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Dr Akinyemi A Ibukun

Lecturer and Researcher

Lecturer and Researcher, Demography Department, Obafemi Awolowo University, Ife Ife, Nigeria


Demography Department

Obafemi Awolowo University

Ile Ife






Dr Ibukun holds an M.Sc and a Ph.D in Demography focusing on population ageing. His professional training on ageing was at the United Nation’s Institute on Ageing in Malta and the Max Planck Institute of Demographic Research in Germany.



Key research/capacity building interests


Research Interests

  • Ageing issues in Nigeria
  • Interface between Migration and Ageing
  • Changing Family Configuration and Social Support

Key methodological skills

  • Both quantitative and qualitative. SPSS, EPI INFO, STATA

Current/planned research

  • Migration dynamics and the effect on care for older persons
  • Sexual and reproductive health care challenges of older persons