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Ayo Banjo


EMAIL: profayobanjo@yahoo.com
PHONE: 08033400062
ADDRESS: 12, Oluga Street, New Bodija, Ibadan
EXTRACURRICULAR ACTIVITIES: Music; Photography
MEMBERSHIP STATUS: Fellow
YEAR OF INDUCTION/ADMISSION:
2000
POST HELD: President, 2000 – 2002
MEMBERSHIP OF COMMITTEE
Ibadan Working Group, 1999 to date



INSTITUTIONAL AFFILIATION: University of Ibadan, Nigeria
APPOINTMENTS: Vice-Chancellor, University of Ibadan, 1984 – 1991
PARTICIPATION IN GRANTS AND INTERNATIONAL COLLABORATIONS/PROJECTS: International Corpus of English Congress of African Languages (WOCAL).
COMMUNITY SERVICE: EDUCARE

Biography

Born 2 May, 1934; educated at Igbobi College, Lagos and the Universities of Glasgow, Leeds, California and Ibadan. Promoted Professor of English Language, University of Ibadan,1975; Dean of arts,1977-79, and appointed Vice-Chancellor, 1984-91. Appointed Pro-Chancellor, Port Harcourt, 2000-2004, Ilorin 2005-2007, Ajayi Crowther, 2005-2015. Made Professor Emeritus of English Language, University of Ibadan. Awarded Hon D.Litt, Port Harcourt and Hon D.Litt, Ibadan. Appointed Chairman of the Advisory Board of the Nigeria Prize for Literature, 2008, and Chairman of the Board of the National Universities Commission, 2018.

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