AWOLESI, (Oba) Moses Sowemimo




traditional ruler, Akarigbo of Ijebu Remo; Born at Shagamu, Ijebu Remo about 1894; Education: Wesley Sch ool Shagamu, 1904-10; We.sleyan ^ . (not Methodist) Boys High School, Lagos, 1911-13; passed College of Preceptors, 1912; Civil Service En trance Examination 1915, Court Interpreters' Examination, 1917; was a clerk with Elder Dempster Lines & Company Lagos, 1914-16; 3rd class clerk Nigerian Secretariat, 1917; worked in various government de partments and retired as assistant chief clerk on pension in 1947 sales agent for C.F.A.O., Shagamu, 1949-52; installed Akarigbo of Ijebu Remo, April 25, 1952; appointed Leader of the Western House of Chiefs, 1960-65; awarded the Coro nation Medal, 1953, Medallion of Her Majesty's visit to Western Nige- ^ ria, 1956, appointed Justice of the Peace, 1957; received Queen's Silver Medal for Chiefs 1958; Married and has 18 children; Address: Afin Akarigbo, Offin Shagamu; P.O. Box 54, Shagamu, Ogun State; Tel.: 2001; Hobby: Jawn tennis, table tennis and swimming.
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