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Ogun State At 40: List Of Dignitaries From Ogun

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1. Obafemi Awolowo – ONE OF THE FOUNDING FOUNDERS OF NIGERIA
2. Alexander Akintola Sapara – THE FIRST NIGERIAN LAWYER

3. Folake Solanke – THE FIRST FEMALE Senior ADVOCATE OF NIGERIA(SAN)
4. Frederick Rotimi Williams – THE FIRST LAWYER To BE A SENIOR ADVOCATE OF NIGERIA(SAN)
5. Hon. Justice Olumuyiwa Jibowu – THE FIRST NIGERIAN JUDGE TO SIT ON THE SUPREME COURT BENCH
6. Sir Adetokunbo Ademola – THE FIRST INDIGENOUS CHIEF JUSTICE OF NIGERIA
7. Olusegun Obasanjo – THE FIRST NIGERIAN TO BE BOTH MILITARY AND CIVILIAN HEAD OF STATE
8. Ernest Shonekan – THE SHORTEST PRESIDENT BY NUMBER OF DAYS
9. Oladipo Diya – THE FORMER VICE MILITARY PRESIDENT TO SANNI ABACHA
10. Moshood Abiola – BUSINESS MOGUL, POLITICIAN, ONCE THE MOST RICHEST IN AFRICA
11. Mike Adenuga – CEO OF GLOBACOM, BUSINESS MOGUL, THE SECOND RICHEST NIGERIAN
12. Asa..international female Singer from Itoko, Abeokuta.
13. Adebutu Kessington – THE INVENTOR OF LEGAL GAMBLING IN NIGERIA(BABA IJEBU)
14. Adeola Odutola – THE FIRST ENTREPRENEUR, FIRST TO OWN A PRIVATE SECONDARY SCHOOL, FIRST PRESIDENT OF MANUFACTURER ASSOCIATION OF NIGERIA
15. Tai Solarin – ACTIVIST, FOUNDER OF MAYFLOWER SCHOOLS
16. Oba Otudeko – BUSINESS TYCOON
17. Funmilayo Ransome-Kuti – THE FIRST WOMAN TO
DRIVE A CAR, LED THE ABA WOMEN RIOT, ACTIVIST OF THE FIRST ORDER
18. Wole Soyinka – NOBEL PRIZE IN LITERATURE

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19. Femi Osofisan – A NIGERIAN WRITER OF THE FIRST ORDER
20. SJB OSOFFA – CELESTIAL WORLDWIDE
21. Olu Jacob – NIGERIAN ACTOR
22. Subomi Balogun – THE OWNER OF FCMB
23. Peter Akinola – FORMER PRIMATE OF CHURCH OF NIGERIA, ANGLICAN CHURCH
24. Dr. Olu Abolurin, Pioneer Commandant, Nigerian Security and Civil defence.
25. Ebenezer Obey – JUJU PIONEER AND MUSICIAN
26. Shina Peters – JUJU MUSICIAN
27. Fela Anikulapo Kuti – AFROBEAT PIONEER
28. Adewale Ayuba – FUJI MUSICIAN
29. Dapo Daniel Oyebanji(D’banj) – HIP HOP ARTIST
30. Hubbert Ogunde – STAGE THEATRE PIONEER(THE FATHER OF NIGERIAN NOLLYWOOD)
31. Wasiu Ayinde Marshall(K1) – FUJI MUSICIAN
32. Kuforiji Olubi – FIRST FEMALE ICAN PRESIDENT
33. Chief J.F. Odunjo – FOREMOST AUTHOR
34. Thomas Adeoye Lambo – Psychiatrist
35. Oba Sikiru Kayode Adetona(THE AWUJALE OF IJEBULAND) – THE LONGEST REIGNING OBA IN NIGERIA(APRIL 2,1960 TILL DATE)
36. Madam Efuroye Tinubu – THE FIRST WOMAN TO BUY A CAR IN NIGERIA
37. Dr. Elizabeth Awoniyi Aimbola – THE FIRST FEMALE DOCTOR IN NIGERIA
38. Dimeji Bankole – THE YOUNGEST SPEAKER IN THE HISTORY OF NIGERIA
39. THE FIRST CHURCH IN NIGERIA – St. Peters Church Abeokuta
40. OGUN STATE HAS THE LARGEST CONCENTRATION OF UNIVERSITIES IN NIGERIA
41. OGUN STATE ALSO HOUSE ALMOST ALL THE RELIGIOUS CAMP SITE IN NIGERIA
42. THE FIRST NEWSPAPER WAS SITUATED AT ABEOKUTA, CALLED ‘IWE IROYIN’
43. Olubi Sodipo – THE FIRST NIGERIAN PROFESSOR OF PHILOSOPHY
44. Tunde Kelani – THE BEST CINEMATOGRAPHERIN AFRICA
45. Ambassador Segun Olusola – THE VILLAGE HEADMASTER PIONEER
46. Hajj Wasiu Sideeq Islamic singer
47. Professor Ogunlesi – FIRST PROFESSOR OF MEDICINE IN NIGERIA
48. Chief Olu Oyesanya -CO-FOUNDER OF NIGERIAN UNION OF JOURNALIST
49. Professor Oluyemi Banjoko – Special Adviser to The American president and the British prime minister on African matters (Manchester, U.K)
50. Prof. Adebayo Adedeji, CFR, – Former Executive Secretary of Economic Community for Africa and Founding Executive Director ofAfrican Centre for Development and Strategic Studies (ACDESS)
51. Falilat Ogunkoya, Chief Laloko and Segun Odegbami………internationalsport coaches
52. Tunde Lemo. (FORMER Deputy C.B.N Governor),
53. Professor Babatunde Oshotimehin (WHO expert ),
54. Dr Akinwunmi Adesina (President, African Development Bank),
55. Professor Anthony Asiwaju( foremost Historian)
56. Akinrogun Olusegun Osoba ( Formost Journalist & Frm Governor),
57. Alhaji Sulaimon Adebola Adegunwa( sterling Bank),
58. Otunba Ayoola Otudeko (Honeywell&fomer Pro-chancellor OOU),
59. Professor Oloyede (fomer v.c unilorin&secetary supreme council of Islamic Affairs),
60. Pastor Tunde Bakare(latter rain assembly)
61. Chief Mrs Ebun Oyagbola, First Female minister of cabinet rank in Nigeria,
62. General Tunji Olurin, First ECOMOG commander,
63. Alhaja Salmot Badru first female DG in Ogun and old Western region,
64. Dr. Tunji Otegeye of Nigerian Youth Congress fame,
65. Afolabi Olabimtan, popular Yoruba author of Kekere Ekun, Olowa lo mejo da fame,
66. Rahman Bello, VC UNILAG,
67. Remilekun Khalid Safaru
aka Reminisce Popular musician
68. Major General T B ogundeko (RTD) first nigerian army that retired volontarily at the age of 49.He was the first Director General of Nigerian institute of policy and strategic studies kuru jos. He’s frm Ijebu Imusin in ogun state.
69. Prof. Olukayode Oyekanmi Oyesiku, the pioneer Vice-Chancellorof a University of Education in Nigeria.
70. Olamide Baddo sneh . Ybnl..
71. Wizkid Ayo Balogun

Why is Ogun State blessed different from other States?

To mention few

Omo Ogun……

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