NAME:                                              OKECHUKWU AMADIKE, (Ph.D.)

RANK:                                               Senior Lecturer

PLACE OF BIRTH:                           Omoku

L.G.A:                                                Ogba/Egbema/Ndoni

NATIONALITY:                                   Nigerian

STATE OF ORIGIN:                          Rivers State

MARITAL STATUS:                            Married

NUMBER OF CHILDREN:                 Five

AGES:                                                            24, 21, 19, 17 and 15

E-MAIL: ADDRESS:                          

CONTACT ADDRESS:                    Department of Industrial Technology Education, Michael Okpara University of Agriculture, Umudike, Abia State.


To function as an able hand, working with existing staff and facilities in the educational, technology or oil sector contributing the best of my ability and quota through the application of technical, interpersonal, creative and innovative skills to improve and achieve organizational objective and self-development.



1.      Community Primary School, Omoku, Rivers State     –           –           –           1971 – 1976

2.      Government Technical College, Port Harcourt, R/S.  –           –           –           1977 – 1980

3.      Government Technical College, Tombia, R/S.             –           –           –           1980 – 1983

4.      Ahmadu Bello University (ABU) Zaria, Kaduna State           –           –           1986 – 1989

5.      University of Ibadan (UI), Oyo State.   –           –          –           –           –           1993 – 1996

6.      Rivers state university of Science and Technology PH, R/S.   –           –           2002 – 2009

7.      Enugu state University of Science and Technology (ESUT)

Enugu State.-       –           –           –           –           –           –           –           –           2011 – 2014



1.      First School Leaving Certificate (FSLC)              –           –           –           –           1976

2.      WAEC (Tech)Certificate in Electrical Installation Work (Course B)                  1983

3.      Federal Ministry of Labour Grade 3 Trade Test   –           –           –           –           1983

4.      NCE (Technical) Electrical – Electronics Technology      –           –           –           1989

5.      B.Ed(Technical) Electrical – Electronics Technology      –           –           –           1996

6.      M.Ed(Technical) Electrical – Electronics Technology      –           –           –           2009

7.      Ph.D,Electrical – Electronics Technology Education       –           –           –           2014



1.      Senior Lecturer,Michael Okpara University of Agriculture Umudike, Abia State 9thNov, 2015 to Date.

2.      Senior Lecturer on Sabbatical leave, Department of Technical Education, Ignatius Ajuru University of Education, P/H, Rivers State 24th August, 2015 to 23rd August, 2016.

3.      Head of Department, Electrical/Electronics Technology Education, Federal College of  Education  (Technical), FCE (T) Omoku, Rivers State,  6th Aug,  2009 to 1st Sept, 2013

4.      Principal Lecturer in Electrical/Electronics Technology Education, FCE (T) Omoku R/S,

1st Oct, 2011to 1st Oct. 2013.

5.      Senior Lecturer in Electrical/Electronics Technology Education, Federal College of  Education  (Technical),  FCE (T) Omoku, Rivers State, 1st Oct. 2009 to 1st Oct. 2011.

6.      Lecturer1in Electrical/Electronics Technology Education, Federal College of Education (Technical), FCE(T) Omoku, Rivers State. 1st Oct. 2006 to 1st Oct. 2009

7.      Lecturer 2 in Electrical/Electronics Technology Education, Federal College of Education(Technical), FCE(T) Omoku, Rivers State.1stOct. 2002 to 1stOct. 2006

8.      Lecturer 3 in Electrical/Electronics Technology Education, Federal College of Education(Technical), FCE(T) Omoku, Rivers State. 1stApril, 1999 to 1stOct. 2002

9.      Technical Instructor (Teacher) Rivers State Post Primary School Board (RSPPSB) P/H, R/S,23rdFeb, 1990 to 20thMarch, 1999.

