ISPON President

This piece is about the personality of a highly resourceful, unassuming gentleman, a philanthropist, a man of transparent honesty, a dynamic tactician a seasoned administrator and diligent worker, an indefatigable achiever and a lover of truth.

He is a model of sort, elegant, humane and God fearing, thus, one is unerring referring to the amiable and ever focused President of the Institute of Safety Professionals of Nigeria (ISPON).

The Pathfinder who is an unusual inspiration to service, humanity and leadership by virtue of his tenacity for details and doggedness, the Spartan qualities which can only be found among few men folks.

Dr. Ilodiuba started his academic carrier from foundation at Umunebo Primary, Nteje / St. Charles Primary, Nkalagu (1971 - 1974), after which he proceeded to Christ The King College, Onitsha (1975 - 1980), HMS Haslar, Portsmouth, United Kingdom (1983 - 1984), and later got enrolled at Nigerian Navy medical School, Apapa, Lagos (1990 - 1994), Rivers State University of Science and Technology, Port-Harcourt (1998 - 1999), later to University of Port-Harcourt, Choba (2010 -2011) and finally to University of Port-Harcourt in 2014.

He is a man that sees Nigeria as an industrious entrepreneurial nation, robust in Growth, rich in Culture, vibrant in Labour and attractive for Investment, most importantly believes in spirit of a new Nigeria. He was not only born to lead but also an eagle of the private world, his administrative sagacity is never in doubt, he has a proven ability to turn virtually all he touches into gold.

Part of his stewardship before and after he became the President of this prestigious institution are numerous but to mention few amongst others are as follows:

  • Acquired Uniport Land and fenced it; Borehole dug. Intend to build an international safety centre on the land.
  • Got ISPON Act passed by the National Assembly of the Federal Republic of Nigeria in May, 2014. This act has empowered and dignified our institute and its members both nationally and internationally.
  • Produced comprehensive membership register for easy referencing and directory of members. This register is updated every two years in accordance with the ISPON Act 2014.