BANK-ANTHONY, (Sir) Mobolaji,




in dustrialist, philanthropist, born June II, 1907, Kinshasa, Zaire; married Lande Adeshingbin 1935; Education: St Peter's School. Faji, Lagos, Methodist Boy's High School, Lagos, Ijebu-Ode Grammar School, CMS Grammar School, Lagos, Baptist Academy, Lagos; Postal Clerk, Department of Post and Telegraph, 1924-32; Proprietor, M. de Bank Brothers. General Merchants; Chairman, Law, Union and Rock Insurance Company of Nigeria Limited; Chairman, Aero Contractors of Nigeria Limited; Chairman, Borini Prono and Company (Nigeria) Limited; Chairman, Holman Brothers Nigeria Limited; Chairman, Noil Limited; Chairman, Foremost Diaries (Nigeria) Limited; Chairman, Weide and Company (Nigeria) Limited; Chairman, Motor Parts Industry Limited; Director, Almel (Nigeria) Limited; Director, British Insulated Callendars Construction (Nigeria) Limited; Director, Calabar Veneer and Plywood Limited, and Cross River Mills Limited; Direc tor, Kajola House (B and R) Limited; Direc tor, Mobil Exploration Nigeria Limited; Direc tor, Nigeria Cinemas Limited; Director, Triumph Enterprises Limited; Director, Kurama Holdings Limited; Consultant, United Bank for Africa Limited; Director, Embechem Limited; former Chairman, Lagos Stock Ex change; former Chairman, Nigeria National Stadium Board; former Chairman, The Tourist Company of Nigeria Limited; former Chairman, Nigerian Federal Rehabilitation Appeal Board; former Board Member, Lagos City Municipal Transport; former Council member, The Lagos Chamber of Commerce; Director, St John Ambulance Brigade; Presi dent, Amateur Athletics Association of Nigeria; President, West Africa Cricket Con ference; President, Young Men's Christian Association, Lagos; Patrcm, Nigerian Society of International Law; Patron, Nigeria Hockey Association; Vice-Patron, The Hotel and Catering Association of Nigeria Limited; member, Lagos Dinning Club; member, Lagos Island Club; member, Lagos Lodge Academy 1159; member, Lagos Motor Club; member, Lagos Rotary Club; member, Lagos Race Club; member, Lagos Skal Club; member, Metropolitan Club; member, Yoruba Tennis Club; member, Lagos Round Table No 1 Club; member, Nigerian-American Chamber of Commerce and Industry; member, Nigerian-Netherlands Chamber of Commerce; fellow, Nigerian Institute of Management (NIM); fellow, The Rosicrucian Order, AMORC; fellow, Royal Society of Arts, Lon don, 1947; honorary fellow, Nigerian- Post- Graduate Medical College of Nigeria, 1986; Honorary patron, Nigeria Academy of Science, October 1988; fellow, Institute of Directors; Traditional Titles: Chief Ba'loro of Lagos, 1968; The Otunba-Lofin of Ijebuland, 1988; National Honour: Commander of the Order of the Niger (CON), 1979; Foreign Honours: Officer of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire (OBE), 1957; honoured with Stella dclla Solidarieta Italiana de la Classe, Italy, 1957; Knight Commander of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire (KBE), 1963; also awarded Queen Elizabeth II Coronation Medal, 1953; awarded the Most Excellent Order of Merit of the Republic of Italy (Grande Ufficiale), June 1989; Honorary Degrees: conferred with Honorary Doctor of Laws (Hon. LL.D) University of Ibadan, 1968; Honorary Doctor of Letters (Hon. D.Litt), Ahmadu Bello University, (ABU), Zaria, 1988; Hobbies: working, reading, dancing; Official Address: Executive House, 2A Oil Mill Street, PO Box 75, Lagos; Telephone: (01) 635532, 634183; Home: Fountain-Pen House, 29 Okotie Eboh Street, Ikoyi, Lagos; Telephone: (01) 683679.
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