Monday, 22 July 2013

A CARTA Fellow has Finished his PhD Studies

Mr. Adedokun Sulaimon Taiwo  
Cohort 1 (2010) CARTA fellow Dr. Adedokun Sulaimon Taiwo of Obafemi Awolowo University(OAU), Ile Ife, Department of Demography and Social Statistics successfully defended his thesis.  Dr. Sulaimon’s  thesis entitled “Comparative analysis of the factors accounting for under-five mortality differentials in Northeast and Southwest of Nigeria”,  was approved by the Postgraduate College and the University Senate.

The good news reached CARTA in a message from the Head of Department Prof P.O. Ogunjuyigbe who thanked  CARTA for granting Adedokun a fellowship, it read “The Department is grateful for the fellowship and support the candidate received from CARTA which has immensely assisted the candidate in the pursuit of the Ph.D Degree programme.”  CARTA is very delighted with the good news of Dr. Sulaimon’s achievement. 

The Director of CARTA Dr. Alex Ezeh expressed his happiness on receiving the news and thanked Prof. Ogunjuyigbe  and OAU for the support they continue to accord to CARTA fellows and the CARTA program.  He urged Dr. Sulaimon to move into the next level in his career as a researcher who fully embodies all the CARTA aspirations.  CARTA Deputy Director Prof. Sharon Fonn of the University of the Witwatersrand, noted Adedukon’s studiousness and congratulated him on his achievement. Prof. Fonn wrote “He was a very engaged student, so I am pleased ….well done.”


  1. Bravo very well done, quite inspiring. Would be useful if you share your experiences, insights and tips. Mr Makau please interview !

  2. Inspired!!! Please allow me to stand on your shoulders