Board of Management

The present Board of the University of Port Harcourt Teaching Hospital was inaugurated on 28th March 2018 with the following members:

H. E. Muhktar Ahmed Anka

Prof. H. A. A. Ugboma
(Chief Medical Director)

Dr. Noah Andrew
(Rep., Federal Ministry of Health)

Olori Oladunni Sijuwade
(Rep. Public Interest)

Adm. Ogbor Sylvanus Fueseme
(Rep., Public Interest)

Hon. Maina Mahammed Tar
(Rep., Public Interest)

Dr. Uche R. Ojinmah
(Rep., Medical Profession)

Prince M. O. Ogundipe
(Rep.,Other Health Professionals)

Prof. S. A. Uzoigwe
(Rep., Senate University of Port Harcourt)

Prof. C. N. Mato
(Provost, University of Port Harcourt)

Dr. Mandah Chijioke O.
(Rep., Rivers State Ministry of Health)

Prof. P. C. Stanley
(Chairman, Medical Advisory Committee)

Prof. John Ikimalo
(Rep., Vice-Chancellor, Uniport)

Mr. Akie Opuene Hart – Secretary
(Director of Administration)

Chairman of the Board

For brevity reasons, below is a background info of the Chairman of the Board- H. E. Muhktur Ahmed Anka:

Educated at the prestigious Usmanu Danfodiyo University Sokoto (1978-1984) where he graduated with B.Sc Agriculture, H. E. Muhktur Ahmed Anka went on to many notable achievements as seen below:

Working Experience

 Finance Clerk with the then Barclays Bank of Nigeria, Sokoto Branch 1977 – 1978

 Livestock Development Officer II with National Livestock Project Development (NLPD) Rivers State Under National Youth Service Corps 1984 – 1985

 Graduate Assistant with Usman Dan Fodio University Sokoto, Sokoto. 1985

 Agricultural Development Officer II with Sokoto State Ministry of Agriculture, Sokoto. 1986 – 1987  Livestock Development Officer with National Livestock Project Development (NLPD), Federal Ministry of Agriculture, TalataMafara District Office. 1987 – 1992

 State Officer, in charge of Jigawa State National Livestock Project Development (NDLP), Federal Ministry of Agriculture Abuja 1992 – 1996

Political Experience  Secretary, Grassroot Democratic Movement (GDM) Anka L. G. A. Zamfara State. 1996 – 1997

 State Organizing Secretary, All Peoples Party (APP) Zamfara State. 1997 – 1999

 Contested for Position of Chairman Anka LGA under APP, Zamfara State. 1999

 Appointed to the Position of Honourable Commissioner, Zamfara State in 1999, and served in various Ministries Including Agriculture, Works and Transport, Land and Housing, Local Government and Chieftaincy Affairs. 1999 – 2003

 Re-appointment to the Position of Honourable Commissioner, Zamfara State in 2003, and oversaw the following Ministries: Agriculture, Works and Transport and Ministry of Education. 2003 – 2007

 Elected Deputy Executive Governor Zamfara State 2007 – 2011

 Appointed Managing Director Rima River Basin Development Authority, Sokoto (SSRBDA) 2014 – 2017

 Appointed as a Part-Time member, Anka Emirate Council 2017

 Appointed as Chairman University of Port Harcourt Teaching Hospital Board of Directors. 2018


 Best Project Report Under Faculty of Agriculture, UsmanDanfodio University Sokoto. Awarded by Sokoto Rima River Basin Development Authority. 1985

 Best Project Report as a State Officer National Livestock Project Department, Dutse, Jigawa State. Awarded by National Livestock Project Department, Federal Ministry of Agriculture Abuja. 1996

Professional Affiliation

 Member Registered Animal Science Society (RSS) (Awaiting Confirmation)

Conference/Courses Attended  Attended numerous courses and conferences both at home and abroad for the purpose of capacity building related to my area of specialization (Agriculture), economic and administrative policy.

Traditional Titles  SardaunanAnka. Anka Emirate Council 2014  Marafan Zamfara, Zamfara State 2010