10.  Installation Inspector, National Electric Power Authority (NEPA) Yola, Adamawa State, July, 1985 to Aug. 1986



1.      Ability to teach technical/technology subjects, with effective manipulation of electrical tools for practical demonstration

2.      Electrical craft skills

3.      Basic Electricity Skills

4.      Maintenance skills



1.      Good verbal and written communication skills

2.      Interpersonal skills

3.      Adaptability and flexibility skills

4.      Innovative and critical thinking skills

5.      Problem-solving skills

6.      Team-work skills

7.      Administrative/public relations skills

8.      Willingness to learn

9.      Ability to work with little or no supervision



1.      Associate Member, Nigeria Association Of Teachers Of Technology                 –           1999

2.      Member, Teachers Registration Council of Nigeria (MTRCN)                            –           2005

3.      Member, Nigeria Association of Teachers of Technology (MNATT)                  –           2011



1.      Life Patron, Umu-Ogidi Youths Association (OYA) Elu-Ohna Community-Omoku, R/S. 2002

2.      Justice of the Peace, Rivers State Government    –           –           –           –           –           2007

3.      Fellow, Strategic Institute for Natural Resources and Human Development     –                        2011

4.      Fellow, Institute of Corporate Administration of Nigeria-          –           –           –           2012

5.      Certificate of merit, Nigeria Colleges of Education Games Association –           –           2012

6.      Certificate of Meritorious Services FCE(T) Omoku,  R/S.           –           –           –           2013



1.      Member, Teaching Practice Committee FCE(T) Omoku, R/S                              2005 – 2007

2.      Member, Examination Malpractice Committee FCE(T) Omoku, R/S July 2009 – Dec 2009

3.      Member, Examination Malpractice Committee FCE(T) Omoku R/S- Mar 22nd 2011-Aug. 2011

4.      Member, Marketing/Fund Raising Sub-Committee FCE(T) Omoku R/S  – 28th April 2011-22nd April 2012

5.      Member, Editorial Board SITTED           –           –           –           20TH Jan. 2012 – 20th Oct. 2013

6.      Member, Entrepreneurship Development Committee FCE(T) Omoku    – 6th May 2014 –  6th Nov., 2014

7.      Member, College Conference and Seminar Committee FCE(T) Omoku 29th Aug. 2013 – 21st Sept, 2015

8.      Member, Academic Board, F.C.E (T), Omoku, Rivers State – 6th August, 2009 – 1st Sept, 2013

9.      Chairman, Examination and Allied Matters Committee FCE(T) Omoku-6th Jan.2014  –  21st  Sept, 2015

10.  Academic Adviser, Department of Elect-Elects Technology  Education FCE(T) Omoku – 6th July, ’15 – 9th Nov. 2015

11.  Member, Demonstration Secondary School (DSS) Board FCE(T), Omoku- 23rd Sept. – 9thNov. 2015

12.  Managing Editor, Industrial Technology Education (ITE) Editorial Board,

Michael Okpara University of Agriculture, Umudike, Abia State – 9th May, 2016 – Date

13.  Member, Departmental Editorial Board (ITE), MOUAU – 9th May, 2016 – Date

14.  Member, Committee on Payment of charges by Students of Continuous Education Centre (CEC), Michael Okpara University of Agriculture, Umudike. 23rd Aug. – 20th Oct., 2016

15.  Undergraduate Research Project Coordinator, Industrial Technology Education (ITE), Michael Okpara

University of Agriculture, Umudike, Abia State. –          14th December, 2016 – Date

16.  Member, Industrial Technology Education (ITE), Undergraduate Research Project Vetting committee,

      Michael Okpara University of Agriculture, Umudike, Abia State.          6th February 2017 – Date










Wilson Allenson.G



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Udensi Jessica C.


Strategies for improving Administrative Decision Making of Secondary School Principal in Umuahia, North LGA, Abia State  

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Ebem Dozie E.


Comparative Effectiveness of three teaching methods on students Psychomotor performance in Electrical Installation and Maintenance Work in Anambra State Technical Colleges.

