OLAWOYE, Chief Rex Kola

B.pharm, M.Sc. (Pharm.), pharmcist, businessman, born August 21, 1950, Agunjin, Ifelodun LGA, Kwara State; married Iyabode Oluyemi, 1986;Agnes Bamitale, three sons, four daughters. Education: Native Author itySchool,Agunjin, 1959-62; NativeAuthor ity School, Omu-Aran, 1963-65; Playfair College, Oro Ago, Kwara State, 19o69-73; Federal Government College, Ilorin 1973-75; University of Ife, now Obafemi Awolowo Unidversity, Ile-Ife, Osun State, 1976-80; Kwara State Polytechnic, 1989-90. Career: Appointed Senior Produce Clerk, N.K.Zard and Company, Ile-Ife, 1966-68; Teacher, Kwara Stte Schools' Board, Ilorin, 1975-76; Pharmacist Grade II, Kwara State Health Management Board, Ilorin, 1979; Graduate Assistant, Pharmacist II, Faculty of Phar macy, University of Ife, now Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, 1979-80; Pro duction, QualityControl Pharmacist, Glaxo Nigeria Limited, Apapa, Lagos, 1980-81; Lecturer, College ofMedicine, University of Lagos, 1981 -82; Senior Pharmacist, Headof Clinical Pharmacy, University Teaching Hos pital, Ilorin, 1983-84; Associate Lecturer, Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Ilorin, 1983-84; Deputy General Manager (Marketing, Administration); General Man ager, Pharmacy and Supermarket Division, Adebayo Alata Group of Companies Lim ited, Ogbomoso, Oyo State, 1984-85; 1985- 86; Managing Director/ChiefExecutive, Rok Venture Limited, Ilorin, Kwara State, 1987; Executive Chairman, IfelodunLocalGovern ment, Share, Kwara State, 1988-89; Manag ing Director/Chief Executive, RokPharmaceuticals Limited, Ilorin, Kwara State, 1990-94; Chairman, Board of Direc tors, The Gateway Insurance Pic, Ilorin, since 1994; Chairman, Board of Directors, Diplomat Construction Company Limited, Ilorin, 1990-94; Chairman, Board of Golvernors, Agunjin District High School, Agunjin, 1982-95; co-ordinator, defunct National Republican Convention, Kwara State 1989-90, member, Pharmaceutical So ciety of Nigeria; member, Institute of Phar macy Mangement International, London; member, Association of General Practice Pharmacists of Nigeria;member, Lions Club (Central) Ilorin, 1990; member, Kwara So cial Club; member, Ifelodun Youth Solidar ity Club; Awards: Winner, Best Student Prizes at College, 1993; Evangelical Church of West Africa, Best Student Scholarship 1971-72; Federal Government Scholarship, University of Ife, 1996; Merit Award Win ner, Kwara State. Political Parties: mem ber, defunct National Republican Conven tion, Kwara State 1989-90. Traditional Titles: Asiwaju Agunjin, 1994; Baba Ijo, Oke Adura, Christ Apostolic Church, Ilorin, since 1995. Hobbies: reading, singing, meeting people. Official Address: Gateway Insur ance Company Pic, Murtala Road, Ilorin, Kwara State. Telephone: 031-222240. Home: 2, Olawoye Close, off Federal Road, Kulende Housing Estate, Ilorin, Kwara State. Telephone: 031-222885.
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