Prof. Confidence Kinikanwo Wachukwu

Prof. Confidence Kinikanwo Wachukwu

Dean – Faculty of Science/Professor of Applied Microbiology


Prof. Confidence Kinikanwo Wachukwu is a native of Ibaa town in Emohua Local Government Area of Rivers State, Nigeria. Prof. Wachukwu is married to Mrs. Joy Kinikanwo Wachukwu, a Mass Communication graduate
and they are blessed with five (5) children.

He is a Professor of Applied Microbiology. He is currently the Dean-Faculty of Science, Rivers State University, Nkpolu-Oroworukwo, Port Harcourt, Nigeria. He is a Fellow of Nigerian Environmental Society (FNES) and also Fellow of Nigerian Biological Safety Association (FNiBSA).


  • Central State School Firs School Leaving Certificate Ibaa, Rivers State. 1969 - 1974
  • County Grammar School Ikwerre/Etche, Igwuruta. 1975 - 1979
  • R/S Uni. of Sci. & Tech. BSc. Medical Laboratory Nkpolu – P.M.B 5080, P/H. 1980 - 1985
  • Uniport Teaching Hospital P/H. 1988
  • R/S Uni. of Sci. & Tech. Nkpolu – P.M.B 5080, P/H. 1995


  • Sokari, T. G., Wachukwu, C. K. and Karibo, P.S. (1992). Re-evaluation of the Role of fermentation in Cassava detoxification during Processing into Foods. Traditional African Foods: Quality and Nutrition ,151-155.
  • Sokari, T.G and Wachukwu, C. K. (1993). Detoxification of Ijapu, a fermented cassava product similar to potato chips Journal of Tropical Science, 33, 145- 151.
  • Sokari, T. G., Wachukwu, C. K. (1996). Simple rapid processing of African Oil Bean Seeds for Ugba production. International Journal of Food Science & Technology, 32 (1), 77 – 79.
  • Ogbonna D. N, Wachukwu, C. K. and Disegha, G.C. (1997). Characteristics of Bacterial species Associated with the spoilage of confectionery products. Niger Delta Biologia, 2(1), 85-89
  • Wachukwu, C. K and Sokari, T. G. (1998). Processing of Cowpea (Vigna unguiculata) into Daddawa. Journal of Applied Science & Environmental management, 1, 20 – 22.