Scientific Committee

To add value to the programmes and projects of the African Proverbs and Phraseology Society (AFRICAPPS), a set of distinguished scholars and proverb enthusiasts have been appointed to form the Scientific Committee. This Committee would be broadly advisory and include the following personalities who are listed in alphabetical order:

Prof. Cephas Yao AGBEMENU, Kenyatta University (KENYA)
Prof. Rahma BARBARA, Université Mohamed Ben Abdellah-Fès (MOROCCO)
Dr. Folajoke BESTMAN, Obafemi Awolowo University (NIGERIA)
Prof. Chilukuri BHUVANESHWAR, Hyderabad (INDIA)/Osmania University (LYBIA)
Dr. ‘Yomi DARAMOLA, Obafemi Awolowo University (NIGERIA)
Prof Salam DIAB DURANTON, Université Grenoble Alpes (FRANCE)
Prof. Dmitrij DOBROVOLSKIJ, Russian Academy of Sciences (RUSSIA)
Prof. Asabe KABIR USMAN, University of Sokoto (NIGERIA)
Prof. Abdenbi LACHKAR, Université Paul Valery Montpellier 3 (FRANCE)
Prof. Wolfgang MIEDER, University of Vermont (USA)
Prof. Salah MEJRI, Université Paris 13, Villetaneuse (FRANCE)
Prof. Pedro MOGORRÓN HUERTA, Universidad de Alicante (SPAIN)
Prof. Dr. Mona NOUESHI, Cairo University (EGYPT)
Prof. J.O.J. NWACHUKWU-AGBADA, Abia State University (NIGERIA)
Prof. Akin ODEBUNMI, University of Ibadan (NIGERIA)
Prof. Babafemi ODUNSI, Obafemi Awolowo University (NIGERIA)
Prof. Afis A. OLADOSU, Univeristy of Ibadan (NIGERIA)
Prof. Damian U. OPATA, University of Nigeria (NIGERIA)
Dr. Elisabeth PIIRAINEN, Steinfurt (GERMANY)
Prof. Julia SEVILLA MUÑOZ, Universidad Complutense de Madrid (SPAIN)
Dr. Inès SFAR, Université Paris Sorbonne (FRANCE)
Prof. Camelia SULEIMAN, University of Michigan (USA)
Prof. Ernest TOUOUI BI IRIE, Université Félix Houphouët-Boigny Abidjan (CÔTE D’IVOIRE)
Prof. Yisa Kehinde YUSUF, Obafemi Awolowo University (NIGERIA)
Dr. Jean-Philippe ZOUOGBO, Université Paris Diderot-Sorbonne Paris Cité (FRANCE)