COLE, Dr.(Amb.) Dele Patrick

Born August 4, 1940.
in

Abonnema, Rivers State.

Dr Ambassador

COLE,

Dele

Patrick

B.A., M.A., PhD.

MA, Ph.D, historian, diplomat, administrator, politician.
Gender: Male
Marital Status
  • Married
Name of Spouse Mina Dugoabere Amechree, 1973
State of Origin: Rivers State
Father's Name
Father's Status N/A
Mother's Name
Mother's Status N/A
Number of Male Children 6
Number of Female Children 3
Profession Historian , Politician , Administrator , Diplomat
Working Experience

Chairman, africapractice West Africa

Previous Appointments:

Visiting Professor, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, USA, 1970-73;

Administrative Officer, Cabinet Office, Lagos,1973-76;

Secretary, Irikefe Panel on State Creation, 1975-76;

Managing Director, Daily Times of Nigeria Limited, 1976-80;

Delegate to the United Nations and the OAU (1976, 1989, 1989, and 1990)

Chairman, Tabod Nigeria Limited, 1980-87;

Chairman, Checkport Ltd;

Chairman, Proteceas Nigeria Limited;

Director, Guardian Newspapers, since 1983;

Director, New Nation Press Limited, since 1986;

Chairman, Pabod Finance Investment, since 1986;

Appointed Nigerian Ambassador to Brazil, 1987-92;

Special Adviser to the President, on International Relations, 1998-2001;

Chairman, Abuja Hotels Limited;

Chairman, Tamsaka Travels Agency;

Chairman of Airlines Services & Logistics PLC (ASL);

Chairman of Nigerian Aviation Handling Company Plc, 2006-2010.

Director of Industrial And General Insurance Plc

St. Bartholomew's School, Enugu, 1946-53; Baptist High School, Port Harcourt, 1954- 58; Ibadan Grammar School, 1959-60; University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand, 1962-65; University of Cambridge, England, 1966-70; Stephen Berhens Cohen College, Cambridge, 1969; fellow, King's College,Cambridge University, England, 1970-73;
Tertiary
No

defunct Social Democratic Party, Presidential Aspirant, 1992;

People’s Democratic Party of Nigeria, (Member) 1998-date;

People’s Democratic Party of Nigeria, Deputy National Chairman (South South), 1998-1999.

Alabo (Chief), Jack’s Compound, Abonnema, Rivers State

Publications: Modern and Traditional Ethics in The Politics of Lagos, Cambridge University Press;

Contributed to Lagos, A Modern Metropolis, edited by Aderibigbe;

The Military and Press Freedom, Daily Times of Nigeria;

The Press and the Black World, Daily Times of Nigeria.

tennis, music, walking

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