OLD GRAMMARIANS SOCIETY
October 24th, 2017
Welcome to the official website of
Old Grammarians' Society
+234 802 305 6260
info@cmsogs.org

Honors Roll

The First, The Best.
This compilation of honours’ roll; an on-going exercise, is geared at documenting and preserving for posterity, a list of distinguished Grammarians of outstanding personal achievements, who have over the decades contributed significantly to the progress of the school and activities of the Old Grammarians’ Society (OGS) and the socio-economic and political development of the country. The Merit Award Committee accepts responsibility for any act of omission or commission. It enjoins interested individual Grammarians/class sets to forward to the committee names and profiles of Grammarians deserving of consideration in our continuous review of the list.

C.M.S. GRAMMAR SCHOOL HALL OF FAME
1. Late Mr. Herbert Macaulay – Son of the Founder, the Revd. Thomas Babington Macaulay and Father of Nigerian Nationalism.
2. Mr. Akintola Williams, CBE, CFR – Doyen of the Accountancyprofession in Nigeria.
3. Late Chief Rotimi Williams, SAN, QC, MBE, GCON – Legal luminary and 1stSenior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN).
4. Professor TheophilusOgunlesi – 1st Nigerian Professor of Medicine.
5. Hon Justice George Sowemimo, JSC– Chief Justice of the Federation, 1983 -1985.
6. Late Professor AyodeleAwojobi – 1st Nigerian to bag D. Sc. degree (by exams)of Imperial College, London. Renowned Professor of Mechanical Engineering andPolitical Activist.

HEAD OF GOVERNMENT– Chief E.A. O. Shonekan, GCFR, CBE. Head of Interim Government, Federal Republic of Nigeria, August 27, 1993 – November 17, 1993.

NATIONAL HONOURS SENIOR ADVOCATES OF NIGERIA
1. Chief E.A. O. Shonekan, GCFR, CBE. 1.Chief Rotimi Williams, SAN, QC, MBE, GCON
2. Mr. S.O. Wey, GCON. 2.Chief T.O.S. Benson CFR, SAN
3. Chief Rotimi Williams, SAN, QC, MBE, GCON. 3.Chief G.O.K. Ajayi, SAN
4. Mr. Akintola Williams, CBE, CFR 4.Chief SoboSowemimo, SAN
5. Chief T.O.S. Benson, CFR, SAN. 5. Chief RemiFani-Kayode, SAN, CON
6. Mr. Ola Vincent, CFR, FCIB . 6. Chief (Dr) KoleadeAbayomi, SAN, CON
7. Prince (Hon) Tanimose A. Bankole-Oki, OON, CON, SAN 7. Chief Robert Clark, SAN
8. Professor AliuBabatundeFafunwa, CON. 8. Prince (Hon) Tanimose A. Bankole-Oki, CON, SAN
9. Chief RemiFani-Kayode, SAN, CON 9. Chief S. Ogedengbe, SAN
10. Hon. Justice AkintolaEjiwunmi, (rtd) JSC, CON. 10. Chief B.O. Benson, SAN
11. Major-General H.E.O. Adefope (rtd) CON 11. Prince TokunboKayode, SAN, CON
12. Mr. T. Adebayo Braithwaite, CON. 12. Mr. Conrad Joseph, SAN
13. Prof. E. Ade Elebute, CON. 13. Mr. LanreOgunlesi, SAN
14. Chief (Dr) KoleadeAbayomi, SAN, CON.
15. Prince AdetokunboKayode, SAN, CON. CHIEF JUSTICE OF FEDERATION
16. Very Revd. T.A.J. Oluwole, MFR. 1. Hon Justice Taslim Elias
17. Mr. Simeon OlujimiKoku, MFR. 2. Hon Justice George Sowemimo
18. Mr. Larry Williams, MFR.
19. Hon. Justice OlatunjiAjose-Adeogun, OFR. JUSTICES OF THE SUPREME COURT OF NIGERIA.
20. EldermanFolarin Coker, OON. 1. Hon Justice Taslim Elias, Chief Justice of Nigeria
21. Engr. V.A. Haffner, OON. 2. Hon Justice George Sowemimo, Chief Justice of Nigeria
22. Rt. Rev. George Bako (rtd), OON. 3. Hon. Justice OlusojiMadarikan, JSC
23. Brigadier Kenneth Vigo(rtd), OON. 4. Hon Justice AkintolaEjiwunmi, JSC, CON
24. Mr. YinkaLijadu, MON.
25. Mr. Bala Miller, MON.
26. Mr. AdokieAmesiamaka, MON.

