ISBN 9789780231859
Pages 376
Dimensions 216 x 140 mm
Published 2004
Publisher Malthouse Press, Nigeria
Format Paperback

Allison Akene Ayida

Nigeria's Quitessential Public Servant

edited by Femi Kayode, Dafe Otobo

Allison Ayida was a leading civil servant in Nigeria during the early years after independence and during the civil war. As the Permanent Secretary at the Ministry of Economic Development he was instrumental in shaping Nigeria's post civil war economy. Later in life he was on the boards of several companies and chaired a Nigeria bank. His autobiography sheds light on a generation of public servants and development economists over a period of four decades, which saw dramatic changes in the practice and politics of economics, and in the local and international environments.

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About the Editor

Dafe Otobo

Professor Dafe Otobo, educated at the University of Ibadan, The London School of Economics & Political Science, and the University of Oxford, is of the Industrial Relations & Personnel Management Department, University of Lagos. He is also the President of the Nigerian Industrial & Employment Relations Association (NIERA). He is widely published.

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