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Stella Denloye

County officer at FMARD


Ms. Stella Denloye, is the PACA Country Officer for Nigeria. PACA is an initiative consortium of the African Union Commission which coordinates and supports aflatoxin mitigation and management across agriculture, health and trade sectors in Africa.  Before joining PACA she worked in the public sector for 35 years. She served the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) of Nigeria in various capacities including Director of Laboratory Services and Project Manager for several international and national projects . Ms. Denloye has extensive experience in laboratory quality control of food, pharmaceuticals and chemicals. In 2013, she led the first team of laboratory staff towards realizing ISO 17025 laboratory accreditation of the mycotoxin and pesticide residues laboratory units of NAFDAC Central Laboratory as well as the Pharmaceutical Laboratory. As the Director of Laboratory Services, she managed 7 laboratories in different parts of Nigeria. Ms. Denloye holds a Masters degree in Analytical chemistry and a first degree in Biochemistry from the University of Ibadan. She is actively involved in the development and advancement of the Analytical Chemistry profession and training of young scientists.

Mrs Denloye is a Fellow of the Institute of Public Analysts of Nigeria (IPAN) and a Fellow of the Leadership for Environment and Development (LEAD). She is also a member of the Chemical Society of Nigeria (CSN), the Institute of Chartered Chemists of Nigeria (ICCON) and AOAC International.

She is hosted by the Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development in Abuja were she serves as the Country Officer for PACA.

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