Sam Akande was our PhD student (1983) – studied Gays River Zinc mine in NS. Has had an outstanding career in geoscience education in Africa,
San was just elected Fellow of the Nigerian Academy of Science (FAS) for 2018; there are very few geoscientists in the Academy of Science:
2015 Grover E. Murray Memorial Distinguished Educator Award of AAPG. The Grover E. Murray Memorial Distinguished Educator Award is given in recognition of distinguished and outstanding contributions to geological education. Only one award is to be given per year unless funding is approved by the Executive Committee when the award slate is approved. Contributions leading to consideration for this award will most often involve the teaching and counseling of students at the university level, and contributions to the education of the public, and management of educational programs may also be recognized.
Samuel O. Akande (PhD), fnmgs, fnape
Department of Geology,
University of Ilorin,
PMB 1515, Ilorin,
Samuel Akande <firstname.lastname@example.org>