AKINOLA, Prof. Richard Adebayo

Born January 6. 1933






B.A.. Ph.D:

Gender: Male
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State of Origin: Oyo
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Had seven children

Profession geographer, educationist, industrial and business consultant, politician;
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Previous Appointments:

Teacher in various Primary Schools, defunct Western Nigeria; Teacher, Government Teacher Training College, former Western Region, Nigeria; snr. Education Officer. Ibadan Local Education Authority, 1958-63; Lecturer. University of Ibadan. (958-63; snr. Lecturer; prof: of Geography. University of Lagos, 1968; Head, Department of Geography. 1965-75; Dean, Faculty of Arts. University of Lagos, 1971-75; retired from the University of Lagos. 1975; ch/md. Radak International Consulting Services, Lagos, since 1976; council mm: University of Ibadan, 1965-66. defunct Western Region Postgraduate Scholarship Board. 1963-66. since 1972; 1o\iT\tai\\ovv TfttTO. Nigerian National Committee of Africanists, International Panel of Geography Examiners, since 1965; presd. Nigerian Geographical Association; ch: Nigerian Broadcasting Corporation Advisory Board on School Broadcasting, 1964-66, Board of Governors, Ibadan, Divisional Teachers’ Training College. Ibadan, 1964-67; former mem. Board of Governors, United Missionary College, Ibadan; former mem. Board of Governors, Ahmadiyya Grammar School. Ibadan. former mem. Board of Governors. Ibadan Grammar School, Lagelu Grammar School, Ibadan, 1958-63; Committee on World Census on Agriculture in Nigeria, 1970; Committee on Nigeria National Atlas, 1971-75; Standardisation of Nigerian Place Names, 1972-75; chief examiner and Local Subject Expert in Geography, West African Examinations Council. 1970-75; Committee on the Gazetteer of Lagos State. 1972-75; nominee dir. Oyo State Representative, Board of Vegetable Oil Nigeria Limited, 1975-79; H.B. Chanrai and Sons, 1977-82; ch. Governing Council, Bayero University. Kano. 1979-84;

International Geographical Union, Institute of British Geographers, American Geographical Association, Nigerian Geographical Association. Nigerian Economic Society, Ecological Society, Nigerian Town Planning Association, The Nigerian Society,

David's Primary School Ibadan; Mapo Central School. Ibadan; Government Teacher Training College. Ibadan. 1947-48. 1951-52; University of Exeter. Devon. England. 1955-58; London School of Economics and Political Science. 1961-63.

National Conscience Party.Aspirant for National Assembly (Senate). 2003 elections;

Member, Rotary Club of Lagos, 1971; presd., 1977; first presd.. Oluyole Club, Lagos; Oke Ibadan Union, Ibadan; Yoruba Tennis Club. Lagos; Island Club, Lagos,

res: 2. Ijesha Close, Ilupeju Estate, Lagos

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March 10, 2015
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