IBIAM, Sir (Dr) Akanu(Late)

retired medical practitioner, first indigenous Governor Eastern Nigeria, retired Medical Missionary of the Church of Scotland, Calabar Mission; Chairman Christian Count*' of Nigeria Anam bra and Imo States Committee (hon orary); Born Novenber 29, 1906; Education: Hope Waddell Training Institution, Calabar, Kings College, Lagos, University of St. Andrews Scotland, London .'•chool of Tropical Medicine and Hygiore; on return to Nigeria, worked as l medical mission ary, 1836-66; appointed principal, Hope Waddell Training Institution, Calabar; chairman University of Iba dan Council; Governor, Eastern Nige ria, 1860-66, past president of the World Council of Churches, and of the World Council of Christian Education; past chairman. Council of the United Bible Societies; past president. Christian Council of Nige ria; chairman, Christian Council of Nigeria, E.C.S. Committee; president Fellowship of Christian Doctors Nigeria, member of the Synod of the Presbyterian Church of Nigeria, its Standing Committee and other com mittees; holder of M.B., Ch.B., LL.B. (University of St. Andrew's Scot land), D.Litt (University of Ibadan), LL.D. (University of Ife), D.Sc, O.B.E., K.B.E., K.C.M G., G.C.O.N Married and has three children, two girls and a boy. Address (Home) 4tA "Ganymede" Unwana, Afikpo Division, imo State, (Office) 41A, Colliery Avenue, Enugu. Hobby: reading, gardening. IBRAHIM, (Sir) Kasbjm, teacher, first indigenous Governor of ttorthem Nigeria, Chancellor University of % Lagos; Born in Maidaguri, Borno State 1910. Education: Katshina Training College; spent the early part of his life as a teacher, appointed a 6 , voting teacher, 1933; founder mem ber of the banned Northern People's Congress (NPC) 1951 elected mem ber of the Northern House of Assem bly and the House of Representa tives, serving as a minister both at the Federal and Regional levels — he was the North Regional Minister of Social Development and Survey; later returned to work for the Bornu Native Authority; served in the Nigerian Senate; was chairman of the former Nigerian College of Arts, Science and Technology and later chairman of the Provisional Council of Ahmadu Bello University; appoin- * H ted Governor Northern Nigeria, 1962, was knighted by Queen Eliza beth II the same year; when the Army took over power in January i 1966 he became Adviser to the Military Governor Northern Region; appointed Chancellor University of Lagos. Married with children; Add ress: Maiduguri, Borno State
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