OGBEMUDIA, Brigadier Samuel Osaigbovo(Late)

Brig. Gen



CON, retired soldier, administrator; b: September 17, 1932; ht: Benin City; State of Origin: Edo; married: 1955; No of Children : two son, eight daughter; Education: Benin Baptist School, 1940-45; Government School, Victoria, British Cameroon, 1945-47; Western Boys' High School, Benin, 1947-51. Career: Enlisted in the Nigerian Army, 1953; trained at Teshie, Ghana, 1957-,59; British School of Infantry, Nevhervon, Zimbabwe, 1959-60; Officer Cadet School, Aldershot, England, 1960-62; Army Special Warfare School, Fort Bragg, South Carolina, USA, 1962-63; served in the United Nations Peace-Keeping Force, Congo, 1963-64; Major, 1964; Instructor, Chief Instructor, Nigerian Military Training College, 1965-66; Brigade Major, 1st Brigade, Kaduna, 1966; Commander, Military Station, Benin, 1966; Military Administrator, Midwest State (now Edo/Delta States), 1967; Lieutenant-Colonel and later Military Governor, Midwest State, 1967- 75; Colonel, 1969; Brigadier, 1975; ch. Ogbemudia Holdings Limited, Benin; Executive Governor, Bendel State, October-December 1983; ch, National Sports Commission, 1987-89; Board of Port-Harcourt Refinery, Presidential Committee is not problems of sports; : later Sole Administrator, Nigerian Railway Corporation, 1989; former Minister of Labour and Productivity; Founder, Edo Mass Movement, Political Party: defunct National Party of Nigeria, 1979-83; defunct United Nigeria Congress Party; Peoples Democratic Party, Honarary Degree: Doctor of Science University of Benin, Benin City, 1980; National Honours: Commander of the Niger Honour: Honourary Fellowship Award, Federal Polytechnic, Auchi, June 2002; res: 35A, Glover Road. Glover Terrace Flat 8, Ikoyi, Lagos tel: 01-683114 or 108 House, West Circular Road, P.O. Box 1315 Benin City, Edo State, tel: 052-245163.
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