OBI, Joseph Enuenwemba




B.A, B.Sc, MSc, M.Ed, mathematician, educationist, born November 20,1926, Oleh, Isoko South Local Government Area; married Veronica Nkeoyenum Egeogo 1950, one son, two daughters; Education: St Patrick's Catholic School, Zaria, 1933-40, St Patrick's College, Ikot Ense, Calabar, 1942-44, Our Lady's High School, Onitsha, 1945, McPherson College, Mcpherson, Kansas, USA, 1952-53, University of Missouri, Kansas City, USA, 1953-58, University of London (External Student), 1969-72, University of Ife (now Obafemi Awolowo University), Ile-Ife, 1974- 76, Temple University, Philadelphia, USA, 1978-80; Career: Appointed Agricultural Assistant-in-Training, Samaru, Zaria, 1946; Printing Assistant-in-Training, Government Press, Kaduna, 1946-47; Mechanical Engi neering Assistant-in-Training, Nigerian Rail way Corporation, Ebute Metta, Lagos, 1947- 49; Mathematics Master, Eko Boys'High School, Mushin, Lagos, 1950-51; Instructor in Physics (Part-time), Park College, Parkville, Missouri, USA, 1957; Lecturer in Mathematics, University of Missouri, Kan sas City, USA, 1957-58;AssistantProfessor in Mathematics and Physics, Bethany Col lege, Kansas, USA, 1958-60; Assistant Pro fessor in Mathematics and Physics, Wiley College, Marshall, Texas, USA, 1960-62; In structor in Mathematics, Wichita State Uni versity, Wichita, Kansas, USA, 1962-63; Se nior Mathematics Master, Hussey College, Warri, 1964-65; Principal, Atamakolomi Trade School, Enerhe, Warri, 1965-66; Edu cation Officer, Government College, Ughelli and Edo College, Benin City, 1966-68; Se nior Master and Vice-Principal, Urhobo Col lege, Effurun, 1968-70; Principal, Ika Gram marSchool, Agbor, 1970-72; Senior Lecturer and Head, Department of Mathematics, College of Education, Abraka, 1972-79; Se nior Lecturer, Institute of Education, Univer sity of Benin, Benin City, 1979-86; Chair man, defunct Bendel State Continuous As sessment Committee, 1986; retired as Senior Lecturer from the Service ofthe University of Benin, 1986; member, American Math ematical Association, since 1956; member, American Institute of Physics, since 1959; member, National Council of Teachers of Mathematics of America, since 1959; Pub lication: Peace-Corpism, Pageant Press, New York, 1962; Science is Discovery, Bendel State Government Series, co-author, Longman, 1982; Philosophical Foundations of Education, Benin Modal Books, 1980; Basic Philosophies &Education. Modal, 1989; Hobbies: reading, writing, classical music, swimming; Official Address: P.O. Box 10151, Ugbowo Post Office, Benin City, Edo State; Home: 29, Edigin Street, offUp per Owina Street, Uzelu Quarters, Benin City, Edo State; Telephone: 052-258-271.
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Profession Mathematician , Teacher
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