The University Librarian
The University Librarian, Stephen AchavwukoOsiobe, has a B.Sc. degree in Botany/ Zoology from the University of Lagos, Akoka, Lagos. He holds an M.L.S. degree from the University of Ibadan, Ibadan and a Ph.D. in Library and Information Science from Pittsburgh University, Pittsburgh, and Pennsylvania U.S.A.
He started his career at the University of Ilorin Library, Ilorin, where he served for one year before joining the University of Port Harcourt, Port Harcourt. He later joined the National Universities Commission, Abuja, in 1991 as head of the Library Services Unit, responsible for the coordination of orderly development of Federation Universities in Nigeria. He was the Chairman of Books Acquisition Subcommittee during the World Bank Project 1991-1995 and subsequent NUC/CVC joint acquisition program.
He served as University Librarian at Nasarawa State University, Keffi in 2012/2013 and 2013/2014 academic sessions. He has published extensively in many international journals and served in the editorial boards of both local and international journals. He is widely travelled and enjoys reading novels.