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Dr.Olumuyiwa Anthony VIATONU

Olumuyiwa Anthony Viatonu was born into the family of Mr and Mrs AdeniyiAnthony (of blessed memory) and Alice Adebisi Viatonu on the 2nd of July, 1967 at Oshodi, Lagos State. He attended Lagos City Council (LCC) Primary School (now Lagos Mainland Local Government Primary School III) Fadeyi, Lagos (

Profile  of Dr. Olumuyiwa Anthony VIATONU

Olumuyiwa Anthony Viatonu was born into the family of Mr and Mrs AdeniyiAnthony  (of blessed memory) and Alice Adebisi Viatonu on the 2nd of July, 1967 at Oshodi, Lagos State. He attended Lagos City Council (LCC) Primary School (now Lagos Mainland Local Government Primary School III) Fadeyi, Lagos (1973-79), Saint Peter’s College, Olomore Abeokuta, Ogun State (1979-1984) and Ijebu-Ode Grammar School, Ijebu-Ode (1984-85). He proceeded to Lagos State University, Ojo where he graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree (B Aed) English Education (1985-1990). He obtained a Master’s degree (M.Ed) in Educational Foundations with specialization in Sociology of Education from University of Lagos (1992) and Ph.D in Comparative Education from the first, the best and the highest ranked university in Nigeria—University of Ibadan, Ibadan.

Dr Viatonu was employed as a lecturer in the Department of General Studies in Education (GSE) at St. Augustine College of Education (PROJECT  T.I.M.E), Akoka (1992-1995). He joined the services of Lagos State College of Primary Education (LACOPED) now Michael Otedola College of Primary Education (MOCPED), Noforija-Epe in 1995 as a Lecturer II in the Department of English as a pioneer member of staff. He later transferred to the Department of General Studies of the same institution also as a pioneer member of staff teaching all the courses in Language and Communication Skills (I-IV).

OlumuyiwaViatonu has 80 publications comprising 15 articles in national journals, 12 International Journal articles, 12 chapters in books, 1 textbook, 4 edited works, 15 Conference Proceedings Citation Indexed (CPCI),International conference proceedings, 20 conference presentations (local and international) and 2 unpublished works in his areas of specialisation. He has attended conferences locally in Nigeria and internationally in Botswana, Italy, Spain, United Kingdom and the United States of America.

Dr Olumuyiwa Viatonu is a member of some learned societies home and abroad including Teachers’ Registration Council of Nigeria (TRCN), International Society for Development and Sustainability (ISDS), Japan, National Association of Professional Educators (NAPE), Nigerian Association of Educationists for National Development (NAEND) formerly, National Association of Teacher Educators of Nigeria, Association of Sociologists of Education of Nigeria (ASEN) and Nigerian Association for Educational Administration and Planning, an

Affiliate of Commonwealth Council for Educational Administration and Management.

Dr. Viatonu’s administrative experience include among others  Member, Lagos State Youth Award Committee, Ministry of Education; Member, Lagos State Government Task Force on Satellite Campuses; Co-ordinator, Department of General Studies, St. Augustine College of Education, Project TIME; Co-ordinator, Sport, St. Augustine College of Education, Staff Adviser, National Union of Lagos State Students; Member, Appointments and Promotions Committee (Senior), Michael Otedola College of Primary Education; Member, Board of Pre-NCE; Member, College Committee on Resurgence of Cultism in Michael Otedola College of Primary Education; Member, Junior Staff Appointments, Promotion and Disciplinary Committee; Member, Editorial Board, Journal of Education for National Development (JOEND), a publication of the Nigerian Association of Educationists for National Development (NAEND), Member, Lagos State Universal Basic Education Board, Member, Committee on Presentation of 2002 Federal Government Scholarship Awards to 32 MOCPED Students; Member, School of Education, Social Welfare Committee; Member, College Research and Publication Committee; Member, College Sports Committee, Michael Otedola College of Primary Education; Member, College Examination Committee, Member and later Chairman, Lagos State Indigenous Students Screening Committee; Assistant Co-ordinator and later, Co-ordinator, Teaching Practice, Michael Otedola College of Primary Education; Member and later Chairman, Teaching Practice Committee; Member, Committee on the Modalities for the take-off of the School of Primary Education, Michael Otedola College of Primary Education; Member, Committee on Rationalization of Academic Programmes; Member, Admissions Committee; Member, Academic Board Michael Otedola College of Primary Education, 1997-date; Member, Accreditation Committee; Member, College Committee on Institution of Annual Merit Award for Exemplary Service; Member, Governing Council, Michael Otedola College of Primary Education; Member, Staff Welfare Committee of Governing Council, Michael Otedola College of Primary Education; Member, Student Welfare Committee of Governing Council, Michael Otedola College of Primary Education; Chairman, Committee on the Review of Student Handbook, Michael Otedola College of Primary Education; Secretary, College Publication Committee, Michael Otedola College of Primary Education; Secretary, Editorial Board The Beagle, the official Journal of Michael Otedola College of Primary Education, Technical Adviser, College Committee on Bi-ennial International Conference,  Chairman, College Research and Publication Committee; Chairman, College Committee on the production of Textbooks on Entrepreneurship Education; Managing Editor, Academic Review, Michael Otedola College of Primary Education; Managing Editor, The Beagle, the official Journal of Michael Otedola College of Primary Education;  Chairman, Academic Board Business Committee, Chairman, Committee on College e-portal, Michael Otedola College of Primary Education;  Head, Department of General Studies in Education; Head, Department of Educational Foundations and Management; Dean, School of Education, Chairman, Committee of Deans and Directors, Deputy Provost, Michael Otedola College of Primary Education; Director, Directorate of Quality Assurance; Director, Directorate of Degree Programmes, Michael Otedola College of Primary Education.

He was a Consultant to United Nations International Children Emergency Fund (UNICEF) on Children in Especially Difficult Circumstances (CEDC) in Lagos, and United State Agency for International Development (USAID) on Literacy Enhancement Assistance Programme (LEAP) and Community Participation for Action in the Social Sector (COMPASS).

He has served as external examiner/moderator/assessor to Adeniran Ogunsanya College of Education, Ijanikin, Federal College of Education (Tech), Akoka, Tai Solarin College of Education, Omu-Ijebu and Emmanuel Alayande College of Education, Oyo.

Dr Olumuyiwa Anthony Viatonu is the Public Relations Officer of Foursquare Gospel Church, Ikorodu III (Ipakodo) District and the Ist Vice-Chairman of Ona-Iye Community Development Association, Lowa II, Ikorodu. He is married to Mojisola Maryam Oreoluwa (nee Otukoya) and the marriage is blessed with Ayokunle, Adekunle and Oyinkansola.

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