PIONEERS

• 1st Nigerian Professor of Medicine– Professor T. Ogunlesi
• President of the World Court , (1st and only Nigerian to date) – Dr. Taslim Elias
• Doyen of the Accountancyprofession in Nigeria – Mr. Akintola Williams, GCON
• 1stSenior Advocate of Nigeria – Chief Rotimi Williams, SAN
• 1st Nigerian to bag D.Sc. degree (by exams) – Professor AyodeleAwojobi
• Leading lights in Politics– Herbert Macaulay, Bode Thomas, Eric Oladipo Moore
• Pioneer of Insurance Brokerage industry in Nigeria – Mr. T Adebayo Braithwaite
• 1st President of the Nigerian Labour Congress – Comrade WahabGoodluck
• 1st Nigerian recipient of a doctoral degree in Education (Ph.D 1955) – Professor BabsFafunwa
• Pioneer ViceChancellors – Professor FolabiOlumide (LASU), Professor SegunOke (LAUTECH Ogbomosho).
• Surveying – Herbert Macaulay,
o Chief (Surveyor) OlukunleAkinola– First Surveyor-General, Lagos State.
• Engineering – Engr. F.A.O. Phillips – First Nigerian Managing Director, Nigeria Railway Corporation
o Engr. V.A. Haffner, OON – First MD, Nigeria External Telecommunications (later NITEL)
• Music – Professor FelaSowande, Professor Akin Euba, Steve Rhodes, Arthur Art-Alade.
• Clergy/Education – Late Bishop Alexander BabatundeAkinyele – First Anglican Diocesan Bishop of Ibadan, First indigene of Ibadan to obtain university degree and founder and Principal of the First secondary school in Ibadan, Ibadan Grammar School.

PUBLIC SERVICE

a) Head of Government.
1. Chief Ernest. O. Shonekan – Head of Interim Government, Federal Republic of Nigeria, August 27, 1993 – November 17th, 1993.

b) Chief Justices of the Federation.
1. Prof Taslim Elias – Chief Justice of Nigeria (1972-1975) and 1st and only Nigerian to date, President of the World Court
2. Hon Justice George Sowemimo, -Chief Justice of Nigeria, 1983-1985.

c) Head of Service of the Federation.
1. Mr. Olabode Wey-Head of Service, Federal Republic of Nigeria, 1st Republic

d) State Governor
1. OtunbaAdeniyi Adebayo – First Executive Governor, Ekiti State, 1999- 2003.

e) Federal Ministers
1. Chief T.O.S. Benson CFR, SAN – First Minister of information, Federal Republic of Nigeria, 1st Republic.
2. Chief MobolajiAjose-Adeogun – Federal Minister of Works and Housing (Gowon Regime)
3. Professor BabsFafunwa – Federal Minister of Education, 1990 -1993.
4. Late Major-General H.E.O. Adefope (rtd)CON.– Medical Doctor, Past President, International Olympics Committee and Federal Minister of External Affairs, 1978 -1979.
5. Engr. (Dr)ObafemiAnibaba – Federal Minister of Works (2005 -2007)
6. Prince TokunboKayode, SAN, CON – Federal Minister/Attorney General & Minister of Justice in the 6th Republic (2007 -2011), holding portfolio in 4 ministries (Culture& National Orientation, Labour, Justice and Defence)
7. Chief Edem Duke – Federal Minister for Culture & National Orientation , 2011 to date

f) Governor, Central Bank of Nigeria.
1. Mr. Ola Vincent – Governor, Central Bank, 1977-1982.

g) Heads of Parastatals and Agencies.
1. Late Engr. F.A.O. Phillips – First Nigerian Managing Director, Nigeria Railway Corporation.
2. Engr. V.A. Haffner, OON – First Managing Director, Nigeria External Telecommunications(later known as NITEL
3. Rt. Rev. George Bako, OON – Director General, Federal Radio Corporation of Nigeria.
4. Chief (Dr) KoleadeAbayomi, SAN, CON – Retired Director General, Nigerian Law School
5. Brig Gen. S.A. Sofoluwe , – Director General, NYSC, 1994 – 1996.

h) National Assembly Members.
1. Senator Jonathan Odebiyi – Minority Leader, 2nd Republic
2. Senator Akin Odunsi, 7TH Republic (2011 to date)
3. Senator GbengaAshafa– Former Permanent Secretary, Lands Bureau, Lagos State (2005 -2011) and later Senator, 7th Republic.
4. Hon. Abdul rahmanKadiri – Lawyer and House of Representatives Member, 1992-1993, representingEstako West, Edo State.
5. Hon Dr. AdelekeKehinde(1968) – Chief Medical Director, All Souls’ Hospital, Ajegunle, Apapa andelected Member, representing Ojo Federal Constituency, Federal House of Representatives (1999-2003).

