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Mr. Likeing Martin

Research Interest

SOCIAL WORK WITH INTERNALLY DISPLACED PERSONS/MEDICAL AND PSYCHIATRIC SOCIAL WORK

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Biography


Mr. Martin Likeing currently teaches Social Work at the Federal University of Lafia, Lafia-Nigeria. He was born at Umuawuka Umuowa, Ngor-Okpala Local GovernmentArea, Imo State, Nigeria. He attended Saint John the Baptist Mission Primary School. Thereafter, he attended Government Secondary School. He proceeded to Paul VI Major Regional Seminary. After some difficulties, then, he travelled to further his education to Jos, Plateau State and he got the admission into Plateau School of Accountancy and Management Studies (PSAMS), Jos, where he obtained an Ordinary National Diploma (OND) in Mass Communication in 1996. Thereafter, he proceeded to Nigerian Institute of Journalism (NIJ), Jos-Campus where he obtained a Higher National Diploma (HND) and a Postgraduate Diploma (PDG) in Journalism in 1999 and 2000 respectively. In 2003, he was admitted into the University of Jos, as a degree student and he earned a B.Sc in Social Work and Social Administration in 2008. He worked several years as Teacher of French Language at Plateau Private School, Jos- Plateau State from 2000 to 2015. He holds M. Sc Social Work from the University of Jos, where he started pursuing Full-Time course of study leading to a Doctorate degree in Social Work in 2014. However he stopped his studies at Unijos due to delay in 2018. In July 2015, he was appointed Academic staff at the Federal University Lafia, Lafia-Nigeria. In 2019, He began a Doctorate degree in Social Work programme at the Federal University of Lafia, Nasarawa State. He has scholarly publications to his credit. He is married with children.   

Selected Publications in Scientific Journals