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INAUGURATION 2011

Better Days Ahead As

SEN. ABIOLA AJIMOBI Takes Charge As Governor Of Oyo State S

enator Abiola Ajimobi was born to the renown Ajimobi family of Ibadan on the 16th of December, 1949. Abiola Adeyemi Ajimobi had his elementary education at St. Patrick, Abebi, ICC Primary School, Aperin and later attended Lagelu Grammar School for his secondary education. Whilst in school, Abiola was very active in sports, athletics and school curriculum. He was the tennis captain, football captain and the Games Prefect. For his sporting exploits, he was nicknamed ARCHIPELAGO.

After his secondary education which he came out in flying colours, he proceeded to the United States of America where he attended the State University New York, in Buffalo, New York and the Governor's State University, Park Forest, Illinois. He graduated with B.Sc (Honours) in Business Administration and Finance. He also obtained his Masters of Science (MBA) degree in Operations Research and Marketing. As a result of his academic credentials and excellent performance at the New York Insurance examinations, he was engaged as the first Nigerian state certified underwriter by Equitable Life Assurance Corporation, which was the 2nd largest Insurance Company in America. Returning to Nigeria in 1977, he joined Management and Industrial Consulting Firm as a Senior Consultant. He worked briefly with Modulor Group as the Finance and Admin Controller before joining Nestle Foods Plc as the Operations Controllers and later as

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