1.      Name:                                       Valentine Sonny Ogbonnia Ibe (Ph. D.)

2.      Sex:                                          Male

3.      Date of Birth:                            14th February, 1969

4.      Marital Status:                           Married

5.      Local Government Area:             Afikpo North

6.      State of Origin:                          Ebonyi

7.      Nationality:                               Nigerian

8.      Qualifications:                            HND; PGDTE; M. Sc. (Ed.); Ph.D.

9.     Contact Address:                       Agricultural & Home Science Education Department, College of Education, Michael Okpara University of Agriculture,

                                                        Umudike – Umuahia  

10. Rank/Present Designation:        Senior Lecturer

11. Area of Specialization:              Agricultural Education


1.  University of Uyo, Uyo                                                                                      2005 – 2010

2.  University of Uyo, Uyo                                                                                      2001 – 2005
3. Rivers State University of Science and Technology, Port Harcourt                           1991 – 1992

4.      Federal College of Agriculture, Umudike-Umuahia                                                     1989- 1990

5.      Federal College of Agriculture, Umudike-Umuahia                                                 1986 – 1987

6.      Akpoha Boys Secondary School, Akpoha-Ebonyi State                                          1979 – 1983


1. Ph. D. Agricultural Education                                                                              2010

2.             M, Sc. (Ed.) Agricultural Education                                                                      2005

3.      PGD in Technical Education (PGDTE)                                                                  1994

4.      HND (Agric. Extension and Farm Management)                                                    1990

5.      OND (General Agriculture)                                                                                 1987

6.      General Certificate in Education (GCE)                                                                1984

7.             West African School Certificate (WASC)                                                               1983


         N.Y.S.C Discharge Certificate                                                             1990/1991



1.         Holy Ghost College, Abakaliki, Ebonyi State                                    1983-1985

2.         Wurno Local Government Area, DFRRI Unit, Sokoto State             1990-1991                   

3.         General Marine and Oil Services Limited,

     16 Bornu Crescent, Apapa – Lagos                                               1996 – 2001

4.         Secondary Education Board, Abakaiiki, Ebonyi State                    2001 – 2004

5.         Ebonyi State college of Education, Ikwo, Ebonyi State             2004 – 2013

6.         Michael Okpara University of Agriculture, Umudike                2013 -Till Date



1.      Member, Institute of Management Consultants (MIMC)

2.      Member, Teachers Registration Council of Nigeria (TRCN)

3.      Member, Society for Occupational Safety and Environmental Health (SOSEH)

4.      Editorial Board Member, Journal of Vocational Education (JOVED)

5.      Member, Curriculum Organization of Nigeria (CON)

6.      Member, Science Teachers Association of Nigeria (STAN)

7.      Member, Nigeria Vocational Association (NVA)

8.      Member, Agricultural Education Teachers’ Association of Nigeria


                1.      Recipient of NYSC Sokoto State Certificate of Honour (1991) as a Corps Liaison     

                           Officer for Wurno/Rabah Local Government Area of Sokoto State.

            2.   Recipient of Federal Ministry of Education 2001/2002 Technical Teacher Training
        Programme (TTTP) Scholarship Award for M.Sc. (Ed.).




1.             Ibe, V.S.O.(2018). Studies on Agronomic Practices Adopted by Yam Farmers in Afikpo North Agroecosystem of South Eastern Nigeria. International Multidisciplinary Academic Research Journal. 1(2),77 – 84.

2.             Ibe, V.S.O. and Aja,A.U.(2017).Challenges and Prospects of Adoption of Improved Cassava Varieties by Farmers in Ohafia Local Government Area of Abia State,Nigeria. Nigeria Journal of Teacher Education and Teaching.15(1),316 – 333.

3.             Ibe, V.S.O. and Aja,A.U.(2017).Employability Skills Needed in Workplace by Graduates of Agricultural Education: Lecturers’ Perception. Nigerian Journal of Teacher Education and Teaching.15(1),301 – 315.

4.             Asogwa,V.C ; Isiwu, E.C. and Ibe, V.S.O.(2017). Integrating Snake Farming Into the Curriculum of Animal Production in Colleges of Agriculture for Sustainable Health and Security in South-East, Nigeria. Journal of Agricultural Education Teachers’ Association of Nigeria. 1(1),195 – 208.

5.             Ibe,V.S.O.(2017). Evolving Strategies for Effective Funding of Agricultural                                                  Education: A Way Forward for Sustainable Technological and Educational Development in Ebonyi State of Nigeria. Journal of Agricultural Education Teachers Association of Nigeria. 1(1),69 – 76.    

