Pharm. (Chief) Emeka Adimoha is our October Personality

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Pharm. (Chief) Emeka Adimoha is our October Personality
Pharm. (Chief) Emeka Adimoha

Pharm. (Chief), Emeka  Adimoha, an astute, self-driven and resourceful professional, is a 1995 graduate of Pharmacy, from the University of Nigeria, Nsukka, Enugu State.

Born 8 August 1972 Adimoha, a high chief with a rich cultural background, hails from Ebenasaa Autonomous Community in Orsu Local Government Area of Imo State.

Since his graduation at age 23, he has had a notable career in the pharmacy profession, spanning the hospital, community and industrial areas of practice. He is also much at home in the production and regulatory environment.

Currently, he is doing a postgraduate programme in Drug Design and Development. This is in addition to a production training in tableting, hard and soft gelatin capsule manufacturing, which he underwent in Indonesia, in 2016.

Adimoha worked as a locum pharmacist at Tonyson Pharmacy & Stores Limited, Ebute-Metta (1997 –1998); production manager, Ugolabs productions, Kano (1999 – 2003); production manager, PZ Industries PLC (Roberts Pharmaceuticals; 2003–2006), and pioneer production manager, OrangeKalbe Industries Ltd (2006 – 2009).

He is currently the superintendent pharmacist and a director at Shalina Healthcare Nigeria Limited, where he has helped in birthing the multimillion dollar Shalina Pharma manufacturing plant currently under construction.

Adimoha is a member of the Pharmaceutical Society of Nigeria (PSN) and the Association of Industrial Pharmacists of Nigeria (NAIP). He currently serves as the national treasurer of NAIP after serving as its director of programmes (2013 -2017). He is also a member of the Nigeria Finance Council and an associate member of the Institute of Cost Management.

Adimoha is a 2019 NAIP Eminent Persons awardee. By his professionalism and mentoring, he has inspired and supported a number of pharmacists, while some are still being mentored,  including two from his family. Adimoha is also a recipient of Outstanding Leadership Award from the Nigeria Association of Foreign Trained Pharmacists (NAFTraPH).

As a testimony to his active membership and contributions to the society, he has received several awards and recognitions, including Award of Excellence from Lagos Archdiocesan Council of Catholic Women Organisation (LACCWO), Award of Excellence from Nigerian Red Cross Society CKC Detachment and a High Chieftaincy title from his hometown, among others.

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Adimoha enjoys travelling, reading and brainstorming. He is happily married with children.

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