NWAEFUNA, Prof. John Christopher Abusa

Date of Birth: Sunday 7th April 1935 Contact Adress: 244 Tubman Boulevard, Opposite JFK Medical Centre Monrovia, Contact Telephone: 262225 Professor John Christopher Abusa Nwaefuna. B.Sc. MB, BS, DPM is a Nigerian born Psychiatrist. He was born in Kaduna Nigeria tn 935. Education • St Joseph's Catholic School Kaduna 1949 • St John's College Kaduna • University of St Andrews Scotland 1963 • University of Lagos • University of Edinburgh Scotland. Employment and job Experience • House Surgeon Lagos Island Maternity Hospital. September-December 1967 • General Hospital Lagos January June 1968 • House Physician. General Hospital Lagos. July- December 1968 • Registrar in Psychiatry Hcrdmanfat Hospital Haddington. Edinburgh 1969 1970 • Research Registrar in Psychiatry Drug Addiction, and Alcoholic Unit. Welsh National School of Medicine. Whitchurch Hospital. Cardiff. 1971 • Senior Registrar in Psychiatry, St Brenden's Hospital Dublin 1972 1973 • Senior Registrar. Wesham Park Hospital . Kirkham Laiichashire. England March- December 1973 • Senior Registrar, in Psychiatry. Lagos University Teaching Hospital Surulere. Lagos 1974 1976 • Professor and Chairman Dept of Psychiatry College of Medicine, University of Liberia, Monrovia • Consultant Psychiatry J.F.K. Medical Centre. Monrovia 1978 Membership of Professional Associations • Fellow of Royal Society of Health UK. 1972 Fellow. West African College of Psychiatrists 1976 Fellow. Medical College of Psychiatrists Nigeria 1976 • Member. The International Society of Cosmetic Chemists 1964 • Member. Royal College of Psychiatrists 1969 Member, British Society for Psychiatrists Research 1972 • Member. Royal Society of Medicine UK. 1973 • Fellow. Association of Psychiatrists of Nigeria. 1974 • Member, Association of Psychiatrists in America 1975 • Member, Royal Society of Health Nigeria 1975 Further Appointments in Hospitals and Universities • Appointed Secretary. Faculty of Psychiatry. West African College of Physicians. 1978 1980 • Member Five-Man Court Examiners in Psychiatry . West African College of Physicians President Liberian Association of Catholic Doctors 1979 1981. Honours and Prizes Made a traditional Chief with the title Eze ka Eze Ibusainl978 Publication Students 1land-BOOk of Instructions in Psychiatry . University of Liberia. 1979 Professor Nwaefuna is married and they are blessed with children. e holds the following academic degrees, BL Inner Table London , London 1959 • LLB ( Hons ) LLM London ( 1961) • LLD London ( 1978)basedon histhreebooks- Constitutionalism, Presidentialism and Judicialism AppointmentsNational and International Member, Constitution Committee for Nigeria 1966 Member, Consultative Assembly Eastern Nigeria/Biafra 1966 1970 Created and Installed Senior Advocate of Nigeria SAN in 1978 Member, United Nations Study Group on Constitutional Proposals for Namibia 1997 Member, International Labour Committee on Experts on the Application of Conventions Geneva 1987 2004 Constitutional Drafting Committee for Zambia 1973 Member, Organising Committee for the Sixth Law Conference held in Lagos in 1980 Constitutional Adviser Government of Ethiopia 1992 Member, Constitutional Drafting Committee for Nigeria & Chairman Sub Committee on Fundamental Objectives and Directives, Principles of State Policy 1975 1976 Member, Constituent Assembly for Nigeria 1977 Resource Person, Task For on the Review of 1989 Constitution 1992 Chairman, Papers Committee for the 6,h Commonwealth Law Conference Member, Governing Council, Nigeria Institute of International Affairs 1984 1987 Member, Governing Council Institute of International Affairs Foundation 1986 date Member, Governing Council Nigeria Law School 1987 1992 Chairman, Study Group on Legal Aspects of Privatization and Commercialization 1991 Resource Person, International Seminar for Members-elect of the National Assembly 1992 Member Transitional Council, Federal Government of Nigeria Hon. Minister for Education and Youth Development 1992 - 1993 Academicand UniversityAppointments • Lecturer, Holborn College of Law, London 1961 62, • Senior Lecturer, University of Lagos, 1962 1965 • Senior Lecturer, University of Nigeria Nsukka 1965 1970 • Professor, University of Zambia 1970 1975 • Visiting Professor, Ahmadu Bello University Zaria 1974 • Professor, University of Nigeria 1975 1976 • Honorary Visiting Professor Anambra State University and Technology 1989 date • In Retrospect Ag Dean Faculty of Law University of Zambia 1971 1975 • Director, Law Practice Institute Zambia 1973 1975 • Member, Council of the University of Zambia 1972 1975 • Representing the Senate Member Senate of the University of Lagos 1978 1981 • Served as External Examiner to University of Dares-Salaam 1971 1974 • External Examiner to University of Nairobi 1972 1975, Haile Selassie University, Ethiopia 1974 • External Examiner, University of Lesotho, Botswana & Swaziland 1974 1976 and University of Lagos. Extra-UniversityAppointments • Nigeria Institute of International Affairs 1977 • Company Secretary and Legal Adviser, United Bank for Africa Bank 1976 1980 • Executive Director, United Bank for Africa Ltd 1980 1986 • Chairman, Orient Bank 1986 - 1988 • Chairman, First Finance and Trust Company Ltd 1989 date • Director, S.C.O. A Nigeria Ltd. 1982 1996 • Director, International Investment Co. Ltd 1980 1999 • Trustee, The Van Leer Nigerian Education Trust 1987- date • Trustees and Member, Board of Management, Kenneth Onwuka Dike Centre • Member, Obafemi Awolowo Foundation 1992 date • Member, Tai Solari Asthma Foundation. Publications Prominent among his numerous publications include, • The Machinery of Justice in Nigeria. London 1963 • Constitutional Law of the Federal Republic of Nigeria London 1964 • Nigeria Land Law New York 1973 • Constitutionalism in the Emergent States. Hurst London1973 Over sixty books and journals of international standard.
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