AKINLOYE, Chief Augustus Meredith Adisa




Meredith Adisa


Gender: Male
Name of Spouse Ukpa , Carol
Father's Name
Mother's Name

Has many children

Profession lawyer, politician
Working Experience
Previous Appointments:

appointed Produce Inspector, 1933-35; Produce Buyer, 1935-36; Sanitary Inspector, Public Health Department, Lagos Town Council, 1937; under training, 1937-39; Sanitary Inspector, Public Health Department, Zaria, 1939-45; engaged in private legal practice, Ibadan, 1950-52; appointed pioneer Minister of Agriculture and Natural Resources, defunct Western Region, 1952-56; in legal practice, 1956; elected councillor, Ibadan District Coun cil 1936; re-elected Councillor, Ibadan City Council, 1956-59; Chairman, Ibadan City Council, 1961-64; appointed Federal Minister of State, 1965; Shadow Minister of Justice, 1959-63; Secretary, Nigeria Civil Service, Zaria, 1943-45; Secretary, African Club, Zaria, 1943-45; Secretary, West African Students’ Union, 1946-49; Executive member, Egbe Omo Oduduwa, London, 1946-50; on self-exile, since January 1984

Ibadan Grammar School (Primary and Secondary), 1925-33, Private Studies 1934-39, Lincoln's Inn, London, London School of Economics and Political Science, 1946-48; called to the English Bar, May 1948;

member, defunct Action Group, 1952-63; Chairman, AG, Ibadan Division, 1953-63; AG leader of Opposition, Ibadan City Council, 1956-59; AG member, House of Representatives 1959; Founder and General Secretary’. United Peoples Party, 1963-64; Chairman, banned National Party of Nigeria, 1978-83;

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September 18, 2007
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