MONGUNO, Alhaji (Dr.) Shettima Ali

CFR, D.Litt, LL.D, educationist, politician, administrator; b: July 8, 1926; bt: Monguno; so: Borno; m: Elizabeth (deceased); nc: two s, five d; ed: Monguno Primary School, 1935-39; Borno Middle School, 1939-44; Bauchi Teachers' Training College, 1944-47; Katsina Higher College, 1949- 51; Zaria College of Arts, Science and Technology, Zaria, 1954-55; Moray House College of Education and University of Edinburgh, Scotland, 1958-59; cr: School Teacher, Yerwa Central Primary School, 1945-51; Teacher, Borno Middle School, 1952-56; Education Secretary, 1960-64; Councilor for Education, 1964; mm. Federal Parliament, 1959-66; Counsellor For Education, Borno Native Authority, 1961- 65; min. Defence, Air Force, 1965; Federal min. Internal Affairs, 1965-66; Federal comm. Trade, 1967-68; Federal comm. Industries, 1967-68; Federal comm.. Mines and Power, 1971; Federal comm. Petroleum and Energy, 1975; ch. Scholarship Board, Northern Nigeria, 1966; Borno Local Education Committee and Counsellor for Works and Social Welfare, 1966-67; Federal comm. Trade & Industry, 1967- 71; Maiduguri Metropolitan Council, 1976-79; Pro-Chancellor, University of Calabar, 1976-80; Pro-Chancellor, University of Nigeria, Nsukka, 1980-83; ch. Board of Trustees, Education Endowment Fund, Borno State, 1986-87, Board of Directors, FRUCO Company Nigeria Limited, English Speaking Union, Students Wing, Edinburgh, 1957; presd. Students Union, Moray House, College of Education, Edinburgh, 1958-59; presd. Organisation for Petroleum Exporting Countries, 1972-73; Patron, Nigerian-African National Council Friendship and Cultural Association, Borno, 1972-73; Leader, Nigerian Delegation to United Nations Conference on Trade and Development II, New Delhi, India, 1968; mm. Nigerian Delegation to United Nations for over 10 years, Constituent Assembly, 1977-78; trustee, Girl Guides Association of Nigeria, pp. defunct Northern Peoples Congress, 1959-66; mem., defunct National Party of Nigeria, 1979-83; ch. Borno State Chapter; 1979-80; deputy national ch: defunct National Party of Nigeria, 1980- 83. tt: Shettima Bomo, since 1960. nh. Commander of the Order of the Federal Republic, 1982. fh. Key to the City of New York, 1967; First Class Honour of the Republic of Cameroun, 1970; First Class Honour of the Republic of Egypt; First Class Honour of the Empire of Ethiopia, 1970; Honorary Citizen of Lima, Peru, 1971; Honorary Citizen of Quito, Ecuador, 1973; Honorary Citizen of Oklahoma, USA, 1983; Honorary Citizen of Louisville, Kentucky, USA. hob: cycling, reading, gardening, walking, community, philanthropic services. off: 1244, Mustafa Umara Road, Old GRA, P.O. Box 541, Maiduguri. res: 5, Muhammed Monguno Road, Old GRA, Maiduguri, Bomo State. tel: 076-231170
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