Oxford University gets first Igbo Language Lecturer

World’s number one University, Oxford University, England, United Kingdom has announced its first Igbo language lecturer, Emmanuel Ikechukwu Umeonyirioha.

He made the announcement on his Twitter handle on Thursday.

Mr Umeonyirioha said, “It is official that I am the first official Igbo language lecturer at the number one university in the world, the University of Oxford.

“Our induction happened today (i.e Friday 18, 22) by Marion Sadoux, Head of Modern Language Programmes, University of Oxford Language Centre.

“This became possible in an account of the James Currey Society. This is the first time the Igbo language will be taught at the university. History has been made.”


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