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DAWN Commission is dedicated to honouring the history of the Southwest Region by highlighting those who have made remarkable strides in its development. Their efforts must not be overlooked. Therefore, we celebrate these individuals as Akinkanju.
Mosunmola Abudu aka Mo Abudu
Jan
2018

Mo Abudu was born in the United Kingdom. At age seven, her family relocated to Lagos, where she was sent to stay with her grandparents at their cocoa farm in Ondo State, to learn about Nigerian culture. At age 11, she attended Fiwasaye Girls Grammar School. At 12, sh ...

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Chief Emmanuel Olatunji Adesoye (OON, CON)
Dec
2017

Renowned industrialist and foremost Nigerian Chartered Surveyor, Chief Emmanuel Olatunji Adesoye (OON, CON) was born on 25th April 1938 attended African Bethel School Ebute-Metta Lagos 1948-1951; St Marks school 1952; Offa Grammar School 1953-1957; Yaba Technical Colleg ...

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Professor Aderemi Kuku; a Distinguished Professor of Mathematics

Professor Aderemi Kuku; a Distinguished Professor of Mathematics

Nov 29, 2017

Professor Aderemi Kuku was born on the 20th of March 1941. He is married with four children Nationa ...

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Ayo Ayoola-Amale

Ayo Ayoola-Amale

Nov 22, 2017

Ayo Ayoola-Amale was born Adebisi Ayo Adekeye in Jos, Nigeria. Her father has an LLB from the Univer ...

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Bolanle Austen-Peters

Bolanle Austen-Peters

Nov 16, 2017

Bolanle Austen-Peters was born on the 4th of February 1969. She is the daughter of Chief Afe Babalol ...

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Dr. Ade Adeagbo @ 50

Dr. Ade Adeagbo @ 50

Nov 09, 2017

Today, at DAWN Commission, we celebrate one of ours as he joins the league of Quinquagenarians. A C ...

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Winston Oluwole Soboyejo

Winston Oluwole Soboyejo

Nov 01, 2017

Winston Oluwole Soboyejo is an American Scientist of Yoruba Nigerian parentage. He is a Materials Sc ...

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Alhaji Ismail Babatunde Jose OFR

Alhaji Ismail Babatunde Jose OFR

Oct 25, 2017

Alhaji Ismail Babatunde Jose OFR (born in Lagos on 13 December 1925, died 2 August 2008) was a Niger ...

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Ilesanmi Adesida

Ilesanmi Adesida

Oct 13, 2017

Ilesanmi Adesida (born 1949, Ifon, Ondo State, Nigeria) is a naturalized American physicist of Yorub ...

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Prof. Wande Abimbola, Awise Awo Agbaye (First Nigerian Professor of Yoruba and African Literature)

Prof. Wande Abimbola, Awise Awo Agbaye (First Nigerian Professor of Yoruba and African Literature)

Oct 06, 2017

Wándé Abímbọ́lá (born 24 December 1932) is a Nigerian academician, a professor of Yoruba lang ...

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