Comrade (Dr.) Nuhu Solomon Anyegwu, REHO (is aregistered Environmental Health Officer) LEHO(Licensed Environmental Health Officer), theincumbent provost, College of Health Sciences and Technology, Idah was born on 4th May, 1970 to the family of Anyegwu Adegbe Edino residing at Ujagba but from Etutu all in lgalamelaOdolu Local Government Area of Kogi State.

He attended LGEA Primary School Ujagba from 1979 to 1985where he passed out from as the BEST pupil in the class i.e being a perpetual first overall student.

He was the class monitor and assistant Head boy during his primary school education.

He was admitted to Ajaka Community Secondary School Ajaka for his secondary school education in 1986 and passedout in 1991. He equally served as President, Science Club,senior prefect and Head boy between 1989 and 1991.

This young, vibrant and enterprising man’s zeal and passionfor acquisition of more knowledge made him secureadmission for Environmental Health Course (HND) at Kogi State School of Health Technology ldah, Benue state as then called in 1993 and graduated in 1996. The display ofhis good and exemplary leadership style made the entire students of the school to overwhelmingly elect him aspresident, Student Union Government (SUG) of the schoolIn 1995 and he successfully rounded up his tenure in 1996 inthe school.

Anyegwu obtained admission at University of lbadan particularly under University Teaching Hospital for advance Diploma of Tutors of Health Sciences in 2000 andgraduated as the best with distinction in 2001,where heequally served as the course leader.

As a result of his consciousness and mindfulness of thespiritual mandate and its fulfillment in his life he proceeded for a Holiday programme at Life Leadership University/Institute, USA; Idah/Benin centers in 2004 for aBachelor of Arts Degree in Theology/Mission and graduated with second class Upper division. This spiritually inclinedtraining has enabled him to affect lives positively through ldah NTA weekly programs titled “Marriage and Successful Family Life” since 2010 to date.

He secured admission to the same university for a Master Degree programme in Personnel Management, acourse he successfully completed in 2010.

Comrade Solomon’s extraordinary desire for furtherstudies made him secure admission to University of Nigeria Nsukka for another Bachelor of Science Degree inHealth Education in 2008 and successfully completed in 2012.

He humbly served his colleagues as the CourseRepresentative for five years. He is also a holder of MasterDegree in Environmental Health from Ladoke Akintola University of Technology (LAUTECH) Ogbomoso, which he obtained in 2015

He was conferred with an Honorary Doctorate degree in Health Sciences and Community Development by OralRoberts University Oklahoma, USA.

Comrade (Dr) Solomon is currently undergoing a Phd. Degree in Environmental Health at (IUB) International University Bamenda, Cameroon.

Also, Solomon has attended so many workshops and Seminars organized by West African Health Examinations Board, EHORECON and Government both within and outside the state.

He was overwhelmingly elected as the State President unopposed in August 2011 and National Vice President inNovember, 2013 to serve in the Environmental Health Officers Association of Nigeria, Kogi State chapter and NorthCentral Geopolitical Zone respectively.

Unequivocally, he served as the State President for nine years instead of six years as contained in the Association’s Constitution because of fruitful and excellent performance.

Similarly, he was elected into the office of the DeputyNational President Environmental Health Officers Association of Nigeria in November 2018.

Prior to his appointment by his Excellency, the Executive Governor of Kogi State as Provost, he has served in theCollege at different capacities: Secretary, Academic Board,Secretary, School Management, Dean, Students Affairs, Deputy Head of Department, Environmental Health, Head of Department, Environmental Health, Deputy Provost academics, in allthese he performed creditably and wonderfully well.

Comrade Anyegwu being a prolific writer and an eloquentSpeaker has delivered so many public lectures amongst which are titled: Good governance, a panacea toNational development; the Benefits of Education in thelives of our youths, Poor attitudes of health workers inhealth care delivery, Disaster Management etc and has equally written many articles that were published in local, national and international Newspapers and journals. Besides, he is a regular interviewee on “Coast to Coast” NTA Lokoja, a one hour exhaustive, enlightenment/educational programme and also Comrade Anyegwu is a regular interviewee on Nigerian Television Authority International, Abuja

Comrade Anyegwu has gotten so many Accolades/Awards Locally, Nationally and Internationally such as:

