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Benue State University

Deputy Vice-Chancellor Administration

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The Deputy Vice Chancellor (Administration) assists the Vice Chancellor in the peformance of Her functions.

Profile

Ashiko Julius Begha Ashiko was born on 16th July, 1951 in  Tse-Shilgba, Mbaivende, Ukan, Ushongo Local Government Area of Benue State,  Nigeria, he is married with four children.

Educational Institutions attended with dates
1. R.C.M Sch., Nyaga, Ushongo Local Govt. Benue State – 1958 – 1961
2. R.C.M Sch., Abuul, Ushongo Local Govt. Benue State – 1962 – 1964
3. Government College Kaduna – 1965 – 1969
4. King’s College, Lagos – 1970 – 1971
5. Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria (a) – 1972 – 1976, (b) – 1977 – 1980
6. Universite de Dijon (French Year Abroad Programme) – 1974
7. Village de Benin, Lomé, Togo (francophone Cultural Immersion), June – September
8. University of Sussex England – 1980 – 1983
9. Universite de la Sorbonne Nouvelle, Paris III. – Oct. 1990 – March, 1991
Educational Qualifications
1. Northern Region of Nigeria Certificate of Primary Education – 1964
2. West African Examinations Council School Certificate – 1969
3. West African Examinations Council, in Collaboration with University of Cambridge Local Examination, Syndicate
4. High School Certificate (H.S.C) – 1971
5. (a). Certificat Pratique de Langue Francaise, Universite de Dijon, France – 1974. (b). Diplome d’etudes francaises, Universite de Dijon, France – 1974
6. Certificat de stage, Ministere de 1’Education Nationale, Lome, Togo 1975
7. B.A (Hons) French (2nd Class Upper Division) A.B.U Zaria – 1976
8. M.A (French) A.B.U Zaria
9. Doctor of Philosophy (D. Phil), University of Sussex, U.K – 1983
10. Post-Doctoral Research in “Linguistics and Literature” Universite de la Sorbonne Nouvelle, Paris II Oct 1990 – March – 1991
WORK EXPERIENCE / APPOINTMENTS

(a) Teaching
1. Senior French Tutor, Mount St. Gabriel’s Secondary School, Makurdi, Benue State: January – September, 1972.
2. National Youth Service Corps: Senior French Master, Form Master, Patron French Club, at Archibong Memorial Secondary School Ukpom, Cross River State: 1976 – 1977
3. Department of French, Ahmadu Bello University Zaria: 1 August 1977 – 31st July, 1993
4. 01/08/77 – 30/09/78: Graduate Assistant in French
5. 01/10/78 – 30/09/80: Assistant Lecturer in French
6. 01/10/80 – 30/09/83: Lecturer II in French
7. 01/10/83 – 30/09/86: Lecturer I in French
8. 01/10/86 – 30/09/93 : Senior Lecturer in French
9. Department of Languages and Linguistics, Benue State University, Makurdi
10. 01/08/93 to 30/09/2004, Associate Professor of French Language and Literature
11. 01/10/2004: Professor of French
(b) Appointment
1. Acting Head, Department of French, Ahmadu Bello University Zaria: 1989-1991
2. Head, Department of French, A.B.U Zaria: 1991 – 31st July, 1993
3. Member of Senate, Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria: 1989 – 1993
4. Member, Faculty Management Committee, Facultry of Arts and Social Sciences (FASS), A.BU. Zaria: 1989 – 1993
5. Member, Task Force on Interim Joint Matriculations Board Examinations (IJMBE) Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria 1985 – 1992
6. Head, Department of Languages and Linguistics, Benue State University, Makurdi: 1994 – 1997
7. Dean, Student Affairs, Benue State University, Makurdi, 1994 – 2000
8. Member, Committee of Deans and Directors, Benue State University, 1994 – 2000
9. Coordinator, French and Linguistics programmes, Benue State University, Makurdi (as a result of the merger of the Department of Languages and Linguistics with the Department of English): 1998 – November 2001
10. Head Department of Languages and Linguistics, Benue State University, Makurdi: 1st December, 2001 – 31st October, 2004.
11. Dean, Faculty of Arts, Benue State University, Makurdi: 1st November, 2004 – 30th September, 2008
12. Member, Committee of Deans and Directors, Benue State University, Makurdi: 1st November, 2004 – 30th September, 2008
13. Member, Senate Business Committee, Benue State University, Makurdi: 23rd February, 2006 – 30th September, 2008
14. Acting Chairman, Board of Governors, Benue State University Technical College, Makurdi: 26th October, 2006 – 30th September, 2008.
15. Dean, Postgraduate School Benue State University, Makurdi: December 2011 to date
MEMBERSHIP OF PROFESSIONAL BODIES/ORGANIZATIONS
• Member, Modern Languages Association of Nigeria
• Member, Nigerian Universities French Teacher’ Association (NUFTA)
• Member, Linguistics Association of Nigeria (LAN)
• Member, British and Commonwealth Society for French Studies

Membership of University Committees
1. Member, Faculty Admissions Committee, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences (FASS), Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria: 1994 – 1989
2. Member, Faculty Library Committee, FASS, A. B. U. Zaria, 1985 – 1988
3. Chairman, Faculty Library Committee and Member, Ahmadu Bello University Library Board 1989 – 1992.
4. Book Officer, French Department and Lecturer – in – Charge French Department Library, A. B. U. Zaria: 1986 – 1992
5. Member, Students/Dean Advisory Committee, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria: 1986 – 1992
6. Member, Appointments and Promotions Committee, Humanities Complex, A. B. U. Zaria, 1990 – 1993
7. Member Students’ Disciplinary Committee, Benue State University, Makurdi: 13th January, 1997 – 2000
8. Member, Special Convocation Committee Benue State University, Makurdi: 1993
9. Member, Convocation Committee Benue State University, Makurdi: 1997
10. Chairman, University Panel of Investigation into Students’ Demonstration of 15th July, 1995, B. S. U. Makurdi.
11. Chairman, University Committee of Investigation into 1st Semester GST examinations leakage, BSU Makurdi: 2002
12. Member, University Naming Committee, BSU, Makurdi: 2002 to date
13. Member, University Security Committee, BSU Makurdi: 11th January, 2001 – 31st December, 2001
14. Member, Board of Centre for Continuing Education, BSU, Makurdi: 12th August, 2003 – 30th September, 2008
15. Member, Board of Post Graduate School, BSU Makurdi: 1st Nov. 2004 – 30th Sept. 2008.

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