Council Member

The Chairman/CEO Enville Polytechnic, Nigeria

Professor Celina Maduemezia is the Chairman of Governing Council of Enville Environmental of Institute of Management and Technology Polytechnic

She was educated at the University of Lagos, Akoka, Lagos and the University of Aston-In-Birmingham, Birmingham, England where she obtained her M.Sc. (Water Resources Management) and PhD (Indicators of Water Pollution). She was a Graduate Assistant at the University of Aston-In-Birmingham, England and a Lecturer in the Sub-Department of Ecology (now Institute of Ecology) University of Ife (now ObafemiAwolowo University), Ile-Ife.

Professor Celina Maduemezia was a Director and Head of Department of the Environmental Services Department of the Lagos State Ministry of The Environment and Physical Planning (1980-1990). She was the founder of what is today known as the Lagos State Environmental Protection Agency (LASEPA) and one time Director of the Lagos State Waste Disposal Board (now LAWMA) and was the Board Supervising Director for many years. The Environmental Expert is a Standards Organisation of Nigeria (SON) certified ISO 14000 EMS Internal Auditor and a Certified Public Analyst.

The erudite Scholar is a member of many professional bodies in the field of Environmental Science, including being a life Fellow of the Nigerian Conservation Foundation (NCF), Fellow and Executive Member of the Nigerian Environmental Society (NES) and the Foundation Chairman of the Lagos State Chapter of NES. She was a member of the study team that undertook the EIA of the FCT. Professor Celina was a member of the team that drafted the FEPA Guidelines & Standards on Environmental Pollution Control in Nigeria (1991) and member representing Lagos State in the National Council of Environment.

Professor Celina Maduemezia is a member of the British Freshwater Biology Society. She has, over the past 30 years, been actively involved in the monitoring of industrial pollution in Nigeria and has been Project Co-ordinator for over 200 Environmental Audit Reports, over 100 Environmental Management Systems (EMS), ISO 14001, Health &Safety Audit reports for over a hundred companies in various States of Nigeria, and in well over fifty (50) Environmental Impact Assessments (EIA) of projects in various parts of the country.

The Environmentalist She has an extensive working experience in the area of Environmental Science and Consultancy. She has successfully organized training and capacity building programmesin HSE for many companies in Nigeria, across the various sectors of the economy. She has been chairman of several EIA Public Review Panels set up by the Federal Ministry of Environment in the last 15 years.

Professor Celina Maduemezia is an inductee into Nigeria’s Construction Industry Hall of Fame. She has earned many awards for her contribution to the field of Environmental Management.

Professor Celina Adanna Maduemezia enjoys working hard, reading, gardening, dancing, listening to good music, playing the clarinet and empowering people especially young graduates and the less privileged women and children that cross her path. 

She is clean and honest to a fault. She is endowed with good health and a lot of radiant strength. She is married to Late Professor Awele Maduemezia and is a mother and Grandmother to many.