  • Award of Excellence in administration by National Association of lgala Students, PAAU, Anyigba, Kogi State.
  • An Iconic Award, by National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS), 2018.
  • Award of Ambassador of Excellence by National Association of Okun Students, National Body.
  • Pinnacle award of Excellence by National Association of Nigerian students, 2023
  • Award of good works and Philantropism by Kogi State Christian Welfare Committee
  • Award of certificate of credence by Nigerian Union of Journalists, 2022
  • Award of exceptional performance  by National Youth  Council of Nigeria, Idah in collaboration  with all the affiliated  Youth  organizations 2022
  • Merit award for consistent services toNigeria Television Authority.
  • Silent Hero in Education by Odita and groups, Abuja
  • FELLOW, Institute of public speaking, Nigeria
  • FELLOW of institute of Arts,management and professionals, 2022
  • FELLOW, and Astitute Member, Better Nigeria in Practice
  • FELLOW, Institute of CorporateAdministration
  • FELLOW, African Institute of Public Health Professionals
  • FELLOW, West African Post Graduate College ofEnvironmental Health
  • FELLOW, Institute of Management Consultants
  • Best in Health and Educational services in Kogi State leadership Award by Kogi forum for Good governance



  • Award of leadership as BEST PERFORMING HEAD OF

HEALTH COLLEGES IN NIGERIA By Profile Images Network, Nigeria.

  • Best Provost of the year award by the NationalAssociation of Environmental Health Students ofNigeria in 2019.
  • Best Provost Award 2018, by GreenLand Production Nollywood Movies.
  • Ethical Service Ambassador Award, by Centre for Ethical Conduct.
  • Distinguished and Dedicated Service Award, by Enemona Committee of Ultimate Friends, Idah
  • RATTAWU Media Friendly Award, by Radio Television and TheaterArts Workers Union, 2018.
  • Merit award for exceptional leadership competence and consistent support towards the growth of the engineering profession in Nigeria by Nigerian Society of Engineers.
  • lcon of nation building in Nigeria by West African Students Union Parliament.
  • Award of excellence, in Environmental Health, 2018 byEnvironmental Health Officers association of Nigeria
  • Epitome of good leadership by Oodua Youth Parliament.
  • Nigeria Patriot of Education Exemplary award by Global Majesty Publication, Abuja.
  • Merit award by Ebira Ashewuni women association, Lokoja, 2018.
  • Order of merit award by MOPENGON (Movement forpeaceful and equitable governance in Nigeria)
  • Award of good performance by National Association of Ondo State Students, CHST Idah
  • Award of most active Provost by National Association of Ebira Students, CHST Idah
  • Built Environment Service Award, by Built Environment and Building Material Exhibition, Lokoja.
  • Award of Excellenceby Rotary Club of ldah Central
  • Ambassador of peace by Newday College of Bishops, Abuja
  • Award of Excellent performance by Online Media Practitioners Association of Nigeria.
  • Award of excellence and an icon of Hope by National Association of Polytechnic Students of Nigeria 2020
  • An Award of Global Excellence[Academic Prowess] by United NationsWorld Habitat Foundation, 2018.
  • African Role Model Leadership Awardby Centre for Good Governance in Africa at the University of lbadan, Ibadan Nigeria.
  • Outstanding personality service Award 2020 by African update International Magazine and Legacy center, Ghana.
  • Award of sixty (60) leaders Par Excellence at Nigeria at 60 years independence by Accolade Communications Ltd, Ikeja, Lagos.
  • Excellent Service Award by Joint Christian Campus Fellowship
  • Excellence in humanitarian Service Award by Nigerian Youth Frontiers, Kogi State
  • Award of Ambassador of Commonwealth Society of Nigeria, by Common Wealth Society of Nigeria in collaboration with Commonwealth Society of UK, 2021.
  • National Youth Service Corps Ambassador Award by NYSC. (FRSC) Kaduna branch.
  • Excellence in humanitarian Service Award by Igala Students Association, FPI, Idah.
  • Life Time Leadership Gold Award, by Time News International Magazine,2022
  • Kogi Youth Forum for Good Governance in collaboration with ALEBPAT Consultant as Award of Excellence and best performing Provost of College of Health Sciences and Technology in North Central Nigeria, 2020.
  • Distinguished Leadership Award by Arise Igala Magazine, Abuja
  • Ambassador of ECOWAS Youth Council (EYC) with Special Diplomatic Benefits by ECOWAS Youth Council (EYC)
  • One of the 100 most influential Kogites Award, by Mayorking Agency, Delta State 2022.
  • Global Good Governance Ambassador Award by Global Good Governance Ambassadors and Mayorking Agency in 2022

He is happily married and the marriage is blessed with children

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