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OFFICERS OF THE ACADEMY

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OFFICERS OF THE ACADEMY

  1. Professor Francis Egbokhare, President
  2. Professor Duro Oni – Vice President
  3.  Professor Ayobami Kehinde – Secretary
  4.  Assistant Secretary, Professor Sunday Ododo
  5.  Treasurer, Professor Tunji Oyeshile
  6. General Editor/Chairman Publications Committee, Professor Festus Adesanoye
  7. Professor Emeritus Ayo Bamgbose (Foundation President)
  8. Professor Emeritus Ayo Banjo (a Past president)
  9.  Professor Olu Obafemi (Immediate Past President)
  10. Professors Ayodeji Olukoju (History)
  11. Professor Folake Onayemi (Classics)
  12. Professor Jonathan Aleru (Archaeology)
  13. Professor Joseph Obinaju (French Studies)
  14. Professor Unionmwan Edebiri-  Honorary Solicitor
  15. Professor Rotimi Badejo-  Newsletter Editor
  16. Professor Emeritus Dan Izevbaye (Co-Opted)
  17. Professor Emeritus Ben Elugbe (Co-Opted)
  18. Professor Ishaq Oloyede (Co-opted)
  19. Professor Abubakar Rasheed (Co-opted)
  20. Professor Andrew Haruna (Co-opted)

 



FUNDING

The Academy relies on the grants from the Federal and State Governments, but more particularly on benefactions from corporate bodies and individuals who are lovers of scholarship in Humanities and of the creative arts. For information about making a donation, gifts or endowments to the Academy, please email us at: nigerianacademyofletters@gmail.com



CHARACTER OF THE ACADEMY

The Academy is constituted by all recognized learned societies in the Arts. It is an autonomous, scholarly and non-political body. Ultimate authority is exercised by the General Meeting of the Academy, to which each member society sends three representatives, made up of the President and two other persons elected by the Society on the basis of their standing in the discipline.



OBJECTIVES OF THE ACADEMY

The objectives of the Academy are as follows: 

  • to create a national forum for the coordination of the efforts of learned societies in the area of the Arts;
  • to promote scholarship at the highest levels in this area;
  • to influence at the different levels of the national life, the formulation of policies affecting the development of the Arts;
  • to cooperate with similar bodies in the promotion of overall national interests;
  •  to encourage and undertake various publications, including books, monographs, journals, bulletins and newsletters;
  •  to encourage the development of the creative arts;
  •  to encourage and undertake other activities which promote the broad objectives of the Academy without discrimination on grounds of sex or creed.



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