The World Fellows
Ibidapo Oyewole | Nigeria | 2008
Technical Advisor, National Planning Commission
Ibidapo Oyewole was recently appointed Technical Advisor to the Honourable Minister of National Planning. The National Planning Commission acts as the country's central think tank on development policy planning and coordination across the country and serves a central advisory role to the President. He also heads the Research, Policy and Strategy Team of the UK-funded governance program in Nigeria, the State Partnership for Accountability, Responsiveness and Capability (SPARC). Through expert technical advice and funding support, SPARC supports Nigerian federal and state government in improving efficiency in the areas of public financial management, public service delivery, policy formulation and strategy development. Previously, Oyewole founded and directed the Centre for African Policy & Peace Strategy, an independent think tank that promotes policies enhancing human security, socio-economic development, and good governance in Africa.
Development as Dignity (video), Tedx Talk, May 24, 2012
Reclaiming Nigeria’s Clout in the International Arena, Nigerian Village Square, November 22, 2008.
President-Elect Barack Obama: Expanding the Boundaries of Possibility, The Huffington Post, November 7, 2008.
Netcast (audio): Through African Eyes, October 28, 2008. Click here for Netcast >>