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Re: Lateef Femi Okunnu: It Is Rubbish For Ohanaeze To Ask For Slots In Lagos Cabinet by DerideGull(m): 10:26pm On Apr 15
dre11:


“These 12 states were created with the agreement of the political leadership at the time. So if we had allowed the 12 states structure to endure, Nigeria as a country would grow beyond its present sorry state.”



Lateef Femi Okunnu, a former Federal Commissioner for Works and Housing, says it is "rubbish" for members of the Ohanaeze Ndigbo to ask for slots in the cabinet of the Lagos State government.

He also said Nigeria must return to the 12-state structure for proper power balancing and effective restructuring.

The 86-year-old elder statesman said this in an interview with The Sun newspaper.

Okunnu, who served between 1966 to 1975, under the regime of Yakubu Gowon, Nigeria’s former military head of State, said Gowon created 12 states after the civil war to create balance across the region.

“Gowon created 12 states from the existing four regions. Let me say this quickly about the 12 states structure, which I have been advocating should be restored in our effort to restructure the country.

“Part of the agitations that led to the civil war was the size of the North, that it was too large, not only in size but also in population. For true federalism to endure, you need proper balancing and that was what Gowon did, following agitation for state creation.

“He created six states out of the Northern region in concurrence with the political leadership of the North. I was privileged to be a member of the ad hoc Constitutional conference in late 1966 after the second coup, which Gowon set up to bring all the regions together.

“There was the North Central State-Kaduna, Katsina and the likes and there was the North Western State- Sokoto and the likes, so six there, right, and then six in the South.

“We had the Western State: Osun, Ogun, Oyo and Ondo. So, the Afenifere shouting for Oduduwa State lost the chance by allowing the Western State to be broken into pieces.

“We also had the Eastern State. They also lost their chance to have a state for the mostly speaking Igbo Nigerians. We had the Rivers State and the Mid-Western State.

“These 12 states were created with the agreement of the political leadership at the time. So if we had allowed the 12 states structure to endure, Nigeria as a country would grow beyond its present sorry state.”

He also rejected the involvement of cultural groups in Nigeria's politics, stating that the Arewa Consultative Forum (ACF), Ohanaeze Ndigbo and Afenifere have no business in politics.

He said these groups should revert to their roles in nation building and not dabble in politics.

“People exploit ethnicity for political power. Dr. Nnamdi Azikiwe, one of my heroes, was elected on the platform of a democratic party, NCNC alliance in Lagos, first Lagos member not on the platform of Igbo state union which was at its infancy at the time but as a Nigerian. Azikiwe was above ethnicity; the Yoruba elected him.

“There was the Igbo state union, Ibibio state union which concentrated on educating Ibibio students, through award of scholarship. Dr. Udo Udoma was awarded scholarship to study law by the Ibibio state union.

That was the role state unions were playing at that time.

“Chief Awolowo founded Egbe Omo Oduduwa in London in 1946, 47 or thereabouts and established a branch in Nigeria in 1948. Again, in fairness to him, although he was strongly for regionalism, he didn’t use the Egbe Omo Oduduwa platform when he was in government. There was Action Group and there was Egbe Omo Oduduwa, a cultural group awarding scholarship. To me, ACF, Ohanaeze, Afenifere should all revert to that role. They have no business in politics; no place for them in politics.

“Some characters were speaking to the press sometime ago on behalf of Ohanaeze saying they want slots in the Lagos State cabinet. Rubbish! How many Lagos people are asking for cabinet slots in Imo, Abia, Enugu and the like? You leave that to local politics and local politicians. They should join political parties and fight for a space.”

http://saharareporters.com/2019/04/15/its-rubbish-ohanaeze-ask-slots-lagos-cabinet


The above post is another idiotic crap from a compound tribal juggernaut who will hide behind One-Nigeria to spew nonsense. Why can this inherent fool sue disintegration of Nigeria and Oduduwa to himself. Lagos State is part of Nigerian and anybody is entitled to ask for a position in Lagos State government. The creation of state in Nigeria reinforced the legitimization of tribalism in the country and given tribal miscreants such as Lateef Femi Okunnu to mouth off fallacies. Did Igbo Student Union morph into political party as in the case of Egbe Omo Oduduwa?

