YESUFU, Prof. (Chief) Tijani Momodu

CON, B.A, B.Sc, Ph.D, D.Sc; economist, university lecturer, administrator, (rtd.); b: June 21, 1926; p: Agbede, ht: Agbede; Iga: Etsako West; so: Edo; m: Ibegbulam Laura Aisha; nc: five s, two d; ed: Government School, Agbede, 1933-34; Government School, Ewu, 1935-39; Edo College, Benin City, 1940-43; Government College, Ibadan, 1944-46; University of Exeter, London, 1952-55; University of London, London School of Economics and Political Science, I960; cr: National/Federal Civil Service, 1947; International Civil Service, International LabourOfficer, UNESCO, 1959, 1970, 1973; Labour Officer/snr. Labour Officer, Nigerian Civil Service, 1955-60; Founder/First excu-sec. National Manpower Board, 1962-65; prof. Applied Economics/Head, Department of Economics, University of Lagos, 1965; Founder/Dean, Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Lagos, 1965; founder/din Human Resources Research Unit, 1966; First Nigerian Indigenous v-c University of Benin, 1974; pro-chancellor/ch. Governing Council, University of Nigeria, Nsukka; University of Ibadan; University of Ilorin; Bendel State University/Edo State University; e-dir. Lagos Chambers of Commerce and Industry; Federation of West African Chambers of Commerce; dg. Nigerian Association of Chambers of Commerce and Industry Mines and Agriculture,1979-83; presd. Benin Chamber of Commerce, Industry, Mines and Agriculture; Bendel Association of Chambers of Commerce, Industry, Mines and Agriculture; chJind. Tropic Foods Ltd; Tijayes Industrial Enterprises Ltd; Tijayes ag.Ventures Ltd; government delegate, ILO Conference, Geneva, 1961; National Conciliation Committee, 1966-67; Nigerian Constitutional Conference, 1966-67; mm: Morgan Salaries and Wages Commission, 1963-64; Dina Revenue Allocation Committee; National Manpower Board, 1965; Nigerian Institute of Management, 1971-75; Board of Trustees, Nigerian National Merit Award, 1989-92; Founding Board of Trustees, Nigerian Institute for Policy and Strategic Studies, 1979; Justice Kalu Anya Committee, 1993-94; ch. Tax Advisory Board, Mid West/Bendel State, 1967-70; Education Advisory Board, 1967- 70; Visitation Panel, Bendel State University, 1983-84; Auchi Polytechnic, 1989; Consultant, Bendel/Edo State and Lagos State Governments, Manpower, & Training Requirements, State Civil Services, 1991-96; Consultant to International Organisations and Agencies on, Labour, Manpower, Education Industrial Relations, Human Resources, ILO, Geneva; UNESCO, Paris; Economic Commission for Africa; Commonwealth Secretariat; ch. ILO/UNDP, Nigeria; National Advocacy Group, 1998-2000; f. Nigerian Institute of Management; Nigerian Economic Society; Nigerian Institute of Personnel Management; Institute of Corporate Administration; foundation mem. Nigerian Policy Centre, Ibadan; first v-ch. Nigerian Society for the Welfare of Retired and Elderly Persons, 1991; ah: Dr. of Philosophy (Ph.D); University of London, 1960; Dr. of Science (D.Sc Honoris Causa), University of Benin, 1970; nh: Commander of the Order of the Niger, 2000; tt: lyasele (Prime minister) of Ayuele-Land, 1984; publ: An introduction to Industrial Relations in Nigeria, (Oxford/ NISER), 1962; Manpower Problems andEconomic Development in Nigeria(cd), (Oxford/NISER), 1969; Creating the African University fed), (Oxford/AAU, 1975) Dynamics of Industrial Relations: The Nigerian Experience, (University Without Development (University of Benin Social Science for Africa), 1996; The Human Factor in National Development Spectrum Books Ltd., 2000; sc: Island Club, Lagos; Ikoyi Club, Lagos; Benin Club; pp: Peoples Democratic Party, 1998; hob: swimming, lawn tennis; billiards, golf; res: 7, Boundary Road, GRA, Benin City, Edo State; tel: 052-259944; fax: 052-259944; e-m: [email protected].
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