NAME: Fatima O. Usman (Ph.D.)

DESIGNATION: Dean, School of General Education

E-MAIL: fatee4usman99@yahoo.co.uk

Dr. Fatima O. Usman is a Chief Lecturer in the Department of Educational Foundations. She was one time Head of Department (HOD) of Pre-NCE (2006); HOD, Educational Foundations (2008-2009); Principal, College Staff Secondary School (2009-2012); Director, Research and Publications (2012-2016); Director, Academic Planning and Statistics (2016-2020). Currently, she is the Dean, School of General Education. On assumption of office in January 2020, she hit the ground running.

Dr. Fatima O. Usman has M.Ed. (Educational Administration, 1991); Ph.D. (Educational Management, 2001) and Certificates in ICT. She belongs to several professional bodies, which include membership of: Commonwealth Council for Educational Administration and Management (CCEAM), Nigerian Association for Educational Administration and Planning (NAEAP), and Teachers Registration Council of Nigeria (TRCN).

Dr. Usman has been a hardworking lecturer and administrator whose contributions within and outside the College has been acknowledged with commendations and awards, some of which include:

  • Okengwe Development Association (ODA) Certificate of Honour Patriotic Service (2003).
  • Letter of Commendation from Federal College of Education, Okene (2009).
  • Award of Excellence from Ebira Re-Birth Foundation (2010).
  • Okengwe Development Association (ODA) Merit Award for Contributing to the Development of Okengwe District (2010).
  • Merit Award for Selfless Service to Humanity and Love for Peace and Progress of the Nation (2011).
  • National Association for Proprietors of Private Schools (NAPPS), Okene Chapter Award of Excellence for the Most Outstanding Educational Developer of our Time (2016).