AKOGUN, Hon. Col Babatunde Ainukhatemon

Born July 17, 1941,







Gender: Male
Marital Status
  • Married
Name of Spouse Tumini Christy Princewill 1971
State of Origin: Edo
Father's Name
Father's Status N/A
Mother's Name
Mother's Status N/A
Number of Male Children 4
Number of Female Children 1
Profession Retired soldier , Administrator , Politician
Working Experience
Previous Appointments:

Appointed School Teacher, Oke-Ona Grammar School and Egbosa Anglican Grammar School, Benin City, 1965-66 and later, Education Officer, Mid-west (former Bendel) State Civil Service; joined the Nigerian Army as a Direct Short Service (commissioned officer) as a Lieutenant, October 1968; Attached to Brigade of Guards (former Federal Guards), 1968-69; Instructor, Nigerian Military School, Kaduna and Adjutant, Nigerian Military Training Centre, Kaduna, 1969; Instructor, Nigerian Military School. Zaria, 1969-70, Pioneer Divisional Education Officer, 3rd Marine Commando, NA, Port-Harcourt, 1970-71; Chief Instructor, Education Officer, Deputy Commandant and later Acting Commandant, Nigerian Army School of Engineering, Ilorin, 1971-75; Assistant Director of Army Education and Divisional Education Officer, 2nd Infantry Division, NA, Ibadan, 1975-79; Assistant Director of Army Education, 4th Division, NA, Lagos, 1969-81; Assistant Director of Army Education, 82nd Division, NA, Enugu, 1981-82; Deputy Commandant, Nigerian Military School, Zaria, 1983-85; appointed Federal Sole Administrator of Culture (with responsibility as), Director, National Council of Arts and Culture; Centre for Black and African Arts Civilization; the National Film Distribution Company (NFDC), and National Archives, 1985-88; Chairman, Interim Board of the National Theatre; Zonal Officer, Federal Ministry of Agriculture, Lagos, 1979-85; Co-coordinator and Managing Director, Firm of Agro-Fisheries Consultancy Services, 1985-86; appointed Commissioner for Agriculture and Co-operatives, Lagos State, 1986;

Chartered member, Institute of Biology, England; member, Institute of Fisheries Management, England; member, Institute of Fresh Water Biology, England; associate member, Fisheries Agency of South Korea. 1983;

St Michael's School, Uzebba, Holy Trinity Grammar School, Sabongidda-Ora, 1954-59, Abeokuta Grammar School, 1960-61, University of Ibadan, 1962-65, 1973-74, National Institute for Policy and Strategic Studies, Kuru, Jos, 1989;

lawn tennis, squash, reading, music (classic);

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