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Nnenna Nnannaya Oti Biography, age, state of origin, education, net worth and political career
Nnenna Nnannaya Oti is a Nigerian professor and the first female substantive Vice-Chancellor of Federal University of Technology Owerri (FUTO). She was born on November 15, 1958, in Afikpo North, Ebonyi State, Nigeria.
Nnenna Nnannaya Oti Education
Oti received her Bachelor of Agriculture degree (B. Agric) in Soil Science from the University of Nigeria Nsukka (UNN), graduating with first class honors. She then went on to obtain a Master of Science degree (M.Sc) in Soil Science with focus on Soil Biology and Biochemistry from the same university. She then proceeded to the Catholic University of Leuven, Belgium, where she received a Postgraduate Diploma (PGD) in Irrigation Engineering with distinction. She capped her academic laurels with a PhD in Soil and Environmental Conservation from FUTO.
Nnenna Nnannaya Oti Career
Oti began her career as a lecturer in the Department of Soil Science and Technology at FUTO in 1985. She rose through the ranks and became a professor in 2002. She has served as Head of Department, Dean of Postgraduate School, and Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Academic) at FUTO. She was appointed Vice-Chancellor of FUTO in 2021.
Oti is a renowned scholar in the field of soil science and environmental conservation. She has published over 70 peer-reviewed articles in international journals and has authored several books and chapters in books. She is a Fellow of the Soil Science Society of Nigeria and a member of several other professional organizations.
Oti is also a strong advocate for gender equality and women empowerment. She has served on several committees and boards aimed at promoting the advancement of women in academia and in society at large.
Nnenna Nnannaya Oti Net worth
Oti’s net worth is not publicly known.
Nnenna Nnannaya Oti Political career
Oti has never held any political office but she was quoted to have said at the collation office in Umuahia, during the election that as a mother and pastor, she would not comprise the process.
Following her refusal, the INEC national headquarters which engaged her for the job suspended collation and announcement of governorship results on Monday, March 20 to review the results of the local government area. On Wednesday, March 22, she was asked to do the right thing, and the candidate of the Labour Party, Alex Otti was announced as the winner of the poll.
Professor Nnenna Nnannaya Oti is an accomplished scholar and leader. She is the first female substantive Vice-Chancellor of FUTO and is a role model for women and girls everywhere.