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TITLE:                                                                                                                      CODE:

1.                  Methods of Teaching in industrial Technology Education                             ITE 311

2.                  Measuring Instrument and Testing                                                                 EET 311

3.                  Administration of Vocational Education                                                       ITE 411

4.                  Electrical Installation                                                                                      EET 321



TITLE:                                                                                                                      CODE:          

1.            Administration and Supervision in Industrial Technology Education              ITE 812

2.            Policy Issues in Industrial Technology Education                                             ITE 813

3.            Independent Technology Project/Entrepreneurial Development                       ITE 822

4.            Facilities Planning in Industrial Technology Education                                    ITE 823

5.            Electrical Machine                                                                                             ITE 826

6.            Policy Development and Analysis in Technology Education                            ITE 921

7.            Vocametrics                                                                                                       ITE 925                                                                                                 



1.            Member, Contract Review Committee ONELGA, Rivers State-         –           -1992 – 1993

2.            Security Adviser to Chairman ONELGA, Rivers State –          –           –           1995 – 1996

3.            Member, Skill Acquisition Programme, Omoku Youth Association (OYA)    1996 – 1997

4.            Member, Revenue Enforcement Agent, ONELGA,     Rivers State     –           1997 – 1998

5.            Member, Task force on Revenue Generation Committee ONELGA,

Rivers State        –           –           –           –           –           –           –           –           1997 – 1998

6.            Financial Secretary, Omoku Youth Association, Electoral Committee

(OYAEC)          –           –           –           –           –           –           –           –           1997 – 1998

7.            Secretary, Authentication Committee – Omoku Youth Association (OYA)    1998 – 1999

8.            Member, Omoku Youth Association Electoral Committee (OYAEC) –           1999 – 2000

9.            INEC Collation Officer, Ward 3, Omoku in the National Assembly

Election in Rivers State                                                                                     1999   

10.        Chairman, Omoku Electricity Stabilization Committee  (OESC)         –           2001 – 2002

11.        Chairman, Omoku Youth Association Electoral Committee (OYAEC)           2001 – 2002

12.        Member, Elu-ohna Community Council of Chiefs (ECCC)      –           –           2001 – Date

13.        Member, Omoku City Development Committee (OCDC)        –           –           2001 – 2002

14.        P.R.O. Rivers State Gas Turbine Monitoring Committee ONELGA, R/S       2003 – 2004

15.        Chairman, Omoku City Development Committee (OCDC)     –           –           2003 – 2006

16.        Member, ONELGA Peace and Security Committee, Rivers State       –           2004 – 2006

17.        Member, Project Monitoring and Compliance Committee (NAOC)     –           2004 – 2006

18.        Member, ONELGA Development Forum, Rivers State           –           –           2004 – 2007

19.        Member, Project Advisory Committee (PAC) IDSL-UGNL Project SPDC Jan, 2005 – 2006

20.        Member, Omoku Environmental Pollution Committee –           –           –           2006 – 2008

21.        Special Assistant to the Chairman on Youths Affairs, ONELGA, R/S –     Jan-April, 2010

22.        External Examiner in Electrical-Electronics Technology Education

Department for FCE(T), Omoku Rivers State for                     2016/2017 and 2017/2018




1.            Amadike, O. & Nwanoruo, C.C. (2001): Introduction to electrical electronic technology. Molsyfem United Service, No. 167 Ahoada Road, Omoku, Rivers State.


2.            Amadike, O. (2010): Introduction to electrical power supply SystemFCE(T) Omoku Printing Press, Rivers State.


3.            Amadike, O. & R. N. Robinson & (2016): Introduction to Safety in Industrial Technical Education. RiGOS INVESTMENT No. 69 Azikiwe Street, Mile II Diobu, Port Harcourt, Rivers State.



