OGUFERE, Chief Jonathan Boytie




Telecommunication consultant, sport administrator, born: June 23, 1932; place: Amukpe, Sapele; Hometown: Amukpe, Sapele; LGA: Sapele; State of Origin: Delta; married, has children; Education: Roman Catholic School Sapele; Ziks Academy Sapele, 1938-45; Enitonna High School Port Harcourt, 1946-50; Vacation Course on Labour Industrial Relations - University of Ibadan 1956; British Post Office Telecomms Traffic Training School, London, 1958-59; Career: Post Clerk/ Telegraphist, 1951; Asst. Telecomms Controller, 1957; Telecomms Controller, 1964; Territorial Controller, Mid West State, 1966; Territorial Controller, East Central State, 1969; Chief Traffic/ Commercial Manager, 1975; asst. director Telecomms, 1978; Retirement from Service, 1986; Managing Director. Ducat, 1986-94; president/chief executive Office. Ogufere Consolidated Nigeria Ltd, 1994; mm: International Biographical Society Cambridge, 1981; American Biographical Institute Raleigh North Carolina U.S.A, 1989; National Georgraphic Society, Washington D.C, 1990; National president Enitonna High School Port Harcourt Old Student Association; Traditional Titles: Ugbugba Okpe Kingdom; Social Club: Island Club, Onikan, Lagos; Hobbies: golf, table tennis, reading & music; off: Ogufere Consolidated Nigeria Ltd; 7 Oweh Street, Jibowu, Yaba, Lagos; teL/ fax. 01-5454069; res: 12, Jalupon Close, Surulere - Lagos; tel. 01- 5454068; pha: As above. Education, Eha-Amufu, 1988; co-editor. Anthill Annual, Nsukka, 1988- 89; asst. Art Editor/Board member, Okike. Nsukka, 1989. exh/cw: Unbindme, Didi Museum, Lagos, 1988; Statements: Recent Art and Poetry. Syrian club, Lagos, 1989; The Emperor and the Poet: Watercolours and Poetry, Iwalewa - Haus, Bayreuth, Germany, 1990. ah: Federal Merit Award for High Academic Standing, 1982-86; National Council for Arts and Culture Prize, 1986; Bachelor of Arts first Class, Department of Fine and Applied Arts, University of Nigeria, Nsukka, 1986; Departmental and Faculty Prizes for Best Art Student University of Nigeria, 1986; Indira Ghandhi Memorial Prize, 1986; University prize for Best Graduate, University of Nigeria, 1986; Afro-Caribbean Young Black Writers Award, 1989; foreign and Commonwealth Office Award of the British Government, 1989. Publication: Anatsui's Pieces of Wood, West Africa, No.3630, London, 1987; Objects of Medium, West Africa, No.3656, London, 1987; Introduction to Poets In Their Youth: An Anthology of New Nigerian Poetry, edited by Uche Nduka, Lagos, Osiris Books, 1988; The Anthill: Less Poetry, More Party, The Fountain, Nsukka, 1989; OneMore Word on Walcoth, African Concord, Lagos, 1989; The Empire and Us: The 1990 Commonwealth and United Kingdom Contemporaries Art Show, West Africa No.3820:2826, London, 1990.
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