ADESINA, Alh Lamidi Ona-Olapo

Born January 20, 1939;






B.A., PGD.

Gender: Male
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  • Single
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State of Origin: Oyo
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Profession , educationist, columnist, politician
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full time politics and was elected member, House of
Representatives, 1979-83. He was also one of the “27 Wise Men” called “Free Education
Implementation Committee” that produced the blue print for the successful implementation of the acclaimed free education programme of the government of Chief
Bola Ige, 1979-83;

Seleru United Anglican Primary School, Oluyole Council, 1945-49; St. Luke’s Demonstration School, Molete, Ibadan, 1950; St. Patrick Catholic Primary School, Oke- Padi, 1951-53; Loyola College, Ibadan, 1953-59; University of Nigeria, Nsukka, 1961-65; University of Ibadan, 1971-72.

Elected Governor of Oyo State on the platform of Alliance for Democracy on January 9,1999- May 29, 2003. founding Member, Alliance for Democracy; National Democratic Coalition and Afenifere

Babasale Musulumi of Yorubaland

Societal Role Model award the Nigerian Tribune, August 2001; An active member of the proscribed Unity Party of Nigeria, 1979-83;. Adesina was a sponsor of Abiola Ajimobi in his successful bid to be elected to the senate for Oyo South in 2003. Later the two men fell apart, and Ajimobi moved to the All Nigeria Peoples Party (ANPP), but in October 2009 the two were leaders of the Action Congress (Nigeria) (AC) party in Oyo State, and had reconciled.

He was the president-general, Federation of Ibadan Students Union, 1964; Students
Representative, Council, University of Nigeria, Nsukka, 1964-65; Constituent Assembly,
1988. , 2002; A prolific writer and columnist. He has more than 800 articles to his credit through his column in the Nigerian Tribune:

11 November 2012
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