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Dr. Bright Fatai Ajibade is the Deputy Director (Training) at the Petroleum Training Institute, Effurun, Delta State Nigeria. He is also a member of the Consultative Committee on Petroleum Statistics, Ministry of Petroleum Resources.


He attended Kwara State Polytechnic, Ilorin, Kwara State, where he obtained the Higher National Diploma (HND) in Statistics. He also obtained a Bachelor of Science Degree (2nd Class Upper Division) in Statistics from the Ambrose Ali University, Ekpoma, Edo State; M.Sc., and a Ph.D. both in Statistics, from the Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka, Anambra State, Nigeria.

Career History

As an accomplished statistician, he has served in various capacities at the national and international levels.

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Professional Affiliations

  • Fellow and past Assistant National Secretary of the Nigerian Statistical Association (NSA).
  • Member, Governing Council of the Nigerian Statistical Association.
  • Member, Research Board of Advisors of the American Biographical Institute.
  • Fellow of the Royal Statistical Society, London.
  • Business Manager, Nigerian Statistical Association (NSA).

Research Works & Publications

He has published widely in many reputable local and international Statistical Journals and Conferences in the areas of Applied Statistics and National Development. He has also authored and co-authored several Statistics Text Books for colleges and undergraduates. He is an experienced teacher and an external examiner. He has been lecturing various Statistical courses and Applied Mathematics for over two decades as a Chief Lecturer/Officer (Training) at the Petroleum Training Institute, Effurun, Delta State, Nigeria.


Dr. Ajibade is fondly called Equalright by colleagues and friends who admire him for his courage, honesty, and forthrightness. He is regarded as a “courageous independent warrior”

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