Nigerian scientists dazzle Howard, Oxford universities
By Our Reporter – 14.10.2007
Effiong, of the National Institute for Pharmaceutical Research and Development (NIPRD), is a Masters Degree holder and will be studying Synthetic Chemistry at the university.
NIPRD on Sunday in Abuja quoted the faculty adviser, Professor Joe Fortunak, as saying that it was the first time in the 140 years of the university history, that a research student would achieve the feat.
The conference is noted to be a prestigious one in the world. Miss Ibekwe is on the National Institute of Health fellowship and is studying for her PhD in medicinal chemistry.
Director-General of the NIPRD, Dr. Uford Inyang, said the performance of the duo brought pride and joy to the institution