TSEAYO, Prof. Justin lyorbee

MA D.Phil, sociologist, born April 1, 1937, Mbaikyaa Ushongo, Ukan, Kwande, Benue State; married Lorna Desree Perry 1971, two sons, one daughter; Education: Gboko Central PrimarySchool, 1945-48, BenueMiddle School (now Government College), Katsina-Ala, 1949-53, Ruskin College, University of Oxford, England, 1962-64, University of Bristol, Eng land, 1964-65, University of London, England, 1968-69, University of Essex, England, 1969-70, University of Sussex, Brighton, England, 1970-72; third Class Clerk, Kaduna, 1954; served as Clerical Officer, Television producer and later Social Welfare Officer (planning, research and training), defunct Northern Region, 1954-68; Chief SocialWelfareOfficer, former Benue-PIateau State, 1968; appointed research fellow, Nigerian Institute of Social and Economic Research, University of Ibadan, 1971-72; appointed Lecturer 1 in Sociology, Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, 1972-74; Senior Lecturer in Sociology, ABU, Zaria, 1974-76; appointed Professor of Sociology, University of Jos, 1976; appointed Dean, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences and member, Provisional Council, University of Jos, 1977-78; nominated member, Constitutent Assembly, 1977-78; appointed Federal Commis sioner (now Minister) for Mines and Power, 1978; former Chairman, Benue State Scholar ship Board; former Director-General, National Institute for Policy and Strategic Studies, Kuru; Dean, School of Postgraduate Studies, Univer sity of Jos; member, Economic Society of Nigeria; member, Nigerian Anthropological and Sociological Association; Publications: Conflict and Incorporation In Nigeria (Zaria, Gaskiya Corporation, 1975) and numerous articles in national and international learned journals; Hobbies: music, reading, socializing; Official Address: Department of Sociology, University of Jos, Jos, Plateau State.
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