Faseyi Samuel Profile


Agricultural Economics and Extension


Samuel Ayo Faseyi was born on Saturday, 31st October, 1953 at Obbo-Aiyegunle, in the Ekiti Local Government Area of Kwara State.  His father was Pastor David and Mrs. Dorcas Faseyi.

He attended Saint Luke’s LGEA Primary School in Obbo-Aiyegunle (1962 – 1968), Babalola Memorial Grammar School, Odo-Owa (1970-74), and Kwara State College of Technology (1974-1976

He was admitted to the University of   Ibadan for his B.Sc. Economics, M.Sc. Agricultural Economics and PhD Agricultural Economics in 1979, 1985 and 1994 respectively. He has Certificates in Agricultural Project Planning and Analysis, (Washington DC 1982), Debt Strategy and New Financial Analysis (WAIFEM and DRI, 2006), e- Government Leader (2005), Website Design and Maintenance (2007).

He did his mandatory NYSC in Niger State. He was appointed as Planning Officer II in the Niger River Basin Development Authority in July 1980, and rose to the position of an Assistant Chief Planning Officer.  In April, 1993, he was appointed as Chief Extension Officer with the National Agricultural Land Development Authority (NALDA), became the Kwara State Director of NALDA in 1996, Coordinator, Federal Dept. of Rural Development in 2000, and that of NAPEP in 2002.

Dr. S.A. Faseyi was promoted as Director of Administration in the Federal Civil Service of the Federation in 2007. In that capacity he served as Director HRM in the Office of Surveyor General of the Federation (April 2009); Director (Navy) Ministry of Defence (April 2010); and Director Governance, NEPAD from 2011-2013 when he retired from the Federal Civil Service.

a. Faseyi, S.A. (1992). “Possible Methods of Setting Prices for River Basin Development Authority Operations under Commercialization of NRBDA”; Niger River Basin Development Authority Journal

b. Faseyi, S.A. (1995), “Policy and Politics of Water Resources Development and Management in Nigeria”: The River Basin Experience; Pakistan Journal of Rural Development and Administration. 17 (4) 1-8

c. Faseyi, S.A. (1997), “Improving the Agriculture of the Local Government in Nigeria through the Programmes of NALDA”; The Administrator, Kwara Polytechnics Publication: (2) 10 – 12.

d. Faseyi, S.A. (1998), “Cost Recovery Approaches in Rural Water Supply Scheme”. Pakistan Journal of Rural Development and Administration 30 (4) 1 –15.

e. Oyeleke, F.I; J.O. Olaoye and S.A. Faseyi, (2004) “Capacity Utilization of Wet

Land (Fadama) Infrastructure in Kwara State, Nigeria”; Nigerian Journal of

Technological Development, Published by Faculty of Engineering and Technology, University of Ilorin, Ilorin 4(1): 64 – 72.

f. Olaniyan O. and A. Faseyi (2008) “Profile of Tattered Cloth and Barefoot Pupils in Nigerian Public Primary Schools”; National Poverty Eradication Programme (NAPEP) Occasional Paper No. 2 of 2009.

g. Olanrewaju Olaniyan, Abiodun S. Bankole, Olugboyega A. Oyeranti and Samuel

A. Faseyi (2010). “The Determinant of Child Nutrition in Nigeria”; Covenant Journal of Business & Social Sciences, Vol. 3, Nos. 1 & 2, April 2010.

h. Faseyi, Samuel Ayo (2009) “Review of Previous and On-Going Efforts at Poverty Eradication in Nigeria”; NAPEP Occasional Paper No 3, 2009.

i. Olanrewaju Olaniyan, Adeola Adenikinju, Olugbenga Adedeji and Samuel Ayo Faseyi (2011). “The Regulation of Private Primary Schools in Lagos State, Nigeria”. Pakistan Journal of Social Sciences, 8(5): 217 – 279, 2011 ISSN: 1683 – 3883.

j. Faseyi S. A. (2011) “Transformation: Breaking the mould in cost of Governance”. NEPAD Occasional Paper No. 2, 2011.

k. Faseyi S. A. (2011); “NEPAD Thematic Programmes and the Nigeria Vision 20:2020”. Paper Presented at the Conference of Director, Planning Research and Statistics Statewide at Uyo, Akwa Ibom, Nigeria; October 2011.

l. Faseyi, S. A. (2009) “Role of Tiers of Government In Eradicating Poverty In Africa”; Pakistan Journal of Rural Development and Administration, (Forthcoming).

m. Faseyi S. A. (2012) “Forging Effective Synergy between NEPAD and Ministries, Departments and Agencies for the Implementation of NPoA, DPRS Conference Service-wide, Katsina 2012”.

n. Faseyi S. A. (2013); “Aligning NEPAD’s National Programme of Action with the National Strategic Plans”; Paper Presented at the Conference of Directors Planning, research, Statistics at Ibadan 15th July, 2013.

o. Faseyi S. A. (2013); “Framework for 2013 Federal Budget: Implication for Good Governance”. NEPAD Occasional Paper No. 1, August 2012.



Certificate in Debt Strategy and New Financial Analysis, Jointly Organized by WAIFEM and DRI, Abuja Jan. 2006

Certificate in e Readiness for Public Service, Abuja Nov. 2006

Certificate in Website Design and Network Maintenance, Abuja July 2007

Certificate in Memo and Report Writing, ARMTI Ilorin, March, 1982

Certificate in Agricultural Project Planning & Analysis, USDA, Washington DC. July 1982

Certificate in Training Needs Analysis and Evaluation, ARMTI, Ilorin April 1984

Certificate in Corporate Planning and Analysis CMD, Lagos 1992

Certificate in Basic Concept of Management Finance & Accounting, Minna 1991

Certificate in Project Analysis and Evaluation, Abuja Sept. 2005

Certificate of Participation and Attestation for e- Government Leader, Abuja 2006

Certificate in Effective Communication Skills ASCON, Abuja Sept. 2007

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