Principal Investigator - SWMT for Cassava Systems in Nigeria
Tel: +234 0700800IITA, +1 201 6336094 , Ext. 2762
Station: Nigeria (Ibadan)
Friday Ekeleme, a Nigerian citizen, is the Principal Investigator, Sustainable Weed Management Technologies for Cassava Systems in Nigeria. He obtained his PhD in Weed Biology and Ecology and an MSc (Weed Ecology) and BSc (Botany) from the University of Ife, Nigeria in 1999, 1986, and 1983, respectively. Recently, Friday worked as a Professor of Weed Science/Director, University Advancement (2004–2013) at the Michael Okpara University of Agriculture, Umudike in Abia State. He was also a Senior Lecturer at the Michael Okpara University of Agriculture, Umudike. From 1989 to 2001 he worked as a Research Associate in Weed Science at IITA, Ibadan, Nigeria. He is the current President of the Weed Science Society of Nigeria.