Obafemi Ajibola

Managing Director/CEO, New Nigeria Foundation


Professor Obafemi Ajibola has an extensive career in academia, research and consulting. He is a Professor of Agricultural Engineering, a Fellow of the Nigerian Society of Engineers, a Fellow of the Nigerian Academy of Engineering and a former Deputy Vice-Chancellor for Obafemi Awolowo University at Ile-Ife. He now heads the New Nigeria Foundation, a non-profit non-governmental organization that emphasizes the development needs of the country and the resultant empowerment of its citizens. Professor Ajibola holds master’s and postdoctorate degrees from the University of Wisconsin.