Personal Details

 

Name: Olaka, Odejor Samuel (Dr.)

Rank/Status:Senior Lecturer

Department/Faculty: Animal Science

Nationality: Nigeria

 

 

Qualification

  • POST PRIMARY (a) Adventist High School, Ihie, Nbawsi (1963 – 1967) WASC
  • Baptist High School, Port Harcourt (1971 – 1972) HSC
  • UNIVERSITY: University of Nigeria, Nsukka (1973 – 1979) DV.M

Appointment Held in the University

  1. SIWES Co-ordinator (1994 – 1997) , (2009 – Date)
  2. Departmental Exam Officer (2002 – 2005)
  3. Chairman, Farm Management Committee (2004 – 2006)
  4. Veterinary Surgeon in Charge of Veterinary Clinic, University Research and Teaching Farm
  5. Member, Faculty Exam Disciplinary Committee

Community Service

  • Member, Federal Road Safety Commission, Special Marsha Unit, Rivers Command. (2004 – 2009)
  • Chairman, Ebubu Welfare Society. (2001 – 2005)
  • Member, Eleme Local Government Project Monitoring Committee. (2007 – 2010)

Membership of Professional Bodies

  1. Nigerian Veterinary Medical Association
  2. Nigerian Society for Animal Production

Work Experiences

  • Veterinary Officer, Veterinary Clinic Ikorodu, Lagos State (1979 – 1980) NYSC
  • Senior Veterinary Officer, Niger Delta Basin Development Authority, Port Harcourt (1982 – 1987)
  • Lecturer 1: Department of Animal Science, Rivers State University of Science and Technology, Port Harcourt (1991 – 2002)
  • Senior Lecturer: Department of Animal Science, Rivers State University of Science and Technology (2002 – Date)

Academic publications in Referred Journal

  1. Wekhe, S.N. Banigo, E.B. and Olaka, O.S. (1994) Effects of Orabolin (Ethylesrernol) on the performance of boilers in the humid tropics: J. of Anim. Res. 5. 119 – 123
  2. Olaka, O.S. and S.N. Wekhe (1994) Abattoir survey of trypanosomiasis in the trade goats in Port Harcourt. A letter to the editor, Delta Agric. 9.00 – 00
  3. Ngodigha, E.E. Sese, M.B.T., O.S. Olaka and Iyayi., E.A. (1994) Effects of brewers dried grain on the growth performance and plasma amino acids of young pigs. J. Appl. Res. 6.:67 – 107
  4. Olaka, O.S. and Wekhe, S.N. (1994) The role of gastro-intestinal parasites in Livestock in Port Harcourt and environs, Rivers State. Delta Agric. 4 (1997)
  5. Olaka, O.S. and Wekhe, S.N. (1997) Effect of Colostrum on White blood cell count in forstered piglets in the humid tropics (1996). Nig. J. Agric. Teacher Edu. V (1) 31 – 41
  6. Olaka, O.S., Mgbere, O.O. and Dambo, L. B (2000) Effects of intake of sucrose on the performance of boilers in the tropics. Delta Agric. 7 (2000) 69 – 72
  7. Okolo, K. F., Eze, V.I. and Olaka, O.S. (2003). Clinical Manifestations of Canine distemper in Nigerian dogs infected with local isolate of canine distemper. Nigerian Vet. J. Vol. 24 (1) 44 – 47. A short communication