i) Speaker – State Assembly.
1. Rt. Hon (Engr.) AbayomiKinyomi–Engineer, Former Speaker, Lagos State House of Assembly

j) Federal and State Judiciary.
1. Hon. Justice OlusojiMadarikan, JSC – Retired Justice of the Supreme Court of Nigeria.
2. Hon Justice AkintolaEjiwunmi, JSC, CON – Retired Justice of the Supreme Court of Nigeria.
3. Late Hon Justice Candide-Johnson – Retired Chief Judge, High Court of Lagos State.
4. Late Hon Justice Olusola Thomas – Former Chief Judge, Lagos State.
5. Late Hon Justice LateefKaasim – Lagos State High Court
6. Hon Justice MorenikejiOnalaja – Retired Judge, Federal Court of Appeal
7. Hon. Justice OlatunjiAjose-Adeogun, OON. (1943) – Judge, High Court of Lagos State (1975-1985), Retired Justice of the Federal Court of Appeal (1985- 1987).
8. Hon. Justice YinkaFaji – Judge, Federal High Court
9. Late Hon. Justice A. Adeoba – Retired Judge of the High Court, Lagos State
10. Late Hon. Justice Charles .O. Bada – Retired Judge, Lagos State.
11. Hon. Justice Tajudeen A. Odunowo, – Retired Judge, Lagos State.
12. Hon. Justice BayoAdeniji, – Retired Judge, High Court of Lagos State.
13. Hon. Justice M.A. Ope-Agbe – Retired Judge, High Court of Lagos State.
14. Hon.Justice S.O. Hunponu-Wusu– Retired Judge, High Court of Lagos State.
15. Late Prince (Hon) Tanimose A. Bankole-Oki, CON, SAN – Attorney General and Commissioner of Justice, Lagos State, 1973-1975
16. Late Chief S.A. Ogedengbe SAN,(1947) – Former Attorney General and Commissioner of Justice, Ondo State.
17. Mr. AdokieAmesiamaka, MON. – Former Attorney General & Commissioner for Justice, Rivers State.

k) State Commissioners

1 Late Prince (Hon) Tanimose A. Bankole-Oki, CON, SAN – Attorney General and Commissioner of Justice, Lagos State, 1973-1975
2 Late Chief S.A. Ogedengbe SAN,(1947) – Former Attorney General and Commissioner of Justice, Ondo State.
3 Mr. AdokieAmesiamaka, MON. – Former Attorney General & Commissioner for Justice, Rivers State.
4 Chief OlajideAleshinloye-Williams, (1961)– Former Hon. Commissioner of Agriculture, Lagos State.
5 Mr. AdedapoAdesola Macaulay(1964)– Former Hon. Commissioner of Information and Culture, Lagos State (1990-1992).
6 Dr. Charles A. Akintoye, JP – Past Hon. Commissioner of Agriculture, Lagos State
7 Dr. BasseyEdetAntai (1970) – Hon. Commissioner for Science and Technology, AkwaIbom State, 2007 and later Hon. Commissioner for Lands and Town Planning (2008 – 2010)
8 Prince AdemolaAdeniji-Adele (1972)– Hon. CommissionerYouth, Sports and Social Development, Lagos State
9 Mr. TemitopeOluwatuyi – Commissioner for Local Government and Chieftaincy Affairs , Ondo State, 30th September 2011 – February 2013
10 Hon. KazeemAdemolaAdio (1993) – Commissioner for Environment, Oshun State 2007 and later Secretary to the State Government, Osun State, 2011.

MEDICAL EDUCATION

1. Professor T. Ogunlesi – First Nigerian Professor of Medicine
2. Late Prof. ToriolaSholanke – World – Renowned Consultant Surgeon
3. Prof. Percy Nylander – Consultant Surgeon, University College Hospital, Ibadan
4. Prof. E. Ade ElebuteOON– Consultant Surgeon, Former Provost CMUL and Chairman, Lagoon Hospitals
5. Prof. Deji Femi-Pearse MD, FRCP, DFM&H – Former Provost, College of Medicine, University of Lagos
6. Prof Oladele O Kale – UCH Ibadan.
7. Prof Nestor Hollist – Consultant Dentist, ObafemiAwolowo University, Ile Ife. Now UK-based
8. Dr. Eli Babajiya Mama – Consultant Surgeon/Former Chairman, Board of Management, Usman Dan Fodio Univ. Hospital, Sokoto.
9. Prof. FolabiOlumide – Consultant Surgeon, Former Provost, CMUL: Pioneer Vice Chancellor, LASU
10. Late Prof. F.E.A Lesi – Professor of Paediatrics, College of Medicine, University of Lagos.
11. Prof. Samuel AdetolaAdebonojo – Part of the team that performed the first successful open heart surgery in Nigeria, at UCH Ibadan, 1979. Secretary General, West African College of Surgeons (1983-1989) and former President, Nigeria Cardiac Society. Professor Emeritus, School of Medicine, Wright State University, Boonshoft, USA.
12. Prof. Femi Williams – Founder, African Cancer Research Centre, Epe, First Provost & Chief Medical Director, Univ. of Calabar Teaching Hospital.
13. Late Prof. Ayo Tella – Pioneer Professor of Pharmacology, CMUL/LUTH
14. Prof. BolajiAkinsanya – Consultant Surgeon, CMUL/LUTH.
15. Prof. John AdetunjiAdeleye – Consultant Obstetrician/Gynaecologist, UCH Ibadan.
16. Late Prof OluwoleOgunmekan – Professor of Paediatrics, College of Medicine, University of Lagos.
17. Dr. Israel MofolorunsoMalomo – Consultant Pathologist. Retired Director-General, Ministry of Health, Ogun State (1989 -1992) and Senior Lecturer, Dept of Haematology, OlabisiOnabanjo University Medical School, Sagamu
18. Prof. A.B.O.O Oyediran -former Vice Chancellor, University of Ibadan.
19. Prof. JideAjayi –Consultant Surgeon and Past Chief Medical Director, UCH Ibadan.
20. Prof. AdetunjiAdemiluyi – Plastic Surgeon, former Deputy Provost, Lagos State Univ. Teaching Hosp. Ikeja.
21. Late Prof. Femi Morakinyo – Consultant Psychiatrist, ObafemiAwolowo University, Ile Ife.
22. Prof. D. OlayinkaAkinola– Chief Medical Director, ObafemiAwolowo University Teaching Hosp, Ile- Ife (1998 – 2005).
23. Prof. AbiodunIlesanmi– Former Chief Medical Director, UCH, Ibadan.
24. Prof. AdebolaAkinsulie – Professor and Head ,Dept of Paediatrics, CMUL/LUTH.
25. Prof. AfolabiLesi – Professor of Paediatrics/Consultant Pediatrician, CMUL/LUTH.