6.             Asogwa, V. C . and Ibe, V. S. O. (2016). Need Gap Index of Lecturers’ Competence in Determining Soil Physical Properties for Effective Teaching of Students in Colleges of Education. Journal of Science, Technology and Education(JOSTED). 4(3),94 – 103.

7.             Ebere, C ; Ibe, V. S. O ; Ononogbu, N. (2016). Evaluating of Students’ Industrial Work Experience Scheme(SIWES) on the Attainment of Employable Skills by Agricultural Education Graduates in Abia state. International Journal of Agricultural and Home Economics Education(IJAHEE). 6(1), 115-127.

8.             Ibe, V. S. O. (2016). Integrating Snail and Bee Production into Secondary School Agricultural Science Curriculum. Journal of Community and Communication Research(JCCR). Department of  Rural Sociology and Extention, MOUAU. 1(1), 25 – 28.

9.             Ibe, V. S. O. ( 2016 ). Comparing Field Trip Instructional Strategy with Expository Instructional Strategy at   the Level of Students’ Academic Performance and Retention in Agricultural Science. International Journal of Educational Studies(INJEDS).1(3),31 – 37.

10.           Ibe, V. S. O. and Azunku, F. N. ( 2016 ). Societal Expectations of Principals and Agricultural Science Teachers in the Development of Farm Practical in Secondary Schools. International  Journal of  Education and Studies(INJEDS).

11.           Ibe, V. S. O. (2015). Strategies for Improving Vegetable Crop Production in Afikpo North Local      Government Area of Ebonyi state. Journal of Sustainable Education. 1(1), 1 – 11.

12.           Ibe, V. S. O. and Isiwu, E. C. (2015). Professional Competency Requirements of Agricultural Education Trainee Teachers for Effectiveness in Occupational  Environment. Journal of Agriculture and Science Education (JASE). 1(2), 263 – 269.

13.           Ibe, V. S. O. and Uloh, E. V. (2015). Impact of Environmental Education on the Reduction of PublicHealth Risks of Municipal Solid Waste Disposal in Abakaliki Metropolis of Ebonyi State. Journal of Agriculture and Science Education (JASE). 1(1), 297 – 303.

14.           Uloh, E . V., Ibe , V. S. O. and Ogbaekirigwe, A , C . (2015). Impact of Road Transport on Agricultural Production and Marketing in Uzo – Uwani Local Government Area of Enugu State. International Journal of Arts and Combined Sciences (WEEJS). 4( 4 ),137 – 144.

15.           Azunku, F. N. and Ibe, V. S. O. ( 2015 ). Assessment of Facilities for the Implementation of Universal Basic Education Curriculum of Agriculture at Junior Secondary Schools in Ebonyi State. Nigeria Journal of Curriculum Studies. 22(2),59 – 67.   

16.           Isiwu, E . C . and Ibe, V. S. O. ( 2014 ). Capacity Building Needs of Lecturers of Agriculture in Colleges of Education in Teaching Farm Land Survey and Farm Stead Planning in South East, Nigeria. Nigeria    Vocational Association Journal ( NVAJ ). 19( 2 ), 162 – 171.

17.           Azunku, F. N. and Ibe , V. S. O. ( 2014 ). Areas of In – service Teacher  Preparation  for Effective Teaching of  Climate Change Components of Animal Husbandry in Senior Secondary Schools. Nigeria Journal of Curriculum Studies. 21( 2 ), 46 – 53 .

18.           Azunku, F. N; Ibe, V.S.O. and Akpagu, C. I ( 2013). Capacity Building Needs of Agricultural Science   Teachers for Teaching Animal Husbandry as Entrepreneurship Subject in Senior Secondary Schools in Ebonyi State. Unizik Orient Journal of Education. 7(1), 101-104.

19.           Ibe, V.S.O. and Ukpai, P.O. (2012). Language Factors in the Mastery of Biological an   Agricultural Science instructions in Nigerian Secondary Schools, African Journal of Social Sciences (Special Edition). 3(4),121-127.

20.           Ibe, V.S.O. (2012). Ability Levels:  Implications for Academic Performance and      Retention in Agricultural Science. African Journal of Social Sciences (Published by Cameroon Environmental and disaster Research Centre). 3(3),33-42.

21.           Ibe, V.S.O. and Ogburubi-lbeuro, C.C. (2011). Attitudinal Disposition and its Effect on Students’ Academic Performance in Agricultural   Science Using Group and individualistic Instructional Strategies. Nigerian Journal of General Studies.2 (1), 305 – 315.

22.           Ibe, V. S.O; Emegha, U.O and Emegha D. E. A. (2011), Strategies for Promoting  Students’ Interest in the Study of Agricultural Science in Secondary Schools International Journal of Social sciences and Humanities Review. 2(5),46-56.

