Sunday Osaizua Omeike, PhD., FASLN, is a Microbiology lecturer born in Ibadan, Oyo State and hails from Esan South-East Local Government Area, Edo State.

He earned his B.Sc. (Hons), at the University of Agriculture, Abeokuta, Ogun State. He proceeded to bag his M.Sc. (Hons) and Ph.D. in Food and Industrial Microbiology at the Federal University of Agriculture, Ogun State. He started his journey as an academic at the Department of Biological Sciences of our great University where he continues to teach and carry out research till date.

Dr. Omeike has carried out research in environmental degradation at Masters level where he formulated a novel immobilizing agent for microbial cells and enzymes for potential use in bioremediation and food and chemical industries. He pursued purification of antimicrobial agents from microbial sources for his Doctoral thesis and successfully produced a novel antibacterial compound from a fungus. His research interests include contributing to Actinobacteria diversity and search for novel antimicrobial compounds. He is currently seeking to isolate rare and potentially novel actinobacteria isolates via conventional and computational methods, with a view to purifying novel antimicrobial compounds toward contributing to antimicrobial resistance solutions.

He has accessed the Research Visitation Fellowship of the Institute of Microbial Technology (IMTECH), India, and was also a recipient of India’s Department of Science and Technology (DST) Research Training Fellowship -Developing Countries Scheme (RTF-DCS fellowship). He was also awarded the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Travel Award for Scientists, and was recognized as the best presenter at the Nigerian Applied Microbiologists Network Research Symposium. He has published in reputable international and local scientific journals, and has also attended various scientific conferences and workshops. He is also a member of various scientific societies.

Dr. Omeike has served the University on various committees and panels, and was previously the Director of the Sports Directorate for two years. He is currently the Acting Dean, Student Affairs in the Institution.


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Welcome to the home of Champions, to the Division that puts its heart, soul and fabric to ensuring McPherson University students have a wonderful experience on campus, and graduate as worthy champions wrapped in God’s glory. From the School gate to the Halls of residence, classroom and other campus activities, we play an active role in the development of our students. The Student Affairs Directorate is in constant interaction with students to ensure better student experience and positive individual and collective outcomes.


We have a wonderful team of seasoned professionals and staff that contribute to the safety and positivity of our students, ensuring their faces does not lose a smile. The help desk is 24/7 non-stop in the Dean’s office, while the Student Affairs Officer is ever-present to attend to our amiable champions.


We empower your wards through student awareness campaigns, seminars and symposia, and promote positivity via various student associations and leadership groups approved on campus. Our vibrant Alumni are also recognized stakeholders in the McPherson University project and we are in constant collaborative discussions.


Once again, I welcome you to McPherson University and assure you that our students graduate as champions.