TILLEY-GYADO, Chief (Dr.) Jacob

B.Sc, Ph.D; company administrator; b: December IS, 1944; Iga: Ihugh-Vandeikya; so: Benue; m: Joyce, Margaret Dr. Abiola; nc: five s, five d; ed: Native Authority Primary School, Aliade, 1952-55; Native Authority Senior Primary School, Vandeikya, 1956-57; St. Michael's College, Aliade, 1958-63; Federal School of Science, Lagos, 1964-66; Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, Kaduna State, 1966-69; University of Rome, 1974-75; University of Dalhouse, Halifax, Nova-Scotia, Canada, 1996. cr: Snr. Manager, Nigerian Tobacco Company, Zaria, lbadan and Sokoto; Leaf Growing Department and Factory, Zaria, 1969-97; First ch. Promoter Shareholderjch. Pepsi-Cola Factory, Makurdi, Benue State, since 1974; dir. Universal Trust Bank of Nigeria, Lagos, since 1974; ch: Venture Trust Company, Finance Company Subsidiary of Universal Trust Bank Ltd, since 1974; Nigeria-Dutch Trade Council, since 1974; Proprietor, Agasha Farms Nigeria Ltd, Makurdi; Broadline, Nigeria Ltd; Tough Gold Nigeria Ltd; Tangarr Nigeria Ltd; Central Water Transportation Company, Onitsha; Joint Committee of Traditional Rulers and Leaders of Thought a.k.a "50 Wisemen"; Federal Government Delegation to World EconomyGeneva,June 1990; dir. Tilley-GyadoColleges,Makurdi and Ihugh; The Gyado Hospital, Gboko, Benue State; Co-founder/dir/ Shareholder, Benue Brewery Ltd, Makurdi, Benue State; Co-founder/ dir/Shareholder, Benue Bottling Company Ltd, Makurdi, Benue; dir. Global Minerals Ltd; e-ch. Hamlyn Nigeria Ltd. (World Bank Water Engineers);f: British Institute of Management, London; American Institute of Management; Institute of Directors, London;Nigeria Institute of Management Consultants; mm. Presidential Council of the Institute, USA; Nigeria Institute of Management; Bureau of Public Enterprises - The Presidency; Technical Committee on Privatisation and Commercialisation (Office of the President); Committee of the Establishment of Benue State University, Makurdi; nominated mem. Nigeria Constitutional Conference, Abuja, 1994-1995;deputy ch. Nigeria Power Authority Implementation Committee; Promoter, the setting up of the Sheraton Hotel, Makurdi, Benue State; chairman, African Environmental Action Network; life patron, Lady Association Pharmacists of Nigeria; Senator, Federal Republic of Nigeria, defunct National Party of Nigeria, Benue State, 1983; h: Honorary f. Biographical Academy of the Commonwealth, Cambridge, England; Doctor of Business Administration, University of Malta, International University Foundation June 7, 1989. pp: defunct National Party of Nigeria; defunct Social Democratic Party; National v-ch. defunct United Nigeria Congress Party, representing the Middle Belt zone, 1996; foundation mem. United Nigeria Congress Party, tt: Akara' Ama Etiti, Imo State, May 1989; Parakoyi. Effon-Alaiye, Ondo State, June 1990. fh: Awarded Martin Luther King Prize on Environment, US Government, 1996; Grand Ambassador of Achievement and one of the Preferential Standing (empowered to use the initials H.E. (His Excellency) after name, December, USA, 1986; appointed and commissioned both Senator of the High Chamber and also Ambassador at large to the Kingdom of Lesotho by International Parliament for Peace and Safety; hob: Jogging, table tennis, jazz music, travelling. sc: Rotary International, (a Paul Harris Fellow) April 1991.off: Plot No. 644, Cadastraal Zone A6, Maitama, Abuja. tel: 09-5236303, 5236304
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