Mr. Uyo, Chijioke Ndukwe

Mr. Uyo, Chijioke Ndukwe

assistant lecturer

BSc., MSc.



Mr. Chijioke Ndukwe Uyo hails from Isiugwu Ohafia in Ohafia Local Government Area of Abia State, was born on March 27, 1990. He had his Primary Education at the Police Children School, Owerri, obtaining his FSLC in 2001.

He attended Holy Ghost College, Owerri where he obtained the West African School Certificate in 2007. In pursuit of knowledge, Mr. Uyo proceeded to the Federal University of Technology, Owerri, from where he acquired his Bachelor of Technology (B.Tech) Degree in Environmental Technology with Second Class Honors (Upper Division) in 2014. After his NYSC Programme at the College of Education, Warri, Delta State (2015-2016), he again gained admission to study M.Sc in the Department of Environmental Management, Federal University of Technology, Owerri in 2018 and graduated with distinction in 2021 with a CGPA of 4.88.

He got his first appointment in FUTO as a Graduate Assistant in the Department of Environmental Management on July 12, 2019. In 2021, he was upgraded to the rank of Assistant Lecturer in 2021. He is an active member of several learned societies such as the Nigerian Environmental Society (NES), Institute of Safety Professionals of Nigeria (ISPON), and the Nigerian Association of Hydrological Science (NAHS). My Uyo has to his credit more than 30 publications and has attended many conferences, seminars and workshops. He is a Christian and solely believes in the supremacy of God.

Academic Qualification

Bachelor of Technology (B.Tech) in Environmental Technology (2014),

Master of Science (M.Sc) in Environmental Management (2021).


  • Icon of Leadership Merit Award (2009) By School of Environmental Technology Students (SOETS) FUTO Chapter.




Courses Assigned to Teach


  • Class Advisor for all the 1st year (2021 Set) students of the Department.
  • Developed standard lecture materials tailored to specific course content.
  • Planned, prepared and delivered lectures to students within the department on sustainability topics including but not limited to Chemistry of the Atmosphere, Industrial Wastewater Treatment, Hazardous Waste Management, Environmental Pollution, Hydrologic modeling, Remote sensing applications etc.
  • Assessed students’ works (including assignments, tests, examinations, presentations, etc.).
  • Managed 14 number of 4th year students on industry training placement (A total of 42 students in 3yrs).
  • Mentored five (5) number of 5th year students per semester on technical report writing and presentation and provided guidance to them throughout the period of their research work (A total of 15 students in 3yrs).
  • Contributed in the development of degree-level courses due to subject matter expertise.
  • Participated in the coordination of faculty-level workshops and seminars geared towards environmental sustainability.
  • Participated in the invigilation of tests and semester examinations for both undergraduate and postgraduate students

Research Interest

Environmental Quality Management, Environmental Monitoring, Pollution Detection, Waste Management (Solid Waste and Wastewater)


Jonathan Chimezie Anyanwu, Daniel Madueke Nweafoe, Chijioke Ndukwe Uyo, Chris Chibuzor Ejiogu (2023). Comparative assessment of physico-chemical conditions and zooplankton diversity of Anambra River in Anambra State, Nigeria. International Journal of Environmental Quality. ISSN 2281-4485 – Vol. 53 (2023): 49-58.


Iwuji M. C, Okpara J. C, Ukaegbu K. O. E, Iwuji K. M, Uyo C. N, Onuegbu S. V, Acholonu, C.A (2022). Impact of Deforestation on Rural Livelihood in Mbieri, Imo State Nigeria, International Journal of Geography and Regional Planning Research, Vol.7, No.2, pp.1-13


Iwuji M. C., Igbanny J. U., Ukaegbu K. O. E., Ejiogu C. C., Iwuji K. M., Uyo C. N (2022). Geo-Spartial analysis of Noise levels in a University Community. Bristish Journal of Environmental Sciences: Vol.10, No.1, pp. 13-24.


L.U Mgbeahuruike, E.I Emereibeole , F.U Nwobodo , C.N Uyo , J.C Anyanwu , R.F Njoku-Tony , K.T Ezirim , F.A Edo , C.J Egwim , I.M Nmecha , C.G Onwuagba , H.C Uzoma (2022). Trace Metal Uptake by Food Cultivars in Coal Mining Environment of Enugu State, Nigeria. American Journal of Environmental Protection, 2022, Vol. 10, No. 1, pp.  1-7.


Anyanwu J.C., Onyenankeya A. U., Uyo C.N., Onwuagba, C. G., Egbuawa, O.I., Nwobu, E.A (2022). Assessment of Groundwater Quality in Eziobodo, Owerri West Local Government Area of Imo State, Nigeria. Journal of Nigerian Environmental Society (JNES): Vol. 14, No 1, pp. 31-40.


Uyo C. N , Iwuji K. M , Asoegwu C. R , Uyo N. C , Acholonu C. A & Ukpe A. E (2021). Environmental Changes During Covid-19 Lockdown: A Holistic Review. International Journal of Advanced Academic Research: Vol. 7(2), pp. 54-67.


