Academic Staff

  31 Jan 2017

OBASI LEKWAUWA OMOKORIE

Name:                                     Obasi, Lekwauwa Omokorie

Rank:                                     Assistant Lecturer

Academic qualification:        M.Sc. (Forestry and Environmental Management) Micheal Okpara University of Agriculture, 2006.

B.Sc. (Geography Education) University of Nigeria Nsukka, 1988.

NCE (Geography/Economics) Alvan Ikolu College of Education Owerri, 1982

Email address:                       lekwaoob@yahoo.com

Phone Number:                     +2348065425060

 

PUBLICATIONS

Journals

  1. Obasi, L.O. (2010). Impact of Manual Rock Excavation on the Gradient (Slope Angles) in Isuikwuato Local Government Area, Abia State, Nigeria, Nigeria. Journal of Agriculture, Biology and Food Research. 1(1), 226-233.
  2. Obasi, L.O.     (2010). The  Imperatives  of Sustainable  Waste Management Education. International Journal of Agriculture, Food and Ecosystem Research, 2(1), 9-16.
  3. Obasi, L.O. (2011). The 2011 International Year of Forestry Celebration: Why and How to go “Back to the Trees”. Journal of Agricultural, Biology and Food Research, 2(1), 297-300.
  4. Obasi, L.O. (2011). Towards Revamping Nigeria’s Ailing Palm Oil Industry. Journal of Agriculture, Biology and Food Research, (1), 301-305.
  5. Obasi, L.O. & Ijioma, J.C. (2012). Environmental and Socio-Cultural Factors Influencing Palm Oil Production in Nigeria: A Case Study of Ultra Multi- purpose Co-operative Society (Ltd) Farm Settlement, Abia State Journal of Agriculture, Biology and Food Research, 2(1), 227-239.
  6. Ogwo, PA; Okoroigwe, D.S.; Obasi, L.O. & Okeke, A.I. (2013). Amelioration of Degraded Soils of Abia State with Composted Human Faeces and its Effects on Biomass Production. Journal of Applied Sciences in Environmental Sanitation, 8(2), 95-100. June 2013.
  7. Ijioma, J.C. & Obasi, L.O. (2012). Mainstreaming Women and Youths in Ciimate Change Mitigation and Adaptation. Nigerian Journal of Contemporary Development Studies, volume 1 No 2, 11-21, Dec. 2012.
  8. Obasi, L.O. & Ijioma, J.C. (2013). Indigenous Knowledge and Climate Change: Issues and Prospects.     Journal of Manpower Development and Change, Volume 1, No. 1, May 2013.
  9. Ogwo, PA; Obasi, L.O.; Okoroigwe, D.S.; & Dibia, N.O. (2013). From Plastic Bag Wastes to Wealth: A Case Study of Abia State University, Nigeria. Journal of Environmental Management and Safety, vol. 4, No. 1, (2013), 35—39.
  10. Ogwo, P.A.; Obasi, L.O. & Okoroigwe, D.S. (2013). Strategies for converting Biomass Materials to Generate Energy and Power in Nigeria. Journal of Environmental Management and Safety, Vol. 3, No. 6, (2012). 157-164.
  11. Obasi, L.O.; Ijioma, J.C.; Ogwo, PA & Okoroigwe, D.S. (2014). Evaluation of Agricultural Extension Agents’ Level of Perception of Climate Change and Sea Level Rise as Environmental Problems in Abia State, Nigeria. Discourse Journal of Agriculture and Food Sciences, Vol. 2 (6): 149-151 June 2014.
  12. Ogwo, P.A.; Obasi, L.O.; Ijioma, I.C. & Okoroigwe, D.S. (2013). Perception of Extension Workers on Agriculture- Induced Climate Change Problems in Abia State, Nigeria. Journal of Environmental Sciences and Policy Evaluation, Vol.3, No.2, (2013), 1-8.
  13. Nwaugo, V.O.; Onyeagba, R.A.; Ugwuorah, A.U. & Obasi, LO. (2012). Impact  of  Rice-Farming  on   Soil   Physicochemical  and Biological Indices at Akaeze, Ebonyi State, Nigeria, Sciencia Journal, 2012, vol. 1:23-32.
  14. Obasi, L.O.; Ogwo, P.A & Okoroigwe, D.S. (2013). Trends in Temperature Variations in Ivo Local Government Area, Ebonyi State, Nigeria, and the Environmental Implications. International Journal of Environmental Science & Technology, vol. 2 (5) June, 2013 (Accepted Paper).

 

Chapters in Referred University Books

  1. Obasi, L.O.    (2015).    Environmental    Ethics   for   Sustainable Development. In J.I. Onuoha and S.N. Ezeribe (Eds.), Urbanizing Society: Some Emerging Issues. (pp 200-223). Owerri, Imo State: Liu House of Excellence Ventures.
  2. G.N. Chima & L.O. Obasi (2014). Global Warming and its effects on the Environment in C.I. Ogbonnaya and N.B. Onyike (Eds.), Modem Text in History and Philosophy of Science (2nd Ed.), (pp 247-258). Okigwe, Imo State: Crystal publishers/ Abia State University, Uturu.
  3. Obasi, L.O & Ogwo, P.A. (2014). Health Promotion. In G.N. Chima (Ed.), Modem   Text in  Public  Health  Education  for  Tertiary Institutions, (pp.   172-184).  Uturu,  Abia  State:  General Studies Division, Abia State University.
  4. Uhiara, U.L & Obasi, L.O. (2014). Non- Communicable Diseases. In G.N. Chima (Ed.), Modem Text in Public Health Education for Tertiary Institutions, (pp. 145-171).  Uturu,  Abia  State:  General  Studies Division, Abia State University.
  5. Ogwo, P.A. & Obasi, L.O, (2014). Environmental Standards and Public Health. In G.N. Chima (Ed.), Modem Text in Public Health Education for Tertiary Institutions, (pp. 269-279). Uturu, Abia State: General Studies Division, Abia State University.

