Our V i s i o n

To be the lead regulatory agency responsible for the prevention of introduction and or spread of exotic pests and diseases of all agricultural products in international trade.

Our M i s s i o n

To provide an effective science based regulatory service for the quality assurance of agricultural products through a consistent enforcement of sanitary and phytosanitary measures for plants, animal and aquatic resources health, thereby promoting food safety, a secured and sustainable agricultural and economic development

Coordinating Director

Dr. Vincent Isegbe was born on March 26th, 1961. He attended Government Secondary School Katsina-Ala between 1974-1979 and obtained West African School Certificate.
In 1979 Dr. Isegbe was admitted to the Ahmadu Bello University School of Basic Studies where he received Advanced Level Certificate in 1980. He was later admitted to Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Ahmadu Bello University Zaria in 1980 where he graduated with a D.V.M (Doctor of Veterinary Medicine) degree in 1985.
Dr. Isegbe was later admitted to the School of Post Graduate Studies, University of Maiduguri in 1990 where he obtained his master’s degree. A veterinarian of exceptional prowess, Dr. Isegbe started his career as a Veterinary officer with the Federal Department of Livestock, Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development in 1989 and rose through the ranks to the position of an Assistant Director before joining the Nigeria Agricultural Quarantine Service as one of the pioneer staff, when it was harmonized in 2008.
Upon joining the Nigeria Agricultural Quarantine Service, Dr. Isegbe became the head of the Collaboration, Planning and Partnership (formerly Collaborations and Commercial Service) division before becoming the Head of the Animal Quarantine Department – a position he held until becoming the Coordinating Director in 2015.

He has several articles and dissertations to his credit, some of which are:
• Need for Livestock Insurance Policy in Nigeria (1985)
• Effects of Trypanosome Congolese on pregnant mice (1985)
• Dog & Rabies, Sunday New Nigerian of July 21, 1985
• Effects of different management systems on performance, hematology and Immune response to sheep erythrocytes in ducks (1992)
Dr. Isegbe is a member of the Veterinary Council of Nigeria with registration No. 001296(1986).
He is a member of Nigerian Veterinary Medical Association (Former Secretary General, Yobe State Chapter).
Dr. Isegbe likes Basketball and learning something new.
He is happily married with children

Dr. Vincent Isegbe
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