Board of Trustees

The Board of Trustees consists of eminent senior members of the Academy who have contributed immensely to education in Nigeria. At inception the first trustees were made up of four (4) members, it was at the 18th Annual General Meeting of the Academy held on Thursday 14 November 2003 that a new constitutional provision for a total of seven (7) trustees as currently constituted was first implemented.

A serving President is a member of the Board of  Trustees.Other six (6) trustees who hold office for life provided that they continue to be devoted and active members of the Academy are appointed by the Annual General Meeting on the recommendation of the Executive Council.

It is the responsibility of the Board to hold in trust the Academy’s properties, assets and liabilities as appropriate. The trustees attend the Executive Council meetings, Membership and Fellowship meetings in addition to the meetings of the Board, and continue to contribute, from their wealth of experience, to the deliberations of both the EXCO and General Assembly of the Academy.

Members of the Board of Trustees (2016-2018) are as follow:

  • Professor P.N Lassa

  • Professor Emeritus O.C Nwana

  • Professor Emeritus N.A Nwagwu

  • Professor Emeritus Otonti Nduka

  • Professor U.M.O Ivowi

  • Professor Elizabeth Eke

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