4.         Amadike, O. (2003): Role of teachers’ education in national development. Nigeria Journal of Education, Science and Technology.1(1) 26-29


5.         Amadike, O. (2003): Challenges and prospects of universal basic education in national development. Nigeria Journal of Education, Science and Technology. 1(1) 55-66


6.         Amadike, O. (2006): The Role of leadership in teaching and learning in industrial/technical institution. Omoku Journal of Women in Colleges of Education, (OJOWICE). 2(1) 36-45


7.         Amadike, O. (2010): Revitalization of teachers education for national development. Journal of Technical Technology and Vocational Educators (JOTTAVE) 1(1) 85-89


8.         Amadike, O. & Reagan, R. (2011): A Trainee/Staff perceptual analysis of (SIWES) field implementation, defects in Rivers State. Journal of Vocational Education and Technology (JOVET) 8(1) 27-36


9.         Reagan, R. &Amadike, O. (2011): Constraints to computer application in technical training institutions in Rivers State. Journal of Technical Technology and Vocational Educators (JATTAVE) 2(1) 46-51


10.     Alio, A.N. (Ph.D) and Amadike, O. (2011): Skills needs of graduates of technical Colleges in electrical installation and maintenance practice for employment in Rivers State. International Technology Research Journal (INTERJ) 2(1)41-49


11.     Reagan, R. &Amadike, O. (2011): Influence of information and communication technology in teaching technical education subjects. International Technology Research Journal(INTERJ) 2(1) 50-57


12.     Reagan, R. &Amadike, O. (2012): The problem affecting computer trouble shooting in technical institutions in Rivers State. Multidisciplinary Journal of Research Development (NARD 18(1) 97-104


13.     Amadike, O. & Reagan, R. (2012): Factors affecting effective implementation of supervised industrial work experience scheme (SIWES) in Rivers State. Multidisciplinary Journal of Empirical Research 10(1) 18-24


14.     Reagan, R. &Amadike, O. (2012): Causes of poor facility utilization in technical and vocational education (TVE) in Rivers State, Journal of Science and Technology Research, 5(8) 65-70


15.     Amadike, O. & Reagan, R. (2012): Electrical installation and maintenance practice for work skills improvement needs of technical graduates for employment in Rivers State, Journal of Pristine 5(1) 101-108


16.     Amadike, O., Reagan, R. & Dr. Onyia, A.U. (2012): Positioning technical and vocational education for productivity and sustainable development in Nigeria. Journal of Assertiveness 4(1) 117 – 122


17.     Iloma, Ukelabuchi & Amadike, O. (2013): Gender disparity in electrical electronics technology in Rivers State of Nigeria: influence of culture in the 21st century: Nigeria Journal of Education, Science and Technology (NIJEST) 2(1) 174-182


18.     Reagan, N. R., Amadi, I. A. &Amadike, O. (2014): Superconductor: Historical review and application. International Journal of Educational Development (IJOED) 4(1) 130 – 139.


19.     Reagan, R. &Amadike, O. (2014): Strategies for enhancing the growth and development of Nigeria industrial systemJournal of Resourcefulness and Distinction 8(1) 33-44


20.     Duru, D. D. &Amadike, O. (2015): Single Parent Families and Education of adolescents in Technical Colleges: Matters Arising, Approaches in   International Journal of Research Development (Sierra Leone) 9(1) 114-122


21.     Amadike, O. (2015): Effect of interaction patterns on students achievement and interest in magnetism in Basic Electricity in technical Colleges in South-South Nigeria. Academic Scholarship Journal 10(1) 128 – 138


22.     Iloma, U, Amadike, O. & Sagbara, D.G. (2015): Strategies for enhancing competency based approach to entrepreneurship education in Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) for sustainable youth engagement. Multidisciplinary Journal of Academic Excellence 14(1) 35 – 47


23.     Amadike, O. and Agwi, V.I.A. (2015) Status of Workshop facilities in Technical Colleges in Rivers State. Journal of Resourcefulness11(1) 317 – 329


24.     Iloma, U., Amadike, O. and Osaji, O. A. (2015) Effective Strategies for minimizing the gap between teaching and research in Technical Education for sustainable youth engagement in Rivers State. The Intuition 7(1) 17 – 31