23.           Okon, U; Ekong, A; Williams, P; Offiong A. and Ibe, V.S.O. (2011). Environmental               Safety   Policy Initiatives and Weed Management Practices Among Nigerian Rural Woman Farmers. The Challenge of a Changing World Perspective of Nigerian Woman Scientists. International! Journal of Chemical, Environmental and Pharmaceutical Research (IJCEPR). (Published by Rasayan Books & Journal Pvt. Ltd. – India). 1 (3),45-50.

24.           Ibe,V.S.O. (2011). Gender issues in academic Performance and Retention in Agricultural Science. Nigeria Journal of Teacher Education and Teaching. 9(1),334-         347.



25.           Okon, U.A. Ibe, V.S.O. and Ikutal, A. (2010). Vocational and Technical Skill    Development Education Initiatives:Precursor for National Integration and Peaceful  Co-existence in Nigeria. Journal of Nigeria Education Research Reporters’ Association. 11(1), 48-52.

26.               Akpan, E.A. and Ibe, V.S.O. (2010). Secondary School Environment and Agricultural Science Teachers’ Job Satisfaction in Awka Ibom State. International    Journal of  Research in Agricultural Education and Related Discipline.      

27.               Ibe, V.S.O. and Ukpai, P.O. (2010). Issues in Teaching and Learning of Science And Vocational Education for Skills Acquisition in Nigerian Secondary Schools.International Journal of Social Sciences and Humanities Review. 1(1),92-97.

28.               Okon, U.A; Ibe, V.S.O; Udofia, A. E. and Udoh, V.P. (2010). A Review on                Improvement of Plants – Growth with Manipulation of Soil Microbial Population. International Journal of Research in Agricultural Education and Related Discipline. 5(2), 67-75.

29.               Ibe, V.S.O;  Uloh V.E.  and  Elechi,  N.F.  (2009). Application of information        and Communication Technology in the Teaching of Agricultural Education in Nigerian School System.  EBSU Journal of Sociology.  3,1 -6.

30.               Ekong, A.O., Ikutal, A and Ibe, V.S.O. (2009). Effectiveness of Demonstration, Field trip and Expository Teaching Strategies in Implementing the Senior Secondary Agricultural Science Curriculum. Nigeria Journal of Curriculum Studies. 3 (1 & 2),119-130.

31.               Ekong, A.O., Ibe, V.S.O. and Ikutal, A. (2009). Agricultural Education Curriculum for Enhancement of Entrepreneurship Development of Nigeria. Youths. African Journal of Allied Education. 3(1),25-35.       

32.               Ekong, A.O; Ibe, V.S.O. and Ikutal, A. (2008). Effects of Group and individualistic instructional Strategies on Students’ Performance in Agricultural Science. Journal of Educational Research and Policies. 3 (1),94-101.

33.               Ibe, V.S.O. and Ikutal, A. (2006). Economic Values of Nigerian Forest Resources. African Journal of Education and information Management. 8(2),35-40.



34.               Ibe, V.S.O.(2016). Occupational Skills Needed by Women Farmers in Tomato Production for Sustainable Income in Ihitte-Uboma Local Government Area of Imo state. Proceedings of the conference by Society for Community and Communication Development Research(SCCDR) held at Pius Anyim Auditorium, Michael Okpara University of Agriculture, Umudike. August 16th – 18th,2016. 358 – 362.  

35.               Ibe, V. S. O.(2016).Insecticides Adopted by Yam Farmers in a Rural Agrarian Community: A Study of Afikpo North Local Government Area of Ebonyi state-Nigeria. Proceedings of the conference by Society for Community and Communication Development Research(SCCDR) held at Pius Anyim Auditorium, Michael Okpara University of Agriculture, Umudike. August 16th – 18th,2016. 229 – 234.   

36.               Ibe, V. S. O. and Ukpai, P. O. ( 2013 ). The Role of Biology Education in Attaining the MDGs in Nigeria. Proceedings of Science Teachers of Nigeria ( STAN ). August 12th – 17th 2013. 54th Annual Conference held at Community Secondary School, Aka – Offot, Uyo, Akwa Ibom State. pp.222 – 228.



37.               Ibe, V.S.O. Nwambe, R.N; Elechi, F.N; Azunku, F.N. and Uloh, V.E. (2010). Farm Workshops and the Need for Safety Awareness Programmes in Agricultural Science Teacher Education in Nigerian Schools. Proceedings of the 6th National Conference of the Society for Occupational Safety and Environmental Health (SOSEH). November 3-6, 2010. Princess Alexandra Auditorium University of Nigeria, Nsukka, Enugu State. Nigeria pp 51-56.