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Re: Lateef Femi Okunnu: It Is Rubbish For Ohanaeze To Ask For Slots In Lagos Cabinet by olas24u(f): 10:26pm On Apr 15
Chipink:


#fact.. Without IGBOS Lagos would have been like ogbomosho.
However we are still ready to leave it for them when we get what we want.
Anastasios George Leventis (Greek: Αναστάσιος Γ. Λεβέντης; December 1902 – October 25, 1978) was a Greek Cypriot businessman who founded a major merchandise trading firm, A.G. Leventis (Nigeria) Plc, in West Africa. A dominant figure in the economy of many West African countries and especially Nigeria, he was awarded the title of Babalaje of Egbaland by Alake Ladapo Ademola.

Anastasios George Leventis
Born
December 1902
Lemythou, Cyprus
Died
October 25, 1978
Occupation
Entrepreneur, founder and owner of Leventis Group
His daughter Fotini married politician Tassos Papadopoulos, who eventually became President of Cyprus
Have you head of this name before,they contributed to lagos. this are cologemerates.

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Re: Lateef Femi Okunnu: It Is Rubbish For Ohanaeze To Ask For Slots In Lagos Cabinet by damilare442: 10:27pm On Apr 15
iAmViper:
Slot koor dayboss ni

My Ilorin people
Re: Lateef Femi Okunnu: It Is Rubbish For Ohanaeze To Ask For Slots In Lagos Cabinet by omenkaLives(m): 10:27pm On Apr 15
kingkakaone:
The day we remove ethnicity and religion from Nigeria's politics, the day Nigeria will start growing and developing without hindrances.

Those are the two most dangerous weapons that politicians use to rule all over the world and this mostly happens in underdeveloped nations like those in Africa.
True. Sadly, we see no end in sight to this malaise. Matter of fact, it gets worse by the day and we all seen to have been bitten by the bug.

No one is prepared to back down at this point - our pride simply wint allow that.

How unfortunate.

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Re: Lateef Femi Okunnu: It Is Rubbish For Ohanaeze To Ask For Slots In Lagos Cabinet by WinningSun: 10:27pm On Apr 15
hammerFC:


LAGOS IS NO MANS LAND.

UNDERSTAND.

wait till your rent due

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Re: Lateef Femi Okunnu: It Is Rubbish For Ohanaeze To Ask For Slots In Lagos Cabinet by kingkakaone(m): 10:29pm On Apr 15
omenkaLives:
True. Sadly, we see no end in sight to this malaise. Matter of fact, it gets worse by the day and we all seen to have been bitten by the bug.

No one is prepared to back down at this point - our pride simply wint allow that.

How unfortunate.
Very unfortunate.

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Re: Lateef Femi Okunnu: It Is Rubbish For Ohanaeze To Ask For Slots In Lagos Cabinet by Ftheophilous(m): 10:32pm On Apr 15
IntrovertedK:
i'm telling you bro. Giver freedom to every region in Nigeria today and Igbo will never allow it. They are nothing without ss. Buh they will tell you it's Yorubas that are scared of living Nigeria, when we have nothing to loose. Airport? Seaport? Oil? Agriculture? Just name it. Yorubaland already developed even before Nigeria came into existence. First televeision station, first skyescrapper, education, civilization and all. God will help them sha. Today they are biafran that have nothing to do with the zoo, tommorrow they are demanding their right as a Nigerian. Lagos is no mans land today, they are partner tommorrow. Smh.
Even though the south east cannot boast of numerous natural resources, according to you, what have the north have to offer except for their overwhelming magnitude of deliberate illeterates.
There is no argument that the south west is cowardly when it comes to making making hard choices.
ps: I am from the south south so no prejudice here.
Re: Lateef Femi Okunnu: It Is Rubbish For Ohanaeze To Ask For Slots In Lagos Cabinet by olas24u(f): 10:32pm On Apr 15
Chipink:


#fact.. Without IGBOS Lagos would have been like ogbomosho.
However we are still ready to leave it for them when we get what we want.


Leventis was sympathetic to the cause of African nationalists. He was a friend of Kwame Nkrumah and J.B. Danquah. When a riot flared up in the country, many foreign stores were burnt and closed but only Leventis owned stores remained untouched and were opened throughout the period of conflict. He was made Ghanaian ambassador to France when Nkrumah was elected president of Ghana.

