ABOYADE, Prof Ojetunji

Born Wednesday, September 9, 1931

Awe, Oyo State




B.Sc. (Econs); Post graduate 1957-60 fti.D. 1960;

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Married and has children;

Profession Economist, , Educationist , Administrator
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Appointed Research Assistant, Nigerian National income Accounts, Federal Office of Statistic, Lagos, 1958-59; lecturer Grade II Dept. of Economics, University of Ibadan, 1962-64; visting assistant. Professor and Research fellow, Department of Economics, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, U.S.A. 1963-64, senior lecturer, Dept. of Economics University of Ibadan, 1964-66; Professor of Economics, University of Ibadan; head of department of Economics, University of Ibadan, 1966-71; head, National Economic Planning, Federal Ministry of Economic Development and Reconstruction, Lagos, 1969-70; visiting Consultant, Economic Development Institute, World, Washington D.C., USA., 1971-72; Dean, Faculty of Social Sciences University of Ibadan, 1972-74 director, Nigerian National Accounts Survey, Federal Office of Statistics, Lagos, appointed Vice-Chancellor of University of Ife; on leave of absence from the University of Ibadan; Editor, Nigerian Journal of Economic and Social Studies President, Nigerian Economic Society, 1973-74; member, Governing Board, Nigerian Institute of Social and Economic Research, 1965-73; member, Internal Association for Research in Income and Wealth; member, Board of trustees, International Food Policy Research Institute; participated in national and international professional conferences, seminars and symposia; served on various national and International policy and advisory bodies on Foundations of an African Economy: A Study of Investment and Growth in Study of Investment and Growth In Nigeria (Praeger, U.S.A., 1967); Issues in the Development of an African Economy (Ibadan University Press) 1976; various chapters and essay contributions to books and articles to professional journals from 1961-75;

University of Hull, England, 1953-57 and graduated B.Sc. (Econs); The Pembroke College, Cambridge, England

Arores prize for Best Performance Economics Department, Hull University 1957; Government Scholar 1953-60;


Vice-Chancellor’s Lodge University of Ife, lle-lfe

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