Dr. Okwesili, Lotanna Chidera
Lecturer | ICH

Dr. Lotanna Chidera Okwesili is currently a lecturer in the Department of Industrial Chemistry, Enugu State University of Science and Technology Agbani. He holds a BSc in Chemistry, MSc in Industrial Chemistry (Analytical Chemistry), and a Ph.D. in Industrial Chemistry. His research interest centers on Analytical/ Environmental and Fossil Fuel Chemistry. His current project is on "the level of Heavy Metals, PAHs and Microplastic contaminations in Water, Fish and Sediment of some Rivers in South East / South South regions of Nigeria".
Undergraduate Qualifications
BSc Chemistry
Postgraduate Qualifications
MSc Industrial Chemistry (Analytical Chemistry), Ph.D Industrial Chemistry.
Ogbuanu, C. C., Ike C. O., Agboeze, E., Uhama, K.C., Okwesili, L.C., Akpata, E.I. and Ogunbodede, T.T. (2022). Effect of Asystasia Gangeticum (Atu ukwara) Leaves Extract on Fermentation Kinetics of Elaeis Guineensis (Palm wine). Scholars International Journal of Biochemistry ISSN 2616-8650 (Print) |ISSN 2617-3476.(Online)

Ogbuanu, C. C., Ike C. O., Agboeze, E., Uhama, K.C., Okwesili, L.C., and Akpata, E.I. (2022). Evaluation of Anti-tussive Activity and Phytochemical Screening of Stem of White Yam (Dioscorea rotundata) Grown in Oghe Community, Enugu State, Nigeria. Scholars International Journal of Chemistry and Material Sciences: ISSN 2616-8669 (Print) |ISSN 2617-6556 (Online).

Victor Chinedu Onyia, Charles C Chime, Prisca I Udeozo, Lotanna C Okwesili (2022). Concentration levels of organochlorine pesticides (OCPs) residue in soils of selected maize farms within Enugu State, Nigeria. International Journal of Agriculture and Plant Science. ISSN: 2664-7664, Print ISSN: 2664-7656. Volume 4, Issue 1, 2022, Page No. 46-51.

Okwesili L.C., Okenwa J.C., Ihegwuagu N.E., Uhama K.C., Ubanwa E.D., Nwafor C.S., and Onyia V. C. (2022). Comparative Assessment of the Phytochemical Composition and Antimicrobial Activity of Ogirisi (Newbouldia Leavis) Rootbark and Rootwood Extracts. Journal of Natural Sciences Research. ISSN 2224-3186 (Paper) ISSN 2225-0921 (Online). Vol.13, No.10, 2022. DOI: 10.7176/JNSR/13-10-01.

Okwesili L C, Chime C C, Nsude O P. (2022). Physicochemical analysis of water from river Niger at Isimmili Idemmili Onitsha, Anambra state, Nigeria. International Journal of Chemistry Studies, Volume 6, Issue 2, Pages 67-72.

Okwesili Lotanna Chidera, Udeozo Prisca Ifeoma, Eze Emachi Ephraim (2022). Assessment of microplastic contamination in water from River Niger at Onitsha. International Journal of Chemical Science, Volume 6, Issue 2, Pages 40-42.

Okwesili Lotanna Chidera, Nsude Okechukwu Paul, Onyishi Chukwuebuka Kenechukwu (2022). Correlation analysis of levels of microplastics in fish from river Niger at Onitsha. International Journal of Environmental and Ecology Research, Volume 4, Issue 3, Pages 38-41.

Okwesili L C, Chime C C, Udeozo P I, Onyishi C K, Onyia V C, Nwafor C S, Ogbu K I. (2022). Analysis of the PAHs pollution index (PPI) of water from river niger at Onitsha. International Journal of Chemical Science, Volume 6, Issue 2, 2022, Pages 49-53.

Victor Chinedu Onyia, Charles C. Chime, Prisca I. Udeozo, Okwesili C. Lotanna, Uka Job Ude (2022). Determination of pesticide residue in maize treated with mixed pesticides against stem borer disease in selected farms within Enugu state, Nigeria. International Journal of Phytology Research 2022; 2(4):01-08. ISSN NO: 2583-0635.