Prof. Kenneth Chibuzor Ofokansi, Professor of Pharmaceutics and Biopharmaceutics, has joined the league of past Inaugural lecturers by presenting the 140th Inaugural lecture of the University of Nigeria titled: 'Breaking the Barriers to Effective Peroral Drug Delivery'.
In his lecture, Prof Ofokansi disclosed that Peroral drug delivery simply means oral drug absorption and it is the most desirable and preferred method of administering therapeutic agents for a systematic effect.
He went further to state that in the last four decades, the area of peroral drug delivery has undergone many changes and those changes are due to increased understanding of pharmaceutical and biological constraints at the molecular level and increased generation of drug candidates and also emergence of several advanced technologies.
"The current trends in peroral delivery will bring the much-awaited revolution in delivery of therapeutic agents, particularly biotechnology based …
The Vice-Chancellor, Prof Benjamin Ozumba (centre) and Wife; Hon. Denis Agbo, House of Representative Member representing Igbo-Eze North and Udenu Constituency and wife (left); and Mr Agboeze representing Late Igwe James Mama (right).
The Vice-Chancellor and wife during the church service
One of the choir groups performing during the church service
A cross-section of the Anglican women group at the church service
A cross-section of the congregation during the church service
Rt Rev. Aloysius Agbo JP, Bishop of Nsukka (Anglican Communion) addressing the people during the service
The Vice-Chancellor in offertory procession
Bishop Agbo presenting a gift to Hon. Dennis Agbo
Prof Mrs Umeano reading the profile of the Vice-Chancellor
The Vice-Chancellor receiving a gift from the Bishop