Ikechukwu Ogeze Ukeje

Lecturer II

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Department Political Science
Faculty Management and Social Sciences

biography (Education/professional experience/professional accomplishments)

Ikechukwu Ogeze Ukeje is a Lecturer in the Department of Political Science, Faculty of Management and Social Sciences. He has a background in Public Administration and for several years specialized in teaching undergraduate students. He has taught Project Planning and Implementation, Development Administration and Civil Service at Ebonyi State University (EBSU). He is currently teaching Public Administration and Research Methods. He has published widely in his research area of Public Sector delivery, Institutional Leadership and Public Policy. He is particularly interested in these issues within public sector administration, ethical governance and human resource management.  He is a member of the Nigerian Institute of Management (Chartered).


Academic Qualifications

S/N Institutions attended degree(s) awarded year
1. Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka  Ph.D in Public Policy Analysis and Methods


2. Ebonyi State University                      Abakaliki M.Sc in Public Administration




3. Ebonyi State University            Abakaliki B.Sc in Public Administration


4. Wesley Secondary School                                 Ezzangbo, Ebonyi State SSCE


5. Central School Ezzangbo FSLC 1995


research interests

1 Public Service Delivery
2 Ethical Governance
3 Policy Implementation
4 Project Management
5 Development Studies
6 Institutional Leadership


PG project students (name of student and a summary of completed or on-going research)



Membership of professional bodies

s/n Professional body
1* Nigerian Institute of Management (Chartered)

Position: Member (MNIM)                                                                             2009

Selected publications (WITH LINKS WHERE AVAILABLE)

1 Ukeje, I. O., Ogbulu, U., & Amaefula, V. C. (2020). Human Capital Intervention and Poverty Reduction. In: Ali Farazmand (Ed.), Global Encyclopedia of Public Administration, Public Policy, and Governance, Springer. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-31816-5_3876-1






Idike, A., Ukeje, I. O., Iwuala, H. O., Onele, J. C. Ekwunife, R. A., Nwachukwu, K., and Ogbulu, U. (2019). The Practice of Inclusive Representation in Nigeria Bureaucracy: The Federal Character Principle experience. Cogent Social Sciences, (Thomson_Reuters_Journal) https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/23311886.2019.1601545
3 Offu, P. O; Ukeje, I. O. and Offu, O. F. (2018). Service: The Matrix of Good Governance in Nigeria-Africa. In: Ali Farazmand (Ed.), Global Encyclopedia of Public Administration, Public Policy, and Governance, Springer. Doi: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-31816-5_3499-1
4 Okpata, F. O. and Ukeje, I. O. (2017). Justice and human dignity in the development of Nigerian federalism and public service system: the problem of good governance. International Multidisciplinary Academic Research Journal, (1) 1, 44-69  Available online:http://optimaledujournals.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/05/SEPTMBER-2-12-37.pdf
5 Okechukwu, G. P.; Ukeje, I. O. and Okechukwu, P. C. (2017). Issues and Trends in African Conflicts and their Implications for the Spread of HIV/AIDs in Rwandan and Sierra Leonean Crises. Developing Country Studies, 7(10), 102-110.
6 Okechukwu, G. P. and Ukeje, I. O. (2016) Gas Flaring and the Contours in the Mismanagement of Nigeria Niger-Delta Environment. Mediterranean Journal of Social Sciences. Vol 7 (5) 263-271. Available online: http://www.mcser.org/journal/index.php/mjss/article/view/9461
7 Nwinyimagu, A. J.; Nkwuda, N. G.; Ani, C. and Ukeje, I. O. (2016) Evaluation and Management of the Physicochemical Variables of Asu River, Southeast, Nigeria. Journal of Sustainable Development. Vol. 9 (2); 54-66. http://www.ccsenet.org/journal/index.php/jsd/issue/view/1527
8 Ndukwe, C; Elom, C; Ukeje, I. O. and Anigbata, D.O. (2016). Re-positioning human resource practitioners for effective change management in times of severe austerity: a policy framework for service delivery in nigeria public sector. Journal of Resources Development and Management, 22:40-49. http://iiste.org/Journals/index.php/JRDM/article/view/31748
9 Okechukwu, G. P.; Ukeje, I. O. and Ekwunife, R. A. (2016) The Melting Point between SERVICOM and Service Failure: A Labyrinth for Efficient Service Delivery in Nigeria. IOSR Journal of Humanities and Social Science, Volume 21, (5) 01-10. http://www.iosrjournals.org/iosr-jhss/pages/21(5)Version-2.html
10 Ukeje, I. O.; Abraham, E. A and Ndukwe, C. (2015) Effects of Leadership Influence on

Labour Management Relations: case study of Ebonyi State University, southeastern      Nigeria. International Journal of Advancement in Research and Technology, Vol. 4 (7): 44-50. http://www.ijoart.org/research-paper-publishing_july-2015.shtml

11 Ndukwe,  C. , Ukeje, I. O. and Onele, J. C (2015) Leadership Styles and the Politics of Institutional Management of State-owned Universities in Nigeria: Empirical Evidence from EBSU, South-eastern Geo-Political Zone, Nigeria. International Journal of Humanities and Social Sciences, Vol. 4 (6): 91-102. http://www.iaset.us/view_archives.php?year=2015&id=72&jtype=2&page=5
12 Okechukwu, G.P.; Ndukwe, C. and Ukeje, I. O. (2015) Motivation and Sustainable Leadership in Nigeria: The Implications for Service Delivery in the Health Sector. Public Policy and Administration Research, Vol. 5(10): 29-37. http://www.iiste.org/Journals/index.php/PPAR/article/view/26694
13 Okpata, F.O. and Ukeje, I. O. (2011) Bureaucratic Communication in Organizational Management: The Challenge of New Employees in Public Service Organization. Nigerian Journal of Business (NJB), EBSU. Vol 5 (1): 234-240
14 Edeh, J. N., Ogbonna, S. and Ukeje, I. O. (2011) The Impact of Employee Motivation and         Psychological Contract in Tertiary Institutions: An Appraisal of the Federal, State and Private Universities in Nigeria. Nigerian Public Administration Review (NPAR). A Journal of the Department of Public Administration, EBSU. Vol. 3 (3): 59-74
15 Okpata, F.O and Ukeje, I. O. (2011) Conflict issues and Management between the Executive and the Legislature in Local Government Administration: Agenda for Service Delivery. Nigerian Public Administration Review (NPAR). A Journal of the Department of Public Administration, EBSU. Vol. 3 (3): 270-284
16 Edeh, C.N., Ogbonna, S. and Ukeje, I. O. (2011) Information Communication Technology (ICT) and Nigerian Education System: Issues and Challenges. Nigerian Public Administration Review (NPAR). A Journal of the Department of Public Administration, EBSU. Vol. 3 (3): 75-86
17 Ugwu, O.; Ukeje, I. O. and Ogbonna, S. (2011) The Challenges of Effective Leadership in   Nigerian Public Administration. Business Tech: A Journal of Contemporary Issues in Business and Technology. Published by School of Business Studies, Akanu Ibiam Federal Polytechnic, Unwana, Ebonyi State. Vol.2 (2) 233-247
18 Okpata, F.O and Ukeje, I. O. (2010) Critical Issues in Nigerian Fiscal Federalism: The Revenue Allocation and Resource Control Experiment. International Journal of Social Sciences and Humanities Review. Vol. 1 (2) 1-14


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