38.               Ibe, V. S. O. (2016). Career and Vocational Areas in Vocational Technical Education. In: Foundations of Technical Vocational Education and Training (TVET) HI – TECH. E. O. Uko;      C. I. Ugboaja; V. S. O. Ibe and J. C. Obunadike (Eds). IGM Ventures, Uyo. 59 – 75

39.               Ibe, V. S. O. (2016). Entrepreneurship Education and Its Relevance in Economic Development.   In: Foundations of Technical/Vocational Education and Training (TVET) HI – TECH. E. O.   Uko; C. I. Ugboaja; V. S. O. Ibe and J. C. Obunadike (Eds). IGM Ventures, Uyo. 247 – 260.


1.                                      Member of the School of Vocational Education Mock Accreditation Pane! (7ln – 9tn
September, 2005).

2.                  School of Vocational Education Examination Officer, 2005 – 2011

3.                  Member, Constitution of College Committee on Research, Seminar, Documentation and Publication 2007-2009.

4.                  Editor-in-chief, Journal of Agriculture in Vocational Teacher Education (JAVTED)

5.                  Head of Department, Agricultural Education,Ebonyi State College of Education, Ikwo-Ebonyi State, 2011-2013.

6.                  College Exam Officer/ETTC Represntative,COE-MOUAU, 2015

7.                  Head of Department, Agricultural and Home Economics Education, MOUAU, 2015-2017.

8.                  Coordinator, Intra Africa Academic Mobility Scheme, Michael Okpara University of Agriculture, Umudike-Umuahia, Abia state, 2017 – Till Date.


1.                  1997.(27th October). Chevron (Nigeria) Limited Water Safety and Survival Course at Chevron Training Centre-Escravos (Workshop Training).

2.                  1998 (5th March). McMillan Offshore Survival Training (Water/Helicopter).

3.                  2001   (13th July)   National  Agency for Food  and  Drug  Administration  and  Control (NAFDAC). Workshop on Packaged Water and Water-Based Drinks held at Danic Hotels, Enugu.

4.                  2009 (11ih -14th  February).  Curriculum  Organization of Nigeria  (CON).  3rd Biennial Conference held at Chinua Achebe Arts Centre, University of Calabar Chapter. Title of Paper presented: Effectiveness of Demonstration, Field trip and Expository Teaching Strategies in Implementing the Senior Secondary Agricultural Science Curriculum.

5.                  2009 (27th-29th August). Women in Green Technology towards a Sustainable Asia. The Association of Korean Woman Scientists and Engineers (KWSE) Conference held at the Westin Chosun Busan, Korea. Title of Paper presented: Education Initiative for Rural Women Farmers and Skills Acquisition   in Sustainable Agricultural Technologies.

6.                  2010 (23rd -28ih August). Science Teachers Association of Nigeria (STAN). 51s! Annual Conference held at Government Model School, Old Oturkpo Road,  Makurdi,  Benue State.

7.                  2010 (3rd – 6th November). Society for Occupational Safety and Environmental Health (SOSEH  6th  Annual  National  Conference)  held  at  Princess  Alexandra Auditorium, University of Nigeria, Nsukka, Enugu State – Nigeria. Title of paper presented: Farm Workshop and the Need for Safety Awareness programmes in Agricultural-Science Teacher Education in Nigeria Schools.

8.                  2011 (15th – 21st August). Science Teachers Association of Nigeria (STAN). 52nd Annual Conference held at St. Peter’s Unity Secondary School Akure-Ondo State.  

9.                  2012 (6th – 11th August). Science Teachers Association of Nigeria (STAN). 53rd Annual           Conference held at Government Science Technical College, Abuja.

10.              2013 (12th – 17th August). Science Teachers Association of Nigeria (STAN). 54th Annual Conference held at Community Secondary School, Aka-Offot, Uyo-Akwa Ibom State.

11.              2014 (1st – 4th July). College of Agricultural & Science Education Maiden Annual Conference held at Michael Okpara University of Agriculture, Umudike – Umuahia, Abia State.

12.              The 2nd Annual Conference of Agricultural Education Teachers Association of Nigeria (AETAN) held in Aparaku Auditorium, Federal University of Agriculture, Markurdi, Benue State between 9th and 12th May, 2017.

13.              The 2nd Annual Conference of Agricultural Education Teachers Association of Nigeria (AETAN) held in Ahmadu  Bello University Zaria between 9th and 12th May, 2018.



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1. Prof. Antiaobong O. Ekong,
Department of Vocational Education,
Faculty of Education,

University of Uyo.


2.    Barr. Ewa Agha Ewa

Ministry of Justice Abakaliki, Ebonyi State.


3.  Engr. Michael O. Ezeali

Ministry of Works Abakaliki, Ebonyi State.

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