Services and Responsibilities


  1. Member, Organizing Committee, Second Uyo Conference on Language and Literature, Department of English.
  2. Member, Departmental Staff Seminar Committee, Department of English
  3. Staff Adviser, 200 level students.
  4. Coordinator, Library Services, Department of English
  5. Coordinator, Final Year Seminars, Department of English.
  6. Member, University Publications Committee, 1993 – 1996
  7. Patron/Creative Writing Adviser, Writers Forum, University of Uyo
  8. Member, University Welfare Committee.
  9. Member, University Fund Raising Committee, 2006.
  10. Secretary, Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), University of Uyo Chapter, 2003 to 2007.
  11. Co-coordinator, Postgraduate Programmes, Department of English, University of Uyo.
  12. Editorial Consultant, University of Uyo Official Bulletin, 2007 to 2016.
  13. Member, UNIUYO Convocation Sub-Committee on Speeches, Addresses and Citations, 2006 till date during which I have written most of the convocation addresses of successive Vice-Chancellors, nominated some of the honorary awardees and convocation lecturers and written citations of many awardees till date.
  14. Chairman, LOC, University of Uyo Conference on Language and Literature, 2011.
  15. Coordinator, Postgraduate Programmes, Department of English, University of Uyo, Uyo, 2010/2011 session till date.
  16. Member, University of UYO Development Committee, 2010/2011 to 2014.
  17. Member, University of Uyo Publications and Research Committee, 2011/2012 till date.
  18. Convener and Chief Host, 2012 Annual Convention of the Association of Nigerian Authors (ANA).
  19. Head, Department of English, November 14, 2012 till January 14, 2016.
  20. Convener, University of Uyo Conference on Language and Literature, 2013.
  21. Member, Committee to Articulate a Position Paper/Goodwill Message to Be Presented at the Pre-National Confab by the Federal House of Representatives, 2014.
  22. Facilitator of the Existing Linkage Programme between the University of Uyo and Universitē Omar Bongo (Omar Bongo University), Libreville, Gabon, 2014.
  23. Representative of Senate on Board of School of Continuing Education, University of Uyo, 2014 –
  24. Chairman, Planning Committee for Festschrift in Honour of the Vice-Chancellor, University of Uyo, Prof (Mrs.) Comfort M. Ekpo 2014.
  25. Co-editor, Harvests from the Gown: Festschrift in Honour of Professor Comfort C. Ekpo.
  26. Consultant Editor, University of Uyo Journal of Humanities, 2012 till date. Member, 2015 Convocation Lecture, Honorary Degrees and Addresses Sub-Committee.
  27. Member, Editorial Team, University of Uyo 2012/2013 Annual Report.
  28. Member, Faculty of Arts Committee to Investigate the Issues of Concern in the Department of Philosophy, Faculty of Arts, University of Uyo, 2017.
  29. Edited the book, Heralding Excellence and Integrity: Professor Enefiok Essien (SAN), by Cyrinus Kaizer.
  30. Member, Convocation Lecture, Honorary Degree and Addresses Sub-Committee of the 22nd and 23rd Combined Convocation Planning Committee, 2017.
  31. Vice-Dean, Postgraduate School, University of Uyo, July 17, 2017 till date.
  32. Chairman, Postgraduate School Committee to Develop a Proposal to Senate to Accept Candidates with Second Class (Lower) Degree As Minimum Requirement for Admission into Postgraduate School Programmes, April 27, 2018.
  33. Chairman, Committee to Look into the Report of Graduate Students Association (GRASA) Probe Panel, August 8, 2018.


  1. Founding Member, Association of Nigerian Authors, Akwa Ibom State Chapter.
  2. Chairman, Panel of Judges, Oyo State Association of Nigerian Authors’ Annual Competition, 1999; 2000
  3. Co-Editor, Eedee Ogoni (an international student magazine)
  4. Co-Editor, Journal of African Poetry.
  5. Member, Editorial Committee, National Freedom, a newspaper of the Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU.
  6. Facilitator, 2006 Population Census Training Exercise.
  7. Facilitator, National Population Census, 2006.
  8. Chairman, Association of Nigerian Authors (ANA), Akwa Ibom State Chapter, 2010 till date.
  9. Judge, Association of Nigerian Authors’ (ANA’s) annual national literary competitions, 2010 – 2011.
  10. Visiting Senior Lecturer, Niger Delta University, Wilberforce Island, Bayelsa State, 2009 -2010 session.
  11. Visiting Lecturer, Centre d’Etudes de Rechereches du Monde Anglophone (CERMA), Faculte des Lettres et Sciences Humaines, Omar Bongo University, Libreville, Gabon, September 2011, Nov 2012.
  12. Member, Civil Societies and Human Rights National Committee of ASUU.
  13. Resource Person, Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) Training Workshop for Primary School Teachers, 2006 – till date.
  14. Returning Officer, April 2011 General Elections.
  15. Resource Person, Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) GPAD Capacity Building Workshop for Media Practitioners on the Theme: The Role of NNPC in the Nigerian Economy, Le Meridien Hotel, Uyo, July 12 – 13, 2014.
  16. Member, Editorial Advisory Board, Journal of the Annual International Conference on African Literature and the English Language (ICALEL), Department of English, University of Calabar.
  17. Member, ASUU National Committee on Civil Societies and Human Rights, 2012 till date.
  18. Coordinating Editor (Poetry), Masterpieces of African Literature, Vol 1, 2014.
  19. Consultant Editor, Akwa Ibom State University Journal of Arts, 2014 till date.
  20. Member, Editorial Committee, Gandhigram Literary Review, Tamil Nadu, India.
  21. Resource Person, Use of English Examination Questions for the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, 2016, 2018.
  22. Juror, The Montreal International Poetry Prize 2017.
  23. Member, Grants, Research and Publications Committee of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), 2018 till date.
  24. Editor-in-Chief, ASUU Journal of Humanities, 2018 till date.
  25. Editor-in-Chief, The National Scholar, a publication of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), 2018 till date.