CLERGY.

1. Late Revd. B. Manuwa (Father of Sir Samuel Manuwa)
2. Late Revd. DandesonCrowther (Son of Bishop AjayiCrowther)
3. Late Revd. (later Bishop) Adelakun W. Howells – former Bishop of Lagos.
4. Late Bishop Alexander BabatundeAkinyele – First Anglican Diocesan Bishop of Ibadan, First indigene of Ibadan to obtain university degree and founder and Principal of the First secondary school in Ibadan, Ibadan Grammar School.
5. Late Rev (later Venerable) B.A. Adelaja (1932) – Principal C.M.S Grammar School (1950-1970)/ Retired Archdeacon of Lagos
6. The Rt. Rev. T.E. Adesola – Retired Bishop of Jos
7. Rt. Rev. George Bako (rtd), OON, Former Director General, Federal Radio Corporation of Nigeria and first Bishop of Lokoja Diocese, Anglican Communion.
8. Rt. Rev. (Engr) S. Ajani – Retired Bishop of Egba Diocese
9. Very Revd. T.A.J. Oluwole, MFR– Engineer and Former Provost Cathedral Church of Christ
10. Very Revd. Dr. YinkaOmololu – Retired Nigerian Navy Commodore, Medical Practitioner and Former Provost, Cathedral Church of Christ
11. Ven. Godwin Adebayo Ogunlowo, – Chaplain, Oyo, Osun, Ondo, &Ekiti States’ Branch, OGS.
12. Ven. TundeOduwole – Principal, CMS Grammar School, 2005 to date. Vicar, Church of Nativity, Park View, Ikoyi.
13. Ven. Funso Awe, Vicar, St. Augustine Anglican Church, Anthony Village, Lagos.
14. Ven. MuyiwaOke,Ijebu Diocese.
15. Rev. Cornelius Boyejo,– Former Senior Manager, Training and Development, Odu’a Group of Companies /Clergy
16. Rev Nse Enoch– Lagos West Diocese. Anglican Communion.
17. Revd Femi Akin-Johnson,- Vicar St John’s Anglican Church, Victoria Island.
18. Rev AkinlawonOlulode, – Vicar, Anglican Church of the Ascension, Alagomeji.

FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS

1. Late Mr. Ola Vincent – Governor, Central Bank, 1977-1982.
2. Late. Mr. T. Adebayo Braithwaite, CON(1946)– Doyen of Insurance Industry in Nigeria, Founder of African Alliance Insurance and Past Vice President, OGS.
3. Superior Evangelist S.O. Banjo, (1953) – Former Managing Director, Defunct National Bank of Nigeria
4. Late Mr. SobowaleAkanniAnimashaun, (1959) – Director, Debt Management, Central Bank of Nigeria (Retired 1991). Non Executive Director, Afribank Bank and Savannah Bank
5. Mr. Jacob AdekunleAdebanjo,(1952) – Senior Manager, UBA Plc (retired 1987)
6. Mr. YinkaLijadu, MON(1954)– former Managing Director/Chief Executive, NICON Insurance (1977 – 1989)
7. Mr. AfolabiAjayiKehinde, (1959) – former Director, Bank Examination Unit, Central Bank of Nigeria (retired 1995)
8. Mr. Bolaji Banjo, ACII,FCIIN(1962)–Retired Managing Director, Equity Insurance Company.
9. Late Mr. Kehinde Simpson (1969) – Retired Head, Corporate Planning and Branches Division, defunct NAL Merchant Plc.
10. Mr. ToyinAbayomi-Banjo (1972) – GM, (Corporate Communications) – Fist Bank of Nigeria Plc.
11. Mr. ToyinAbayomi Akin-Johnson, (1973) – Executive Director, defunct All States Trust Bank and later interim MD of the Bank,
12. Mr. OlutayoSoetan,(1973) – Founder/CEO, Cashlink Finance and Investment Limited.
13. Mr. SebatineAdigwe, (1979) – Former Managing Director, Afribank (Now Mainstreet Bank).
14. Mr. Henry Arogundade,(1973)- Ex Executive Director, Afribank Plc.
15. Mr. EkpoBassey Duke,(1976) – Deputy Director/Head, Currency Management, Central Bank of Nigeria.
16. Mr. Johnson Akinkunmi, (1978) Director, Legal. Central Bank of Nigeria.
17. Mr. BiyiOtegbeye, (1978) – Managing Director, Regency Insurance Nigeria Plc
18. Mr. RotimiOlukorede,(1981)–Managing Director/CEO, First Assurance Plc.

MILITARY

1. Late Major-General H.E.O. Adefope (rtd), CON.(1944)– Medical Doctor and Former Federal Minister of External Affairs
2. Lt. Col. (Dr) Aboyade, (1949) –Medical Doctor. Member of the Pioneer team of Medical Corp, Nigeria Army.
3. Late. Maj. Gen. (Dr) C.O. Majekodunmi(1954)– retired Major General, Nigeria Army and Medical Practitioner.
4. Col. S.K. Akinyemi(rtd) (1954) –First Director of Pharmaceutical Service, Medical Corp of the Nigerian Army.
5. Navy Commodore A. Abiodun Davies, (rtd) mni(1959) – Retired Director, Education Corp, Nigerian Navy.
6. Very Revd. Dr. YinkaOmololu(1959) – Naval Commodore, Medical Doctorand Clergy. Former Chief of Naval Medical Services and later Chief Naval Logistics.
7. Late Navy Commodore OlatundeRennaiye (rtd),mni, MNSE (1961) – Former Director, Defence Logistics, Defence Headquarters, Abuja
8. Col (Dr.) RafiuOlalekanYusuf (1961) –Former Director, Institute of Army Education, Lagos.
9. AVM OluAdekoya, (rtd) mni (1962) – Air Vice Marshal, Nigerian Air Force.
10. Brig-Gen. SoyemiSofoluwe(1962) – former Director-General, National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) 1994-1996.
11. Major General V.B. Williams,mni FNIM (rtd) (1963) – Retired Major General, Nigerian Army; Director, Nigeria Army Finance,
12. AVM BabatundeOsibo, (rtd)(1964) – Retired Air Vice Marshal, Nigeria Airforce.
13.Rear Admiral TaiwoOdedina(1967) – Rear Admiral, Nigerian Navy and Member, Supreme Military Ruling Council (IBB Regime).
14. Brigadier K. Vigo, OON (rtd)(1973)– Former Commandant, 3 Brigade of the Nigerian Army, Kano and Head of operations, Peace Enforcement operation in the Niger Delta (1999-2000)
15. Brig-Gen FataiAli (1981) – Former Principal General Staff Officer to Hon Federal Minister of Defence, Ministry of Defence, Abuja, 2012.

MEDIA (Electronic/Print/PR & Advertising)
1. Michael Olumide, 1949– Pioneer of Radio broadcasting in Nigeria.Director of Television 1968 and later Deputy Director- General, Nigeria Broadcasting Corporation (1975-1978).
2. Chief Henry Odukoimaya, 1951 – Editor, Daily Times, Pioneer Group Managing Director of both Concord Newspapers and Champion Newspaper.
3. Late Chief AkinyemiFadipe, 1954– Nigeria’s Pioneer Radio Sports Commentator/ Journalist&Public Relation Practitioner.
4. Rt. Rev. George Bako, (rtd), OON,1956 – Former Director General, Federal Radio Corporation of Nigeria and first Bishop of Lokoja Diocese, Anglican Communion.
5. Chief DuroOnabule, 1959– Past Editor, Concord Newspapers and Chief Press Secretary to Gen. Ibrahim Babangida.
6.Mr. Sola Odunfa, 1959 – Former Editor, Punch Newspapers. BBC Correspondent.
7. Mr. Victor Johnson (1962) – Veteran Marketing and Communication Professional. Former CEO, Insight Communications/MC & A. First African Head of Marketing, Phillip Morris operations worldwide.
8. Mr. AdedapoAdesola Macaulay(1964)– Director of News & Current Affairs, LTV 5 Ikeja, Past AGM (PR) NEPA and Former Commissioner of Information and Culture, Lagos State (1990-1992).
8. Senator Akin Odunsi,frpa1966 –Co-Founder, Rosabel Advertising Managing Director and later Executive Chairman of the Agency.
9. Mr. LereAwokoya,rpa, 1970 – Founder/Chairman, TBWA/Concept Unit, a leading advertising outfit.
10. Mr. FunmiOnabolu, 1975 –First GM/Chief Operating Officer(1989) and Executive Director (1991-1995), Insight Communications. MD/CEO, BatesCosse. Former President, AAPN
11. Mr. LekanOgunbanwo , 1979 – Permanent Secretary, LTV, Ikeja.

