PRIZES, HONOURS, NATIONAL AND INTERNATIONAL RECOGNITIONS
• Chairman, Agriculture Panel, Commonwealth Scholarship Interviews, Federal Scholarship Board (1999-2004)
• Chairman, National Universities Commission Accreditation Panel for Agriculture to five (5) Universities (March 2005):
o Kano State University of Technology, Wudil, Kano
o Bayero University, Kano
o Kogi State University, Ayangba
o Delta State University, Asaba
o Benson Idahosa University, Benin-City
• Member, National Universities Commission Accreditation Panel for Agriculture to three (3) Universities (November 2005):
o University of Agriculture, Umudike
o University of Nigeria, Nsukka
o Enugu State University of Science and Technology, Enugu.
• Member, Presidential Task Force on Livestock Development, Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (2003-2004)
• Chairman, National Conference on Beef Production, Jointly organized by the National Animal Production Research Institute and the Federal Department of Livestock and Pest Control Services (1981-1982)
• National Coordinator, Nationally Coordinated Small Ruminant Research Project, Federal Ministry of Science and Technology (1989-1994)
• Project Leader, Small Ruminant Breeding Project, Directorate of Foods, Roads and Rural Infrastructure (1989-1994)
• President, Nigerian Society for Animal Production (1990-1994)
• Trustee, Animal Science Association of Nigeria (from 2000 to date)
• Publicity Secretary, Committee of Directors of Academic Planning in Nigerian Universities (1999-2001)
• Member, Programme Harmonization Committee of the Universities of Agriculture
• Consultant Breeder, Second Livestock Development Plan, National Livestock Development Project
• Member, Technical Sub-Committee on Registration of Crop Varieties and Livestock Breeds (1990-1994), National Centre for Genetic Resources and Biotechnology, Federal Ministry of Science and Technology, Moor Plantation, Ibadan, Nigeria.
• Financial Secretary, Nigerian Society for Animal Production (1978-79).
• Council Member, World Council on Animal Production (1990-1994)
• National Consultant, International Service for National Agricultural Research Systems (1992-1998)
• Consultant, World Bank Supervision Mission on National Agricultural Research Project (1998)
• Member, Steering Committee, West African Society for Animal Production (1994-1998)
• Chairman, Local Organizing Committee, Inaugural Conference of the West African Society for Animal Production (1997-1998)
• Editor-in-Chief, Journal of Animal Production Research (1980-1994)
• Consultant Breeder, World Bank Mission to Ministry of Agriculture, Ghana (1992).