MR. Abdul-Rahoof Adebayo Bello

MR. Abdul-Rahoof Adebayo Bello

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Abdul-Rahoof Adebayo Bello is a Nigerian citizen from Kwara State. He holds a B.Sc. degree in Economics and Masters in Public Administration from the Lagos State University (LASU). He also obtains a M.Sc., degree in Political Science and a Diploma Certificate in Management Information System (DMIS) from the University of Ilorin in 2006. He first joined the National Open University of Nigeria in 2004 as an Instructor/Facilitator at the Ilorin Study Centre but was later offered regular appointment in 2007. He assumed duty in December 2007 to start the Political Science Programme that had been approved by the University’s Senate 13th Regular meeting held in August, 2007. He was admitted for his Ph.D in Political Science at the University of Ibadan in 2009. He has trained both locally and internationally through workshops and seminars, on the modus operandi of Open and Distance Learning. He is happily married with four children.





  • Academic Duties
  • Administrative Assignments






  • Comparative Politics
  • Nigerian Governments & Politics
  • Democracy and Good Governan
  • Political Economy





  • Bello, A. A. (2014). The Nigeria’s 2014 Centennial Anniversary of Amalgamation: Acritical Analysis. University of Ilorin Journal of Business & Social Sciences.
  • Bello, A. A. (2014). Perspectives on Democracy in Distance Education in Nigeria: A Case Study of National Open University of Nigeria: Published by: International Invention Journal of Arts & Social Sciences, Vol. 1(1) pp. 17-25, April, 2014;
  • Bello, A. A. (2013), Godfathers in the Nigerian Politics: A Case Study of Dr. Olusola Saraki (1933-2013). Germany, Lambert Academic Publishing
  • Bello, A. A. (2013), Election as Instrument of Leadership Recruitment: Nigeria’s Fourth Republic in Focus: Germany, Lambert Academic Publishing
  • Bello, A. A. (2010). The Politics of Saraki and the Identity Crisis of Northern Yoruba in Nigeria: