Prof. Njidda M Gadzama
Prof Njidda M. Gadzama is Professor Emeritus of Zoology and Environmental Science at University of Maiduguri, Borno State, Nigeria. He is an academic leader having been pioneer Pro-Chancellor of National Open University of Nigeria; Vice-Chancellor, University of Maiduguri; and the Acting Vice-Chancellor, University of Port Harcourt. He graduated BA (Biology), McPherson College, Kansas (1964); MSc (Zoology), Long IslandUniversity (1967), PhD (Entomology), New YorkUniversity (1971). He has in excess of 80 scholarly publications in referred journals, conference proceedings, edited books and monographs; also the founding Director of Centre for Arid Zone Studies and Biotechnology Centre at University of Maiduguri. He has published in leading journals such as Journal of Experimental Zoology; Tissue and Cell; Journal of Morphology; Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene; World Journal of Science, Technology and Sustainable Development and many others. He is a Fellow of the NigerianAcademy of Science, Entomological Society of Nigeria and the Environmental Society of Nigeria. He was a Visiting Professor to University of Frankfurt and to Office of Arid Land Studies, University of Arizona. He has travelled widely to 30 countries.