Dr Oforbuike Ike Vice President (North)

Dr Ike Oforbuike holds a Doctor of Optometry (OD) from the Abia State University, Uturu is a Consultant in Low Vision and Rehabilitative Optometry of the Nigerian College of Optometrists (FNCO), and currently an MSc. Student
in Clinical Optometry at the Abia State University, Uturu.

With a professional career spanning over 12 years (and counting), Dr Ike has garnered a wide range of clinical skills and competencies across several clinical positions held in both public and private sector establishments. Currently an academic at the School of Optometry, Bayero University, Kano, Dr Ike is an outstanding optometrist with proven professional, leadership and organisational skills.

As an optometry leader and advocate in Nigeria, Dr Ike has risen through the ranks in organised optometry. He was at different times Chair of the NOA Niger chapter; Member representing the NOA on the Niger State Government
Committee on the Prevention of Blindness/Niger State Eye Health Programme; Zonal Secretary, NOA Northern Zone; Assistant National Secretary, NOA; Chair, Nigerian Union of Allied Health Professionals, Federal Medical Centre, Bida Chapter, Niger State, among other responsibilities.

Once a recipient of a Federal Government Scholarship Award for Undergraduates in Nigerian Universities, Dr Ike is a research scholar with professional publications and has received commendation and recognition from several bodies and groups. He is a Certified Mentor of the Family of Optometric Mentors in Nigeria, a Patron of the National Youth Service Corps/Federal Road Safety Corps Bida Zone (Niger state), and belongs to several pro-optometry organizations including the Low Vision and Rehabilitation Society of Nigeria, Nigerian Optometric Association, Family of Optometric Mentors, Association of Optometrists in Public Health Care in Nigeria, Nigerian
Union of Allied Health Professionals, etc. Dr Ike is married with two children. He is the current Vice President (North) of the Nigerian Optometric Association.

Dr. Ike can be reached on vpresidentnorth@noang.org

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