A research officer at Nigeria Natural Medicine Development Agency, at the southwest zonal office. First Floor, Federal secretariat, igbatoro road. Alagbaka, Akure. Ondo state. Under the supervision of Federal Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovation.
In line with the mandate of the Agency, my drive is to ensuring the integration of Nigeria’s traditional Medicine and/or complementary alternative medicine into our national Healthcare delivery system through identification and documentation, research and development of our indigenous medicinal plants.
Either through personal effort, group or by way of interaction with traditional medicine practitioners (TMPs) on hidden traditional medicine knowledge (TMK) formularies, for the purpose of identifying medicinal plants with bio-active ingredients for the management of curable and non curable diseases plaguing our society.
Advocacy for the agency by way of interfacing or interacting with traditional medicine practitioners on modern safety methods, standard of operation etc in the process of their pre-existing formularies to ensuring its safety for human and animal consumption.
Furthermore, I have obtained three international certifications on intellectual property (IP) awarded by world international property organization (WIPO). Namely :
1. General course on IP
2. Advanced intellectual certification course. (AICC)
3. Intellectual property management (DL450)
Holds a first degree, bachelor of science (B.Sc) in Biochemistry. School of sciences, Ambrose Alli University, Ekpoma . Edo state.
Extracurricular activities ; Football, Tennis ball, reading, surfing the internet etc