Baze University


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Dr Chukwuemeka Okafor holds four degrees obtained between 1996 and 2019 from prestigious Universities in Nigeria and South Africa. His credentials include PhD in Public Administration, Master of Administration: Public Administration (M.Admin.), Master of Science in Political Science (MSc) and Bachelor of Science (BSc) in Political Science. He is  a senior lecturer in the Department of Government and Public Administration, Baze University, Abuja. He is also  a research fellow in the School of Government and Public Administration, University of Fort Hare, South Africa. Dr Okafor is an institutional member of South African Association of Public Administration and Management and a Fellow of the Institute of Corporate Administration of Nigeria (FICAN). His research interests include, public sector governance,public policy analysis, policy monitoring and evaluation. He has published in recognised local and international learned journals. 

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Module Code Module Description Credit Unit
PUB204 Administrative Thought 3
PUB206 Urban Government and Administration 3
PUB303 Organisation and Administrative Theory 3
PUB305 Personal Administration 3
PUB306 Labour Management Relations in the Public Sector 3
PUB308 Inter-Governmental Relations 3
PUB311 Theory and Practice of Planning 3
PUB407 eGovernance and Administration 3

Journal Articles

·         Ijeoma, EOC and Okafor, C. (2014). A Review of South Africa’s National Electrification Programme: the Buffalo City Municipality platform. In Journal of Public Administration, Vol. 49(1) pp. 32-48. ISSN: 00360767.

·         Omenmma, D.A. and Okafor, C. (2014) Poverty alleviation programme in Nigeria: an assessment of its implementation in Enugu State. In Africa’s Public Service Delivery & Performance Review, vol. 2(1) pp. 69-88. ISSN: 2310-2195.

·         Okafor, C. and Ani, J. K. (2014) The National Youth Service Corps Programme and growing security threats in Nigeria. In Africa’s Public Service Delivery & Performance Review, vol. 2(2) pp. 149-164. ISSN:2310-2195.

·         Ssekibuule, H.J. and Okafor, C. (2014) Exploring public participation in South Africa. In Journal of policy and development studies, vol. 6(2) pp 1-18. ISSN: 157-9385.

·         Chukwuemeka, EEO, Oji R.O,Okafor, C. and Onwucheka, F (2014) Research and development in Africa: addressing the elephantine problems. In Arabian journal of Business Management and Review (Kuwait chapter), vol. 4(4) pp 46-57. ISSN:2224-8358

·         Breakfast N, Okafor, C. and Bradshaw, G (2014) Market triumphalism at Buffalo City Municipality and Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University in Eastern Cape, South. In Africa. Africa’s Public Service Delivery & Performance Review, vol. 2(4) pp 22-45. ISSN: 2310-2195.

·         Okafor, C, Fatile, J.O and Ejalonibu G. L (2014). Public service Innovations and changing ethos in Africa. In Africa’s Public Service &Performance Review, vol 2(4) pp 46-71. ISSN: 2310-2195.

·         Okafor, C.Okechukwu, E. and Iloanya, K. (2015) An analysis of the policy framework on electricity in South Africa: a public interest approach. In International journal of arts and humanities (member Ajol), vol.4 (1), S/No 13 pp 148-167. ISSN. DOI:// ISSN 2225-8590 (Print) 2227-5452 (online).

·         Okafor, C. Chukwuemeka, EEO and Udenta, J. (2015) Developmental Local Government as a model for grassroots socio-economic development in Nigeria. In International journal of arts and humanities (member Ajol), vol. 4(2), S/No 14, pp. 42-6. DOI:// ISSN 2225-8590 (Print) 2227-5432 (online).

·         Okafor, C.Matiwane, S and Onuigbo, R. A. (2015) Examining Municipal Councillors oversight roles in Alfred Nzo District Municipality of Eastern Cape, South Africa. In Africa Public Service Delivery and Performance Review, vol. 3(3) pp 52-71. ISSN: 2310-2195

·         Okafor, C.and Onuigbo R. A. (2015) Rethinking public administration professionalism in Nigeria. In African Research Review, vol. 9(4), pp ISSN 1994-9057 (Print), ISSN 2070-0083 (online). DOI:

·         Okafor, C. (2016) Interfacing leadership and national development: the Nigerian experience. In African Journal of Social Sciences, vol. 6 (3) pp 16-29. http// ISSN 2045-8452 (online), ISSN 2045-8460 (Print).

