An Igbo lecturer identified as Maazi Emmanuel Ikechukwu has been appointed the first Igbo Studies lecturer at the University of Oxford.
Taking to his Facebook page to share the good news, the lecturer revealed that his induction happened yesterday by Marion Sadoux, Head of Modern Language Programmes, University of Oxford Language Centre.
According to him, the First class starts next week Thursday, 3-4 pm, at 12 Woodstock Road.
This makes him the first official Igbo Language lecturer at the number one university in the world.
This is also the first time Igbo language will be taught at the university.