UGOCHUKWU, Emmanuel Nweke, Ph.D., B.Sc., University Professor and Diplomat. Nigerian High Commissioner to Jamaica

since 1991. Born: Asaba, Nigeria, November 21, 1935, son of Onwuama Ugochukwu,

Farmer, and Anyanko Uguchukwu, Housewife (both dec’d). Educated: Edo College, Benin City; University College, Ibadan; University of

London. Career: Research Officer, Federal Department of Agricultural Research (Moor Plantations, Ibadan) 1961-66; Post Doctoral Fellow University of Ibadan 66; Lecturer,

Senior Lecturer, Reader and Head of Department University of Nigeria, Nsukka

1966-79; Professor, Head of Department, Department of Biochemistry University of Benin 1979-91. Awards: Fellowships for academic

excellence, Visiting Professorships. Chief Publications: About 50 papers in journals. Religion: Christian. Married: Dr. Ngozi Hope, October 22, 1985; 3 sons, 3 daughters. Interests: Gardening, Reading, Dancing.

Club: Pegasus Tennis Club. Address: (business) Nigerian High Commission,

5 Waterloo Road, Kingston 5. Tel. 926-6400,

926-6408. (residence) 2 Millsborough Close, Kingston 6.

UTER, Ransford Joscelyn, B.A.; Agronomist; Owner/Manager, Richmond Hill Cattle Farm since 1988. Director – Citrus Growers Association, JAS Farm Supplies Co. Organizations: 2nd Vice President, Jamaica Agricultural Society; Chairman, South Manchester Coffee Cooperative; President,

JAS Board for Manchester; Secretary,

Jamaica Pimento Association; Member, Board of the Manchester Land Authority. Born: Craighead, Manchester, 1936; son of the late Vernon Uter, Farmer/Businessman, and Evelyn Uter, Housewife. Educated: Craighead

Primary School; Jamaica School of Agriculture; Columbia & Pacific University. Career: Agricultural Extension Officer, Ministry of Agriculture 1961-66; Agricultural Extension Officer, Alcan Jamaica Co. 1967-76; Housing Supervisor, Alcan 1976-80; Agricultural Extension Supervisor Alcan 1980-87. Awards: J.C.D.C. Certificate of Merit for Service to Agriculture. Denomination: Anglican.

Married: Pearl Ashman, 1963; 3 sons, 3 daughters. Interests: Reading. Address: (residence) 8 Brumalia Gardens, Mandeville.