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ChemClass conference being organized by the Chemical Society of Nigeria (CSN), Zaria Chapter brings together chemists and scientists in related subjects from across the nation and the globe, to share research findings, have comprehensive cross-disciplinary exchange of technical knowledge, discuss global problems and also proffer solutions.

The 15th ChemClass Conference was held via virtual platform on 7th and 8th September 2022.

The theme of the conference is Chemical Science and Technology in Economic Recovery of the

Solid Mineral Sector in the Post COVID-19 Era’.

The host and Chairman, CSN Zaria Chapter, Prof. K.I. Omoniyi welcomed the dignitaries among whom are: the National President, CSN, Prof. M.N. Chendo; the DVPNW, Prof. C.E. Gimba; the Vice Chancellor, Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, Prof. Kabiru Bala,; the Vice Chancellor, National Open University of Nigeria, Prof. Olufemi Peters; the DG/CEO, NILEST, Prof. M.K. Yakubu; DG/CEO NARICT, Prof. J.T. Barminas; Provost, FCE, Zaria; Rector, NBP, Zaria; the National President, Science Association of Nigeria and the Head, Department of Chemistry, ABU Zaria.

The keynote address speaker was Mr Tunde M. Arisekola FNMGS, Senior Advisor, Geological and Mineral Information, United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. And the the guest speakers were Prof. Baba A. Alafara FCSN, FMSN, MTMS (USA) of the Department of Industrial Chemistry, University of Ilorin, Ilorin and Prof. Olusegun A. Ajayi MMSN, MNSChE, MNSE, COREN of the Department of Chemical Engineering, ABU, Zaria.

A total of fifty scientific papers were presented at the virtual conference, covering all areas of chemistry 2022.

The efforts of the organizing committee chaired by Mrs. U.J. Okoduwa is highly commended for the successful hosting of the event. The conference was insightful and our participants  were exposed to the untapped opportunities in the solid mineral sector and how they can leverage on the existing opportunities.

Hearty Cheers as our CSN Kaduna Chapter at the expiration of the tenure of her EXCO has conducted an election as indicated herein:

To the glory of God, a new EXCO has emerged on the 23 April 22:





Alh Salisu Yusuf



EMI Johnson



Rafiu Ganiyu Alege.



Ajala Abduljelil

Assist Sec


Alex Janukwai

Pub. Sec


Habib Adamu

Fin Sec


Dr Mrs GC Nwaedozie



Dr Jasper Enebi

Membership Sec


Dr RF Olayemi


Congratulations to them and Kaduna Chapter.
God bless you all.



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The Chemical Society of Nigeria (CSN) was founded in 1971. It is the umbrella body of all Chemists in Nigeria which, among other things, seeks to protect the professional interest of chemists as well as promote the propagation, study and practice of the science of chemistry in Nigeria.


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