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J. Shola Omotola is an APN Collaborative Working Group (CWG) Grantee (2018-2020). He is a professor of political science and dean of the Faculty of Social Sciences at Federal University Oye Ekiti (FUOYE), Nigeria. In 2017, he was a visiting professor at Bayreuth International Graduate School of African Studies (BIGSAS).