Adegbemi babatunde ONAKOYA is a Professor of Development Economics in the department of Economics, Babcock University Ilishan-Remo.
He holds a Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) degree in Business and Applied Economics from the Olabisi Onabanjo University, Ago Iwoye, Nigeria. He is also a Master of Business Administration (Marketing Management) from the same University and the Master of Science Degree (Economics) of the Lagos State University, in the distinction grade. He obtained his first degree in Economics in 1979 (Second Class Upper Division) from the Obafemi Awolowo University (formerly University of Ife).
Prof. Onakoya is a Fellow of both the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria and the Chartered Institute of Taxation of Nigeria. He is a member of the Nigerian Economics Society
As at December 31, 2021 his 78 academic publications have been viewed 111,436 and downloaded 4,025 times in 175 countries & territories (http://babcockuni.academia.edu/adegbemionakoya).
He was the Secretary to the Ogun State, a Nigerian Sub- national government (2008-2011). He has acquired varied experience from the major sectors of the economy including academia, banking, manufacturing, oil & gas services, telecommunications and government. He is an internationally certified expert in quality systems management and business transformation
He emerged as one of the top ten (6th) highest ranking economist and accounting researchers in Nigeria as published by Nigeria Scientist and University Economics & Econometrics Rankings 2021 (https://www.adscientificindex.com/?con=&country_code =ng&tit= Economics +&+Econometrics)