Ekiti born Ex Information Minister Ogunlade dies 

Chief Ayo Ogunlade (ADEGBEMILE), former Information Minister of the Federal Republic of Nigeria is dead.
Late Ogunlade ,BA, MA, retired broadcaster, industrialist, born March 18, 1934, Lagos; married Folasade Foluke Dare 1965, six sons, two daughters; EDUCATION: St Peter’s School, Sekondi, Ghana, 1942-47, Methodist School, Ifaki-Ekiti, 1947-48, Wesley College, Ibadan, 1950-53, Nigerian College of Arts, Science and Technology, Ibadan, 1957-59, University College (now University of Ibadan), Ibadan, 1959- 62, Indiana University, Bloomington, USA, 1962-63; Career: Appointed Primary School Teacher, 1954-55; Teacher, Teachers’ Training College, 1956-57; Secondary School Tutor, 1958-59; Senior producer, defunct Western Nigeria Television and Broadcasting Services, WNTV-WNBS, 1963-64; acting Controller of programmes, WNTVWNBS, 1964-65; Personnel Manager, Nigerian Tobacco Company, 1965-66; Director of Programmes, WNTV-WNBS, 1966-75; Executive Producer, WNTV-WNBS, 1960; Chairman, Western Nigeria Schools Board, Ibadan, 1975-76; Administrative Officer, defunct Western State, 1976; appointed General Manager, Ondo State Broadcasting Service, 1976-77; Federal Ministry of Information and Culture, Lagos, 1977-78; appointed Permanent Secretary (now Director-General), Ondo State, 1978-79; Chairman and Chief Executive, Adegbemile Enterprises Limited and Adegbemile Food Industries Limited, since 1978; appointed Minister of National Planning, 1995-98; fellow, NIPM; fellow, Nigeria Institute of Management (NIM), fellow, Nigeria Broadcasting Association; member, Federal Board of Film Censors, 1958-75; fellow, Nigeria Union of Journalists, 1976; member, Nigerian Institute of Management, 1976; member, Institute of Personnel Management, 1977; former President, Rotary Club of Akure; District Governor, Rotary International (District 913); Chairman, Central Schools Award, Western State, 1975-76; Chairman, NASSI, Ondo State, 1980-88; Chairman, MAN, Ondo State, 1989-91; Chairman, Rotary International; Traditional Title: Aare Oye of Ancient Oye Ekiti Kingdom; Basorun of Ilupeju Ekiti; Hobbies: amateur dramatics (writing and detecting), music, reading, game hunting; Official Address: Adegbemile Enterprises Limited, Adegbemile House, 1,Oba Adesida Road, P.O. Box 318, Akure; Telephone: 034- 232-416, 230-617; House: Harmony Villa, P.O. Box 7, Ilupeju-Ekiti North, Ekiti State.

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