About Oladele Osibanjo and Nnorom Innocent Chidi

Prof Oladele Osibanjo was Professor of Analytical and Environmental Chemistry at the University of Ibadan, Nigeria until his retirement in December 2015. He was also for several years Executive Director Basel Convention Coordinating Centre for Africa (BCCCA) until retirement in 2015. He was Co-chair of the Working Group on Partnership for Action on Computing Equipment (PACE) of the Basel Convention 2009 -2015. He was Coordinator Secretariat of Basel Convention E-waste Africa Project 2009 -2012. and the Person in Port project. He is currently President of the Waste Management Society of Nigeria (WAMASON). Dr Nnorom Innocent Chidi is an Associate Professor of Environmental Analytical Chemistry at Abia State University, Uturu, Nigeria. He is the Head (HoD), Department of Pure and Industrial Chemistry. He is a Senior Research Fellow with Basel Convention Coordinating Center for Africa (BCCC-A). He has participated as a Consultant in international projects including the E-waste Africa Project and the Person in Port project.

Importing Used Electronics from Developed Countries to Nigeria: Problems and Solutions

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While Nigeria has made a leap in access to information communication technology (ICT) and the Internet in the past two decades, many of its residents still depend on imported used electrical and electronic equipment (UEEE). Since many of them turn out to be waste electrical and electronic equipment (WEEE), they worsen the challenge of electronic waste management. Prof. Oladele Osibanjo and Dr. Innocent Nnorom discuss this trade along with its environmental and human health implications.

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