AFONJA, Prof Biyi

Born December 18, 1936,

Joga, Ogun Slate




B.Sc, MS, Ph D

Gender: N/A
Marital Status
  • Married
Name of Spouse Yewande Sosanya 1966
Father's Name
Father's Status N/A
Mother's Name
Mother's Status N/A
Number of Male Children 1
Number of Female Children 4
Profession statistician, educationist, administrator,
Working Experience
Previous Appointments:

Pupil Surveyor June – October 1960; Teacher, Abeokuta Grammer School, October-December 1960; Research Officer and later Senior Research Officer, fh,H ^”meni of Agriculture Research Ibadan 1961-66; Lecturer, Department of Agricultural Economics, University of Obafemi Awolowo University), lle-lfe, 1966-72; Senior Lecturer, Department of Mathematics, OAU, 1972-73; Commissioner »or Education, Western State, 1973-75; Reader Statistics, University of Ibadan, 1975-77- appointed Professor of Statistics, University of Ibadan, since 1977; Head, Department of Statistics 1977-80; Chief Statistical Training Adviser, United Nations Economic Commission for Africa, Addis Ababa, 1980-81; Chairman National Advisory Council on Statisticsmember, University of Ife (now Obafemi Awolowo University) Governing CouncH- member, Ogun State University Governing Council; Chairman, Ogun State College of Education Governing Council;

member International Statistical Institute

All Saints School, Araromi, Orita, Via Otta, 1942-49, Government College, Ibadan 1950-55, University College, Ibadan 1955-60, University of Aberdeen, Scotland 1961-63, University of Wisconsin, Madison, USA, 1967-70;

Jagunna of Joga;

lawn tennis

29, Amina Way, University of Ibadan, Ibadan, Oyo State;

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