Designation: Graduate Assistant
Email: aperzava@gmail.com
Phone: 07083557730
Gender: Male


APER EMMANUEL ZAZA was born on 1st January, 1980 in Naka settlement Area, Naka, Benue State. He is a Graduate Assistant in the Department of Civil Engineering, Univerisity of Agriculture Makurdi, Benue State Nigeria.
Date of Birth: ....................1st January 1980.
Sex: .....................Male.
Nationality: ................Nigerian
State of Origin: ................Benue State
Local Government Area: ............Gwer-East
Designation:..................Graduate Assistant.
Permanent Home Address: ........Plot No. 4163, Naka Settlement Area, Naka, Benue State.
Correspondence Address:............Department of Civil Engineering, University of Agriculture, Makurdi.
Marital Status: ...................Single
Date of First Appointment:.................19th July 2014.
Present Rank and Salary:..................Graduate Assistant/CONUASS A01, Step 05.

Institution AttendedDurationQualification Obtained With Date
University of Ilorin, Ilorin, Nigeria2015 to 2018M.Eng. (Civil Engineering) [2018]
University of Agriculture, Makurdi, Nigeria.2003 to 2008B.Eng. (Civil Engineering) Upper Second Class Division. [2009]
Mount La Salle College, Naka, Benue State, Nigeria.1995 to 2001Senior School Certificate. [2001]
L.G.E.A. Primary School Tongov, Enger, Gwer-West L.G.A., Benue State.1989 to 1995First School Leaving Certificate. [1995]

July 2014 to Date
Organization: University of Agriculture, Makurdi.
Role: Graduate Teaching Assistant.

October - December 2013;
Organization: Cobel Contracting Ltd, a multi-national construction company based in Lagos, Nigeria
Role: Site Engineer
Project: construction of Eko Tower II, a 27 storey building located in Victoria Island, Lagos.
Client: EKO Hotel, Victoria Island, Lagos.
•Directing/supervising workers, and identifying and solving design and construction errors.

February – October, 2013:
Organization: VANDON International Group of Companies Ltd. An indigenous construction company. Role: Site Engineer Project: Construction of Digital Bridge Institute South-South Zone , Asaba, Delta State. Client: Nigerian Communication Commission (N.C.C.).
•Instructing/ supervising workers, and sequencing of works as appropriate.
•Identifying and solving technical problems.
•Preparing bar bending schedule.

February – November, 2012 :
Involved, as a Site Engineer, in the construction of kindergarten school buildings across communities in Rivers State, being a pet project of the state’s First Lady.
•Planning and scheduling projects in logical steps and budgeting time required to meet deadlines.
•Engaging and supervising workers.
•Monitoring supply and use of materials.

April 2010 – December, 2011:
Organization: Federal Roads Maintenance Agency (FERMA) Field Headquarters, Federal Secretariat, Abeokuta, Ogun State. A public agency with mandate to maintain and rehabilitate Federal Roads. Role: Technical Assistant (Civil Engineering);
Responsibilities Handled
•Involved in conducting road condition surveys and reporting.
•Estimation and preparation of Bills of Engineering Measurement and Evaluation.
•Provided technical assistance and guidance to other technical personnel.

2009 – 2010
Organization: Mount Sinai College, Naka, Benue State. Role: Class Teacher (teaching Maths and Phisics).

2001 – 2002
Organization: Calving Foundation College, Naka, Benue State. Role: Class Teacher (teaching Maths).

(i) Assistant Departmental Postgraduate Coordinator.


(i)Computer Skills:
Proficiency in Microsoft office tools (including Word, Excel and Power point), internet, and email.

(ii)Computer Aided Design skills:
Proficiency in the use of the following CAD softwares:
•AutoCAD (for drafting );
•ORION (for modeling, analysis, design and detailing of reinforced concrete building structures.
•Staad Pro (for modeling, analysis and design of structures/structural elements)


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(i) Yusuf, I.T. and Zava, A.E. (2018): Investigating the Suitability of Coconut Husk Ash
as Road Soil Stabilizer. Faculty of Engineering First International Conference, Faculty of Engineering university of Nigeria Nsukka.

(ii) Raji, S.A., Zava, A.E.; Jirgba, K. and Osunkunle, A.B. (2017): Geometric Design of a Highway
Using Autocad Civil 3d. Journal of Multidisciplinary Engineering Science and Technology (JMEST)
ISSN: 2458-9403 Vol. 4 Issue 6, June – 2017.

(iii) Adeke, P.T.; Atoo, A.A., and Zava, A.E. (2018): Traffic Signal Design and Performance Assessment of
4-Leg Intersections Using Websters’í Model: A Case Study of ‘SRS’ and ‘B-Division Intersections in Makurdi Town. International Research Journal of Engineering and Technology (IRJET), Volume 05, Issue 05, May 2018.

(iv) Adeke, P.T.; Atoo, A.A., and Zava, A.E. (2018): Modeling of Traffic Noise Level on Roadside Traders at Wurukum Market Area in Makurdi Town, Benue State. Nigerian Journal of Technology (NIJOTECH). Volume 37. No. 1, January 2018.


Civil Engineering

Research Archive

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(i)Assistant Departmental Postgraduate Coordinator
(ii)Supervision of final year students research projects
(iv)Marking of scripts, and grading of students.