Professor Raymond Osemwegie Elaho, Ph.D, is Professor of French Literature in the Department of Foreign Languages, University of Benin, Benin City, Nigeria.
He presented the 39th Inaugural Lecture of the University of Benin on 11th May 1995. Prof. Elaho was the pioneer President of the Association of French Teachers in Africa (1981-1984) and National President of the Modern Languages Association of Nigeria (1991-1999). In 2013, he was one of the four Professors who was honoured with a Festschrift by the University French Teachers Association (UFTAN).
Since he became a Professor in 1984, he has carried out external assessment of the publications of over thirty-five academics for promotion to the rank of Professor/Associate Professor.