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Ifeoma Mabel Onyemelukwe

EMAIL: ionyemelukwe@gmail.com
PHONE: 09090859885
ADDRESS: Department Of French, Faculty Of Arts, Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, Nigeria
EXTRACURRICULAR ACTIVITIES: Writing creative works, Youth Counselling Services and Empowerment, Women Empowerment
MEMBERSHIP STATUS: Fellow
YEAR OF INDUCTION/ADMISSION:
2019
POST HELD: None
MEMBERSHIP OF COMMITTEE: N/A



INSTITUTIONAL AFFILIATION: Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, Nigeria
SPECIALTIES: African Literature of french Expression, Nigerian Literature of French Expression, Literary Theory, Women’s Literature, Children’s Literature, Educational Psychology, French Language Education, Language Development
APPOINTMENTS: Nil
PARTICIPATION IN GRANTS AND INTERNATIONAL COLLABORATIONS/PROJECTS: Nil
COMMUNITY SERVICE:
Accreditation of French in some tertiary institutions in Nigeria; External assessment of some colleagues for promotion to the rank of Professor or Reader in some Nigerian universities; Translation and Consultancy Services; Editorial Consultant to several reputable peer-reviewed journals; Chairperson,Faith Management Board, Zaria (2004-2006); Matron, Ladies’ Club International, Kongo Campus, ABU Chapter (1996-2012); Chairperson, Fund Raising Committee, All Saints’ Church, Samaru, Zaria Diocese, Anglican Communion (2018-2020); Chairperson, Action and Outreach, Mothers’ Union/ Women’s Guild, Zaria Diocese, Anglican Communion (2016-2020); Member, Board of Management of Inter-chapel College, Zaria (2003-2006); President, Aguata Development Union, Women’s Wing, Zaria Branch (1994-1998); President, Women’s Wing of Igbo Senior Staff Association (WWISSA), ABU, Zaria (2007-2014); President, Orumba North Progressive Union,Women’s Wing, Zaria Branch 92007-2014).

Biography

Prof.(Chief Mrs.) Ifeoma Mabel Onyemelukwe, married to Prof. Geoffrey Chukwubuike Onyemelukwe (Professor of Medicine and Immunology) from Nanka, is a specialist in African Literature of French Expression. The widely travelled professionally trained teacher has to her credit 156 publications:126 articles in journals/books, 3 in conference proceedings, and 27 books. She actively participated in international and local conferences with a record of 39 conference/seminar papers. She held many administrative positions and showed excellent mentorship, graduating over 45 PhD’s and Masters. She published actively, immensely and prolifically books in French revered and used at all levels of education within and outside Nigeria. The highly versatile and erudite scholar deepened gender discourse and exposed new trends in African Literature, narrative techniques and literary theories. Her immeasurable contributions to knowledge and humanity earned her numerous awards like Fellowship of Nigerian Academy of Letters (2019).

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