OYEWOLE, Chief (Dr.) Dotun

OON, B.Sc; physicist, educa tionist; b: June 5, 1922,ht: Abeokuta; so: Ogun; m: Ojuolape Olujobi 1955;nc: three s, three d; ed: St. John's Primary School, Igbein, Abeokuta, 1928-33; Abeokuta Grammar School, 1934-40; Higher College, Yaba, 1942-46; University of Durham, England, 1947-50; Institute of Education, University of London, England, 1950-51. cr: Teacher, Abeokuta Grammar School, 1941; Teacher, King's College, Lagos, 1946-47; Senior Physics Master, Abeokuta Grammar School, 1951-61; Co-proprietor and Co-ordinator, Abeokuta Post- Secondary Evening Classes, 1953-61; asst. Registrar, West African Examinations Council, 1961-63; snr. asst Registrar, WAEC, 1963- 71; Deputy Registrar, WAEC, 1971-72; snr. Deputy Registrar and Head of Nigeria Office, WAEC, 1972-76; retired voluntarily, 1976; dir. Administration and Physics, Teacher, Abeokuta Continuing Education Centre, Abeokuta, 1976; part-time teacher, Physics, Federal School of Science, Lagos, 1961-63; part-time teacher in Physics, Yaba College of Technology, 1961-67; part-time teacher. Physics, Anglican Girls' Grammar School, Surulere, 1962-68; parttime teacher, Federal Government Girls* College, Iganmu, 1985-86; mem. Scholarship Board, defunct Western Nigeria, 1953-64; Honorary Inspector of Education, Ministry of Education, Western Nigeria, 1957-59; Chief Examiner, School Uaving/Teachers' Grade II Examinations, Western Nigeria, 1959-68; National Research Council, representing West African Examinations Council, 1968- 71, Governing Council, Federal School of Science, Lagos, 1971-73; ch: Lisabi Grammar School, Abeokuta; 1961-67, Reverend Kiiti Memorial Grammar School, Abeokuta, 1965-67, Gaskiya College, Ugos, 1965-68, Board of Governors, St. Leo'sHigh School, Abeokuta, 1976-79, Board of Governors, Egba High School, Abeokuta, 1976; mem. Advisory Committee, Adult and Non-formal Education, Ogun State, 1980-85; ch. Agricultural and Rural Management Training Instilute, Ilorin, 1987; mm. Management Committee, Nigerian Society for the Blind, Oshodi, 1963-68; Lagos Secretary, later Central Executive mem.. Nigerian Experiment in International Living, 1964- 70, of Faculty Advisory Board, Faculty of Education, Ogun State University, since 1987; foundation mem. Science Teachers' Association of Nigeria, since 1957, presd. 1961-62; f. Science Teachers' Association of Nigeria; mm. Science Association of Nigeria, 1960-66, Nigerian Institute of Management, since 1974, Association of Proprietors of Continuing Education Centers in Nigeria, since 1982, Association of Proprietors of Private Educational Institutions in Ogun State, since 1987, Association for Science Education, England, since 1951. award: Elder Dempster, Best science book, Award, 1970; United Nations Educational Scientific and Cultural Organization, Best book by Nigerian Award, 1972, Abeokuta Grammar School Old Students Award, 2002;. nh: Order of the Niger, 2002; publ. An Introduction to Physics, Macmillan. 1964; Practical Physics for Secondary Schools, Bks I- 111, Macmillan, 1970; New Physics for OLevel, Books I- HI, Macmillan, 1973. sc: Egba Investment Club, since 1969; Abeokuta Improvement Association, since 1975; Executive mem., Lisabi Provi dent Society, 1960; mem., Mental Health Sympathisers Club, Abeokuta, since 1976. hob: lawn tennis, table tennis, swimming, badminton! reading, music, dancing, off: Abeokuta Continuing Education Center! P.M.B. 2072, Abeokuta, Ogun State. tel:039-23I725. res: Oyilaki Compound, Opposite St. Bernadette's School, Old Owode Road, Onikolobo, Abeokuta, Ogun State, tel: 039-230505.
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