Introduction

The man, DR. Jacob J ABDULLAHI AIMLT, FCAI, FNYA, MMLS PhD hardly needs any introduction to scientists, all scientific institutions health institutions and associations worldwide. Such individuals, institutions, bodies and associations must have met with him or heard and read about him – especially his research findings- and are by now quite familiar with what he has done; is doing and/or is capable of doing in all his chosen fields of operation. Given his achievements so far in the fields of Medical Laboratory Science, and a researcher he has invented and developed the following drugs and cream:- his down to –earth on community development programmes, and therefore have no choice but to see in him, a man that is concerned about his people.

Dr. J.J Abdullahi is thus a man of many parts, whose sworn commitment in life is the welfare and all-round development of the people around him, irrespective of their sex, tribe, religious beliefs, social status and regional differences.

Brief life history and education

Dr. J.J Abdullahi was born on 26th September, 1964 at Agojeju Abocho in Braidu district, Dekina local government of Kogi State. He had his primary and post-primary education at Abocho between 1974 and 1984, before proceeding to the school of Basic Studies, Makurdi, in 1985. After his I.J.M.B in 1987, he proceeded to the University of Jos, where he studied Basic Sciences, and later moved into the prestigious federal college of Medical Laboratory Sciences, at the National Veterinary Research Institute, Vom, Plateau State, where he qualified as a medical Laboratory Scientist in 1993. For his masters Degree in Immunology, J.J Abdullahi enrolled in Ambrose Ali University, Ekpoma, Edo State, and then ended up with a doctor of philosophy (Ph.D) in Health Support Services at the Columbus international University in the United Kingdom.

Working life

Contribution in area of health

After leaving school, Dr. J.J Abdullahi has worked in private and public sectors of the Nigeria state. His stint at the National Institute for pharmaceutical Research and Development (NIPRD), Idu-Abuja saw him concentrating efforts in researching into herbal Medicines. God crowned his effort with a break-through by way of discovery of Winniecure (Herbal Therapy) for the treatment of HIV/AIDS. Thousands of victims of the HIV/AIDS scourge both within and outside Nigeria have benefited tremendously from using the drug. Many Igala and other Kogi State indigenes are on either completely free or heavily subsidized HIV drugs provided by him. He is thus (through the Grace of God) a sustainers of life.