research student

Adetutu Odekunle

Postgraduate Research Student

Adetutu sitting a a desk typing on a laptop.


Economics and Finance


College of Business, Law and Social Sciences



I am passionate about adequate financing for non-oil exporter SMEs in Nigeria, that can improve their performance and ultimately lead to diversification from oil.

I am an Associate Member of the Chartered Institute of Bankers of Nigeria (CIBN), with over twenty -six years of teaching experience in International Trade and Finance at the Lagos State Polytechnic, Lagos, Nigeria.

Resource Person of CIBN for the implementation of Central Bank of Nigeria’s Capacity Building Programme for the Nigeria Financial Industry. I was also Chief Examiner for International Trade & Finance subject of CIBN from 2010-2020. I won an award for the best Chief Examiner of CIBN in 2019.

Certified Trainer of International Finance Corporation on Sustainability Banking Practices. Member of Women in Sustainability Banking in Nigeria.

Lead author for CIBN maiden and current study pack on International Trade and Finance.

Thesis title

Financing and Non- Oil Export Performance in Nigeria. 



Recent conferences

I have attended several conferences on Banking and Finance in and outside Nigeria.

Additional interests and activities

I love travelling, reading, and working out.