|The Vice Chancellor|
Chairman, Board of the University of Ibadan School of Business,
B.Sc (Econ) (Ibadan), M.B.A. (Columbia), Ph.D (Arizona)
Ademola Ariyo joined the Department of Economics, University of Ibadan as Lecturer I in January 1983. He earned a First Class Honours degree in Economics from the University of Ibadan in 1974, MBA from Columbia University in 1978, and Ph.D from University of Arizona in 1982. His research interest is Financial Economics with special emphasis on development and corporate finance, and economic governance issues. He has to his credit about six books/monographs, and over fifty publications. Ademola Ariyo served as Commissioner for Finance and Economic Planning in old Oyo State between 1986-90, and Special Adviser to the Minister of Finance, Federal Republic of Nigeria, in 1993 and also member, Budget Monitoring Committee of the Federal Government of Nigeria.
He was and still Chairman/Member of Board of Directors of several banking, nonbanking, development and manufacturing institutions.
He has also served in various capacities in some African regional and international institutions. He is currently the Director, Centre for Public-Private Cooperation, Ibadan, Nigeria.