AJAYI, Prof. (Chief) Olajide Olaolu Adedapo

Born February 20, 1936





Olaolu Adedapo

F.A.C.S. MB.BS.. F.R.C.S., F.M.C.S. F.W.A.C.S, F.l.C.S;

Gender: Male
Marital Status
  • Married
Name of Spouse Beatrice Myra Mcintosh, 1976
State of Origin: Lagos
Father's Name
Father's Status N/A
Mother's Name
Mother's Status N/A
Number of Male Children 3
Number of Female Children 1
Profession surgeon, medical consultant, scholar, lecturer
Working Experience
Previous Appointments:

Undergraduate and Post-graduate Clinical teaching, lecturer health professionals, 1967-69; Teaching. University Levels, 1969-78: ee: Surgery. Universities of Jos, Lagos, Ife, Benin, Ghana and Zimbabwe, 1978; Surgery. University of Ibadan, 1982-85; Head, Department of Surgery, Ogun State University Teaching Hospital, 1987; Provost, Obafemi Awolowo College of Health Sciences, Ogun State University, Ago-lwoye. 1987-90; Chief Medical din, Ogun State University Teaching Hospital. 1987-90; ch. Committee of Chief Executives of Teaching and Specialist Hospitals and Federal Medical Centres of Nigeria 1996-98; f: Nigerian Medical Council in Surgery, 1970; West African College of Surgeons, 1973; International College of Surgeons. 1978; presd. West African College of Surgeons, 1989-91; Chief Medical din. University College Hospital, Ibadan, 1990-98; presd. sec. General, West African College of Surgeons, 1977-83; Head, Department International Federation of Surgical Colleges, 1993-96; American College of Surgeons, 1980:

C.M.S. Girls' School Lagos, 1942-45: Baptist Day School/Saint Luke's School, Jos. 1945-47; C.M.S Grammar School. Lagos, 1947-54; The Royal London Hospital Medical College, 1958-62; Sir John Cass College, University of London, 1955- 57; University of Ibadan, 1969; National Cancer Institute, USA 1975.

Jagun Aso of Ijebu. 1990; Risawe of Ilowa. 1992; Bamoye of Remo, 1993; Onibonoje Basegun of Ibadan, 1996; Egbe Olugbadebo Ijebuland.

co-author, Cancer Surgery and Chemotherapy in Cancer in Nigeria, Ibadan University Press, 1982; The Breast in Principles andPractice of Surgery (including pathology) in the Tropics, Ghana Publishing Corporation, 1986; co author. Aids to Examinations in Clinical Medicine, Fourth Dimension Publications, Enugu, 1985; Tertiary Healthcare in Nigeria’s Health in the Nineties, Spectrum Books Limited, Ibadan, 1995; Taking New Initiatives. WACS Monograph. 1989; The making of an Endowment, WACS. 1990; Gastro-intestinal manifestations of Burkitt’s Tumour, Ghana Medical Journal, Vol. 10, No. 1, 1971; Taboos and Clinical Research in West Africa, Journal of Medical Ethics, Vol.6 No.2.

Paul R. Hawley International Guest Scholar of the American College of Surgeons, 1981; hon.f. (first black Africa to be so honoured); American College of Surgeons, 1997. h: Endowment of O.O. Ajayi Gold Medal Prize in Surgery by Dr. C.I. Etomi.W.A.C.S, 1990; honorary member. Society of Gynaecology and Obstetrics of Nigeria. 1996.

reading, cricket and dancing

Igbimo Mejila ofLagos; Island Club;

7, Paul Hendrickse Road, P.O. Box 7253, Secretariat Road, Ibadan, Oyo State.

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