Richard Chinedum Ihejirika has been an academic staff of the Federal University of Technology, Owerri for about twenty years. He attended the famous University of Ife, the University of Nigeria, Nsukka and the University of Uyo, where he obtained B.A, M.A., and PhD respectively with specialization in English as a Second Language. He is of the Directorate of General Studies.
Dr Ihejirika has served as a Unit Head in the Directorate of General Studies, an Associate Dean of the Postgraduate School, and currently the Deputy Director, Office for University Development and the President of the Elite Asuu-Futo Cooperative Society. He has been a member of several University Committees. He has contributed immensely to scholarship through his quality publications in both local and international journals.
Dr Richard Chinedum Ihejirika is an epitome of diligence, integrity and honesty. He is a team player, amiable and ever ready to serve. He is a Christian and a Knight of St. Christopher. Reading and watching soccer are the basic things that interest him.