SPORTS
1.Alhaji K.A.B. Olowu(1945) –Foremost Nigerian Athlete and Captain of Nigeria Team to the Olympics in the 60s.
2. Late Mr. Reginald OlayiwolaFashanu(1952) –A National Sports hero. Represented Nigeria in long distance races at major international athletics meets, notably the Commonwealth Games.
3. Mr. AdokieAmesiamaka, MON. – Lawyer & Former Attorney General & Commissioner for Justice, Rivers States. Part of the Nigerian Senior Football team that won the 1980 African Cup of Nations.
4. Mr. BabatundeOgunade, 1974/76 – Inductee, Africa Basketball Hall of Fame.2012
5. Prince Tunde John Alade(1976) – Founder, Alade Sports Academy. Established the first private sports complex in Nigeria (2000) at Ipaja, Lagos.
6. Mr. OlusegunAjose (1993) – The British and Commonwealth light welterweight boxing Champion, 2007/2009.

2001 MERIT AWARDEES
1. Late Chief T.O.S. Benson CFR, SAN – First Minister of information, Federal Republic of Nigeria, Legal Luminary and Past President, OGS.
2. Chief G.O.K. Ajayi, SAN(1948) – Legal Luminary and Past President, OGS
3. Chief E.A.O. Shonekan, GCFR, CBE(1954) – Past Chairman/Group Managing Director, UAC Nigeria Plc and Former Head, Interim Government, Federal Republic of Nigeria.
4. Prof. E. Ade Elebute, CON(1948)–Consultant Surgeon, LUTH/CMUL, Former Provost LUTH and Proprietor, Lagoon Hospitals.
5. Late Mr. Ola Vincent, CFR(1943) – Former Governor, Central Bank of Nigeria. 1977 -1982.
6. Engr. V.A. Haffner, OON(1938)– First MD, Nigeria External Telecommunications (later NITEL)
7. Late Mr. C.O.O Phillips – Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Education, Lagos State and Organist Emeritus, Cathedral Church of Christ, Lagos.
8. Late Major-General H.E.O. Adefope (rtd), CON.(1944)– Medical Doctor, Past President, International Olympics Committee and Former Federal Minister of External Affairs
9. Very Revd. T.A.J. Oluwole, MFR(1950) – Engineer and Former Provost, Cathedral Church of Christ.
10. Mr. J.O. Sodimu(1959) – Former Secretary General, OGS and later Vice President.
11. Late Mr. S.O. Wey, GCON – Head of Service of the Federation, 1st Republic, Federal Republic of Nigeria.
12. Late. Mr. T. Adebayo Braithwaite, CON(1946)– Doyen of Insurance Industry in Nigeria, Founder of African Alliance Insurance and Past Vice President, OGS.

2002 MERIT AWARDEES
1. Late Prof. ToriolaSholanke(1947) –Foremost Consultant Surgeon, University College Hospital, Ibadan.
2. Chief SoboSowemimo, SAN(1948) – Legal Luminary
3. Late Hon. Justice A. Adeoba (1950) – Retired Judge of the High Court, Lagos State.
4. Late Prof. Ayo Tella(1944) – Pioneer Professor of Pharmacology, CMUL/LUTH and Past Vice President, OGS
5. Late HRH Engr. Oba Onadeko (Odemo of Isara)(1953)– Paramount Ruler
6. Hon Justice MorenikejiOnalaja(1950) – Retired Judge, Federal Court of Appeal.
7. Chief T. AkinDisu(1954) – Chairman, Eagle Paints Nigeria Limited.
8. LateMr. L.O.I.Akhibi(1951) – Longest-Serving Secretary General OGS and Chairman School Chapel Building Committee
9.Prof. SegunOke(1953) – Pioneer Vice Chancellor, LadokeAkintola Univ. Ogbomosho.
10. Major General V.B. Williams, mni FNIM (rtd) (1963) – Retired Major General, Nigerian Army; Director, Nigeria Army Finance, Past President, OGS.
11. Mr. C.T. Olaomo(1956) – Administrative Manager, Y.M.C.A. Lagos, Past Financial Secretary and Vice President, OGS
12. Dr. O.Oduwole – Retired WHO Consultant and Past Vice President, OGS.
13. Prof. JideAjayi(1954) – Consultant Surgeon and Past Chief Medical Director, UCH Ibadan. Former Chairman, Oyo/Osun/Ondo/Ekiti States Branch, OGS.
14. Engr. Ayo Solanke (1958) – Mechanical Engineer & Former Senior Manager, Unilever; Businessmanand Chairman, 1958 class set.
15. Arc. LanreOkupe(1976) – Chairman, Cornerstone Real Estates Ltd.

