BANJO, Dr. Ademola




B.Sc, Ph.D; consulting engineer, administrator; b: September 8; 1928; ht: Ijebu-Ode; so: Ogun; m: Helga Broders, 1957; nc: four s, four d. ed: Government School, Victoria, Cameroon, 1935-39; CMS Grammar School, Lagos, 1939- 40; King's College, Lagos, 1941-46; Yaba Higher College; University of Ibadan, Ibadan, 1941-49; University of Manchester, 1953-56; Harvard University, Cambridge, United States, 1962. cr: Designer/ Draughtsman, National Oil and Gas Engine Company Limited, Ashtonupon- Lyne, England, 1952-53; Research Assistant in Metallurgy, University of Manchester, England, 1953-56; snr. Design Engineer, English Electric Company Limited, Leicester, England, 1956-57; Research Officer, Nigerian Railway Corporation, Ebute-Metta, Lagos, 1957-59; asst. gm: Electricity Corporation of Nigeria, Lagos, 1959- 63; ag. ceo/gm. Electricity Corporation of Nigeria, Lagos, 1963-64; Deputy ceo/gm. Electricity Corporation of Nigeria, Lagos, 1964-67; Head, Science and Technology Section, United Nations Economic Commission for Africa, Addis-Ababa, Ethiopia, 1967-74; founding dir/Head of Department: Technology Policy and Development Unit, University of Ife, Ile-Ife; ch. the Board, Dobbie, Banjo, Kafaru & Associates, Lagos, 1978-80; ch/md. Niforbolt Industries Limited, Ugos, since 1976; ch. Technical Examination Committee, West African Examination Council, Lagos, 1964-67; mm. Faculty Board of Technology, University of Ibadan, Ibadan, 1971-84; Faculty Board of University of Surrey), UK, 1964-65. cr: Teaching asst.. Department of Chemistry, University of Ibadan, Ibadan, 1961-63; Postdoctoral Research f. 1964-66; Lecturer U, Department of Chemistry, University of Ibadan, 1966-68; Lecturer 1, 1968-71; snr. Lecturer, 1971-74; Reader in Chemistry, 1974-77; prof. Chemistry, 1978-81; Dean, Faculty of Science, Ogun State University, 1983-86; Deputy v-c. Ogun State University, 1986; f. Chemical Society, London, since 1962; mm. Science Association of Nigeria, since 1963; Deputy Editor, Nigerian Journal of Science, 1966-72; Chemical Society of Nigeria; Visiting Fulbright Senior Scientist and Scholar, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, 1982-83. publ: Introductory Organic Chemistry, Daystar Press, Ibadan, co-author, 1977; Chemical Industrialisation of Nigeria: Problems, Prospects andStrategies for its True Implementation, University of Ibadan Press, 1983; Chemicals andRaw Materials in Nigeria's Industries (a technical report) co author, 1981; in addition to over 25 articles in national and international learned journals, off: c/o Office of the Deputy Vice- Chancellor, Ogun State University, P.M.B. 2002, Ago-lwoye, Ogun State.
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