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The Chinua Achebe Foundation Interview Series

Nigeria:
A Meeting of the Minds
(An Interview with Dr. Okechukwu Ikejiani)

by
Chinua Achebe


Dr. Okechukwu Ikejiani had a conversation with radio host/journalist Cyril Ibe at Ikejiani's home in Ottawa, Canada, on January 15, 2005. Research questions from Cyril Ibe, Professor Chieka Ifemesia and the Committee of Intellectuals.


About Dr. Okechukwu Ikejiani: Elder Statesman and Intellectual Giant

Dr. Okechukwu Ikejiani
Okechukwu Ikejianiwas born 87 years ago into the distinguished family of Reverend Canon Jeremiah and Madam Nwetulu Ikejiani of Obeagu Nri in Awka District of Anambra State Nigeria.

Dr. Ikejiani obtained a B.Sc. with honors from the University of New Brunswick in 1942. He then attended the University of Chicago where he obtained an MSc. in 1943. In 1948, he earned his M.D. from the University of Toronto and became licentiate of the medical council of Canada.


Nigeria: A Meeting of the Minds