Mr. Solomon Ifeanyi Ahamba

Mr. Solomon Ifeanyi Ahamba

Assistant lecturer

B.Agric. (FUTO, Nig.), M.Sc. (FUTO,Nig.)


Ahamba Ifeanyi Solomon was born into the family of Late Mr Onukafor, David Ahamba, a native of Umuajala, Chokoneze, Ezinihitte Mbaise LGA, Imo State. Mr Ahamba, I.S, was born into a Christian home, and he has maintained that Christian life till date. He started his primary school in 1997 and finished. He started his secondary school in 2002 and graduated in 2008, with Ekcela International Secondary School, Aba, Abia State, where he sat for his SSCE in May/June 2008. He joined the Federal University of Technology, Owerri in 2010 for his University studies, where he was admitted to study Animal Science and Technology. He graduated as the top of the class in the 2014/2015 graduating set, with a First-class Honors. After his NYSC in 2017, he immediately enrolled for his M. Sc. Studies in his alma Mata, where he specialized in Animal Breeding and Genetics. On February 27, 2019, he was appointed as a Graduate Assistant in the Department of Animal Science and Technology, FUTO.


Academic Qualification

  • M.Sc. Animal Breeding and Genetics    –    2020
  • B.Sc. Agric. (Animal Science)     –     2015
  • West African School Certificate (WASC)   –    2008


Academic Excellence Award. Best graduating student of the Department of Animal Science and Technology, FUTO. 2014/2015 Academic year.


Member, Nigerian Institute of Animal Science, NIAS.

Courses Assigned to Teach

  1. AST 509 – Experimental designs and analysis
  2. AST 303 – Agricultural genetics
  3. AST304 – Agricultural Statics


  • Academic staff, Federal University of Technology Owerri
  • Production manager, Tezico Food Nigeria Limited, Ngor Okpala, Imo state
  • Lecturer, Federal Polytechnic Idah, Kogi State
  • Trainee, Crown Feeds and Livestock (Nig) Ltd. Iseleku, Delta State.


Research Interest

  • Use of bioinformatics and modern molecular tools for the improvement of tropical livestock species.
  • Genomics and epigenetics in Livestock Domestication
  • Personalized medicine in production of economic livestock
  • Biotechnology applications in animal breeding.
  • Pharmacogenomics in Livestock production



Authors/Article Title

Journal Title/Publisher



Ahiwe, E.U., Ejiofor, I., Iwuji, T.C., Ahamba I.S. and Giwa, A.L. (2023). Flock Uniformity, Blood indices, and Nutrient Retention of Broiler Chicken  Fed low Energy and Protein Diets Supplemented with Multi-Enzyme.

Poultry Science Journal 2023, 11(1):29-37


Kadurumba O, Ahamba I., Udealor C. and Ikele C. (2022). Determination of the growth pattern of ROSS308 broiler Strain Reared in a Humid Tropical Environment.

Black Sea Journal of Agriculture. Vol.5 (3): 208-211


Kadurumba, O.E., Ahiwe, E.U., Anyanwu, V.C., Ikpeamezie, L.C., Ahamba, I.S., Kadurumba, C. and Nwankwo, K.C. (2021). Characterization of Indigenous Goat Breeds and Their Production System in Anambra State, Nigeria.

Nigerian Journal of Animal Science and Technology. Vol.4(3): 40-52.


Ahamba, S.I., Ekugba, C. U., Kadurumba, O. E. and Ogundu, U. E. (2020). Prediction of Body Weight Using Morphometric Indices in Giant African Land Snail in the three zones of Imo state

Nigerian Journal of Animal Production. Vol. 47 (6): 1 – 9.


S. I. Ahamba, U. E. Ogundu, O. E. Kadurumba and C. U. Ekugba (2019). Genetic variability of grasscutter (Thryononymus swinderianus L) in Imo state using Random Amplified Polymorphic DNA markers.

International Journal of Agriculture, Management and Technology. Vol. 3 (2). 150 – 153


Onwujiariri, E. B., Kadurumba, O. E., Ahamba, S. I., Jiwuba, P. C., Ikpamezie, L. C., Otiberechi, J. E. and Mbawuike, D (2019). Evaluation of Performance, Carcass traits and Phenotypic Correlations Among Three Strains of Commercial Broilers.

International Journal of Agriculture, Management and Technology. Vol 3 (2). 154 – 157


Research/Publication Links


Research Gate Profile URL:

Google Scholar Page URL: Ifeanyi Solomon 

Linkedin: Ahamba Ifeanyi