POST HUMOUS AWARDEES
16. Late Engr. M.F. Kanyi – Past Treasurer, Old Grammarians’ Society
17. Late Prof. F.E.A Lesi(1951) – Professor of Paediatrics, LUTH, Past Vice President, OGS
18. Late Prof. AyodeleAwojobi(1954) – World renownedProfessor of Mechanical Engineering. First Nigerian to pass the D.Sc.degree (by examination). Political Activist

2003 MERIT AWARDEES

1. Late Oba OyebadeLipede – Former Alake of Egbaland.
2. Mr. B.O. Kinyomi, JP, CIA(1947) – First Nigerian America-qualified Internal Auditor.
3. Alhaji K.A.B. Olowu(1945) –Foremost Nigerian Athlete and Captain of Nigeria Team to the Olympics in the 60s.
4. Prof. Deji Femi-Pearse, MD, FRCP, DFM&H(1951) – Former Provost, College of Medicine, University of Lagos, Founder, Robertson Medical Hospital and Whispering Palms Resort, Badagry.
5. Dr. OlusanyaSonuga, FMR,FWACS(1952)–Chairman/Medical Director, Surulere X-rayCentre.Chairman, Organising Committee of the landmark 150th Founders’ Day celebrations of the school, 2009.Chairman, 1952 class set.
6. Prof. BolajiAkinsanya (1954) –RetiredConsultant Surgeon, LUTH.
7. Late Chief AkinyemiFadipe(1954)– Nigeria’s Pioneer Sport Journalist/Public Relation Practitioner, Past Vice President, OGS.
8. Late. Mr. I.B. Bailey (Posthumous) – Past Treasurer, OGS.
9. Justice M.A. Ope-Agbe(1956) – Retired Judge, High Court of Lagos State.
10. Navy Commodore A.Abiodun Davies, (rtd) mni(1959) – Centenary Senior Prefect and Retired Director, Education Corp, Nigerian Navy.
11. Chief (Dr) KoleadeAbayomi, SAN, CON,(1959) – Retired Director General, Nigerian Law School.
12. Chief KayodeOgunmekan– Legal Luminary
13. Dr. EbiOmatsola(1961) – Retired Managing Director, Conoil Producing Nig.
14. AVM OluAdekoya, (rtd) mni(1962) – Retired Director, Defence Logistics, Federal Ministry of Defence.
15. Surveyor J. Ade Ogunlami(1963) – Retired Director, RegionalCentre for Technical in Aerospace Survey (RECTAS)
16. AVM BabatundeOsibo, (rtd)(1964) – Retired Air Vice Marshal, Nigeria Airforce.
17. Senator Akin Odunsi, frpa(1966) –Co-Founder, Rosabel Advertising Managing Director and later Executive Chairman of the Agency. Senator of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, 7th Republic.
18. Mr. LereAwokoya,rpa (1970) – Founder/Chairman, TBWA/Concept Unit, a leading advertising outfit.
19. Dr. AbayomiAjayi(1978) – Founder and Managing Director, Nordica Fertility Centre, Ikoyi.
20. Hon. Justice YinkaFaji(1982) – Judge, Federal High Court.

2004 MERIT AWARDEES

1. Late Hon. Justice C.O. Bada(1944) – Retired Judge, High Court of Lagos State.
2. Chief MobolajiAjose-Adeogun(1946) – Former Federal Minister of Works under Gen. Gowon’s Administration.
3. Mr. H.A. Dagbo(1944)–Retired top Civil Servant (Nigerian Prisons) Past Vice Chairman, Oyo/Osun/Ondo/Ekiti Branch
4. Chief A. Durojaiye, FCA(1947) – First Generation Chartered Accountant.
5. Chief (Surveyor) OlukunleAkinola(1951)– First Surveyor-General, Lagos State.
6. Chief Bode Peters –
7. Late. Maj. Gen. (Dr) C.O. Majekodunmi(1954)– retired Major General, Nigeria Army and Medical Practitioner.
8. Mr. Lawrence Ayo Okesanya(1956) –
9. Ambassador DapoFafowora(1958)– Nigeria’s Ambassador to Turkey/Uganda and Nigeria’s Permanent Representative at the United Nations, former DG, Manufacturers Association of Nigeria andPast President, OGS.
10. Mr. AfolabiOgun(1958) –
11. Mr. SinaOjemuyiwa(1958)–Frontline Public Relations Practitioner.
12. Chief DuroOnabule(1959) – Past Editor, Concord Newspapers and Chief Press Secretary to Gen. Ibrahim Babangida.
13. Mr. Bolaji Banjo, ACII,FCIIN(1962)–Retired Managing Director, Equity Insurance Company.
14. Mr. David AbiodunEjemai(1963)–Retired Senior Manager, Texaco.
15. Mr. AbayomiOlukoga(1964) – retired General Manager, NNPC and Managing Director, Nigerian Gas Company (NGC). Very active member of OGS and past Chairman, 1964 class set
16. Dr. Charles A. Akintoye, JP(1965) – Past Commissioner of Agriculture, Lagos State and Past National Vice President, OGS.
17. Engr. TundeJaiyesimi(1968) –Civil Engineer and Builder. Former National Secretary General and Vice President, OGS.
18. Prince AdetokunboKayode, SAN, CON(1974) – Federal Minister in the 6th Republic (2007 -2011), holding portfolio in 4 ministries (Culture, Labour, Justice and Defence)
19. Dr. KunleOnakoya(1977) – Orthopaedic Surgeon and formerManaging Director, Lagoon Hospital, Apapa.
20. Mr. LekanOgunbanwo (1979) – Permanent Secretary, LTV.

