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Akinjide Osuntokun

EMAIL: josuntokun@yahoo.com
PHONE: 08033002562
ADDRESS:
New Bodija extension, Ibadan.
EXTRACURRICULAR ACTIVITIES: Working and writing.
MEMBERSHIP STATUS: Fellow
YEAR OF INDUCTION/ADMISSION:
2012
POST HELD: Director national universities commission in Ottawa Canada 1978-1979, Ditto Washington DC 1979-1982, Professor and dean of Arts ( University of Maiduguri) 1982-1984, Professor of History (university of Lagos) 1984-2005, Member National directorate of employment 1985-88, Special adviser, Ministry of Foreign Affairs 1988-91, Ambassador of Nigeria in Germany 1991-95, Editorial board members The Nation 1995- present
Head of department (Unilag)1995-97, Dean( Redeemers University) 2005-09
Hon. Adviser on foreign policy to the president 1999-2015, Pro chancellor and chairman of council( Ekiti state university) 2011-2014, Member of council, Redeemers University, Ede 2005-2013
MEMBERSHIP OF COMMITTEE: Delivered the convocation lecture of the academy 2015



INSTITUTIONAL AFFILIATION: University of Lagos and Redeemers University in both places as emeritus professor.
SPECIALTIES: International relations
APPOINTMENTS: Assistant professor, University of western Ontario Canada. 1971-72, University of the West Indies, 1971-72
University of Ibadan(Jos) 1972-74, University of Lagos 1974-2005
University of Maiduguri 1982-84
PARTICIPATION IN GRANTS AND INTERNATIONAL COLLABORATIONS/PROJECTS: Sought for grants from IDRC and Canadian agency for international development for Nigerian universities. 1978-79
American council on education and national universities commission joint program on training of Nigerians in technology.1979-82( fonded by USAID)

COMMUNITY SERVICE: Baapitan of Oyo (official historial of Oyo empire)
Minister of God in Redeemed Christian church of God 1998-present.

Biography

Born in April 26 1942, at Oke Imesi Ekiti State. Married with four children. Spouse Abiodun Adekoya(deceased). See other details of appointments as already stated .

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