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educator , consultant , researcher , Urban planner

Ebenezer Osita Aka, Nigerian urban planner, educator, researcher, consultant. Achievements include research in issues of regional disparities in Nigeria's development process: challenges and prospects; numerous awards on various journal papers. Grantee Prudential award, United Negro College Fund, 2003-2004. Church elder Riverdale Presbyterian Church, Georgia, 1991—1994; Member of American Planning Association (American Psychological Association).

Background

Aka, Ebenezer Osita was born on March 10, 1953 in Onitsha, Anambra, Nigeria. Son of Ebenezer Uwabunkeonye and Rachael Nwannediya Aka.

Education

Master of Arts, University Louisiana, Lafayette, 1981. Master's of City and Regional Planning, Rutgers State University, New Jersey, New Brunswick, 1983. Doctor of Philosophy, Texas Advertising & Marketing University, College Station, Texas, 1987.

Career

High School instructor Bendel State School Systems, Benin, Nigeria, 1973—1977. Professor Morehouse College, Atlanta, since 1987, director, urban studies program, since 2001.

Achievements

  • Achievements include research in issues of regional disparities in Nigeria's development process: challenges and prospects. Numerous awards on various journal papers.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: (book) Regional Disparities in Nigeria's Development (University Press American, 2000). Contributor articles to professional journal.

Membership

Church elder Riverdale Presbyterian Church, Georgia, 1991—1994. Member of American Planning Association (American Psychological Association).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Reading, travel, community organizations, gardening, volunteering.

Connections

Married Victoria Uchenna Ezenwanne, July 18, 2002. Married Jessie Ifeoma Ezeokonkwo, May 21, 1983 (divorced July 18, 1991). Children: Nancy Uchechukwu, Jennifer Ifeoma, Valentine Afamuefuna, Noble Amamchukwu, Christian Ositadinma.

father:
Ebenezer Uwabunkeonye

mother:
Rachael Nwannediya Aka

spouses:
Victoria Uchenna Ezenwanne

Jessie Ifeoma Ezeokonkwo

children:
Nancy Uchechukwu Aka

Jennifer Ifeoma Aka

Valentine Afamuefuna Aka

Noble Amamchukwu Aka

Christian Ositadinma Aka