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Akintokunbo Adejumo
Akintokunbo Adejumo

Akintokunbo Adejumo, M Sc., ACIH, MCMI, a social and political commentator on Nigerian issues, livesand works in London, UK as a housing professional. He is a graduate of the University of Ibadan, Ni


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Professional Information
Employer:
Affinity Libra Ltd/Food Safety & Hygiene Training and Consultancy
Position:
Principal Trainer & Consultant
Working primarily in:
Nigeria

Biographical Information
Akintokunbo Adejumo
(At a Glance)
Date of Birth: Oct/12/1956
Gender: male
Place of Origin: Nigeria

Accomplishments
Production:

None


Other Accomplishments:

President of the International Students Organisation of the University of Manitoba, Canada (1983/84)  

He was also active in students politics at the University of Ibadan, where he was on the Executive Committee of Independence Hall (1975/76) and was an active and prominent member of the Students Union throughout his stay at the university.

 

He is also involved in community projects and issues and is an active and pioneer member of Oluyole Progressive Union, UK and Ireland, an Ibadan socio-cultural group based in the United Kingdom.

Akin is also a pioneer member and immediate pastPublicity Secretary of the Society for the Advancement of Yoruba language and Culture, UK (Egbe Ifesemule ati Ilosiwaju Ede Yoruba-UK – www.edeyoruba.org.uk )

       He is also a member of the Board of Directors of the Nigerian Cultural Centre, London, UK, a non-profit community charitable organization dedicated to the preservation and promotion of Nigerian culture and whose aim is to acquaint the community with the history and culture of Nigeria and to facilitate the development of arts and culture within an educational context, thereby improving our and others understanding of Nigerian and its heritage.

Akintokunbo is currently the Global Coordinator of Champions For Nigeria. Between 2007 and 2008, the CFN led on a worldwide Petition to prevail on the Nigeria National Assembly to remove Section 308: Restrictions on Legal Proceedings, from the Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria.


Publication:

Akintokunbo is a versatile writer and author and since 2006, has been writing and commenting on topical and political issues affecting Nigeria, and is a very popular writer, with over 100 articulate articles published  on several internet-based news journals and in Nigerian newspapers. The websites include: www.nigeriaworld.com, www.nigeriansinamerica.com, www.nigeriavillagesquare.com, www.chatafrikarticles.com www.gamji.com, www.newnigerianpolitics.com, www.codewit.info, www.nigeriahorizon.com, Nigeria Today Online and in several Nigerian newspapers including Champions Newspaper, Abuja Inquirer, Daily Triumph.


Award:

Awarded Favourite Author of the Month of March 2009 by Codewit Global Network.

Recognised by Checkout Magazine, UK as one of 30 Most Influential Nigerians in the UK in 2009. 

Awarded Certificate of merit For Excellence by Ogeyinka Theatre Arts Company, UK, 2009

Nominated by the Yoruba Youth Corporation, USA to receive a role model award, at YYC Nigeria National Youth Convention, Michigan, U.S.A., 2010




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