Professor Alabi is currently the Vice-Chancellor of Laweh Open University College. He is the immediate Past Vice Chancellor of the University for Professional Studies, Accra (UPSA). Prof. Alabi is an accomplished academic, an academic leader astute politician, a sports administrator. He graduate of two prestigious institutions – M.Sc. in Industrial Economics from Moscow Institute of National Economy, and an M.Sc. in International Marketing from Stratclyde University in the United Kingdom where he graduated as the Best International Marketing Student for his year group winning the Mushod Abiola Prize. He is a Member of the Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM) Ghana, a Fellow of the Ghana Institute of Taxation and Fellow of the Institute of Bankers, Ghana.
Prof. Alabi is credited with the transformation of the Institute of Professional Studies into the University for Professional Studies, Accra. During his tenure as the Vice Chancellor the institution has gained an undisputed reputation as the business university of choice in Ghana and the sub-region. A man of many different parts, he was a Member of Parliament for the Krowor Constituency in the Greater Accra Region of Ghana from 1997 to 2001. In the field of sports, Prof. Alabi is known as a stellar sports administrator. He was the General Secretary of the Ghana League Clubs Association (GHALCA), and a member of the Ghana Football Association’s (GFA)Management Board, and Coordinator, Ghana Black Stars Management Committee. He has managed a countless number of national and international projects, and is the Founder and Board Chairman of the Consumer Advocacy Centre (CAC), Ghana. Professor Alabi is a firm believer in open access to education and education without barriers, a belief that he has actualized as the co-founder of Laweh Open University College.