·         Okafor, C. (2016) Improving outcomes in the Nigeria Healthcare sector through Public Private Partnership. In African Research Review, vol. 10(4), pp 1-17. ISSN 1994-9057 (Print); 2070-0083 (online) DOI ://

·         Ngofa, C and Okafor, C. (2016) Government and poverty reduction in Nigeria: a review of the agricultural development programmes in Rivers state (2000-2016). In NG. Journal of Social Development, vol, 5(5) pp. 98-105.

·         Okafor, C. (2017) Framework for effective oversight functions of the Nigerian National Assembly: A Reflection. In Affrika: Journal of Politics, Economics and Society, vol. 7 (2) pp.125-142

·          Chukwuemeka, E.E.O., Chinenye, O. & Okafor, C., (2018) Enhancing service delivery in Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB) Nigeria: The imperative of e-governance, In Africa’s Public Service Delivery and Performance Review 6(1), a240. apsdpr.v6i1.240

·         Okafor, C. (2018) Dysfunctional public administration in an era of increasing public service delivery expectations: a puncture to nation-building efforts. In Journal of Nation-building and Policy Studies, vol 2 (1), pp. 5-24.

·         Okafor, C., and Agu, S.M (2018) The impact of new media technology on electoral victory: focus on 2015 General election in Nigeria. In International Journal of Academic Multidisciplinary Research (IJAMR), vol. 2(12), pp 1-91.     

      · Udibe, K.U and Okafor, C. (2018) Western Hegemony in post-Soviet states and the Russian annexation of Crimea. Caritas Journal of Political Science, Vol, 2(2), pp 121-1381.     

      Okafor, C and Okafor, O.C. (2019) Re-focusing public administration for improved service delivery: the need to strengthen ethics. Global Journal of Political Science and Administration, Vol 7(4), pp 1-12.

2.     Okafor, C and Ijeoma, EOC (2019) Influence of the state-local government joint account system on public service delivery in Nigeria: a case-study of Awgu local Government Council. Journal of Management and Administration, Vol. 15 (ii), pp 93-111.

3.      Babalola, D and Okafor, C. (2019) Resource abundance and the dilemma of fiscal federalism. Journal of African Political Economy and Development, Vol. 4 (1). Pp. 3-21.

4.      Okafor, C and Agu, S.M (2020) Enhancing public personnel competence through training: the role of Public Service Institute of Nigeria (PSIN). Global Journal of Political Science and Public Administration, Vol 8(1), pp 1-14




·         Oji R. O. and Okafor, C. (2000) Political Parties, Pressure Groups and Public Opinion in the Political Process. Enugu; John Jacobs Publishing. ISBN 978-35264-5-6.

Book Chapters

·         Okafor, C. (2000) Strategic Planning, Management and Control of women welfare programmes’, in Umebali, E, Chukwuemeka, E and Njoku, A (Eds). Contemporary Issues in Local Government Administration and Rural Development in Nigeria. Enugu; Computer Edge Publications. pp 160-170.


·         Ijeoma, EOC and Okafor, C. (2015) Public Administration Education and Training in Nigeria. A Reflection. In P.F Haruna and S. Vyas-Doorgapersad (Eds), Public Administration Training in Africa: Competencies in Development Management. USA; CRC Press (Taylor & Francis). pp 107 – 138. ISBN-10:1482223805; ISBN-13:978-1482223804.


·          Okafor, C. & Okafor, O.C., 2018, ‘Mainstreaming the Whistle-blower Policy in the Fight Against Corruption in Nigeria’, in E.O.C. Ijeoma & O.I. Nzewi (eds.), Culture, Philosophies and Reforms in Public Administration for the Globalising World: A Reflection on Local, Regional and International Perspectives (South African Schools and Departments of Public Administration and Management Book Series Volume 1), pp. 1–15, AOSIS, Cape Town.