OKAFOR, Rev. Monsignor (Dr.) Simon Akwali




BA, MA, M.Ed., M.PhiI., Ph.D; clergyman, educationist born: November 16,1934; Hometown: Ifite-Ukpo, Njikoka; State: Anambra; EDUCATION: St. Gabriel's Catholic Sohool, Ifite-Ukpo, 1941-42; St Anthony's Catholic School, Danukofia, 1943-49; All Hallow's Seminary, Onitsha, 1951-54; Bigard Memorial Seminary, 1957-63; University of Nigeria, Nsukka, 1963-67; University of Detroit USA, 1975-76; Teachers College, Columbia University, New York, 1976-82; Ordained Catholic Priest; July 21, 1%3. CAREER: Parish Priest Umunze, 1967-69; sec. to the Archbishop of Onitsha, 1969-75; Chancellor, Archdiocese of Onitsha, 1969-75; Catholic Education Sec. l969-75; Provost Anambra State College of Education, Awka, 1987; Spiritual director. Catholic Women Organisation, 1969-75; mm: Philosophy of Education Society, USA, since 1980; National Society for the Study of Education, USA, since 1981; Philosophy of Education Association of Nigeria, since 1984; Foreign Honours: Awarded Honorary Papal Prelate by Pope John Paul II Rome, 1986. PUBLICATION: Philosophy of Education for Beginners, Onitsha, Network Publishers, 1988; Hobbies: lawn tennis, music off: C/o Catholic Archdiocese of Onitsha, Anambra State.
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