A.G. Leventis established a branch in Nigeria, called A.G. Leventis Nigeria Plc. Within a few years the Nigerian company expanded its business line from cotton exports to merchandise trading and secured new sources of supplies. In the late 1940s, motivated by diversification and modernization the firm changed its strategy. In 1960, Leventis Group speedily completed the Federal Palace Hotel at the request of the Nigerian government, the hotel served as accommodation for guests expected during Nigeria's independence celebration. By the 1960s his firm had grown to become one of the largest distributors in Nigeria and one of the largest merchandise traders in the West African region. In Nigeria, he re-structured the business from general trading into a specialized trading firm and established various department stores. During this period, he thrived as a result of the nation's relatively open economy, as it was not until the 1970s that economic nationalism became a dominant initiative. His marketing style made the Leventis name familiar to many customers in Nigeria. Apart from his sympathy for the nationalist movement in Africa, he also gave his support to his native country's independence movement. He developed a friendship with Arch-Bishop Makarios III who appointed him Cyprus' ambassador to UNESCO and awarded him the medal of St. Barnabas.

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Re: Lateef Femi Okunnu: It Is Rubbish For Ohanaeze To Ask For Slots In Lagos Cabinet by Ritchiee: 10:33pm On Apr 15
haaryobhami:

i lie? the s.east is a barren nd useless land.
u guys dont have oil that's why u guys attach to SS by force.
nri kingdom is cursed

Something dey worry you Sha.
Re: Lateef Femi Okunnu: It Is Rubbish For Ohanaeze To Ask For Slots In Lagos Cabinet by ClearFlair: 10:35pm On Apr 15
OGHENAOGIE:
go pursue d igbo man who represent ojo 1 in Lagos assembly...tribalism and religion is our biggest wahala...imagine a child born in surulere lived over 20yrs dee but ll still filled delta as state of origin for anything Wat kinda of nonsense is dat...if we cant renegotiate Nigeria let's divide in peace simple


You people are a bunch of jokers...and to think you are also the masters of discrimination. Arrant nonsense. Oro rirun.
Re: Lateef Femi Okunnu: It Is Rubbish For Ohanaeze To Ask For Slots In Lagos Cabinet by ClearFlair: 10:37pm On Apr 15
hammerFC:



LOOK AT THIS IDIOT FROM OSOGBO IN OGUN STATE.


A BASTARD BORN IN KAFANCHAN KADUNA.


COME LET ME SHOW U WHERE UR FATHER MUD HUT IS LOCATED IN OGUN STATE.

Go back to the yeast. booo booo ooobi grin grin
Re: Lateef Femi Okunnu: It Is Rubbish For Ohanaeze To Ask For Slots In Lagos Cabinet by Sagay212: 10:38pm On Apr 15
It's not just by saying it. They should put it into action. Enough of all this diplomatic nonsense. Do not allow any useless,hateful and disrespectful iPod miscreant win any political seat from councillor to LG chairman to senator or governor. They have openly shown their hatred for Yoruba with their senseless hate during the election. Why then should they be allowed any political seat in Lagos. Kick them out totally our of the political space and let them know where they belong.

All these talk and then going back to form diplomacy and allow them one or two political posts will always make them brag endlessly and continue to yap trash. Put the hateful, envious and evil MFs where they belong.

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Re: Lateef Femi Okunnu: It Is Rubbish For Ohanaeze To Ask For Slots In Lagos Cabinet by olas24u(f): 10:38pm On Apr 15
Chipink:


#fact.. Without IGBOS Lagos would have been like ogbomosho.
However we are still ready to leave it for them when we get what we want.
Cappa & D'Alberto was established by Pietro Cappa and Viginio D'Alberto in 1932, immigrants from Italy who settled in Nigeria. D'Alberto was born in Roasio and Cappa was born in Gifflenga.[2] Both businessmen had similar path to Africa, Cappa emigrated to British West Africa in 1924 and originally worked in Ghana before settling in Nigeria. While D'Alberto came to Ghana in 1929 before arriving in Nigeria in 1931.[2] Both individuals met in Kaduna in 1931 and a year later founded Cappa and D'Alberto with office in Oil Mill St, Lagos. Grato Cappa, brother of Pietro later founded G Cappa in 1935. Early in its history, the firm was sustained with works for the Catholic mission within Lagos and Abeokuta. It later took jobs far from its Lagos base such as the construction of a government housing project in Yola which was completed on time,[3] and later Yola hospital. The company then followed up with contracts in Sokoto and the construction of a camp in Jos.[2] This jobs sustained the company through the great depression. During World War II, the firm's asset was briefly under the control of British authorities through the custodian of enemy properties, both D'Alberto and Cappa returned to Italy and the remaining Italian employees were interned in Jamaica until the end of the war.[2] The partners returned in 1945 and re-established the firm, after taking control of their remaining assets.[2]

In 1950, it secured a lease from Candido Da Rocha to erect a new office in Campbell St, Lagos.

