Prof Ayandele to deliver first public lecture of UNIUYO VC, Prof Ndaeyo

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Prof Ayandele to deliver first public lecture of UNIUYO VC, Prof Ndaeyo




Professor Isaac Ayanyinka Ayandele is to deliver the first Public Lecture in honour of the Vice Chancellor of the University of Uyo (UNIUYO), Uyo, Akwa Ibom state, Professor Nyaudoh Ukpabio Ndaeyo, on March 25 2024.


Professor Ndaeyo will on March 25 clock 63 years.


Professor Ayandele, immediate past Chairman, Committee of Deans in the University, will speak on the theme, “Planning for Retirement: The Entrepreneurship Option.”


The event, to be held at the institution’s 1, 000 seater capacity TETFUND auditorium at the main campus of the University starting 11am will be chaired by a former Vice Chancellor of the University, Prof. Enefiok Essien (SAN).

Prof Ayandele Agbomojo

Ayandele a.k.a. Agbomojo, who delivered the 93rd Inaugural Lecture of the University in August 2023 is a Professor of Operations Research and Strategic Management in the Department of Business Management, Faculty of Management Sciences.




Professor Nyaudoh Ukpabio Ndaeyo was born on March 25, 1961. He attended the Cross River State School of Agriculture, Obubra for his Ordinary National Diploma, OND, in Agriculture which he passed at distinction level in 1986. He also attended the erstwhile University of Cross River State now University of Uyo in 1987 to study Agronomy in the Faculty of Agriculture and graduated with first class honours division in 1991.


Nyaudoh Ndaeyo also earned a Master of Science (M.Sc.) degree in Agronomy in 1994 and a Doctorate (Ph.D) degree in Farming Systems in 2000 both from the University of Ibadan, Nigeria.


He was first employed on November 06, 1992 as Graduate Assistant with the University of Uyo, 18 years later, he grew through the ranks and became a Professor of Farming Systems in the Department of Crop Science, Faculty of Agriculture on October 01, 2010.


Prof. Nyaudoh Ndaeyo is a seasoned teacher and researcher. He has taught over thirty courses at both the undergraduate and graduate levels and has also supervised over 68 undergraduate projects and 54 graduate theses including doctoral degree students.


During his career in the University, Prof. Nyaudoh Ndaeyo has served as a lecturer, researcher, examination officer, co-ordinator of several academic activities and programmes in the Department of Crop Science, as well as chairman of several committees in the department.


He had served as adviser to students of the Faculty of Agriculture. Nyaudoh Ndaeyo was appointed Head of Department, 2006 – 2009 and also appointed Dean of the Faculty of Agriculture in 2016 and in 2018 was appointed Chairman, Committee of Deans. He has served either as Chairman or member of Faculty and University Committees. In his services which spans beyond the University of Uyo, Prof. Ndaeyo is a renowned resource person and consultant to both government and private sectors. He is a facilitator and external examiner to other Universities.


He is a member of several professional bodies including Crop Science Society of Nigeria, CSSN; Farm Management Association of Nigeria, FMAN; Nigerian Rural Sociological Association, NRSA and Agricultural Society of Nigeria, ASN, among others.

Prof. Nyaudoh Ndaeyo is a prolific publisher of books, book chapters and articles in learned journals and proceedings of conferences. He has 21 conference papers and 152 journal articles and numerous book chapters to his credit.


Until his appointment as the Vice-Chancellor, he was the Deputy Vice-Chancellor, Administration.

He is married with two children.

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