Academic

Coordinator Department of Political Science

Name: Ibru Famous Okpako PhD

Designation/ Rank:  Lecturer II

Appointments

  1. Coordinator Department of Political Science, Edwin Clark University, Kiagbodo
  2. Honorable Councillor, Ethiope East Local Government Caretaker Committee, 2007-2008


Nature of Employment: Full-time

Contact Details

  • Email: famousibru@gmail.com
  • WhatsApp: 08039701566

Faculty and Course

  • Faculty:  Humanities, Social and Management Sciences
  • Department: Political Science
  • Programme: Political Science

Profile

Dr. Okpako received his B.Sc, M.Sc and PhD degrees in Political Science from the Delta State University. He was engaged in Edwin Clark University in 2016 as part-time Lecturer and became full-time in 2017. His teaching and research interest is in National and International Politics, Statistics and Research Methods. Ibru Okpako is currently the Coordinator of the Department of Political Science in Edwin Clark University. He is a member of Nigeria Political Science Association

Degrees/Qualifications: B.Sc, M.Sc & Ph.D

Education: Delta State University, Abraka

Area of Specialization: Comparative and International Politics

Experience

  • 2016 till date – Lecturer in Edwin Clark University, Kiagbodo
  • June, 2018 till Date: Coordinator, Department of Political Science, Edwin Clark University, Kiagbodo, Nigeria.
  • Examination Officer, Department of Political Science, Edwin Clark University, Kiagbodo, Nigeria.
  • Time-table Officer, Department of Political Science, Edwin Clark University, Kiagbodo, Nigeria.
  • Staff Adviser, Department of Political Science, Edwin Clark University, Kiagbodo, Nigeria.
  • Course Adviser, Department of Political Science, Edwin Clark University, Kiagbodo, Nigeria.
  • Examiner to the Joint University Examination Board(JUPEB), Lagos
  • Coordinator of the JUPEB Programme in the Department of Political Science, Edwin Clark University, Kiagbodo, Nigeria.
  • Teacher, NYSC, Place of Primary Assignment (PPA), 2004/05


Awards/honour: Delta State Government PhD Scholarship Award, 2010 – 2104.

Membership of Professional Bodies: Nigeria Political Science Association (NPSA)

List publications

  • Okpako, I. F. (2010) “The Niger Delta Crisis: The unresolved issues in Nigeria politics”. International Journal of Political Science and Administration, 2, No. 1, pp. 52-58.
  • Okpako, I. F. (2010) “Global climate summits: The lessons from Copenhagen”. International Journal of Development Studies, 5, No. 2., pp. 79-83. www.worldjournalseries.com
  • Okpako, I. F. and Clark, E. V. (2016). The Kyoto Protocol: Why It Failed in Its Obligation To Limit Global Greenhouse Gas (GHG) Emission. Research in Social Change, Issue 1 No. 8 http://www.fuds Si/en Pp 46-59
  • Okpako, I. F. and Etemike, L. (2016). The Role of Politics in the Negotiation and Implementation of the Kyoto Protocol on Climate Change. Research and Discussion 9 No. 1-3 http://wwwfuds.si/sl/raziskave-razprave Pp. 80- 110
  • Okpako, I. F. and Okolo, P. O. (2019). Niger Delta Armed Struggle and Contemporary Security Threat in Nigeria. State, Governance And Regional Integration. Nigeria Political Science Association Journal Pp 849-86.