Professor Adu was a Registered Animal Scientist and a well-known consultant on livestock production, particularly sheep and goats. He was the National Coordinator, Nationally Coordinated Small Ruminant Research in Nigeria from 1979 to 1987. He was a member of the Small Ruminant Research Network of International Livestock Center for Africa from 1990 and served as Chairman of the network from 1994 to 1998. He also served on the World Council for Animal Production from 1998 to 2000.
We wish to express our condolences to his family.