OKAFOR, Prof. Francis Chukwudum




B.Sc, M.Sc, Ph.D, University teacher, born August 14,1946, Nnewi, Enugu State; married Bridget Chika Achus, 1977, two sons, three daughters; Education: CMS Central School, Nnewi 1951-57, St Andrew's College, Nnewi, University of Nigeria, Nsukka, University of Western Ontario, Canada; Career: Appointed Junior Research Fellow, Nigerian Institute of Social & Economic Research, 1972-74; Assistant Lecturer, University of Western Ontario, Canada, 1978-79; Associate Professor, University of Benin, 1984-87; appointed Professor, University of Benin, since 1987; Provost, Nwafor Orizu College of Education, Nsugbe, Onitsha, 1996-date; Chairman Committee of Provosts, Colleges of Education in Nigeria; member; member, Canadian Association of African Studies, 1976; member, International Geographical Union, 1990; member, Canadian Institute of Planners, 1978; Foreign Honours: Listed, Marguis World Who's Who, 1996; Traditional Title: Omelukokwulu I of Nolen; Publication: Rural Systems and Planning, University of Benin, Department of Geography, 1986; including 8 books and 53 articles in learned journals; Hobbies: reading, gardening,table tennis; photography; Official Address: Nwafor Orizu College of Education, Nsugbe, Onitsha; Telephone: 040-500821; Home:B 13, SSQ, University of Benin, Benin City, Edo State.
Gender: Male
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  • Married
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Father's Name Marthin Okafor
Father's Status N/A
Mother's Name Njerkwu Agnes Okafor
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Number of Male Children 2
Number of Female Children 3


Profession University Lecturer
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