AKINYOTU, Festus Adetunji

Born July 7, 1939,







Gender: Male
Marital Status
  • Married
Name of Spouse Grace Mojiola Abiodun 1963
State of Origin: Ondo
Father's Name
Father's Status N/A
Mother's Name
Mother's Status N/A
Number of Female Children 4
Profession librarian,
Working Experience
Previous Appointments:

Assistant Librarian in charge of Nigerian Institute of Social and Economic Research (NISER) Library, 1967-68; Assistant Librarian (Serials Section), University of Ibadan Library, 1968-70; Sub-Librarian II (Serials Section), UI Library, 1970-72; Serials Librarian (Sub- Librarian II) UI Library, 1972-73; Reference Librarian (Sub-Librarian I), UI Library, 1974-76; Reference and Collection Development Librarian (Senior Sub-Librarian), UI Library, 1976-77; Readers Services Librarian (Senior Sub-Librarian), 1977-78; Deputy University Librarian (Readers Services), UI Library, 1977-82; Visiting Deputy University Librarian, University of Ife (now Obafemi Awolowo University), Ile-Ife, 1981-82; appointed University Librarian, Federal University of Technology, Akure, since August, 1982; Associate Lecturer, Department of Library Studies, University of Ibadan, 1983-84, 1984-85; Acting Vice-Chancellor, Federal University of Technology, Akure, (various times between 1985 and 1987); member, University Senate, University of Ibadan, 1974-75, 1979-80; member, Council of Nigerian Library Association, 1975-77, 1983-86; member, University Senate, Federal University of Technology, Akure, since 1982; member, Governing Council, Federal University of Technology, Akure, since 1983; member, Nigerian Library Association, since 1967; Chairman, Nigerian Library Association, Western State and Oyo State Divisions, 1975-77

St Stephen's Primary School, On do, 1944-50, Ondo Boys' High School, Ondo 1951-55, University of Ibadan, 1960-64, 1966-67, Kent State University, Ohio, USA, 1973-74, College of Librarianship, Wales, July-August, 1976;

A Bibliography on Development Planning in Nigeria, 1955-1958 (Ibadan, Nigerian Institute of Social and Economic Research, 1968); Nigerian Journal of Economic and Social Studies: Decennial In dex, 1959-68 (Ibadan, NES, 1969); Revision Notes on Shakespeare’s Macbeth (Ibadan, Publications International, 1976); A New Approach to Practical English for Senior Primary and Junior Secondary Schools, 1980; Certificate Objective Tests in English (with Answers), (Akure, Olaniyan Publishing Company, 1981); in addition to over 20 articles, monographs in national and international journals;


First Avenue, Obanla Staff Quarters, Federal University of Technology, Akure, Ondo State.

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