Conference and Learned Societies Activities

  1. Wekhe, S.N., Banigo, E.B. and Olaka, O.S. (1991). Effect of Orabolin (Ethlesternol) on the performance of broilers in the humid tropics. A paper presented at the 28th Annual Conference of the Nigerian Vet. Med. Assoc. Oct. 28th – 31st, 1991, Port Harcourt
  2. Olaka, O.S. and Wekhe, S.N. (1993). The effect of Colostrum on the White blood cell count in forested piglets. A paper presented at the 18th Annual Conference of the Nigerian Society for Anim. Prod. 21st – 25th March, 1993. Owerri, Nigeria.
  3. Olaka, O.S. and Wekhe, S.N. (1993). Prevalence of trypanosomiasis in the trade goats in Rivers State. A paper presented at the 18th Annual Conference of the Nigerian Society for Animal Production 21st 25th March, 1993. Owerri, Nigeria.
  4. Olaka, O.S. and Ngodiagha, E. M. (1994). The effect of graded levels of Potassium iodide crystals on the growth performance of broilers in the tropics. A paper presented at the 19th Annual Conference of the Nigerian Society for Animal Production 20th – 24th March, 1994. Benin, Ugbowo, Benin City
  5. O.S. and Wekhe, S.N. (1994). A survey of gastro-intestinal parasites of livestock and poultry prevalent in Port Harcourt, Rivers State. A paper presented at the 19th Annual Conference of the Nigerian Society for Animal Production 20th – 24th March, 1994. Benin City.
  6. Olaka, O.S. and Wekhe, S.N. (1992). An improved course of handling and administration of Vaccines. A paper presented at the Workshop Training for Livestock officers organized by Nutri-Tech. Services Ltd., for Agricultural Development Programme (ADP) Rivers State, Dec. 1st - 3rd, 1992.
  7. Olaka, O.S. (1992). Animal Health/Vet. Services of Livestock (Small Ruminants). A paper presented at the Workshop on Small Ruminants and Rabbit Production organized by OSWOL Consultancy Services for Agricultural Development Programme (ADP) Rivers State: 28th – 30th Oct. 1992.
  8. S.M. Oruseibo, O.S. Olaka and G.W. Etekpe The effect of restricted feeding on broiler chickens production performance. A paper presented at the proceedings of the Silver Jubilee Anniversary of NSAP 21st – 26th March, 1998 at Abeokuta, Nigeria.
  9. Olaka, O.S., Mgbere, O.O. and Dambo, L.B (2002) Relationship between feed intake and energy requirements in broiler chicks in the tropics. A paper presented at the 5th Annual Conference of the Nigerian Society for Animal Production 19th – 22nd , Sept. 2000 at Delta Hotels, Port Harcourt, Rivers State.
  10. Olaka, O.S., Mgbere, O.O. (2001). Response of cockerels to graded levels of PASUMA (Methytestosterone, MTGR) in the tropics. A paper presented at the 5th Annual Conference of the Nigerian Society for Animal Production 19th – 22nd Sept. 2000 at Delta Hotels, Port Harcourt, Rivers State.
  11. B.T. Sese and O.S. Olaka (1998). Growth response and digestibility in growing rabbits offered cowpea testa and commercial concentrate. A paper presented at the proceedings of the Silver Jubilee Anniversary of NSAP 21st – 26th March, 1998 at Gateway Hotels, Abeokuta, Nigeria.
  12. Olaka, O.S., Mgbere, O.O and Amirinze, C.O (2002). Effect of Season on Litter performance of exotic pigs in the high rainfall zone of Nigeria: A paper presented at the 27th Annual Conference of NSAP 17th – 22nd March, 2002; Federal University of Technology, Akure, Ondo State, Nigeria.

Papers Submitted for Review and for Publication

  1. Olaka, O.S., Mgbere, O.O. and Dambo, L.B. (2002). Relationship between feed intake and Energy requirements in broiler chicks in the tropics. J. of Delta Agric. Faculty of Agric. Rivers State University of Science and Technology, Port Harcourt.
  2. Olaka, O.S., Mgbere, O.O. (2001). Response of cockerels to graded levels of PASUMA (Methytestosterone, MTGR) in the tropics. J. of Delta Agric. Faculty of Agric, Rivers State University of Science and Technology, Port Harcourt.
  3. Olaka, O.S. Mgbere, O.O. and Amirinze, C.O. (2002) Effect of Season on the Litter performance of exotic pigs in the high rainfall zone. J. of Applied Anim. Research GSP, India.
  4. Olaka, O.S. and Ngodiagha, E.M. (1994) The effect of graded levels of Potassium iodide crystals on the growth performance of broilers in the tropics. J. of Innovation in Life Sciences
  5. Olaka, O.S. and Wekhe, S.N. (1994). A survey of gastro-intestinal parasites of Livestock and poultry prevalent in Port Harcourt, Rivers State. J. of South Africa Vet. Assoc.

Published Book

  • LIVESTOCK PRODUCTION IN THE TROPICS BY OLAKA, O.S., PUBLISHED BY ABALAEBO PUBLICATION ISBN: 987 – 988 – 085 – 025 COPYRIGHT © 2011, O.S. OLAKA

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