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Solomon Ogbodum Unoh

Solomon Ogbodum Unoh, Nigerian educator.

Background

  • Unoh, Solomon Ogbodum was born on March 7, 1938 in Agwagune, Biase, Nigeria. Son of Ogbodum and Helena (Eso) University.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Arts, Dublin University, 1964, Master of Arts, 1967. Master of Education, Queens University, Belfast, 1966. Master of Arts, Columbia University, New York City, 1972.

      Doctor of Philosophy., University Ibadan, 1972.

    Career

    • Teacher, Ebenezer Grammar School, Abeokuta, Nigeria, 1958-1960, Annadale Grammar School, Belfast, Northern Ireland, 1966-1967. Lecturer Ibadan (Nigeria) University, 1967-1975, professor language arts, head department, since 1976, dean of arts, 1981-1983, acting director Reading Centre, 1973-1975, director Vacation Course in English for Francophone Students, 1972-1980. Visiting professor English and Communication Arts, dean of arts, director Centre for Cultural Studies, Language Skills and Study Centre University Cross River State Uyo, 1984-1987.

    Works

    • Editor, Nigerian English Studies Association Journal, since 1979, Journal Language Arts and Communication, since 1979. Author, co-author and editor books on language arts and communication. Contributor articles to professional journals.

    Religion

    Denomination: Presbyterian

    Membership

    Member College Education Board, Uyo, Cross River State, 1974-1979. Member Nigerian Careers Council, 1976. Rockefeller Foundation scholar Columbia University, 1971-1972.

    Member United Kingdom Reading Association, International Reading Association, Nigerian English Studies Association, Nigerian Psychological Society, American Psychological Association, W. African Aggrey Society (fellow), International Communication Association, Academy Staff Union of Nigeria. Club: Senior Staff University Ibadan.

    Connections

    • Married Mary Egip Aquah, June 1973. Children– Emma Samuda, Orok Unoh, Effa Ebebok, Ununoh Webok.
    • father: Ogbodum University
    • mother: Helena (Eso) University
    • spouse: Mary Egip Aquah
    • children: Emma Samuda Unoh
    • Orok Unoh
    • Effa Ebebok Unoh
    • Ununoh Webok Unoh
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    Born March 7, 1938
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