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Government official

Lucius Mabasha Thonya, Tanzanian government official. United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund Fellow Copp Clark & Hunter Rose Publications, Toronto, 1973-1974. Chairman Tanzania Catholic Teachers Association, Peramiho Diocese, 1957-1960, Division Local Council, Njelu, Tanzania, 1959-1961, committee District Council, Songea, 1959-1961.

Background

Thonya, Lucius Mabasha was born on September 15, 1928 in Songea, Ruvuma, Tanzania. Son of Daniel Msalapasi and Petra (Ukiva) Thonya.

Education

Certified, Peramiho Center School, Tanzania, 1945. Certified, Peramiho Teachers College, 1947. Certified, University London, 1966.

Postgraduate, Polytechnic Seneca College, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, 1974.

Career

Teacher lower primary school Gumbiro (Tanzania) Songea District, 1948-1952. Teacher, agricultural school director Middle School, Mpitimbi, Tanzania, 1953-1954. Headmaster, agricultural-in-charge school farm Peramiho Middle School, 1956-1960, tutor, head Kishwahili department, 1961-1965, vice principal, 1966-1968.

Head Kiswahili department Grade A Teachers College, Mpwapwa, 1969. Officer-in-charge OUP Dar es Salaam, 1969-1973, coordination officer textbook production, 1973-1983, retired, 1983, appointed manager, since 1985. Teacher Benedictine Fathers, Songea, 1948-1968.

Education officer Government Tanzania, Dar Es Salaam, 1969.

Membership

Chairman Tanzania Catholic Teachers Association, Peramiho Diocese, 1957-1960, Division Local Council, Njelu, Tanzania, 1959-1961, committee District Council, Songea, 1959-1961.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Reading, writing, gardening.

Connections

Children from previous marriage: Athanas, Petra, Cuthbert, Imakulata, Lucia, Dora. Married; children: Neema, Baraka, Furaha, Tumaini, Lekandali.

father:
Daniel Msalapasi Thonya

mother:
Petra (Ukiva) Thonya

child:
Neema Thonya

child:
Baraka Thonya

child:
Furaha Thonya

child:
Tumaini Thonya

child:
Lekandali Thonya