Department of Microbiology
Ph.D. in Microbiology and Environment from Abia State University, Nigeria
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Osita graduated from the Department of Microbiology with a Second Class Upper Division in 1998 and started his career as a Graduate Assistant in Microbiology at Abia State University and currently serves as a Professor of Microbiology and doubles as Director, Institute for Computer Studies at Abia State University. He was part of a team that pioneered the take-off of Federal University, Wukari Taraba State where he served as Head, Department of Microbiology for four Consecutive sessions and produced the first set of Microbiology Graduates, before then he assisted with the take-off of RHEMA University Aba. He is widely published in International and local journals. He is a very active member of the Nigerian Society for Microbiology and have served the society at the National level as Financial Secretary, Internal Auditor, Business Manager and Bacteriology Representative. In addition he chaired the Students membership and Brand and Royalties Committees. Osita currently focuses his research on indigenous food fermentations, wine production from local fruits and bio deterioration of urban ecosystems.