EKSU Management Science

Dean's Profile

Professor A. O. Adaramola

Dean, Faculty of Management Sciences

As at 2023, Professor Adaramola has about 23 years of working experience as a lecturer, researcher, administrator and consultant in tertiary institutions (both private and public) within and outside Nigeria. He holds a Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.) in Banking and Finance from Ondo State University, Ado-Ekiti (Now Ekiti State University, Ado-Ekiti), Master of Science (M.Sc.) and Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) degrees in Finance from the University of Lagos, Nigeria. Professor Adaramola was employed as a Graduate Assistant in year 2000 at Ekiti State University, Ado-Ekiti. He rose through the ranks and became Professor of Finance in 2020. He served as the general coordinator of two university courses: GST 116 and 214;- ‘Entrepreneurship Development in Nigeria’ in the University between 2005 and 2010. He has also served in various committees at the Department, Faculty and University levels. These include: Coordinator of the Department of Banking and Finance, 2007/2008 session; Chairman Students’ Disciplinary Committee of the Department (2005-2007), member of the Faculty Welfare Committee and Faculty representative to other Faculty Boards, between 2005 to date. Professor Adaramola served as the Sub-Dean of the Faculty of Management Sciences, Ekiti State University (EKSU), Ado Ekiti between 2012 and 2014; Chairman, Faculty of Management Sciences Business Committee on Results, EKSU between 2012 and 2015; Assistant Director, Institute of Peace, Security and Corporate Governance, EKSU between 2014 and 2015; member, implementation committee on EKSU strategic plan between 2013 and 2015. He was a member, Ekiti State University (EKSU) Research Committee between 2012 and 2017; Head of Academic and Curriculum Development, Entrepreneurship Study Centre; EKSU, between 2015 and 2018; HOD, Department of Finance, EKSU between 2015 and 2017; Chairman, Faculty Postgraduate Committee and Member, Board of the College of Postgraduate Studies, EKSU between 2016 and 2018., Coordinator, Centre for Executive and Professional Studies, EKSU, between 2017 and 2019; Treasurer, Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), EKSU branch, between 2015 and 2019; Member, University Budget Monitoring Committee, between 2020 and 2022. His research focus is Corporate Finance.  He has about sixty eight (68) publications to his credit; sixty two (62) of which are learned articles published in both local and international journals. Professor Adaramola is the current Dean of the Faculty of Management Sciences at Ekiti State University, Ado-Ekiti.