The company's pre-independence projects in Lagos included Holy Cross Cathedral and Humoani Mosque which were built in the 1930s and later Kingsway Stores, Maternity Hospital, Lagos Island, Bristol Hotel and Western House.[4] In Ibadan, it built Cocoa House.

In the 1950s, the firm delved into the property development sector with the establishment of Igbobi Development Company.

In the post-independence period, the firm built supporting housing facilities for construction workers at Kainji dam, NEPA office, Marina, Tafawa Balewa Square and was involved in the construction of the National Stadium at Surulere. The company also built factories including Dunlop in Ikeja and Arewa Textile, Kaduna.[4] The firm's work at Kainji also included New Bussa township and resettlement of residents affected by the dam.[4]

By the 1970s, the company was self supporting with its own equipment, cranes and vehicles.

The firm is one of the leading construction companies in Lagos Island, with works that include: Civic Center Towers, Mobil House, Zenon House, Union Marble building and Wings complex, Victoria Island.[5]

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Re: Lateef Femi Okunnu: It Is Rubbish For Ohanaeze To Ask For Slots In Lagos Cabinet by IntrovertedK(m): 10:39pm On Apr 15
Ftheophilous:

Even though the south east cannot boast of numerous natural resources, according to you, what have the north have to offer except for their overwhelming magnitude of deliberate illeterates.
There is no argument that the south west is cowardly when it comes to making making hard choices.
ps: I am from the south south so no prejudice here.
we never have problem being Nigerian should have been enough and not coward bro. I really do not understand what you mean by hard choices though, what choices do we need that we are not making? Are we really lacking anything in this neo-Nigeria. Igbos wouldn't have ever think of biafra if things had worked the way azikiwe planned, i think you should know.

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Re: Lateef Femi Okunnu: It Is Rubbish For Ohanaeze To Ask For Slots In Lagos Cabinet by ClearFlair: 10:42pm On Apr 15
Chipink:


#fact.. Without IGBOS Lagos would have been like ogbomosho.
However we are still ready to leave it for them when we get what we want. #classy!

You people are living in a grandiose facade. If you were so productive you wouldn't have to move to Lagos in the first place. Thank you for your contributions, you may now return to your region. #nogodeydopassyourself cheesy cheesy cheesy

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Re: Lateef Femi Okunnu: It Is Rubbish For Ohanaeze To Ask For Slots In Lagos Cabinet by SilasNwude: 10:42pm On Apr 15
omenkaLives:
True. Sadly, we see no end in sight to this malaise. Matter of fact, it gets worse by the day and we all seen to have been bitten by the bug.

No one is prepared to back down at this point - our pride simply wint allow that.

How unfortunate.

Rubbish
Re: Lateef Femi Okunnu: It Is Rubbish For Ohanaeze To Ask For Slots In Lagos Cabinet by Chipink(f): 10:43pm On Apr 15
ClearFlair:


You people are living in a grandiose facade. If you were so productive you wouldn't have to move to Lagos in the first place. Thank you for your contributions, you may now return to your region. #nogodeydopassyourself cheesy cheesy cheesy

Are u not supposed to be living in ogbomosho grin.
Re: Lateef Femi Okunnu: It Is Rubbish For Ohanaeze To Ask For Slots In Lagos Cabinet by SoaringLife01: 10:44pm On Apr 15
[quote author=hammerFC post=77572196]


LAGOS, ABUJA ARE TWO AREAS BUILT AND DEVELOPED WITH OUR RESOURCES.


THIS ATTITUDE OF HAUSAFULANI CLAIMING FTC MINISTER WILL SOON END.


IF SS/SE ARE NOT CLAIMING OIL MINISTER AS BIRTH RIGHT, I SEE NO REASON Y FTC MINISTER MUST ALWAYS BE HAUSA AND YET WE ARE NIGERIA.



YET ABUJA WAS BUILT WITH SS/SE RESOURCES AND DEVELOPED BY IGBOS.
[/quote
The question is why do Igbos don't like non-Igbos to develop their 'native' Igbo land.We are yet to see an Igbo town open to all Nigerians to do business and thrive.Late Maj.Isaac Adaka Boro even cited how the Igbos treated the non-Igbo during his stay at UNN in his book 'The 7 Days Revolution'
For the record,South South is a different entity from South East.