25.     Agwi, V. I. A., Amadike, O. and Ejimaji, E.(2016) Critical Appraisal and Evaluation of teaching and learning effects in Technical Colleges in Rivers State. Academic Scholarship Journal 11(1). 179 – 193


26.     Emmanuel, B.J., Amadike, O., Nsikan, O.J. and Sagbara D.G. (2016) Shop Organization and Management Practices in technical education for sustainable development in Nigeria. Academic Discourse, An International Journal 9(1) 61 – 74


27.     Emmanuel B. J., Amadike, O., Nsikan, O. J. and Sagbara, D.G. (2016) Workshop Safety Compliance and students’ psychomotor skills acquisition in electrical installation works in technical Colleges in Akwa-Ibom State, Nigeria. African Education Indices 9(1) 18 – 34


28.     Amadike, O. and Agwi, V.I.A. (2016) constraints on ‘Effective Teaching and Learning of Electrical/Electronics Technology in Technical Training Institution in Rivers State. Journal of Academic Excellence 16 (1) 32-40


29.     Amadike, O. and Agwi, V.I.A. (2016) Constraints on Students Placement for Students Industrial Work Experience Scheme by the Institution Based Supervisor in Rivers State. Journal of Assertiveness 11(1) 51-60


30.     Amadike, O. (2016) Effects of Interaction Patterns in relative to gender on students Achievement and Interest in Magnetism in Basic Electricity in Technical Colleges in South-South Nigeria, Science and Industrial Technology Journal, 4(1) 91-101


31.     Amadike, O. (2016) Effects of Interaction Patterns Vis-Viz location on students Achievement and Interest in Magnetism in Basic Electricity in Technical Colleges in South-South Nigeria, Science and Industrial Technology Journal 4 (1) 59-69


32.     Amadike, O. and Agwu, V.I.A (2017) Strategies for Enhancing Technical Students Skills Acquisition through Industrial Training Fund (ITP) in Rivers State. Academic Excellence 17(1)31-34


33.     Amadike, O. and Agwi, V.I.A. (2017) An Appraisal of Vocational Technical Skills Training Programme in Rivers State Prisons. Journal of Qualitative Education 13 (1)164-176


34.     Amadike, O. and Agwi V.I.A (2017) Strategies for Improving Technical Education students Interest in participating for teaching practice (TP) programme in Rivers State, Journal of Education in Developing Areas (JEDA) 25(3)540-549.


35.     Iloma, U and Amadike, O. (2017) Engendering Entrepreneurial Competencies in Technical Education for Value Re-Orientation, Poverty Eradication and National Development, Journal of Vocational Education and Technology(JOVET)13(1& 2)70 – 80


36.     Amadike O (2017) Effects of Learning Packages (LAP) on students achievements in Electrical Installation works in Technical Colleges in Rivers State. Journal of Vocational Education and Technology(JOVET)13(1& 2)133 – 151


37.     Amadike, O. and Agwi V.I.A. (In Press) Evaluation of Teaching methods and Techniques in Vocational Skills Training programme in Government Technical Colleges in Rivers State, Journal of Institution of Education 24(1)…..



38.           Amadike, O. (1999): Science and Technology as a Tool for Economic Development in Nigeria, A paper presented at the 2nd National Conference held at FCE(T) Omoku on 16th – 19th November, 1999.


39.     Amadike, O. (2002): Depoliticizing Teachers Education for national development. A paper presented at the 2nd national conference held at Adeyemi College of Education, Ondo on 16th – 19th May, 2002.


40.     National Commission for Colleges of Education (2004): Train the Teacher Workshop for capacity building for lecturers of Colleges of Education organized by the Education Tax Fund (ETF) in Collaboration with the National Commission for Colleges of Education (NCCE) held at the Rivers State College of Education, Port Harcourt from 20th – 24th September, 2004.


