Membership and Associations
Trustee, Society of Nigeria Theatre Artists (SONTA) (2017 to Date)
National President, Society of Nigeria Theatre Artists (SONTA) (2013 to 2017);
National Vice President (SONTA) - (2009 to 2013); Ex-Officio
- Association of Nigerian Authors (ANA), Secretary General, Kwara State Chapter (1998 to 2004)
- National Vice President, Association of Nigerian Authors (ANA) (2009 to 2011).
- Chief Judge of Literary Prizes, Association of Nigerian Authors (ANA, National Body) (2006 to 2009)
- Nigerian Academy of Letters (NAL), Member – 2013 to date.
- Public Orator, Nigerian Academy of Letters (NAL) – 2018 to date
- Non-Official Member of NAL Executive Committee: 2016 – 2018
- Assistant Secretary, Nigerian Academy of Letters (NAL): 2018 to date
National Association of Nigerian Theatre Arts Practitioners (NANTAP), formerly a Member;
Now a Fellow (fta)
Nigerian Institute of Public Relations (NIPR), Member.
Reading Association of Nigeria (RAN), Member.
American Studies Association of Nigeria (ASAN), Member
International Federation for Theatre Research (IFTR), London, Member
Appointed for Distinguished Standing into the Research Board of Advisors of the American Biographical Institute, North Carolina, USA
- International Organization of Scenographers, Technicians, and Architects of
Theatre (OISTAT), Member.
- Nigeria Folklore Society, Member.
- Union of African Performing Artists, Member
Awards & Honours
Fellow Nigerian Academy of Letters (FNAL); investiture took place at the 21st Annual Convocation of the Academy, held at the J.F. Ade. Ajayi Auditorium, University of Lagos, Lagos State, August 8, 2019.
Sir Ahmadu Bello Platinum Leadership Award (Epitome of Educational Development) by the Association of Northern Nigerian Students (ANNS). Given in commendation of his meritorious and exemplary service to the nation, humanity, youth empowerment, educational and societal development in Northern
Nigeria and the country at large. 27th July, 2018, at Sheraton Abuja Hotel.
Eneyi Ohu Weyi Oza (Wise Man) Thick Award. Given by UM Best Entertainment for your magnanimous and positive roles toward human capital development in Ebiraland mostly in entertainment industry. April 1st, 2018
SONTA Leadership Merit Award for Past Presidents, at University of Port Harcourt, 1st November, 2017.
Admitted as a Fellow of the Society of Nigeria Theatre Artists (fsonta -
Awarded Fellow of the National Association of Nigerian Theatre Arts Practitioners (NANTAP): fta
Honorary Award of the Performing Arts Students Association, University of Ilorin for being a good ambassador and a dexterous figure of the Performing Arts Department, Unilorin. 2016
Prof Sunday (sunnie) Enessi Ododo's play; Hard Choice, won the Association of Nigerian Authors (ANA) Drama Prize 2012
Prolific Academic Merit Award from Rotary International on 22nd August, 2015
Travellinks Merit Award, November 26, 2015.
Appointed into Editorial Board of World Scenography Project (Africa/Middle
East editorial team), 2012.
An Award of Excellence, National Association of Ebira Students (NAES)
Head of Department of the Year Award, Faculty of Arts Students
Association, University of Ilorin, 2002
A two volume festschrift was published on me and my works to mark my fiftieth birthday: A Gazelle of the Savannah: Sunday Ododo and the Framing of Techno-Cultural Performance in Nigeria. Eds Osakue S. Omoera, Sola Adeyemi and Ben Binebai. Rochester, United Kingdom: Alpha Crownes Publishers.