OLOFIN, Dr. Emmanuel Ajayi

B.A, MA, Ph.D, geographer, educationist, born August 9, 1941, Idao, Ijero Ekiti, Ekiti State; married Teresa Adun Aina 1969, one son, three daughters; Education: St. Peter's Primary School, Ijero, 1946-51, St. Columba's Pri: mary School, Ikoro Ekiti, 1952-53, St. Peter's College, Akure, 1956-69, Career: Appointed Teacher in Voluntary Agency Schools, 1960-63; 67-70; Geography Teacher, Oshogbo Grammar School, 1973; Lectuer, University of Nigeria, Nsukka, 1963-66, University of Ife (now Obafemi Awolowo University) 1966-67, University Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, 1970-72, Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, (part-time) 1976-81 School Teacher, St. John's'Modern School Ushi-Ekiti, 1960-61; St.Augustine's College Oye-Ekiti, 1962-63; St. Joseph's College Ondo (vacations 1964-66)1967-68; Annunciation College, Ikere-Ekiti, 1969-70;; Parttime Tutor, University Malaya, 1972; Lecturer,Department of Geography, Bayero University, Kano, 1974; Associate Professor of Geography, BUK; Visiting Associate Professor of Hydrology and Water Resources Management, University of Agriculture, Abeokuta, 1987-88; appointed Professor of Geography, Bayero University, Kano, 1988- Date; member, International Geographical Union; member, Malayan Geological Society, 1970-72; member British Geomorphological Research Group 1985-date; member, American Geographical Union, since 1990; Student member, Geological Society of Ma laysian; President, Idon Ekiti Catholic Community; Awards/Honours: Winner, Com monwealth Scholarship Malaysian Award, 1970-72; USAID Grant for Interfaith Dia logue, 1991; British Council Visitorship to England, 1987; Publications: Some Aspects of the Physical Geography of the Kano Region, Department of Geography, Bayero University Kano,1987; Perspective on Land Administration and Development, Depart ment of Geography, Bayero University Kano, 1997; Land Administration and Development, Department of Geography, Bayero University Kano,1991; Hobbies: Dancing, reading, literary writing; Official Address: Departmentof Geography, Bayero University, Kano E-mail: eaolofin @BUK. edu.ng; Home: 16 Kusugu Crescent, Bayero University, Senior Staff Quarters, Bayero University, Old Campus, Kano, Kano State
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