Academy President

Professor Elizabeth Eke, FNAE.

The current President of the Academy is Professor Elizabeth Eke, FNAE. She started her Second term of two (2) years in  November 2018.

The President of the Academy presides at meetings of the Executive Council and General Meetings. He or She also presides at other meetings of the Academy including that of the Membership and Fellowship Committee. At the Annual General Meeting the President submits a written report. Also included as part of the President’s responsibility, is the presentation of annual address to the meeting of the Board of Trustees featuring the Academy’s activities in the past year and those intended for the coming year.



Professor Emeritus C O Taiwo
Foundation President

Past Presidents

The following have served as Presidents of the Academy:

  • Professor C O Taiwo [1985-1989]

  • Professor A B Fafunwa [1989-1991]

  • Professor B O Ukeje [1991-1996]

  • Professor Peter N Lassa [1996-2000]

  • Professor Akin O Osiyale [2000-2004]

  • Professor N.A. Nwagwu [2004-2008]

  • Professor Otonti Nduka [2008-2012]

  • Professor U.M.O Ivowi [2012-2016]

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