Idoma Icons: Academia

Welcome to our list of Idoma sons and daughters who have made us proud. You can click here to suggest a name you think should be listed here.

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1 Dr Roy Clive Abraham (Late)

Late Dr Roy Clive Abraham was born on 16th December 1890 in Melbourne Australia and had his early education at University College London Preparatory School (now University College School); Clifton College, Bristol  and Heidelberg College.

2 Prof. Robert Gelston Armstrong (Late)

Late Professor Robert Gelston Armstrong, Odejo K’Idoma, was born on 29th June 1917 in Danville, Indiana, USA and attended Western Hills High School in Cincinnati, graduating in 1934.Armstrong’s love for languages was apparent in High School and by the time he left Western Hills, 17 year old Armstrong had a good understanding of Latin, French & German. He then proceeded to Miami University, Oxford, Ohio where he graduated in 1938 with a major in Economics and a minor in Sociology.

3 Professor Jonah Isawa Elaigwu

Professor Jonah Isawa Elaigwu was born on 10th March 1948 and attended Methodist Central School, Otukpo between 1954 and 1960. After his primary school, he proceeded to Benue Provincial Secondary School, Katsina-Ala in 1961. Upon successful completion of his O' Levels in 1965, he attended King’s College Lagos, from 1966 to 1967, where he got his A' Levels.

4 Professor Shamsudeen Amali (OFR)

Professor Shamsudeen Onyilokwu Onche Amali was born on 29th January 1947 Upu in Otukpo Local Government Area to the family of Mallam Aliyu Amali. Prof. Amali attended University of Ibadan from 1966 to 1970 where he graduated with B.A (Honours) in English and attended University of Wisconsin, Madison, USA from 1972 to 1976 for his PhD in Theatre and Drama.