Dr. Chibuzor Chris Ejiogu

Dr. Chibuzor Chris Ejiogu

senior lecturer

BSc., MSc., PhD
Email: chris.ejiogu@futo.edu.ng


Dr. Chibuzor Chris Ejiogu hails from Nkaramoche Village Ihiagwa in Owerri-West Local Government Area of Imo State. He obtained the West African School Certificate in 1996 and proceeded to the Imo State University where he acquired his Bachelor of Science (B.Sc) Degree in Industrial Microbiology in 2000. After his NYSC Programme at the Upata 11 Secondary School, Odiabidi, Ahoada-East, Rivers State (2001-2002), he proceeded to the Federal University of Technology, Owerri where he obtained M.Sc and PhD Degrees in the Department of Environmental Health Biology in 2004 and 2018 respectively. He got his first appointment in FUTO as an Assistant Lecturer in the Department of Environmental Technology in 2009 and rose through the ranks to become a senior lecturer in October, 2018. In June, 2022 he was appointed head, Department of Environmental Management. He is an active member of several learned societies such as the Nigerian Environmental Society (NES), Institute of Safety Professionals of Nigeria (ISPON), Nigeria Society for Microbiology (NSM) and the Biotechnology Society of Nigeria (BSN). Dr. Ejiogu has to his credit more than 30 publications and has attended many conferences, seminars and workshops. He is a Christian and is happily married to Dr. (Mrs) U. G Chris-Ejiogu (nee Okoye) and the marriage is blessed with children.

Academic Qualification

2008 – 2017     Federal University of Technology, Owerri, Nigeria PhD (Evtal Health Biology

2004 – 2008     Federal University of Technology, Owerri, Nigeria   M.Sc (Evtal Health Biology)

2001 – 2002     Upata 11 Sec. School Odiabidi, Ahoada-East, Rivers State N.Y.S.C         

1996 – 2000     Imo State University, Owerri, Nigeria               B.Sc   (Industrial Microbiology)


  • Fellow, Institute of Policy Management Development (IPMD) of Nigeria



  • Member, Nigeria Society for Microbiology (NSM)

  • Member, Institute of Safety Professional of Nigeria (ISPON)

  • Member, Society for Environmental Health of Nigeria (SEHON)


  • Member, Biotechnology Society of Nigeria (BSN)


  • Member, Nigeria Environmental Society (NES)

Courses Assigned to Teach


Part-time lecturer, Environmental Biology Department, School of Industrial & Applied Sciences Federal Polytechnic Nekede, Owerri (2003 – till date).

Senior Lecturer, Environmental Management Department, Federal University of Technology, Owerri, Nigeria (2018 – till date).

Lecturer 1, Environmental Technology Department, Federal University of Technology, Owerri, Nigeria (2015 – 2018).

Lecturer 11, Environmental Technology Department, Federal University of Technology, Owerri, Nigeria (2011 – 2015).

Full Faculty Assistant Lecturer, Environmental Technology Department, Federal University of Technology, Owerri, Nigeria (2009 – 2011).

Research Interest

Bioremediation, Biomarkers for pollution detection, Water and wastewater treatment, Environmental Toxicology, Waste management and pollution control 


Ejiogu, C.C., Uyo, C.N., Iwuji, K.M., Esomonu, I., Onyeocha, I.O., Opara, K.D. and Udensi, J.U. (2021). Bioaccumulation of some heavy metals in soil, edible and non-edible parts of pawpaw around dumpsite in Nekede mechanic village, Owerri, Imo State. International Journal of Geography and Environmental Management, 7(1), 103 – 121. 

C.C. Okore, T.E. Ogbulie, O.I. Odangowe, C.C. Ejiogu, P. Duru Ojinkeya, I.B. Ogbuka and J.U. Ajoku. (2021). Heavy metals incidence and plasmid profiles of bacteria isolated from borehole waters around Federal Polytechnic Nekede Communities. Global Scientific Journals, 9(6), 1247 – 61.

Ukaegbu, K.O., Njoku, J.D., Ejiogu, C.C., iwuji, M.C., Emereibeole, E.I. and Mgbeahuruike, L.U. (2020). Spatio-temporal assessment of air quality in selected local governments in Rivers State. International Journal of Engineering, Applied Science and Technology,  4(9), 50 – 60.

Ejiogu, C.C., Halliday, K., Opara, K.D., Ude, A.D. and Anyanwu, G.C. (2019). Assessment on the impact of gas flaring on the physicochemical qualities of garden soil in Bonny Island. International Journal of Advaced Academic Research, Science, Tecnhnology and Engineering, 5(6), 43 – 55.

Ejiogu, C.C., Okpara, C.B., Opara, K.D., Onyeocha, I.O., Azubuike, C. and Emeh, A.A. (2018). Effects of solid waste disposal on the physicochemical properties of borehole water along FUTO road, Eziobodo, Owerri-West, Nigeria. Current Journal of Applied Science and Technology, 26(1), 1 – 7.

Ejiogu, C.C., Onyeocha, I.O., Okwujiako, I.A., Opara, K.D. and Ndubuisi, E.C. (2017). Bioaccumulation of heavy metals in soil and Cassava cultivated in farm land near dumpsite in Nekede Mechanic village, Owerri, Nigeria. Paripex Indian Journal of Research, 6(7), 430 – 436.

Njoku-Tony, R.F., Ebe, T.E., Ihejirika, C.E., Ejiogu, C.C. and Uyo, C.N. (2016). Assessment of physicochemical and microbial load of nworie River, Owerri, Imo State, Nigeria. Journal of Environmental Science, Toxicology and Food Technology, 10(6), 67 – 75.

C.C. Ejiogu., I.O. Onyeocha., U.I. Ukali. and E.C. Ndubuisi (2015). Health implicatins of roasted pork available for human consumption in two communities of Owerri-West, Imo State, Nigeria. Journal of Biotechnology and Environmental Science, 1(1), 1 – 13.



F.N. Okeke, J.U. Ajuonuma, C.C. Ejiogu, A.U. Ozurumba and I.J. Ahize (2009). Basic biology for tertiary institutions and senior secondary schools. Supreme Publishers, Owerri. ISBN: 978-36874-2-5.