medical practitioner, diplomat, bom May 20, 1922, Warri, Delta State; married Ethel Veronica, Afejuaye Da-Silva 1949 (died 1986), four sons, three daughters; Education: Govern mentSchool, Warri, 1929-33,Hope Waddell Training Institution, Calabar, 1934-35, King's College,Lagos, 1936-41, HigherCol lege, Yaba, Lagos, 1942-45, Royal College of Surgeons, Dublin, Ireland, 1953-58; Ca reer: Appointed Assistant AgriculturalOf ficer, 1946-53; Medical Officer, Jericho Nursing Home, Ibadan, 1961-62; Medical Officer, General Hospital, Agbor, 1962-64; Medical Superintendent, General Hospital, Benin City, 1969-71; principal Medical Of ficer, Warri Medical Zone, Delta state, 1971- 74; Chief Medical Officer and Secretary, Delta State Hospitals Management Board, 1974-77; Director, Board of Management, Ukpilla Cement Factory, defunct Bendel State, 1978-79;Chairman, Board ofManage ment, Yonwuren College, Warri, 1985; ap pointed Nigerian Ambassador to The Repub lic of Uganda, 1987; Licentiate, Royal Col legeofPhysicians, Ireland; Licentiate, Royal College of Surgeons, Ireland; Founder, Mid- West (now Delta and Edo), Motoring Club, 1972; member, Board of Management, Bendel State Amateur Hockey Association, 1985-87; National Honour: conferred with the Order ofthe Officer ofthe Niger, Octo ber 1965; Foreign Honour: conferred withThe Knight of St Gregory the Great, 1975; Hobbies: golf, billiards, snooker, badminton, swimming. Home: Warri, DeltaState.
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