Dr. Abdulkarim Obaje
Dr. Abdulkarim Obaje has over 20 years of experience spanning work in the Nigerian public service and development partners. His expertise covers such areas as monitoring the implementation of projects in a developing country.
He holds a PhD in Economics and Management of the National Economy from the People’s Friendship University, Moscow, Russia and Masters in Agricultural Economics and Management from the University of National and World Economy, Sofia, Bulgaria.
Dr. Obaje has worked with the National Universities Commission and National Space Research and Development Agency where he rose to the rank of Deputy Director.
He was also a World Bank Consultant on M&E for the Science and Technology Education Post- Basic (STEP- B) Project where he coordinated the National System of Innovation for Nigeria under the World Bank project, STEP-B, the project was famous for initiating the celebrated television programme, “Voyage of Discovery” currently running on the Network of NTA.
Dr. Obaje is on the Board of the African Network for Internationalization of Education based in Eldoret Kenya. He speaks English language, Russian, Bulgarian, Hausa and Igala and some Arabic, French, and Spanish.
He is married and has been blessed with children. A lover of sports, an Advocate of CDD and a believer of a united and prosperous Nigeria where hard work and honesty are the hallmarks.