Deacon Daniel D. Whawo, Ph.D (JP)

Daniel Duwovwiji Whawo was born on April 8, 1948 at Ogbe-Udu town in Udu Local Government area of Delta State. He is an ordained Deacon in the Baptist Mission.

Daniel Duwovwiji Whawo studied at the University of Benin, Benin-City, Nigeria, where he obtained B. Ed. (Hons.) Chemistry, 1979; and M. Ed. (1984) and Ph. D. (1987) in Educational Planning. He has taught in Primary and Secondary Schools and in the College of Education system.

Daniel Whawo has served as Head of Department, Dean of School and Director of DELSU Degree Programmes at the College of Education, Agbor. He also had the opportunity to serve as the Chairman of Governing Council, Baptist Theological Seminary, Eku.

He has published several articles in academic journals in Nigeria and foreign countries and chapters in textbooks being used in tertiary institutions in Nigeria. He also has six textbooks in use in Universities and Colleges of Education.

Daniel Whawo was promoted to the position of a Reader (Associate Professor), the present highest rank in Colleges of Education in Nigeria, in 1998. He was appointed Provost (Chief Executive) of the Delta State College of Physical Education, Mosogar, Nigeria in 2010; he is the  Provost, MICHAEL and CECILIA FOUNDATION College of Education, Agbarha-Otor. He is happily married with viable and God-fearing children.