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EDUCATION

2007 – 2011  University of Ilorin

2000-B.B Computers, Maiduguri, Borno State

1992 – 1999  Federal University of Technology, Yola, Adamawa State.

1984 – 1988  Government Secodary School, Karshi, Abuja-FCT

1972 – 1978  Local Schools Board, Okuta, Baruten L.G.A Kwara State

QUALIFICATIONS

2011                     Master in Geographic Information System (GIS)

2000                     Diploma in Computer Studies

1999                     B.Tech. (Hons) Urban and Regional Planning

1988                     West African School Certificate (WASC)

1978                     First School Leaving Certificate

PROFESSIONAL

2008                     Registered Town Planner (RTP 1638)

2006                     Corporate Member Nigerian Institute of Town Planners (1933)

EXPERIENCE

2009 to date        Kwara State University, Malete

2005-2009            Ministry of Lands and Housing, Ilorin

2001-2005            Kwara Investment & Property Development Company, Ilorin

1999-2000            Government Senior Science Secondary School, Mongonu, Borno State (NYSC)

1997                     Urban Development Bank of Nigeria, Abuja (SIWES)

1990-1992            Abuja Environmental Protection Board, Abuja

 

Dr. Henry Sawyerr, Director, CEERMSCenter for Ecological and Environmental Research, Management and Studies, (CEERMS).  Dr Sawyerr was recently appointed as Director of CEERMS by the University Board of Kwara State University, Malete, (www.kwasu.edu.ng). Until his appointment, Dr. Sawyerr was In-continent representative for Africa with Vector Engineering Inc, a California based Engineering firm of Auscenco Consortium consisting of Vector, Sandwell Inc, PSI, Auscenco and Ascentis.  In his capacity, Dr. Sawyerr oversee the development of new business initiatives, consulting and engineering service in areas of integrated waste management, waste-energy initiative, oil spill remediation and oil and gas resources.
As Director of CEERMS, Dr. Sawyerr’s international experience in consulting with international, regional and national organization and agencies will help define a resourceful direction for an emerging Center with a view to explore new frontiers. Ecological and Environmental issues are critical to sustainment of socio-economic growth in Africa. Kwara State University is pioneering a new initiative in this and other areas.


EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND

Post Doctoral Fellow: Ball State University, Muncie. IN. U.S.A

Doctoral Degree: Warsaw Agricultural University, (SGGW), Warsaw. Poland


Master Degree: Warsaw Agricultural University, (SGGW). Warsaw. Poland


Bachelors Degree: Ahmadu Bello University, (Transfer), Zaria. Nigeria


CERTIFICATIONS:

  • Environmental Monitoring and Chemistry NREM 98-7
  • OSHA Training Certification NREM 98-7
  • HAZWOPER Certification (40hrs) AEC 99
  • Asbestos Management Planner. Certificate. Seagull 2006
  • Asbestos Building Inspector Certificate. Seagull 2008
  • Lead Management Planner. Certificate. Seagull 2008
  • Lead Building Inspector Certificate. Seagull 2008
  • Mold Management Planner. Certificate. Seagull 2008
  • Mold Building Inspector Certificate. Seagull 2008
  • Underground and Above Ground Storage Tank (AST/UST) Certification. Georgia Contractor Association. 2008
  • Cathodic Protection Management. Georgia Contractor Association. 2008

TRAINING:

  • Hazardous Waste Management Response AEC 99
  • Environmental Assessment and Analysis. NREM 99
  • Lead and Asbestos Building Inspector Training NREM 99
  • Atomic Absorption Spectrometry Chemical Analysis NREM 99
  • Liquid and Gas Chromatography Equipment Operation NREM 99
  • Soil Physical Analysis NREM 99
  • X-ray Diffraction Analysis of Clay Minerals NREM 99
  • Wet Chemical Analysis NREM 99

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATION:

  • American Society of Agronomist
  • Soil Science Society of America
  • International Zeolite Mineral Society
  • Polish Academic of Soil Science
  • Council for Renewable Energy, Nigeria