MAJEKODUNMI, Dr. (Chief) Moses Adekoyejo (Late)

physician, politician, for mer Federal Minister of Health in the civilian regime. Medical Director and Chairman Board of Governors St. Nicholas Hospital Lagos; Born at Abeokuta August 17, 1916; Educa tion: Abeokuta Grammar School, St. Gregory.'s College Lagos, Trinity College Dublin - got diplqma in Child Health, Master of Obstetric Art; was house physician. National Children's Hospital Dublin, 1941-43; Central Nigerian Medical Officer, 1943-49; consulting obstetrician Massey Street Maternity Hospital Lagos, General Hospital Lagos and Creek Hospital Lagos, 1949-60; appointed senior specialist obstetri cian Nigerian Federal Government Medical Services, 1949-60; became senator and Leader of the Nigerian Senate (Upper House), 1960; appoin ted Federal Minister of State for the Army, 1960-61; Federal Minister of Health, 1961-66; Federal Minister of Health and Information, 1965; during the crisis of 1962 wasappoin ted Administrator of Western Nige ria, 1962; former director, Barclays Bank (Nigeria) Limited, former director Westminster Dredging Com pany (Nigeria) Ltd. member Board of Governors St. Gregory's College Lagos; fellow Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists; fellow Royal College of Physicians; a distinguished international figure, was former President of the 16th World Health Assembly, 1983, and the International Vice-President 3rd World Conference on Medical Education of New Delhi, 1966; awarded degrees of LL.D. (University of Dublin), D.Sc (University of Lagos) and foreign honour of Companion Order of St. Michael and St. George (CMG); author of "Premature Infants Management and Prognosis" (1943, a play - "Behold the Key" (1944); "Partial Atresia of the Cervix Com plicating Pregnancy" (1946), "Sub- Acute Intussusception in Adole scents" (1948), "Thiopentone Sodium in Operative Obstetric." (1954), "Rupture of the Uterus involving the Bladder" (1955), "Effects of Malnutrition in Preg nancy and Lactation" (1957) and "Medical Education and the Health Services: A Critical Review of Priorities in a Developing Country" (1966); Married and has eight child ren; five sons and three daughters, Address: 2 Force Road, Lagos. Hobby: squash, swimming, riding.
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