Dr. Ossai has a Ph.D. in Fisheries Biology from the Department of Zoology and Environmental Biology, University of Nigeria Nsukka, where he currently lectures. For the past ten years he has been involved in many Fishery projects, such as breeding, and field officer, including the UNN-WAAPP Fish seed centre project, served as Farm Manager for Freedom Fishes, etc. Dr. Ossai has over a dozen peer-reviewed journal publications. He was won some grants including the International Breweries Entrepreneurial Grant, 2016.