I'm so happy and proud to introduce the new VICE CHANCELLOR OF RIVERS STATE UNIVERSITY OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLGY, PORT HARCOURT; who was one of my lecturers/HOD  during my first degree(B.Sc Human Physiology, University Of Port Harcourt ) 
The man, Professor Blessing Chimezie Didia, was born on April 20, 1952. He hails from Omugwere-Omopi, Omerelu in Ikwerre Local Government Area of Rivers State. He started his educational sojourn at the Saint Stephen’s State School, Omerelu, from 1956-1963 where he obtained his First School Leaving Certificate. He proceeded to the famous County Grammar School, Ikwerre-Etche, for his secondary education from 1964-1971 and obtained the West African Ordinary School Certificate.

Not deterred by the Nigeria civil war that raged from 1967-1970, he went on to the then College of 
Science and Technology, now Rivers State University of Science and Technology, Port Harcourt for higher studies and earned an advanced Level General Certificate of Education. He continued in this light to Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria (1974-1976), University of Benin, Benin City (1976-1979), where he obtained MB. BS and finally University of Port Harcourt, Choba (1997-2003) where he crowned his educational achievements with a Doctor of Medicine (MD) degree.
 He is a fellow of the Dentist Society of Nigeria and Society of Experimental and Clinical Anatomists of Nigeria. He is also a member, Public Responsibility in Medicine and Research, USA; Anatomical Society of Nigeria, Nigeria Medical Association and Applied Research Ethics National Association in the USA.   Read More

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