OLAOPA, Dr Tunji (OON)

Born December 20, 1959
in

Aáwé, Oyo State

Dr

OLAOPA

Tunji

Dr. Olaopa Tunji (born 20 December 1959 in Aáwé, Oyo State) A culmination of two earlier degrees in political science and political theory from the University of Ibadan, Nigeria. From this intellectual background and management consulting practice, Dr. Olaopa joined the civil service as a Chief Research Officer in the office of the president of Nigeria in 1988. He is currently the Permanent Secretary, Federal Ministry of Information Communication Technology, Abuja. His areas of expertise range from public sector reform and restructuring, policy analysis and research designs, sector diagnosis and strategic planning. Dr. Olaopa has published severally and widely. Apart from several seminal articles in peer review journals and books, he is the author of six titles including theory and Practice of Public Administration and Civil Service Reforms in Nigeria (2008), Innovation and Best Practices in Public Sector Reforms: Ideas, Strategies and Conditions (2009), and Public Sector Reforms in Africa (2010). He has led and participated in many initiatives like the Nigerian Education Sector Strategy and the National Public Service Reform Strategies Development (in 2000, 2003 and 2007) as well as a number of continental programmes of the African Union’s Conference of African Ministers of Public Service (CAMPS). He is a member of several professional bodies like the International Institute of Administrative Sciences, Nigeria Institute of Management Consultants, Commonwealth Association for Public Administration and Management (CAPAM), and guest lecturer at the Administrative State College of Nigeria, Centre for Management Development & Pan-African University in Lagos, amongst many others.
Gender: Male
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  • Married
Name of Spouse
State of Origin: Afijio LGA, Oyo State
Father's Name Festus Adeyemo Olaopa
Father's Status N/A
Mother's Name Beatrice Okebola
Mother's Status N/A

Has Children

Profession Technocrat , Author , Scholar , Advocate of Public Service Reform & Institutional Strengthening
Working Experience Chief Research Officer, Policy Analyst and Speech Writer at the State House, Abuja. , Assistant Director/Secretary of the White Paper Panel , Coordinator, Education Sector Analysis and Head, Policy Division, Office of the Minister in the Federal Ministry of Education. , Deputy Director/Head, Technical Secretariat, Reform Strategy Team, Management Services Office. , Director of Programmes at the Bureau of Public Service Reforms. , Special Assistant on Reforms to the Head of Service of Nigeria on Public Service Reforms. , Director of External Linkages & Reforms Department at the Office of Head of the Civil Service of the Federation , Director, MDAs Department, Bureau of Public Service Reforms , Permanent Secretary in the Nigerian Civil Service
Previous Appointments:

– Trainee Management Consultant, University of Ibadan, 1985;

– Principal Research/Mobilization Officer and a head of department, Directorate of Social Mobiliation, 1988;

– Chief Research Officer, Policy Analyst and Speech Writer, Office of the President, Abuja, 1992;

– Assistant Director/Secretary, White Paper Panel for the Nigeria’s 1995 Ayida Public Service Reform (1995-1999);

– Coordinator, Education Sector Analsyis and head of department, office of the Minister, Federal Ministry of Education (1999-2002);

– Deputy Director Management Services, Office of the Presidency;

– Director of programmes, Bureau of Public Service Reforms (OHCSF);

– Special Assistant to the Head of the Service of the Federation;

– Director, External Linkages & Reforms Department of the OHCSF;

– Director MDAs Department, Bureau of Public Service Reforms at the OHCSF in the Presidency;

– Permanent Secretary at the Career Management Office (OHCSF);

– Permanent Secretary, Federal Ministry of Labour and Productivity;

– Permanent Secretary, Federal Ministry of Information Communication Technology, Abuja.

– Member, Nigeria Institute of Management Consultants

Demonstration School, Sango-Ota, Ogun State, 1972; Awe High School, Awe, Oyo State, 1977; Olivet Baptist High School, Oyo State, 1980; University of Ibadan, Oyo State, 1984; University of Ibadan, Oyo State, 1987; Commonwealth Open University, United Kingdom, 2006.
Tertiary
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– Member, International Institute of Administrative Sciences;
– Member, Commonwealth Association for Public Administration and Management (CAPAM)

Olaopa was conferred the National Productivity Award in 2015 by President Muhammadu Buhari alongside ten other distinguished Nigerians.[10] He was honoured with the Thabo Mbeki Award for Public Service and Scholarship in early 2018 at the closing ceremony of the Africa conference at University of Texas at Austin.[11] In July 2018, he was made a Professor of Public Administration at Lead City University, Ibadan, Nigeria

PUBLICATIONS

BOOKS:
– Theory and Practice of Public Administration and Civil Service Reforms in Nigeria (2008).
– Innovation and Best Practices in Public Sector Reforms: Ideas, Strategies and Conditions (2009).
– Public Sector Reforms in Africa (2010).

PERSONAL WEBSITE:
www.tunjiolaopa.com

OFFICIAL WEBSITE:
www.youthdevelopment.gov.ng

Dr Tunji Olaopa, OON

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