AJASIN, Chief Michael Adekunle

Born November 28, 1908







Gender: Male
Marital Status
  • Married
Name of Spouse Babafunke Tenabe 1939
State of Origin: Ondo
Father's Name
Father's Status N/A
Mother's Name
Mother's Status N/A
Number of Male Children 2
Number of Female Children 2
Profession Educationist , Politician , Elder statesman
Working Experience
Previous Appointments:

Assistant Teacher, St Andrew’s CMS School, Warri, 1928-30; Head master, St Luke’s CMS School, Sapele, 1930-43; Principal, Imade College, Owo, 1947-62; Founder and 1st Principal, Owo High School, 1963-75; Chairman, Owo District Council, 1954-56; member of the House of Representatives, 1954-66; Chairman, Owo Local Government, 1976-78; 1st Elected Executive Governor of Ondo State, 1979-83;

St Paul's CMS School, Owo, 1914-21, St Andrew's College, Oyo, 1924-27, Fourah Bay College, Sierra Leone, Durham University, UK, 1943-46, Institute of Education, University of London, 1946-47;

Political Parties: member, defunct Action Group, 1st Vice-President of Action Group 1951-66; member, banned Unity Party of Nigeria (UPN), Ondo State Chairman, 1978-83; member, National Executive Committee of UPN, 1978-83; member and President, Egbe Omo Oduduwa; Initiator and co-founder, Nigerian Union of Students of Great Britain and Ireland, London, 1947;

The Asiwaju of Owo, The Adingbuwa of On do, The Owosoyin of Ijero, The Obarimiyo of Akure;

Commander of the Order of the Federal Republic of Nigeria (CFR), 1982; Justice of the Peace, JP, 1976;

Honorary Doctor of Civil Law Degree (Hon. D. CL), University of Sierra Leone, 1982;

reading, gardening

66, Oke-Ogun Street, PO Box 43, Owo, Ondo State

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