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Re: Lateef Femi Okunnu: It Is Rubbish For Ohanaeze To Ask For Slots In Lagos Cabinet by ClearFlair: 10:45pm On Apr 15
Chipink:


Are u not supposed to be living in ogbomosho grin.

So funny I forgot to laugh. You can move to Ogbomosho if that's what you want o. I'm not holding you. cheesy cheesy
Re: Lateef Femi Okunnu: It Is Rubbish For Ohanaeze To Ask For Slots In Lagos Cabinet by LazyGold(m): 10:48pm On Apr 15
Chipink:


#fact.. Without IGBOS Lagos would have been like ogbomosho.
However we are still ready to leave it for them when we get what we want. #classy!


Even your brothers are still in that Ogbomosho selling Fan Milk and Hawking Meat Pie, but I expect nothing better from a Stupid tribe


Where in South West you people are not present?

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Re: Lateef Femi Okunnu: It Is Rubbish For Ohanaeze To Ask For Slots In Lagos Cabinet by Chipink(f): 10:50pm On Apr 15
LazyGold:



Even your brothers are still in that Ogbomosho selling Fan Milk and Hawking Meat Pie, but I expect nothing better from a Stupid tribe

I wont blame and Imbecille like u from a useless lazy tribe.
When ur YORUBAS brothers only hawk agbo Jedi, bread and butter and motor park tout.

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Re: Lateef Femi Okunnu: It Is Rubbish For Ohanaeze To Ask For Slots In Lagos Cabinet by Chipink(f): 10:52pm On Apr 15
ClearFlair:


So funny I forgot to laugh. You can move to Ogbomosho if that's what you want o. I'm not holding you. cheesy cheesy

Enjoy ur brown roof in peace
Re: Lateef Femi Okunnu: It Is Rubbish For Ohanaeze To Ask For Slots In Lagos Cabinet by Ftheophilous(m): 10:54pm On Apr 15
IntrovertedK:
we never have problem being Nigerian should have been enough and not coward bro. I really do not understand what you mean by hard choices though, what choices do we need that we are not making? Are we really lacking anything in this neo-Nigeria. Igbos wouldn't have ever think of biafra if things had worked the way azikiwe planned, i think you should know.
Not cowards bro....more like cowardly and it is in reference to the civil war and all other talks of secession.

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Re: Lateef Femi Okunnu: It Is Rubbish For Ohanaeze To Ask For Slots In Lagos Cabinet by LazyGold(m): 10:55pm On Apr 15
Chipink:


I wont blame and Imbecille like u from a useless lazy tribe.
When ur YORUBAS brothers only hawk agbo Jedi, bread and butter and motor park tout.

Still have to return to cheap editing like you always do grin. There is no where in South West you are not present and if you are so productive like you claim you wouldn't have to leave in the first place, you come to South West to survive we are the one doing you a Favour

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Re: Lateef Femi Okunnu: It Is Rubbish For Ohanaeze To Ask For Slots In Lagos Cabinet by Akingun1990: 10:56pm On Apr 15
LZAA:
grin grin
Was he able to win the election
Re: Lateef Femi Okunnu: It Is Rubbish For Ohanaeze To Ask For Slots In Lagos Cabinet by Chipink(f): 11:00pm On Apr 15
LazyGold:


Still have to return to cheap editing like you always do grin. There is no where in South West you are not present and if you are so productive like you claim you wouldn't have to leave in the first place, you come to South West to survive we are the one doing you a Favour

Lol at "we" I can't be claiming Lagos from ogbomosho
Go to ur brownroof in ogbomosho and stay..
u don't own Lagos,.. grin
Re: Lateef Femi Okunnu: It Is Rubbish For Ohanaeze To Ask For Slots In Lagos Cabinet by LazyGold(m): 11:04pm On Apr 15
Chipink:


Lol at "we" I can't be claiming Lagos from ogbomosho
Go to ur brownroof in ogbomosho and stay..
u don't own Lagos,.. grin


I live in Lagos, my family own properties in Lagos but still yet I don't own Lagos, same as you.

Lagos can not belong to someone Personally but it can belong to group of people. It belong to Awori people and Awori are part of Yoruba which means it belong to Yoruba

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Re: Lateef Femi Okunnu: It Is Rubbish For Ohanaeze To Ask For Slots In Lagos Cabinet by Akingun1990: 11:04pm On Apr 15
if Lagos belongs to igbos, they don't need to ask for slot, from who are they asking slot from?,from there kinsmen??, or from whom to be precise??, cos I don't really understand.......

