Wednesday, February 21, 2018

Let's Congratulate Our Newest IMN Country Representative in Nigeria!

      IMN Country Representative for  Nigeria, Dr. Rabiu Olayinka IYANDA!
                                                          Dr. Rabiu Olayinka IYANDA
He had his primary education at Ipetumodu, Osun State and secondary at Ila Grammar school, Ila-Orangun. He proceeded to the then Oyo State College of Education, now Osun State College of Education, Ila Orangun. after the three years training, he went to University of Ilorin for his Bachelor of Arts in French. He obtained the Masters of Arts in French Studies, at the premier university, University of Ibadan. In 2016 he completed his research thesis, Cross-culturalism and aesthetics in Fongbe and Igbomina oral fables.
A thesis submitted to the postgraduate school, Department of European Studies, Faculty of Arts, University of Ibadan for the award of Doctor of Philosophy, PhD. The thesis examined the cultural similarities and dissimilarities in fable narration in some selected areas of the study. It considered the level of technological development in these areas and how they influence the cultural ethos of these communities. He has attended many academic conferences and presented papers in Nigeria, France, Côte d’Ivoire and other west African nations. he attended training and workshops in L’Université de Niamey, République du Niger. Centre de Linguistique Appliqué de Besançon, CLA, Université de Franche-Comté, France. Centre d’Approches Vivantes des Langues et des Médias, CAVILAM, Vichy, France. Félix Houphouët Boigny University, Abidjan among several others. He is currently engaged as lecturer and researcher at the Osun State University, Osogbo. College of Humanities and Culture, Ikire in the department of French Language of the university. He has written articles in his area of interest in several journals. 

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