 a March,  2009.

 25. Mandatory Anti-Corruption Sensitization Workshop, Organization by Anti-corruption  and Transparency Units (ACTUS), National Board for Technical Educational,  Rock View Hotel, Abuja, 5-8, May, 2009

 26. Rector’s Study Visit to the United Kingdom, on Continently and Change in British  Technical/Vocational Education. 12 – 18 July, 2009

27. Annual National Management Conference, Nigeria Institute of Management on Managing Pest Petroleum Nigeria: The Critical Imperatives, at International  Conference Centre, Garki, Abuka 27-29, September, 2009. 28. 37th Annual Conference, Parasitology and Public Health Society of Nigeria (PPSN), Held at University of Nigeria, Nsuka, 17th – 20th September, 2013.  

29. 39th Annual Conference, Parasitology and Public Health Society of Nigeria and 40th Anniversary Held at Federal University, Lafia, Nasarawa State, 2nd – 5th September, 2015.  

30. 40th Annual Conference, Parasitology and Public Health Society of Nigeria Held at  Federal University Agriculture, Ogun State 21st – 24th September, 2016.