PROF. EHIMARIO UCHE IGUMBOR AND BRAIMOH BELLO TO MODERATE THE NIGERIA COMMUNITY CONFERENCE IN PRETORIA

PROF. EHIMARIO UCHE IGUMBOR AND BRAIMOH BELLO TO MODERATE THE NIGERIA COMMUNITY CONFERENCE IN PRETORIA

The most anticipated event of the year for the Nigerian community in South Africa “Nigeria Community Conference 2018” is going to be held on Freedom day at the Function Hall, Kgorong Building, UNISA Main Campus in Pretoria.

Two of Nigeria’s brightest minds in South Africa “Prof. Ehimario Uche Igumbor” and “Braimoh Bello” will moderating Immigration & Security and Commmunity Issues & Development respectively.

We asked the organizer, why this conference? “Because as Nigerians we need to support the system positively and also create an enabling environment for ourselves and children”, said Mr. Olaniyi Abodedele.

 

MEET THE TWO OUTSTANDING NIGERIA COMMUNITY CONFERENCE MODERATORS.

MODERATOR IMMIGRATION & SECURITY

Prof. Ehimario Uche Igumbor is an Academician and Epidemiologist employed in the United States’ Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Pretoria, South Africa.

He is also Honorary Professor of Public Health with the Universities of the Western Cape, Cape Town and Walter Sisulu University, Mthatha.

Prof. Ehimario has lived in South Africa for almost 2 decades working in Universities and contributing to skills and capacity development and have served on several South African national science and research boards.

He is an established academician and researcher working with several bilateral and multilateral organizations in support of Public Health in Africa and has a broad command of developmental issues impacting the polity of sub-Saharan Africa and actively working in finding evidence-based solutions.

Besides these academic attainments, Ehimario Igumbor parades several accolades and certificates which bear testimony to his outstanding scholarship. He is a recipient of several awards and in several prestigious competitive contests – in Nigeria, Zimbabwe and South Africa.

MODERATOR COMMUNITY ISSUES & DEVELOPMENT:

Braimoh Bello is the owner and research director at the Centre for Statistical Analysis and Research (CESAR) and an Honorary Lecturer at the University of the Witwatersrand, South Africa. Mr. Bello obtained an Honours Degree and a Master’s Degree in Medical Microbiology from the University of Benin in Nigeria, and then a Master’s of Science in Medicine (Epidemiology and Biostatistics) from the University of the Witwatersrand in South Africa, before proceeding to the Netherlands for his PHD studies. He holds two advanced certificates from the London School of Hygiene and tropical medicine.

At CESAR, he is involved with designing knowledge transfer short courses, training over 300 researchers from over ten African countries annually. Today, CESAR is recognized as one of the biggest training and research organisations in Africa. As an Honorary Lecturer with the Schools of Public Health at the University of the Witwatersrand and Walter Sisulu University, he is involved in teaching, supervision and examination of postgraduate students in epidemiology and biostatistics. He has published about 20 peer-reviewed scientific papers, many project reports and has authored/co-authored over 50 presentations at local and international conferences in Africa, Europe, Americas and Asia. Braimoh Bello is not only technical expert in research and evaluations, but also a fantastic teacher.

Braimoh Bello is also an author, poet and public speaker who is passionate about developing the next generation of Africans.

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