Uyo, C. N, Njoku, J. D, Iwuji, M. C, Ihejirika, C. E and Njoku-Tony, R. F (2021). Assessment of air quality in livestock and Abattoirs in Selected LGAs of Imo State. International Journal of Advanced Academic Research: Vol 7(8), pp. 54-68.


  1. Mgbeahuruike, S. S. Potgieter-Vermaak, L. van Dyk, J. H. Potgieter, M. U. Dike, E. I. Emereibeole, R. F.Njoku-Tony, C. E. Ihejirika, C. N. Uyo, F. A. Edo, and K. M. Iwuji (2021). Washing and extraction of metals from two Industrially Contaminated Soils: A prognostication for Techno-economic Clean up. European journal of Advanced Chemistry Research: Vol 2(4), pp. 10-14.


L.U Mgbeahuruike, LJH Potgieter, E.I Emereibeole, MU Dike, RF Njoku Tony, CN Uyo HC Uzoma, FA Edo and RN Unegbu (2021). Soil Remediation by Removal of Cu and Ni with an Unconventional Organic Solution. International Journal of Environmental Science and Natural Resources: Vol 27(5), pp. 1-7.


L.U Mgbeahuruike, S. Potgieter, MU Dike, RF Njoku Tony, E.I Emereibeole, FA Edo, CN Uyo and RN Unegbu (2021). Montmorillonite versus Kaolinite Clay Minerals in a Sustainable Metal Recovery: Contaminated Soil Washing Technology. International Journal of Environmental Science and Natural Resources: Vol 28(1), pp. 1-8.


Ogar P. A, Ejiogu C. C, Uyo C. N, Ukpe A. E, Esomonu I and Nwobodo F. U (2021). Assessment of the Impacts of Industrial Activities on the Soils of Receiving Environment around Selected Operational Sites in Ibadan Metropolis, Oyo State. International Journal of Advanced Academic Research: Vol.7(2), pp. 39-53.


  1. M Iwuji, C. N Uyo, A. U. Ezirim, C. O. Emerole, U. O. Njionye, A. O. Bosede, O. O. Ndubueze (2021). Potential Health Risk Assessment of Polynuclear Aromatic Hydrocarbons (PAHs) in Roasted Plantain Sold in Owerri, Southeastern Nigeria. Journal of Environmental Science, Toxicology and Food Technology: 15(3) pp 56-64.


Ejiogu C.C, Uyo C.N, Iwuji K.M, Esomonu I, Onyeocha I.O, Opara K.D, Udensi J.U (2021). Bioaccumulation   of some Heavy Metals in soil, Edible and Non-Edible parts of Paw-paw grown around Dumpsites   in Nekede Mechanic Village Owerri, Imo State. International Journal of Geography and       Environmental Management. Vol 7(1) pp 103-121.


Ejiogu, C. C, Udensi J.U, Okere, A. I, Iwuji, K. M, Uyo, C. N, Akueshi, C. U and Okore, C (2021). Study of the Concentration of Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons and Sundry Parameters of Refinery Oil on Eleme River, Port-Harcourt, Nigeria. International Journal of Scientific Engineering and Applied       Science: Vol. 7(2) pp 71-81.


Asoegwu C. R, Njoku J. D, Iwuji M. C, Uyo C. N and Babanlungu Z. A (2021). Edaphic factors and heavy metal concentration of soils in Bonny and Nekede Dumpsite, Niger Delta region, Nigeria: A comparative analysis. Journal of Research in Environmental and Earth Sciences Vol. 7(11) pp.10-18.


Ogbonna I. C, Nwoko C. O, Emereibeole E. I, Uyo C. N, Egbuawa I. O, Acholonu C. A, Ismaila M. A (2021). Characterization of Leachate and Bio-Solids of Municipal Solid Waste (MSW) Dumpsite in Port Harcourt, Nigeria. International Journal of Geography and Environmental Management. Vol 7(2) pp. 10-20


Ihejirika, C. E., Ndubuisi, C. E., Njoku, J. D., Emereibeole, E. I., Ebe, T.E., Njoku-Tony, R. F., Ihejirika, O. C., Imo, E. O., Nwachukwu, I.N., Chinakwe, E. C., Uyo, C. N., Ezikeudu, C. E., & Ursula, N. N (2021). Heavy Metal Contamination of Cassava (Manihot esculenta Crantz) grown on quarry soils in Umunneochi Abia State and its health implications. International Journal of Environmental Quality. Vol. 45 pp 1-9.


Ogar P.A, Uyo C. N, Nmecha I.M, Ismaila M.A, Esomonu, I and Ukpe, A.E (2021). Study on the physical Environmental Parameters that Influence the Location of Industries in Ibadan, Nigeria: A Geospatial Approach. Journal of Research in Environmental and Earth Sciences: 7(8) pp 63-70.


Emereibeole E.I, Enenebaku C. K, Uyo C. N, Mgbeahuruike L. U, Egbuawa I. O, Edo F. A, Nmecha I. M                   and Acholonu C. A (2021) Groundwater Contamination from a Municipal Solid Waste Dumpsite: Case Study of Obosi, Southeastern Nigeria. International Journal of Science and Nature: 12(12) pp 15-22.


