Stephen Oronsaye Biography: Age, Family, Report, Net Worth

Stephen Oronsaye is a Nigerian accountant and civil servant who came to prominence as the Head of the Civil Service in June 2009. His appointment was followed up immediately with an energetic program of reform. He retired on November 16, 2010, and was succeeded by Oladapo Afolabi.

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Quick Facts
Real Name:Stephen Osagiede Oronsaye
Date of Birth:November 16, 1950
Place of Birth:Lagos
Net Worth:Not Estimated

Early Life

Born Stephen Osagiede Oronsaye on November 16, 1950 in Lagos. His parents are originally from Uhunmwonde and Oredo Local Council Areas in Edo State. He trained with the firm of Peat Marwick Cassleton Elliot and qualified as a Chartered accountant in 1978.


Oronsaye joined the Federal Ministry of Finance as a Director, Special Duties, in December 1995. He was responsible for the merger of Administrative and Accounting functions of the offices of the State House, Personnel records, and access controls of the offices.

He was appointed Principal Secretary to President Olusegun Obasanjo in 1999, which was a position equivalent to Federal Permanent Secretary. He was head of the committee on the review of the Civil Service Rules and Financial Regulations. He became Permanent Secretary of the Federal Ministry of Finance on August 20, 2008.

Oronsaye was appointed Head of the Nigerian Civil Service in June 2009. He established a new tenure policy limiting terms of permanent secretaries and directors to eight years, alongside Ahmed Al-Gazali.

However, the Oronsaye report has been given a second thought in its implementation during Tinubu admistration. The government revealed that the implementation of the policy involves the merging, and scraping of agencies with similar functions. Recalled that the report was submitted in 2012 to the Goodluck Jonathan admistration. The Jonathan government released a white paper on the project in 2014. The Buhari administration after re-examining the white paper also released a second white paper in August 2022, but did not implement the report.

Social Media

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Net worth

Stephen Oronsaye earns his career as an accountant. His net worth remain under review for now as there is no official confirmation as regards the details of her income.

Frequently Asked Questions

Who is Stepehn Oronsaye?

He is a Nigerian accountant and civil servant.

How old is Stephen Oronsaye?

He was born on November 16, 1950.

Where is Stephen Oronsaye from?

He was born in Lagos but his parents are from Edo State.

What is Stephen Oronsaye known for?

He became known as the Head of the Civil Service in June 2009

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