OLAYIDE (Prof) Samson Olajuwon

economist, educationist, born on May 12, 1933 in Ilesha, Oyo State of Nigeria; Sch ools attended: Apostolic Teacher Training CoUege, Ilesha, 194748; Government Teacher Training CoUege, Ibadan, 1951-52; Ealing Technical CoUege, London, 1957-59; University of California, Davis, USA, 1963-67; Qualifications: Teachers Certificate Grades UI & U, December 1948 & 1952 respectively; B.Sc (Econs) (Hons) London, June 1959; M.Sc. (Agric. Econs.) California, June 1964; Ph.D. (California), ,October 1967; Married with 4 children; Appointments Held: Tutor, Apostolic Teacher Training College Ilesha, 1954 - July 1957; Vice-Principal, Muslim High School, Shagamu, October 1959 - March 1961; Principal, Ebenezer Grammar School, Abeokuta, April 1961 - January 1963; Satistical Analyst, University of California, Davis, USA, July 1964 - September 1966; Lecturer (Agric. Econs) University of Ibadan, October 1967; Ag. Head of Dept. of Agric. Econs. University of Ibadan, Summer 1968; Supervisor of Graduate Programme in Agric. Econs, 1968-72; Visiting Professor of Econo mics, Iowa State University, Annes Iowa, August-December 1971; Appointed Professor & Head of Dept. of Agric. Econs. & Extension, May 1973 - October 1977; Appointed Dean, Faculty of Agric, Forestry and Vet. Science, University of Ibadan 1974/75 and 1975/76 sessions; Appo inted Deputy Vice-ChanceUor, Univer sity of Ibadan for 1976-77, 1977-78, ;?78-79 and 1979-80 sessions; Appo inted Vice-Chancellor, University of Ibadan for a four-year tenn with effect from December 1, 1979; Clubs and other associations: Membership of the following Academic Societies; Nigerian Economic Society; Nigerian Agricultural Society; American Agricultural Economics Society; American Economic Society; American Dairy Science Association; Econometric Society; Society for International De velopment; Forum International; Nigerian Society for Quantitative Economics; West African Association for Agric. Economists; Association for Advancement of Agric. Sciences in African; Nigerian Society of Animal Production; Nigeriaa Association of Agric. Economists; Publications: Writ ten many theses, monographs and mimeographs; Technical Reports and Papers; Books; journaal/articles and conference papers; Hobbies: Dancing.
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