OKOYA, Alhaji Rasaq

CON; industrialist, merchant, businessman; DOB: January 12, 1940; Place: Cow Lane Lagos;State: Kwara; Married: Alhaja Kuburat Okoya; has children; EDUCATION: Attended Premier Muslim School, or now Ansar-Un-Deen School Okepopo, Lagos; combined practice apprenticeship in his father's tailoring and allied business with Schooling; CAREER: petty trading; setting up cottage industries for jewelry and shoes; distribution of house hold goods; He is a pioneer plastic manufacturer; Founder/Chief Executive, Eleganza Industries Limited; RAO Investment Property Company Limited; Oregun Technical Engineering Limited; mm. Manufacturers Association of Nigeria; round recipient of Nigerian Institute of Standards Golden award for quality 1998-2000; National Honours: Commander of the Order of the Niger; Traditional Title: Otun-Aare Adinni of Lagos Central Mosque; Bobajiro of Oke-Ona, Egba: Patrons of many clubs; Knight Commander of the distinguished order of Peacock; Social Club: Island Club, Patron of many Clubs; Frontline philanthropist Cow lane Razaq Okoya Crescent (Re-named inner crescent after him) by Eti-Osa local government area also Rasaq Okoya (formarlly Cow lane); hon. by the Ondo State University, Ado Ekiti doctor degree in Business Administration; off: Eleganza Industries Ltd., 3/5, Ikoyi Crescent, Ikoyi; P.O. Box 991, Lagos.
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