MR. Eli Augustus Akayinaboderi boasts an impressive academic journey, culminating in his pursuit of a PhD in Environmental Management and Toxicology at Niger Delta University. Building upon his foundation. He acquired a Master of Science in Fisheries and Aquaculture from the same institution. Earlier, he obtained a master’s in business administration from Enugu State University of Science and Technology, and a Master of Philosophy in Environmental Management from Rivers State University. His educational journey began with a Bachelor of Science in Fisheries from Rivers State University and was preceded by obtaining the West African School Certificate from United Faith Tabernacle College.

Professional Journey: Eli’s professional trajectory reflects versatility and expertise across various sectors. He commenced his career as Admin/Accounts officer at The Threshold School, Port Harcourt, before transitioning into the educational sphere as a Classroom Teacher in Anambra State. He then ventured into banking, serving as Relationship Officer and later as Profit Centre Manager and Business Manager at United Bank for Africa (UBA) in Bayelsa State. His leadership acumen further flourished as Branch Manager at Stanbic IBTC Bank in Yenagoa. Currently, he imparts knowledge as an Assistant Lecturer at Federal University Otuoke, Bayelsa State.

Research and Contributions: Eli’s interests lie at the intersection of Aquatic environmental management, aquaculture, and fisheries management. He actively contributes to academic discourse, as evidenced by his participation in conferences and publications. Notably, he presented research at the 38th Annual Conference & General Meetings of Fisheries Society of Nigeria. His publications span diverse topics, ranging from formal credit access in fishery development to fecundity estimation of aquatic species. Eli’s commitment to research and education underscores his dedication to advancing knowledge and sustainability/Conservation in aquatic ecosystems.


Aquatic Environment, Environmental Management, Aquaculture, and Fisheries Management.


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