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Samuel Oladapo Olofin

Samuel Oladapo Olofin, Nigerian economics educator. Member Nigerian Association International Affairs (general secretary 1979-1980), Nigerian Economic Society, American Economic Association, Nigerian Quantitative Economics Association, Nigerian Statistical Association, University Ibadan Staff; Member Christ Apostolic Church.

Background

  • Olofin, Samuel Oladapo was born on December 1, 1945 in Ikare, Nigeria. Son of Gabriel Ereola and Hannah Sefi (Alli) Olofin.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, University Ibadan, 1969, Master of Science, 1972. Master of Arts, Princeton University, 1974, Doctor of Philosophy., 1975. Certified teacher, Nigeria.

      Transportation assistant Shell Oil Corporation, Lagos, 1969-1970. Lecturer II University Ibadan, Nigeria, 1975-1977, lecturer I, 1977-1980, senior lecturer, since 1980, center director, since 1983. Consultant Ford Foundation, Lagos, 1981-1982, National Planning Ministry, Lagos, since 1983, United Nations, 1986, World Bank, 1986.

    Works

    • Author: Macroeconomics, 1984. Modelling Economic Development, 1985. National prayer secretary Scripture Union Nigeria, Ibadan, 1976-1984.

      Rockefeller scholar, 1972. Ford Foundation grantee, 1979, 83. Rockefeller Foundation grantee, 1983.

    Membership

    Member Nigerian Association International Affairs (general secretary 1979-1980), Nigerian Economic Society, American Economic Association, Nigerian Quantitative Economics Association, Nigerian Statistical Association, University Ibadan Staff. Member Christ Apostolic Church.

    Connections

    • Married Ayodele Aina Phillips, February 28, 1976. Children– Samuel Ajibola, Ronke Bosede.
    • father: Gabriel Ereola Olofin
    • mother: Hannah Sefi (Alli) Olofin
    • spouse: Ayodele Aina Phillips
    • children: Samuel Ajibola Olofin
    • Ronke Bosede Olofin
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    Born December 1, 1945
    (age 71)
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