School of Forestry and Fisheries Technology

MR. IORCHOR, SIMON

MR. IORCHOR, SIMON was appointed Dean of the School of Fisheries and Forestry by the Rector on the 31st of July, 2017 following a keenly contested election in the School. He is a Principal Lecturer from the department of Fisheries. Before this new responsibility, Mr. Iorchor had served the college as: Special Assistant to one time Rector; G.M.T Orkpe (1999-2006), College Security Coordinator (2004-2006) and Head of department of Fisheries (2012-2016).

The new Dean has an M.Sc. in Fisheries Biology & Management from University of Science and Technology, Port Harcourt, Nigeria is already running for his PhD programme at the same University. It is interesting to note that the new Dean actually laid his academic foundation here in the College in 1990 when he bagged a National Diploma in Fisheries.

Furthermore, he is a Professional Member (PM No. 223) of the Fisheries Society of Nigeria (FISON) where he also serves as the National Public Relations Officer of the body as well as the Vice- Chairman in Benue State. He is a family man and remains very active in community service.