AFFIA, George Benson(Late)

Librarian, University librarian, University of Port Harcourt Library; LGA: Etim Ekpo; Born: Oct. 20, 1939; Pa: Chief Benson Affia (d) and Mrs. Miller B. '" Affia; Married to Mrs. Arit Affia; Previously married to Mrs. Ekanem B.Affia (d); Children: Uduak (27), Ndot (25), Otto (24), Aniekan (21), !toro (I9);Education: Qua [boe Mission Sec. Seh., (Etinan Institute), 1953-57, (W ASC); Hope Wadde ll Training Instn, Calabar, 1958-59, (HSC); Univ. of lbadan, 1960- 63, B.A (Librarianship); Univ. of Lagos, 1964-65, Dip. in Librarianship; Other Qualifications: Proficiency Cert in French, 1971; Career and Work History: Teacher, Qua lboe Church Schools, Etinan, 1960- 63 ; Information Officer!Ag. PRO to Premier, Eastern Nigeria Gov!, Enugu, 1963-64; Asst Librarian; Librarian; Senior Librarian, Univ. of Lagos, 1965-73; Coli Libr ariaH, The Polytechnic, Calabar, 1973-7 6; University L1brarian, Univ. ef Port Harcourt, 1976present; Career Related Adivities and Responsibilities: Chairman, Conuruttee of University Librarians of Nigerian Universities, (CULNU), Port Harcourt, 1990-92; Mem ., J':Iiitional Library ~oa r d , Lagos, 199 1-94; Publications: The Nigeriall Crises, 1966-70; A Preliminary Bibliography; various reports, numerous articles and diverse pape rs read at conferences and seminars; Civic and Political Activi ~ies: Patron, Nigerian Fellowship of Evangelical Stuaents, Port Harcourt, 1993-present; Patron, AK Students Asscn, Univ. of Port Harcourt, I 992-prese nt; Chairman, Abak, Ukanafun, Oruk Anam, Etim Ekpo Dev. Asscn. (ABOUEDA), Port Harcourt, 1985- 89; Awards, Recognitions: Elder, Qua [boe Church, Port Harcourt; [Iak of ABOUEDA, Port Harcourt; Listed in Who 's Who in Nigeria; Professional Memberships: Mem ., Committ ee of University Librarians ·of Nigerian Un ivers ities; Mem., National Library Asscn; Religious Affiliation: Qua IbQe·;·: Hobbies: " Gardening; Farming; Qfflce: University of Port Harcourt Library, P. O. Bpx 269, University of Port Harcourt, Port Harcourt, Rivers State; Home: 18 Banjul Close, Gambia Ama, University of Port Harcourt, Port Harcourt, Rivers State.
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