41.     Basic Internet Skills workshop organized by the Akin’s Professionals Ltd, Sponsored by Federal College of Education (Technical), Omoku, Rivers State held at the Akin’s Computer Training School, No. 4 Police Road, Omoku, Rivers State on 15th – 22nd September, 2006.


42.     Workshop on E-learning organized by the e-learning networks of Nigeria, sponsored by Federal College of Education (Technical),Omoku, Rivers State held at the Claude Ake hall, FCE (T), Omoku on 6th – 10th November, 2006.


43.     Amadike, O. (2010): Positioning technical and vocational education for Productivity and sustainable development in Nigeria. A paper presented at the 23rd Annual national conference of the Nigerian association of Teachers of Technology (NATT) held at University of Uyo, Akwa-Ibom State on 19th – 22nd October, 2010.


44.     Amadike, O. (2014) Teachers of Technology: Shortage and implications for Teaching Basic Technology in Junior Secondary Schools in Rivers State. A paper presented at the 2014 Annual Conference of the Association for promoting Intellectual property (APIP) held at the Enugu State University of Science and Technology (ESUT) Auditorium, Enugu, Enugu State on 1st – 4th July, 2014.


45.     Iloma, U. and Dr. Amadike, O. (2014): Functional Approach for Improving National Economy through Entrepreneurship Education in Technical and Vocational Education and Training. A paper presented at the 2nd International Conference on Strategies and Implication for Education and Technology Advancement held at the Niger Delta University, Amasoma, Bayelsa State on 18th – 20th November, 2014.


46.     Induction Programme organized by the Climate Impact Research Capacity and Leadership Enhancement (CIRCLE) Sponsored by Michael Okpara University of Agriculture, Umudike, Abia State held at Pius Ayim Auditorium on 17th – 18th October, 2016.


47.     Iloma, U. &Amadike, O. (2017) Engendering entrepreneurial competencies in Technical Education for Value Re-orientation, Poverty Eradication and National Development. A Paper Presented at the 19th Annual National Conference of National Association for the Advancement of Knowledge (NAFAK) held at AmatuBraide Hall, Abuja Campus, University of Port Harcourt, Rivers State on 13th – 16th March, 2017.



48.        Amadike, O. (1996) Causes and Effect of Ineffective Power Distribution In Omoku, in Ogba-Egbema-Ndoni Local Government Area of Rivers State. B.Ed Research Project, Department of Technical Education, Rivers State College of Education, Port Harcourt, Rivers State.


49.     Amadike, O. (2009) Factor Affecting Effective Implementation of Supervised Industrial Works Experience Scheme (SIWES) In Rivers State. M.Ed Dissertation, submitted to the Department of Science and Technical Education, Rivers State University of Science and Technology (RSUST), Port Harcourt, Rivers State.


50.        Amadike, O. (2014) Effects of Interaction Patterns on Students Achievement and Interest in Magnetism in Basic Electricity in Technical Colleges in South-South Nigeria.APh.DThesis submitted to the Department of Technology and Vocational Education (TVE) Enugu State University of Science and Technology (ESUT) Enugu State.


PRESENT EMPLOYMENT AND SALARY: Senior Lecturer/CONTISS 14/6 (Personalized Salary)


ADDRESS OF THE PRESENT EMPLOYER: Michael Okpara University of Agriculture, Umudike, Abia State



1.      Research and human capacity development

2.      Youth empowerment through skills acquisition for self-reliance

3.      Reading and browsing

4.      Sporting activities for leisure and recreation.



1.      Prof. (Mrs.) A. N. Alio

         Academic Adviser/Ph.D Supervisor

        Department of Technology and Vocational Education,(TVE)

        Enugu State University of Science and Technology (ESUT) Enugu,

        Enugu State.


2.      Prof. V. E. Onweh

         Head of Department

         Industrial Technology Education (ITE)

         Michael Okpara University of Agriculture (MOUA)

        Umudike, Abia State.


3.      Prof. Isaac Daramola

         Deputy Director

         Institute of Education

         University of Jos. Plateau State

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