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Prof Innocent Ujah

Full Name: Professor Innocent Achanya Otobo Ujah

Date of Birth: 6th November 1954

Place of Birth: Aidogodo-Okpoga, Okpokwu local government area

Village/LGA: Aidogodo-Okpoga, Okpokwu local government area


  • Our Lady of Lordes, Primary School, Aidogodo, Okpoga
  • St Mary's Primary School, Otukpo
  • Government Secondary School, Katsina-Ala
  • Government College Keffi
  • MB BS, Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria
  • PgD in Management, University of Jos, Jos, Nigeria
  • Diploma in International Maternal Health Care, (Dip IMHC), University of Uppsala, Uppsala, Sweden

Career Highlights & Awards

  • Head of Department of Obstetrics & Gynaecology, University of Jos (1994 - 2000)
  • Member, Governing Council of University of Jos (1997 - 99)
  • Professor of Obstetrics & Gynaecology (2001)
  • Dean, Faculty of Medical Sciences, University of Jos (2006 - 08)
  • Director-General, Nigeria Institute of Medical Research (NIMR), Lagos (2010 - 16)
  • Vice-chancellor, Federal University of Medical Sciences, Otukpo (2020)
  • President, Nigeria Medical Association (NMA) (2020)

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