about clement isong foundation
Clement Isong Foundation (CIF) was set up to immortalize the name, virtues, and legacy of late Chief (Dr.) Clement Nyong Isong, CFR (1920-2000). He was a world-renown, frontline nationalist, expert economist, a seasoned banker, and an Elder statesman. Since its establishment in May 2006, the Foundation has been forging creative collaborations and partnerships with NGOs, governments, corporations, and individuals to drive faster and better socio-economic research and policy solutions towards facilitating inclusive and sustainable development. We are focused on delivering Governance, Policy & Democratic Advocacy, Economic Research and Development, Access to Innovation & Education, and Human Capacity Development in Nigeria and Africa.
Clement Isong Foundation (CIF) is a Youth-Led and Youth Focused non-governmental, non-profit organization established in May 2006 to deliver Governance, Policy & Democratic Advocacy, Economic Research and Development, Access to Innovation & Education, and Human Capacity Development while preserving and perpetuating the legacies of Chief (Dr.) Clement Isong, CFR, one of the founding Governors of the Central Bank of Nigeria (1967 -1975), and the first civilian Governor of the erstwhile Cross River State (1979-1983). Chief Dr. Clement Isong was held by all and sundry as a man of honour, honest repute, and integrity. As a renowned economist, elder statesman, patriot, and astute leader, his image is featured on Nigeria’s 1000 Naira note.