Eghagha heads English department at Unilag

‚ÄčThe management of University of Lagos has

announced the appointment of Prof. Hope Eghagha

as Head of the Department of English. The

appointment takes effect from 1st August, 2016.

Eghagha, a poet, playwright and essayist recently

served as the Commissioner for Higher Education in

Delta State.

He hails from Mereje in Okpe Local Government

Area and was born at Burutu on September 4, 1959,

both in Delta State. He had his early education at

Zik Grammar School, Sapele (1972-1976) and

Baptist High School, Port Harcourt, Rivers State


He obtained BA (Hops) with a 2nd Class Upper

Division in Theatre Arts from the University of Jos,

Jos, Plateau State in 1982. He further had his MA

and Ph. D in English from the University of Lagos,

Lagos in 1984 and 1994 respectively.