ADEDEJI, Prof. Adebayo (Late)

Born December 21,1930

Ijebu-Ode, Ogun




CFR, B.Sc, MPA, Ph.D

Gender: Male
Marital Status
  • Married
Name of Spouse Susan Aderinola Ogun, 1957
Father's Name
Father's Status N/A
Mother's Name
Mother's Status N/A
Number of Male Children 4
Number of Female Children 2
Profession Economist, administrator
Working Experience
Previous Appointments:

Research Assistant West African (now Nigerian)Institute for Social and Economic Research, 1950;Sub-InspectorofLands, Department of Lands, 1950-53; Local Government Officer, Ministry of Local Government, 1954-55; asst Secretary, Ministry of Economic Planning, Western Nigeria, 1958-60; snr. asst sec (Revenue), Ministry of Finance, 1961 -63;Visiting Lecturer, – Economics, University of Ibadan(UI), 1958-70; assoc. dep. dir. Institute of ‘ Administration, University of Ife(now Obafemi Awolowo University), 1963- 66;dep. din/assoc prof. 1966-67; dir. 1967-75; prof. Public Administration, 1967; National Manpower Board 1967-71; Federal Commissioner for Economic Development and Reconstruction, 1971-75; ch. Directorate, National ‘ Youth Service Corps, 1973-75; United Nations Under Secretary General/ • Executive Secretary, UnitedNationsEconomicCommissionforAfrica,1575; ch. SenateofUnitedNationsInstituteforNamibia,1975& 1991;Nigeria’s Special Envoy to Zimbabwe,2002;SpecialAdviserto the OAU Secretary- General, 2002;ch.Commonwealth Observer and Monitoring Group on Kenya Presidential and Parliamentary Elections,2002; Founder/Editor, Quarterly Journal of Administration, 1967-75; Founder, African Centre for Development &Strategic Studies (ACDESS); f:Nigerian Institute of Management mm: African Peer Review Mechanism Panel of Seven Eminent Persons, by AU HeadsofState,2003; Nigerian Economic Society, African Academy of Sciences, African Association for Public Administration and Management prcsd: Nigeria Economic Society, 1971-72; presd: African Association for Public Administration and Management 1974-83; v-ch. Association of Schools and Institute of Administration;

St Saviour's School, Ijebu- Ode, 1940-43; Ijebu-Ode Grammar School, 1944-49; University College, Ibadan (now University of Ibadan), 1953-54; University College, London University, Leicester, 1955-54; Harvard University, USA, 1960-61;

Asiwaju of Ijebu; Olote- Olowa of Ijebu-Ode

Honorary Doctor of Letters (D.Litt), Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, 1976;HonoraryDoctorof Laws (LL.D), University of Zambia, 1984; Honorary Doctor of Laws(LLD), Dalhousie University, Halifax, Canada, 1984; Honorary Doctor of Laws(LL.D),UniversityofCalabar,1987; Honorary Doctor of Science(D.Sc), Obafemi Awolowo University, He-Ife, 1989; Honorary Doctor of Science(D.Sc.X University of lbadan, 1997; Honorary Doctor of Science(D.Sc), Ogun State University (now Olabisi Onabanjo University), Ago-Iwoye, 1998; fh:Grand Officer of the Order of Mono(GOOM), Togo, 1972; Commander of the Order of Merit(COM), Mauritania, 1977; Grand Commander of the Order of Distinguished Service(GCDS),Zambia, 1982;GrandCommanderofthe Order of the Lion (GCOL), Senegal, 1987; Commander of the Republic of the Gambia(CRG), The Gambia, 1988; Grand Officer of the Order of the Niger (GOON), Niger Republic, 1988;Grand Commander of the Most Excellent Order of the Eagle(GCOE), Namibia, 1995;Honorary Citizen of the Republic of Namibia, 1997;nh: Commander of the Order of the Federal Republic (CFR), 2001

A Survey of Highway Development in Western Nigeria 1960;Editor, Nigerian Administration and its Political Setting, 1969;Nigerian Federal Finance: Its Development, Problems and Prospects. 1969, co-editor, Local Government Finance in Nigeria: Problems and Prospects. 1972;Management Problems and Rapid Urbanisation inNigeria, 1973; The Tanzania Civil Service, a Decade After Independence, 1974; Developing Research on African Administration: Some Methodological Issues, 1974;Africa, The Third World and the Search fora NewEconomic Order: AReassessment, 1979; The Indigenisation of the African Economy, 1981; Economic Crisis in Africa: African Perspectives on Development Problems end Potentials, 1985,Towards the Dawn of the Millenium and the Beginning of the Twenty-first Century, 1986; Towards a DynamicAfrican Economy: Selected Speeches and Lectures, 1975-1986,1989;

International Gold Mercury Award(ad personam), 1982;TheArthur Houghton Star Crystal Award, African-American Institute, 1991; ah: Faculty Prize in Economics, University College, Leicester, 1956, 1957;

photography, lawn tennis, golf, walking

Adeola Lodge, 122Apeti Street, Ijebu-Ode,Ogun State.

25 April, 2018
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