 

Membership of Professional Bodies

  1. Member: Environmental Management Association of Nigeria (EMAN)

 

Membership of Editorial Board of Journal

  1. Eke, L & Okeke, J.K. (Eds.); Ukwuma, 3.O.; Oti, E.G.; Udeigwe, J.O.; Obasi, L.O.; Onuoha, V.C.; Uduma, U.E. & Akpanta, A.C. Editorial Board Members (2010). Abia Journal of Population Studies. Vol. 1.

 

Published in Conference Proceedings

  1. Obasi, L.O.; Ogwo, P.A.; Okoroigwe, D.S.; Ukpong, S.E & Essien, V.U. (2014).A   Study   of   Student’s   Levels   of   Awareness   of Environmental Problems: A Case Study of Abia State University, Uturu. In V.C. Nnodu et al. (Eds.), Challenges of Environmental Management in Contemporary Nigeria: Proceedings of the 2014 Annual Conference of the Environmental Management Association of Nigeria, October 23-25, 2014 (pp 325-331), Uyo, Akwa Ibom State. Abuja, Nigeria: EMAN.
  2. Obasi, L.O. & Ijioma, 3.C. (2012). Employing Indigenous Knowledge for Climate Change Adaptation. In M.C. Madukwe (Ed.), Agricultural Extension Strategies for Climate Change Adaptation: Proceedings of the 17th Annual National Conference of the Agricultural Extension Society of Nigeria, AESON (11-14 March, 2012). (Pp 296-303). Nsukka, Nigeria: Agricultural Extension Society of Nigeria (AESON).
  3. Obasi, L.O. & Ijioma, 1C. (2012). Mainstreaming Women and Youths in Climate Change Mitigation and Adaptation in the Less Developed Countries. In M.C. Madukwe (Ed.), Agricultural Extension Strategies for Climate Change Adaptation: Proceedings of the 17th Annual National Conference of the Agricultural Extension Society of Nigeria, AESON (11-14 March, 2012). (pp 289-295). Nsukka, Nigeria: Agricultural Extension Society of Nigeria (AESON).
  4. Obasi, L.O. & Ijioma, 3.C. (2012). Impact of Climate Change on Food Security in Nigeria. In M.C.  Madukwe (Ed.),  Agricultural Extension Strategies for Climate Change Adaptation: Proceedings of the 17th Annual National Conference of the Agricultural Extension Society of Nigeria, AESON (11-14 March, 2012). (pp 235-245). Nsukka Nigeria: Agricultural Extension Society of Nigeria (AESON).
  5. Ogbonna, C.E., Adinna, E.N.; Ugbogu, O.C. & Obasi, L.O. (2013). Phytoremediation: A Sustainable Approach to Improve the Quality of Heavy Metal Contaminated Minning Soils. In E.N. Adinna et al. (Eds.) Biotechnology, Climate Change and Poverty Reduction: Proceedings of the 2nd Biennial International Conference on Biotechnology and National Development (ICOBAND), faculty of Natural and Applied Sciences, Godfrey Okoye University, Ugwuomu Nike, Enugu State, Nigeria, October 9-12,(2013) (pp.82-100): Godfrey Okoye University.
  6. Obasi, L.O.;   Ogwo,   P.A.   &  Okorie,   E.G.   (2015).   Teachers’ Environmental Problems Awareness Levels: A Case Study of Teachers in Isuikwuato Local Government Area, Abia State, Nigeria, In V.C. Nnodu et al (Eds.), Sustainability of Environmental Management Systems and Standards for National Development: Proceedings of the 2015 Annual Conference of the Environmental Management Association of Nigeria (EMAN), November 19-21, 2015 (pp. 97-106), Abuja, Nigeria: EMAN.
  7. Ogu, O.G.;  Ogwo,  P.A & Obasi, L.O.  (2015).  Integration  of Environmental Management System into Nigerian University System: Education for Sustainable Development. In V.C. Nnodu et al. (Eds.) Sustainability of Environmental Management Systems and Standards for National Development:  Proceedings  of the  2015 Annual Conference of the Environmental Management Association of Nigeria (EMAN),  November 19-21,  2015 (Pp.   107-116), Abuja,  Nigeria: EMAN.
  8. Obasi, L.O.; Okoroigwe, D.S., & Ogbuagu, N (2015) Evaluation of the Erosion Prevention and Control Measures in Obosi, Anambra State, Nigeria. Paper presented on 14th October, 2015, during the 9th Annual Lecture and 1st National Conference of the Faculty of Environmental Sciences, Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka. Theme: Land Use Transformation and Environmental Sustainability in Nigeria. In parallel Session II: Environmental Sustainability, morning period, paper I.