Mr. Neyu Patrick Achi hails from Rebvok in Tsoriyang District of Zangon Kataf LGA of Kaduna State. He completed his primary school education in 1996 at Zonkwa Academy then to St. Francis College Zonkwa for his secondary education where he obtained his WAEC in 2002. He proceeded to Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University, Bauchi in 2003 for his pre-degree programme. He was fully admitted to pursue a degree in Animal Production in 2004, with hard work and dedication obtained B. AGRIC. Tech second class (Honours)- upper division in 2010, MSc Animal Science (Reproductive Physiology) from Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria in 2014 and currently pursuing a Ph.D. in Animal Science from ABU, Zaria.
He did his one-year mandatory NYSC with Raw Materials Research and Development Council (RMRDC), Abuja. He picked up an appointment with National Animal Production Research Institute (NAPRI)/Ahmadu Bello University (ABU) Shika-Zaria in 2014 as Assistant Research Fellow and upgraded to Research Fellow II same year. He was promoted to the rank of Research Fellow I In 2018. Achi is a Research Scientist with the Dairy Research Programme of the Institute where he is involved in all research projects that are aimed at improving milk production through cross-breeding the indigenous breed with Exotic breeds.
Mr. Achi has over 30 publications in peered reviewed journals (National and International), conference proceedings and monograms to his credit. Achi is a Registered Animal Scientist (RAS) with the Nigerian Institute of Animal Science (NIAS) and a member of Animal Science Association of Nigeria (ASAN). He is a devoted Catholic and happily married to Mrs. Jessica Neyu Achi.