OGUNLADE, Chief Ayodele George




BA, MA, retired broadcaster, industrialist, born March 18, 1934, Lagos; married Folasade Foluke Dare 1965, six sons, two daughters; EDUCATION: St Peter's School, Sekondi, Ghana, 1942-47, Methodist School, Ifaki-Ekiti, 1947-48, Wesley College, Ibadan, 1950-53, Nigerian College of Arts, Science and Technology, Ibadan, 1957-59, University College (now University of Ibadan), Ibadan, 1959- 62, Indiana University, Bloomington, USA, 1962-63; Career: Appointed Primary School Teacher, 1954-55; Teacher, Teachers' Training College, 1956-57; Secondary School Tutor, 1958-59; Senior producer, defunct Western Nigeria Television and Broadcasting Services, WNTV-WNBS, 1963-64; acting Controller of programmes, WNTVWNBS, 1964-65; Personnel Manager, Nigerian Tobacco Company, 1965-66; Director of Programmes, WNTV-WNBS, 1966-75; Executive Producer, WNTV-WNBS, 1960; Chairman, Western Nigeria Schools Board, Ibadan, 1975-76; Administrative Officer, defunct Western State, 1976; appointed General Manager, Ondo State Broadcasting Service, 1976-77; Federal Ministry of Information and Culture, Lagos, 1977-78; appointed Permanent Secretary (now Director-General), Ondo State, 1978-79; Chairman and Chief Executive, Adegbemile Enterprises Limited and Adegbemile Food Industries Limited, since 1978; appointed Minister of National Planning, 1995-98; fellow, NIPM; fellow, Nigeria Institute of Management (NIM), fellow, Nigeria Broadcasting Association; member, Federal Board of Film Censors, 1958-75; fellow, Nigeria Union of Journalists, 1976; member, Nigerian Institute of Management, 1976; member, Institute of Personnel Management, 1977; former President, Rotary Club of Akure; District Governor, Rotary International (District 913); Chairman, Central Schools Award, Western State, 1975-76; Chairman, NASSI, Ondo State, 1980-88; Chairman, MAN, Ondo State, 1989-91; Chairman, Rotary International; Traditional Title: Aare Oye of Ancient Oye Ekiti Kingdom; Basorun of Ilupeju Ekiti; Hobbies: amateur dramatics (writing and detecting), music, reading, game hunting; Official Address: Adegbemile Enterprises Limited, Adegbemile House, 1,Oba Adesida Road, P.O. Box 318, Akure; Telephone: 034- 232-416, 230-617; House: Harmony Villa, P.O. Box 7, Ilupeju-Ekiti North, Ekiti State.
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