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Omowunmi Hannah Fred-Ahmadu

Country of origin: Nigeria Currently in: Nigeria, Lagos General field of specialization: Chemical Sciences
Academic Background


2020 Doctorate Chemical Sciences
Research and Profession

Current Research Activities

Chemical Sciences

Microplastic Pollution in aquatic environment, Toxicology & Risk Assessment of Trace Metals and Organic Contaminants.

Publications resulting from Research: 

1. Fred-Ahmadu, O. H., Tenebe, I. T., Ayejuyo, O. O., and Benson, N. U. (2022). Microplastics and associated organic pollutants in beach sediments from the Gulf of Guinea (SE Atlantic) coastal ecosystems. Chemosphere, 298, 134193. [Scopus-indexed]
2. Benson, N. U., Agboola, O. D., Fred-Ahmadu, O. H., De-la-Torre, G. E., Oluwalana, A. and Williams, A. B. (2022) Micro(nano)plastics Prevalence, Food Web Interactions, and Toxicity Assessment in Aquatic Organisms: A Review. Frontiers in Marine Science. 9:851281. [Scopus-indexed]
3. Fred-Ahmadu, O. H., Ayejuyo, O. O., Tenebe, I. T., and Benson, N. U. (2022). Occurrence and distribution of micro(meso)plastic-sorbed heavy metals and metalloids in sediments, Gulf of Guinea coast (SE Atlantic). Science of the Total Environment, 813, 152650. [Scopus-indexed]
4. Benson, N. U., Fred-Ahmadu, O. H., Bassey, D. E. and Atayero, A. A. (2021). COVID-19 Pandemic and Emerging Plastic-Based Personal Protective Equipment Waste Pollution and Management in Africa. Journal of Environmental Chemical Engineering, 9, 105222. [Scopus-indexed]
5. Fred-Ahmadu, O. H., Benson, N. U., Ayejuyo, O. O. (2020). Microplastics distribution and characterization in epipsammic sediments of tropical Atlantic Ocean, Nigeria”, Regional Studies in Marine Science, 38, 101365. [Scopus, ISI Indexed].
6. Benson, N. U., & Fred-Ahmadu, O. H. (2020). Occurrence and distribution of microplastics-sorbed phthalic acid esters (PAEs) in coastal psammitic sediments of tropical Atlantic Ocean, Gulf of Guinea. Science of The Total Environment, 730, 139013. [Scopus, ISI Indexed].
7. Benson, N. U., Fred-Ahmadu, O. H., Ekett, S. I., Basil, M. O., Adebowale, A. D., Adewale, A. G., & Ayejuyo, O. O. (2020). Occurrence, depth distribution and risk assessment of PAHs and PCBs in sediment cores of Lagos lagoon, Nigeria. Regional Studies in Marine Science, 37, 101335. [Scopus, ISI Indexed].
8. Fred-Ahmadu, O. H., Bhagwat, G., Oluyoye, I., Benson, N. U., Ayejuyo, O. O., & Palanisami, T. (2020). Interaction of chemical contaminants with microplastics: Principles and perspectives. Science of The Total Environment, 706, 135978. [Scopus, ISI Indexed].
9. Fred-Ahmadu, O. H., & Benson, N. U. (2019). Polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) occurrence and toxicity in Camellia sinensis and herbal tea. Polycyclic Aromatic Compounds, 39 (4), 383-393. [Scopus, ISI Indexed].
10. Fred-Ahmadu, O. H., Adedapo, A. E., Oloyede, M. O., & Benson, N. U. (2018). Chemical speciation and characterisation of trace metals in dry Camellia sinensis and herbal tea marketed in Nigeria. Journal of Health and Pollution, 8 (19), 1-10. [Scopus, ISI Indexed].

Current profession

Current professional activities type: 
Higher Education Study
Teaching, Research & Publishing, Administrative duties and Community Service.

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