Biographical Info

  • Gender Male
  • Marital Status: Married
  • Profession: Economist

Contact Info

  • Official Email:
  • Official Website Visit Page
  • Official Address:
    Central Business District ,
    Amadu Bello Way Garki,
    Abuja FCT, Nigeria.
  • Official Post Address:
    P.M.B. 251 Amadu Bello Way Garki, Abuja FCT, Nigeria.

Education Qualification

  • B.Sc: London School of Economics. Ended: 1978
  • M.Sc: London School of Economics. Ended: 1979
  • PhD: University of Oxford. Ended: 1987

Professional History

  • Market Analyst: Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC). Started: 1989
  • Senior Operations Officer: OPEC. Started: 2007
  • Lecturer in Economics: University of Jos. Started: 1980
  • Senior Economist: International Monetary Fund (IMF). Started: 1999
  • Special Adviser: Honourable Minister. Started: 2004. Ended: 2007
  • Director General : Budget Office of the federation
  • : He played a key role when he worked closely with the then Minister of Finance and other officials to close the deal that made Nigeria to achieve the popular debt relief from the Paris Club of creditors.

Professional Qualifications

Not Available

Education Rank

  • Professor Eli Jidere Bala
    Director-General/Chief Executive Officer: Energy Commission of Nigeria (ECN)

  • Dr. Bright Okogu
    Director General: Budget Office

  • Prof. O. S. Lamidi
    Assistant Director: National Animal Production Research Institute, Zaria, Kaduna

Main Remuneration (Annual): Not Available
Other Remuneration (Annual): Not Available