Emereibeole E. I, Dike M. U, Mgbeahuruike L. U, Edo F. A and Uyo C. N (2021). A Mod Flow Assisted Simulation of Leachate Plume Pathway from the Idemili North Municipal Dumpsite, Anambra State Nigeria. Journal of Environmental Science, Toxicology and Food Technology: Vol.15(6) pp 27-35.


Nelson-Kalu, C.T, Amangabara, G.T, Owuama, C.O, Nzeh, C.N and Uyo, C.N (2021). Characteristics of Leachate at Ihiagwa Dumpsite, Imo State Nigeria and their Implications for Surface Water Pollution. International Journal of Advanced Academic Research: Vol. 7(3), pp. 1-11.


Akhionbare, W.N., Uyo, C.N., Anozie, Franklin C. and Akhionbare, S.M.O (2021). Management of Food wastes in a University Community Using Biochemical Processes. Proceedings of the 4th      Edition of World Environmental Conservation Conference, 5th June, 2021 “Strengthening Sustainable Development Goals in Covid-19 era” pp 50-58.


Udensi, J. U, Ejiogu, C. C, Okafor, H. O, Uyo, C. N, Iwuji, K. M, Esomonu, I and Akueshi, C. U (2021). Co-digestion of Kitchen Waste with Intestinal Cow Dung for Biogas Production. International Journal of Advanced Academic Research. Vol. 7(2), pp.31-38.


  1. A. Ogar, J. C Anyanwu, F.A. Edo, C.N. Uyo, A.E. Ukpe, C.R. Asoegwu, S.C. Baridakara (2020). A Survey of Trends and Patterns in Trade and Consumption of Bush meat along Ibadan-Ife Expressway and Implications on Fauna Biodiversity Loss. International Journal of Science and Nature: Vol. 11(1), pp. 59-69.


  1. A. Ogar, C. N Uyo, K. M Iwuji, A. E. Ukpe, A. I. Dike, C. R. Asoegwu, M. O. Nwauhiara (2020). Effects of Social, Demographical and Behavioral Factors on the Noise Level Evaluation in Urban Open Spaces of Ibadan Metropolis, Oyo State, Nigeria. Journal of Environmental Science, Toxicology and Food Technology: Vol.14(7) pp 58-71.


Awuchi, Chibueze Gospel, Uyo, Chijioke Ndukwe, Ukpe, Aniefiok Emem, Asoegwu, Chisom Rachael,Anyahara, Jessica Nene, Peters, Goodness Chioma, Ogbuji, Okechukwu Elvis, Oragba, Chukwuebuka Henry (2020). Comparative Analysis of the Noise Level at Ariaria International Market and Eziukwu Market, Aba, Abia State. European Academic Research: Vol. 8(4) pp 1900-1910.


Awuchi, Chinaza Godswill, Awuchi, Chibueze Gospel, Ukpe, Aniefiok Emem, Asoegwu, Chisom Rachael, Uyo, Chijioke Ndukwe, Ngoka, Kelechi Enyinnaya (2020). Environmental Impacts of Food and Agricultural Production: A Systematic Review. European Academic Research: Vol. 8(2) pp 1120-1135.


  1. A. Ogar, A. E. Ukpe, C. N. Uyo, K. M. Iwuji, A. I. Dike, C. R. Asoegwu, M. O Nwauhiara (2020). An Investigative Study of the Impacts of Charcoal Production on the Soils of Adjoining Environments of Ibarapa Axis in Oyo State, Nigeria. International Journal of Advanced Research in Science,Engineering and Technology Vol. 7(6), pp. 14103-14115.


  1. A. Ogar, R. F Njoku-Tony, C. N. Uyo, K. M. Iwuji, C. R. Asoegwu, A. E Ukpe, C. A. Acholonu (2020). An Assessment of the Role of Enforcement in Promotion of Compliance to Environmental Standards in Ibadan Metropolis, Oyo State, Nigeria. Global Scientific Journals. Vol. 8(7), pp. 1741-1750.


Njoku-Tony RF, Ebe TE, Iwuji KM, Uyo CN, Egbuawa IO, Udube VC, Ezike MN, Azoro AV and Ezikeudu EC (2020). Assessment of Noise Level and Distribution from Socotherm Nigeria Limited: Its      Health   Implications on the Workers. Advances in Clinical Toxicology. Vol. 5(3) pp 1-7.


Ukaegbu, K.O.E., Njoku, J.D., Ejiogu C.C., Iwuji, M.C., Emereibeole E.I., Mgbeahuruike L.U., and Uyo C.N.       (2020). Spatiotemporal Assessment of Air Quality in Selected LGA in Rivers State. International    Journal of Engineering Applied Sciences and Technology: Vol. 4(9), pp. 50-60.


Njoku-Tony, R.F, Ebe, T.E, Ihejirika, C.E, Ejiogu, C.C, Uyo, C.N (2016). Assessment of Physicochemical and Microbial load of Nworie River Owerri, Imo State, South-Eastern Nigeria (2016). Journal of Environmental Science, Toxicology and Food Technology: 10(5) pp 107-115.