1.         LIFE PATRON

Aare Emmanuel Afe Babalola SAN, OFR, CON, FNIALS, FCI, Arb, LL.D (hc), D.Ltt(hc), FNIE.

Hails from Ekiti State. He studied privately through correspondence and passed 6 subjects at London University GCE Ordinary level in 1952.  He also passed 4 subjects at London GCE Advance Level in 1953. He studied privately through correspondence and passed B.Sc. Economics, University of London in (1959). He also obtained LL.B (Hons) as external student from same University of London in 1963.

Aare Afe Babalola is a recipient of different Doctorate degree Awards including that of University of London. He was the best Pro-Chancellor Award winner out of 85 Federal Universities in the year 2005. Chairman of Committee of Pro-Chancellors of Nigerian Universities 2005 – 2008. He is a Fellow Patron and Board member of different professional Bodies and legal Institutions all over the world.

Aare Afe Babalola is a philanthropist, an astute farmer, an Author, a Tutor, a Prolific writer and a University founder – Afe Babalola University, Ado-Ekiti, Nigeria.

He has contributed meritoriously and significantly to human development and emancipation, ranging from Individuals, Local, States, National and at International levels.
2.         LIFE PATRON

Lt Gen T.Y. Buratai (COAS)


Born in Buratai Town, Biu Local Govt area of Borno State, attended St. Patrick's School Maiduguri ,Government Teachers College,

Potiskum, Nigerian Defence Academy, Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) degree History, (M.A.) Degree History and (M.Phil) in Secuirity Studies.

He attended several military courses within Nigeria and all over the world.

3.         Professor Edward O. Ogunleye (FNIE)

            Hails from Ekiti State

He bags B.Sc. (Hons) Economics from University of Ilorin, M.Sc. Economics from University of Lagos and Ph.D Economics from Obafemi Awolowo University respectively. He was a Federal Government merit award winner from University of Ilorin Economics Department between 1978 – 1980.

He is a visiting Professor of Economics to different Universities within Nigeria and across the Globe. He is a Researcher with specialization in Industrial Economics, an author of several books and Project Consultant.

Presently, he is a lecturer and Dean of the Post=Graduate School of Ekiti-State University, Nigeria.

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Pastor Dr.Stephen A. Olutoki (FNIE)

Hails from Ondo-State.

Attended and graduated from the then Ondo State University now Ekiti-State University and bagged B.Sc. (Hons) Economics in 1988. He also attended University of Ibadan where he obtained a Masters degree (M.Sc) in Agric-Economics 1997. A member of Nigerian Institute of Management (NIM) a Fellow of Institute of Treasury Management and Corporate Finance of Nigeria (FTMCF), He is a research member of ‘CTA’ Wageningen, Netherlands.

He is a freelance writer, an author, a lecturer and a public policy Analyst.



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5.         Professor Adegeye Adeduro Joseph (FNIE)

Hails from Ondo State. Bags B.Sc. Economics from the University of Ibadan, MSc Agricultural Economics from University of Ibadan and PhD Agricultural Economics from University of Leeds, United Kingdom. A merit award winner for 1995 World Bank Agricultural Development Programmes in Nigeria. Fellow of the Economic Development Institute of the World Bank. Member: British Association of Agricultural Economics, Nig. Economics Society (NES). Farm Management Association of Nigeria and many others. He is an astute farmer and a World Financial Consultant.

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6.         Professor Isiaka Pedro (FNIE)

Hails from Lagos State. He studied Economics from B.Sc to Ph.D levels at Prague, Czech Republic. He is a lecturer with Bayero University, Kano Nigeria.

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7.    Mr. Fatunmise O. Gabriel (FNIE)

Hails from Ondo State. He bags B.Sc Economics from Ondo State University, MBA from Obafemi Awolowo University Ile-Ife, member NIM, Associate Member Institute of Certified Public Accountant of Nigeria, Public Administration/Local Government and National Accountants of Nigeria respectively.

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8. Honourable (Dr.) Danburam Abubakar Nuhu

He is  a graduate of Economics and Banking with B.Sc, M.Sc, MBA and a PhD. Hails from Kano State of Nigeria






9. Professor Samuel G.Edoumiekumo
He hails from Bayelsa State. He studied Economics at Bsc.Msc.PhD levels ,with a double PhD Degrees from the University of port Harcourt & University of Nigeria respectively