African Language Administration


Heads of Department

The following have at one time or the other headed the Department:

Dr. G.O. Onyekaonwu                                   1992 – 1999

Dr. O. M. Anizoba                                          1999 – 2000

Dr. G.O. Onyekaonwu                                   2000 – 2003

Dr. O. M. Anizoba                                          2003 – 2007

Prof. G. O. Onyekaonwu                               2007 – 2008

Sir George E. Onwudiwe                               2008 – 2009

Prof. G. O. Onyekaonwu                                2009 – 2010

Sir George E. Onwudiwe                               2010 – 2011

Prof. Nkechinyere Nwokoye                         2011 – 2014

Dr. I. Okodo                                                     2014 –  2017

Dr. Thecla Udemadu                                      2017 – 2019

Dr. George Onwudiwe           2019 –

Current Academic Staff of the Department

S/NName/QualificationsRankArea(s) of Interest/ Specialization
1A.N. Nwokoye

B.A., M.A., P.G.D., Ph.D.

ReaderIgbo Literature and Stylistics; Chinese Language
2A.I. Okodo

B.A, MA (Ling), MA (Eng), Ph.D.

Senior LecturerLiterature and Culture
3G.E. Onwudiwe


Senior LecturerIgbo Language and Linguistics (Phonetics and Phonology; Sociolinguistics)
4N.M. Obi

N.C.E., B.Ed., M.A.

Senior LecturerIgbo Literature and Stylistics
5T.N. Udemmadu

B.A., M.A., Ph.D.

Lecturer IIgbo (Language Stress)
6A.A.O. Anedo

N.C.E., B.A., M.A., Ph.D.

Lecturer IIgbo Culture
7J.O. Ogbuagu

N.C.E., B.A., M.A., Ph.D.

Lecturer IIgbo Literature
8G.I. Udechukwu

N.C.E., B.A., M.A.

Lecturer ICulture
9S. I. Odinye

B.A., M.A.,  Ph.D.

Lecturer ILinguistics/Chinese Language
10N.M. Nnyigide

B.A., M.A.

Lecturer IIIgbo Literature
11C.N. Ugochukwu



Assistant LecturerIgbo Language
12D.I. Ilechukwu

B.A., M.A


Assistant LecturerIgbo Langauge
13C.E.C. Ogwudile

N.C.E., B.Ed., M.A.

Assistant LecturerIgbo Language
14A. Umeodinka



Assistant LecturerIgbo Language
15I.C. Isidienu

N.C.E., B.Ed.

Graduate AssistantIgbo Culture