Professor Tomola Obamuyi, Dean, School of Management Technology, Federal University of Technology, Akure, has been awarded the “Best Professor in Banking and Finance in Africa for the year 2015” by the Africa Education Leadership Awards. The 2015 edition of the awards took place on 9th December, 2015, at the Le Meridian, Mauritius, East Africa.
The Africa Education Leadership Awards are presented to individuals from different disciplines and institutions in Africa, who have distinguished themselves in their chosen profession and served as role models through scholarly research and innovation, as well as contribution to humanity and society.
According to the organisers, the Africa Education Leadership Award is done through an intensely researched process undertaken by the research cell, which produces a shortlist of individuals who are doing extraordinary work and track the record of their achievements. The shortlist is then reviewed by a Jury comprising of senior professionals from across the globe.
Professor Tomola Obamuyi is a world class scholar who has presented conference papers in many countries including Finland, Canada, United Kingdom, Sweden, Ireland, India, Zambia, Ethiopia, Ghana, among others. He is the Nigerian Representative, Global University Entrepreneurial Spirit Students’ Survey (GUESSS), University of St. Gallen, Switzerland and Nigerian Team Member, Global Entrepreneurship Monitor (GEM), United States.