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From the Executive Director

Dr. David Shamaki DVM, M.Sc, Ph.D, FCVSN. Ag Executive Director
The scourge of rinderpest was largely responsible for the establishment of veterinary services by the British colonial powers in their colonies. The first panzootic of rinderpest in West Africa which occurred between 1885 and 1890,

 

History

HISTORY OF THE NATIONAL VETERINARY RESEARCH INSTITUTE, VOM
The history of the National Veterinary Research Institute (NVRI) Vom is synonymous with the history of animal production in Nigeria as one of the pioneer Veterinary Institutions in West Africa.
Mission

To be the foremost Veterinary Research Institute in Africa, producing International quality vaccines and offering services for the identification, control, and eradication of economically important livestock diseases, through best practices, research excellence, and applying modern technology, with highly trained, experienced and motivated personnel.

 

Vision

A Veterinary Institute committed to research excellence and the production of standard quality vaccines for the livestock industry.

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