Adeniran Waheed Kasali, Director of Training and Head of Local Government and Security Studies, joined the Centre as a Senior Programmes Development Officer in 1998, after a stint at the defunct Lagos State Post-primary Teaching Service Commission and the Michael Otedola College of Education (MOCPED) Noforija, Epe, Lagos, Nigeria. He holds an Honours Bachelors Degree of the University of Nigeria, Nsukka in Political Science and a Masters of the University of Ibadan, Nigeria in International Relations.
As Director and head of Local Government and Security Studies Programme Area of the Centre, he serves as the interface between her and the critical Local Government Service Staff. Through the years, he has designed and implemented cutting-edge learning and development programmes specifically targeted at the staff of the tier of Government closest to the citizenry. A certified Trainer by the Nigerian Council for National Development, Kasali is a member of the Nigerian Institute for Training and Development (NITAD) and the Social Studies Association of Nigeria.