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Professor Evans Osabuohien speaking on Godly Ways to Financial Empowerment

Prof Evans Osabuohien Speaks on Godly Ways to Achieve Financial Empowerment

As another way of making a credible contribution to humanity, Professor Evans Osabuohien trains participants at Seminar themed Godly Ways of Achieving Financial Empowerment. The event which was held 30th October 2022 was organised by New Life in Christ Jesus Fellowship Centre in Ota, Ogun State, Nigeria. Professor Evans Osabuohien who was the only speaker started by conceptually clarifying that ‘financial empowerment is Not a destination but a journey; it is not about having millions or billions in your bank account but living above financial worries and having what you need without hassles’.

During his presentation, enumerated some of the avenues that participants can take advantage of on their pathways to financial empowerment.  They include: saving (bank, cooperative, FinTech), investment in business outfits; money/bond market; landed property (real estate); writing a book (to earn royalty); getting grants and consultancies; and investing in people. In his words, ‘You prosper progressively when you make people around you productive’.

He concluded the seminar with some helpful tips;

  • you need at least four main sources of inflows to water your financial garden;
  • you should endeavour to save/invest an average of 20% of your financial blessings;
  • to prosper, always think prosperous thoughts and say prosperous words;
  • what you need is already in you, around you or within your reach;
  • maintain a functional budget for your financial operations; and
  • emphasise quality by giving your best whenever you have the opportunity to render any service.

The presentation is freely available online

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Prof Evans Osabuohien is a good team player, hardworking, intelligent and self-driven who demonstrates maturity, innovativeness and responsibility on any assignment. He is endowed with a pleasant personality and capability to work effectively in multi-cultural environments. He has executed funded research projects as an individual, team leader, and team member. He is astute in research, which has resulted in publication of four books and over 155 scholarly articles. He has participation in conferences/workshops/short courses across the world. He was appointed as the Head of Department (HOD) in 2016, emerging as the Youngest HOD in the University. He received a Double Promotion to the Rank of a Full Professor of Economics in December 2017, which made him the Youngest Professor in the University. In May 2020, he was recognised as ‘One of the 6 Youngest Professors Nigeria Ever Had’. He is the Pioneer Chair at the Centre for Economic Policy and Development Research (CEPDeR) as well as the Pioneer Chair for Regional Centre of Expertise, Ogun State (RCE Ogun). He is a member of many International Learned Societies/Professional Associations. He is a Visiting Professor at Witten/Herdecke University, Germany and Visiting Scholar at University of Economics Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam (June- December, 2020). He is the Editor of ‘Handbook of Research on In-Country Determinants and Implications of Foreign Land Acquisitions’ (2015) and ‘The Palgrave Handbook of Agricultural and Rural Development in Africa’ (2020), Handbook of Research on Institutions Development for Sustainable and Inclusive Development in Africa (2021) as well as the Guest Editor for African Journal of Economic and Management Studies (AJEMS) on ‘Labour Issues in Africa’s Agricultural and Rural Transformation I & II’ (2020).