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PROFESSOR A. OWAN ENOH

Professor A. Owan Enoh, 27th December, 1957, hails from Agbokim Waterfalls in Etung Local Government Area of Cross River State, Nigeria. He attended Government Secondary School, Ikom (1972 - 1976); School of Arts and Science, Uyo (1976 - 1978); University of Jos (1978 - 1982); (1983 - 1985); (1989 - 1993) for his Bachelors in Education Degree, Master and Doctorate in Philosophy of Education.

Between 1984 and 1991 he lectured at Federal College of Education (Tech.) Gombe, and from 1991 – 2005, taught at University of Jos, where he began as Assistant Lecturer. By 2002 he was appointed Associate Professor in the same University and in 2005 Professor by Cross River University of Technology, Calabar.

Professor A. Owan Enoh has to his credit extensive publications with textbooks which are widely circulated in the country. In 1996, he was a recipient of a huge grant by the defunct Nigerian Education Bank for the publication and launching of a textbook, Main Currents in Nigerian Educational
Thought, a seminal work which examined the educational philosophies of Dr. Nnamdi Azikiwe, Chief Obafemi Awolowo, Sir Ahmadu Bello, Dr. Tai Solarin, Professor Babs Fafunwa, Professor B. O. Ukeje and Professor Jibril Aminu.

An external examiner to University of Ibadan, Ibadan; University of Port Harcourt, Port Harcourt, Ekiti State University, Ado Ekiti; Usman Dan Fodio University, Sokoto and University of Maiduguri, Maiduguri. Professor Owan Enoh is also President of Philosophy of Education Association of Nigeria and a member of International Network of Philosophy of Education (INPE); Philosophy of Education Society of Great Britain (PESGB) and Philosophy of Education Society of Australia (PESA). The Neglect of Philosophy of Education and the Spread of Nigeria’s Educational Wasteland is the title of his July, 2013 Inaugural Lecture.

In 2008, he was appointed Provost of Cross River State College of Education, Akamkpa and serves as Executive Director of Educational Standard Revival Initiative (EDUSTAR), a Non-Governmental Organization (NGO) based in Calabar, Cross River State, which has 250 partnership Primary Schools it is focusing on improving standards.

Presently he is Vice Chancellor, Cross River University of Technology (CRUTECH), Calabar and married to Bevlyn Egajor Owan Enoh.