Nwadike Inno Uzoma
University of Nigeria
Okankuzi (Professor) Inno Uzoma Nwadike is a Professor of Igbo, specializing in Igbo Literature, and a very revolutionary one at that. His influence and mentor is Prof. Nolue Emenanjo of Ibuzo. He was born to Mr. John Onyemesi Nwadike (Okwueziokwu Umundugba) and Ezinne Mary Magdalene Ekenasi Nwadike (Ochioha Umunwaanyi) Nnerim in 1945. Not having the opportunity to attend a secondary school after his primary education, Uzoma took up a teaching appointment as an auxiliary teacher in the Catholic Mission at a very tender age in Abakaliki Division, where for many years, he was the smallest and youngest teacher.