ONABANJO, Chief Victor Olabisi

journalist, politician, born February 12, 1927, Lagos; married Lucia Onabowale Otuyelu 1950, two sons, two daughters; Education: Baptist Academy, Lagos, 1934-45, Regent Street Polytechnic (now Central London Polytechnic), London, 1950-51; Editor, Nigerian Citizen, Zaria, 1951-53; Editor, Daily Service, 1953-55; Editor, Radio Times of Nigeria, 1955-56; Deputy Editor-in-Chief, Nigerian Broadcasting Service (now Federal Radio Corporation of Nigeria), 1957-59; Editorial Director, Express Newspapers, 1960-62; Commissioner, Western State, 1966-74; Director, Western Nigerian Televi sion and BroadcastingService, 1959-61; Chair man, WNTV-WNBS, 1966-68; First Executive Governor, Ogun State, 1979-83; Founder, OAB Press, since 1979; Political Parties: member, defunct Nigerian Youth Movement; member, defunct Action Group; member, banned Unity Party of Nigeria and Chairman, Unity Party of Nigeria (UPN), Ogun State Branch, 1979-83; Traditional titles: Oliwo Itamapako, Bariyun of Egba; Hobbies: reading, old-time music, travelling, cooking; Official and Home Address: 50A, Fidipote Street, Ijebu-Ode, Ogun State; Telephone:(037) 432060.
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