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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.
Ayo Ayoola-Amale
Nov
2017

Ayo Ayoola-Amale was born Adebisi Ayo Adekeye in Jos, Nigeria. Her father has an LLB from the University of London and was a career State Security Officer who served Nigeria selflessly as the National Security Adviser, Security Adviser to the Vice President and Director ...

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Bolanle Austen-Peters
Nov
2017

Bolanle Austen-Peters was born on the 4th of February 1969. She is the daughter of Chief Afe Babalola, a Senior Advocate of Nigeria. Bolanle attended the Command Secondary School Ibadan, the International School Ibadan and the University of Lagos for her undergraduat ...

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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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Professor Emeritus Anthony Asiwaju

Professor Emeritus Anthony Asiwaju

Sep 27, 2017

Asiwaju, Anthony Ijaola was born on April 27, 1939 in Imeko, Ogun State, Nigeria. He is the Son of P ...

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Soni Olufemi Oyekan

Soni Olufemi Oyekan

Sep 27, 2017

Soni was born in Aba, Nigeria on June 1, 1946 and came to the United States to study in 1966. Soni w ...

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Biodun SHOBANJO

Biodun SHOBANJO

Sep 13, 2017

Abiodun Olusina Shobanjo was born on the 24th of December, 1944 in Jabba, Kwara State where his fath ...

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