Dr. Jonathan B. Gonee


My name is Jonathan Barile Gonee, a native of Bunu-Bangha in Khana Local Government Area of Rivers State. I was born on the 22nd of January, 1967 and married with three children.

Got my B.Sc in 2006 and Masters in 2013, all in Public Administration from Imo State University Owerri. Secured admission in the 2018/2019 academic session with the University of Port Harcourt to do my PhD in Political and Administrative Studies. Rounded off my programme by successfully defending my thesis on the 24th of August, 2022.

Worked in the Security Department of Exxonmobil for over two decades and rose to the rank of supervisor. Have also had part-time lecturing job with Imo State University Owerri, Eket study centre for some years before being offered an appointment as an Assistant Lecturer in the Department of Political Science, Faculty of Social Sciences in Federal University Otuoke on the 7th of July, 2023.

I became a member of the Institute of Industrial Security and Safety of Nigeria (IISSN) on 25th July, 2013 and a student Member of the Nigerian Political Science Association (NPSA) South-South Zone on March 15th 2021.

I have a bias for English Language and a knack for telling stories, hence the vast number of unpublished plays in my Kitty today.

Research Interest: Urban/Rural Development

University email:  [email protected]