B.Sc, M.Litt, M.P.A, born April 24, Ph.D, econo mist, diplomat, 1931, Ubiaja, Delta State; married Stella Eboehi 1963, four sons, three daughters; Education: Abeokuta Grammar School 1943-48, London School of Economics, 1953-56, St Catherine's College, Oxford University 1956-59 Harvard Univer sity, USA, 1961-62;Career: Appointed Ad ministrative Officer, Western Region of Ni geria, 1959-63; Assistant Registrar, University of Ibadan, 1963-65; Head of Econom ics Department. Ministry of External Affairs, 1956-66; Charge d' Affairs, Permanent Mis sion of Nigeria, Geneva, 1966-67; Counsel lor and Head ofChancery, Embassy ofNige ria, Washington DC, 1967-68; Counsellor and Head ofChancery, Embassy ofNigeria, Addis Ababa, 1968-70; Director, Africa Depart ment, Ministry of External Affairs, Lagos, 1970-72, Nigeria High Commissioner to Ghana, 1973-76;Nigerian Ambassador to the European EconomicCommunity (EEC),and also to Belgium and Luxembourg, 1976-78; Head, EconomicDepartment, Ministry of ex ternal Affairs, 1978-81; Nigerian Ambassa dor and Permanent Representative to the United Nations, Geneva, 1981-84; Consult ant, United Nations Conference on Trade De velopment;Consultant,Commonwealth Sec retariat, and the United Nations' Food and Agricultural Organisation, 1984-86; Served as Nigeria's Official Representative in sev eral International Organisations - Geneva Agreementon Trade and Tariff; World Health Organisation; International Labour Organisation;EconomicCommunity of West African States; Economic Commission for Africa; Disarmaments Conference, Geneva; appointed Commissioner,National Electoral Commission, 1987- 1989; redeployed to the Presidency. July 1989; Traditional Title: The OdionweleofUbiaja; Foreign Honour: Re cipient of foreign honours from Guinea, Cameroon, Benin Republic,Senegal,Repub licof Togo, 1970-72; Hobbies: lawn tennis, photography, walking; Home: 41. Bishop Oluwole Street, Victoria Island, Lagos State. Telephone: 01-613454.
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