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Re: Lateef Femi Okunnu: It Is Rubbish For Ohanaeze To Ask For Slots In Lagos Cabinet by Chipink(f): 11:08pm On Apr 15
LazyGold:

I live in Lagos, my family own properties in Lagos but still yet I don't own Lagos, same as you

Then why are u talking trash!!
Re: Lateef Femi Okunnu: It Is Rubbish For Ohanaeze To Ask For Slots In Lagos Cabinet by technicallyrich(m): 11:08pm On Apr 15
JasonScoolari:
But I thought the Ohanezes are stylishly supporting Biafra? Why are they allowing the pained Osun born Lateef to disgrace them publicly?

The Ohaneze better respect themselves there. If you go to the SE, the only political slot a yoruba man/woman can get is an Agbo Jedi Jedi seller or a spiritual head of Cherubim and Seraphim Church.

The Ohaneze better seek for slot elsewhere.
i had respect for you as a fellow ijaw man.but never knew you were these folishh.
For your info,the real owners of lagos are we the ijaws and benin people.
And if nigeria should break up,those derty oyorub ass crack,wil fight for lagos.
But as we can all see,they are weakest tribe.
Continue living ss and se and be supportin those derty things.
Fol
Re: Lateef Femi Okunnu: It Is Rubbish For Ohanaeze To Ask For Slots In Lagos Cabinet by olas24u(f): 11:10pm On Apr 15
Chipink:


#fact.. Without IGBOS Lagos would have been like ogbomosho.
However we are still ready to leave it for them when we get what we want. #classy!

Sammuel Olatunbosun Shonibare (January 8, 1920 - January 1964) was a Nigerian businessman and politician who was a founding member of the Action Group (AG), he was an active member of the party from its formation until his death in 1964. Shonibare acted as the publicity secretary for the party and also performed fund raising duties for the Action Group.

He held the chieftaincy title of Asiwaju of Ijebu.[1]

Early life and career
Edit
Born in January 1920 to the family of Sadiku Shonibare-Sanusi. His career began in 1936 as a clerk for U.A.C in Ibadan where he worked from 1936 to 1942, he was then promoted Chief Clerk and book-keeper at Ijebu-Ode in 1942.[2] He rose to become office manager, technical department before leaving the firm in 1952. Upon leaving UAC, he joined Amalgamated Press, publishers of the Daily Service which was then a political mouth-piece of the Action Group. During his tenure, the company launched the Sunday Express an apolitical weekly magazine and also the launched Daily Express in partnership with the Thomson Group.[1] Under his leadership, Amalgamated Press had editors like Bisi Onabanjo and Lateef Jakande, two future governors.

In 1958, Shonibare became managing director of the National Investment Property Company, he was invited to be the MD by S.O. Gbadamosi, a board member.

While working for U.A.C. in Ijebu Ode, his supervisor was Mr Samuel Olukoya. At party in 1942, he was introduced to his daughter Ms Alice Olukoya, they got married in 1946.

NIPC
Edit
He was managing director of a controversial company, National Investment and Properties Corporation, a private company that was linked with AG and the regional government and whose directors were party members. The company was formed 1958 by Action Group to evade a new legislation curtailing the use of banks to finance party activities. Previously, the party was involved in a murky arrangement with National Bank for financing.[3] Under NIPC's relationship with AG, the private firm borrowed money from the Western regional marketing board to invest in the country. The money was used to develop some properties that included Cocoa House, Ibadan and Western House, Broad Street, Lagos.[4] In 1962, a tribunal under Justice G.B.A. Coker probed a six-million-pound loan that was extended to NIPC by the Western Region Marketing Board. At the inquiry, it was noted that NIPC was an investment arm of the Action Group to fund party activities.[5] The assets of NIPC were transferred to WEMABOD.

When a state of emergency became effective in the region, Shonibare was limited to Ondo town; he died in January 1964, weeks after the state of emergency was lifted. Shonibare was chairman of Amalgamated Press Ltd, Ikeja, publishers of the now-defunct Daily Express and Daily Service. Prior to his death, he founded Shonny Investments which was in the process of developing Maryland Estate, he was also involved in a mobile film unit and a printing business.

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Re: Lateef Femi Okunnu: It Is Rubbish For Ohanaeze To Ask For Slots In Lagos Cabinet by profbayo: 11:13pm On Apr 15
ProudBoy:
Bro. You are a fool.
he's very foolish. he eats too much and talks too much too

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