2005 MERIT AWARDEES

1. LateEngr. F.A.O. Phillips – First Nigerian Managing Director, Nigeria Railway Corporation.
2. Late Chief S.A. Ogedengbe, SAN(1947) – Former Attorney General and Commissioner of Justice, Ondo State.
3. Dr. K.N.O. Subair(1951) – Consultant Dentist, Lagos State Ministry of Health.
4. Prof. AdemolaSegun(1952) – Prof. of Zoology, ObafemiAwolowo University, Ile-Ife.
5. Dr. Tunji Doherty(1952)– Foremost Medical Practitioner, Ibadan.
6. Superior Evangelist S.O. Banjo (1953) – Former Managing Director, Defunct National Bank of Nigeria.
7. Late Dr. M.O. Banjoko– Medical Practitioner and Medical Director, SolabomiHospital, Surulere.
8. Prof. KayodeOyediran– Former Vice Chancellor, University of Ibadan.
9. Hon. Justice T.A, Odunowo, rtd(1954) – Retired Judge, High Court of Lagos State.
10. Mr. Yinka Johnson
11. Hon. Justice BayoAdeniji, rtd – Retired Judge, High Court of Lagos State.
12. Engr. AdewaleAdekoya(1958) – Engineering Consultant.
13. Engr. BusolaAwojobi(1959) – President, Nigeria Institution of Structural Engineers (2012 -2013).
14. Chief OlajideAleshinloye-Williams,(1961)– Former Commissioner of Agriculture, Lagos State.
15. Mr. Reuben KolawoleOgunkoya, (1963) – Retired Senior Manager, Union Bank of Nigeria Plc. and Past National Treasurer, OGS
16. Chief Edwin M.O. Dike,(1966) – Former Company Secretary/Legal Adviser, C.F.A.O. Nigeria Plc.
17. Rear Admiral TaiwoOdedina,(1967) – Rear Admiral, Nigerian Navy and Member, Supreme Military Ruling Council (IBB Regime).
18. Chief Edem Duke, (1972)- Former General Manager, Public Affairs Dept, NNPC, Owner, The Mirage, Calabar and Federal Minister of Culture, Tourism and National Orientation (2011-to-date)
19. Senator GbengaAshafa(1973) – Former Permanent Secretary, Lands Bureau, Lagos State (2005 -2011) and later Senator, 7th Republic.
20. Mr. TundePhillips(1979) – Ex- banker and pioneer Chairman, 1979 Class Set.

2006 MERIT AWARDEES

1. LateChief Bode Thomas (Posthumous) – Lawyer and Frontline Politician,
2.LateChief RemiFani-Kayode, SAN, CON. (Posthumous) Legal luminary and Politician. Deputy Premier, Western Region (1962-1965)
3. Hon. Justice OlatunjiAjose-Adeogun, OON. (1943) – Judge, High Court of Lagos State (1975-1985), Retired Justice of the Federal Court of Appeal (1985- 1987).
4. Late Elder Steve Rhodes – Music Maestro and Leader, Steve Rhodes Voices
5. Late Hon. Justice AkintolaEjiwunmi, (rtd) JSC, CON. – Retired Justice of the Supreme Court of Nigeria
6. Mr. SegunFagbenro- Byron(1952) – Retired Top Civil Servant, Oyo State.
7. Prince AbayomiOdunsi(1954)– Legal Practitioner
8. Rt. Rev. George Bako (rtd), OON, (1956) – Former Director General, Federal Radio Corporation of Nigeria and first Bishop of Lokoja Diocese, Anglican Communion.
9. Late Prof. Michael AkintundeFafunsho(1960) – Professor and Head of Biochemistry, University of Ibadan, (1977-1979) Dean, Faculty of Basic Medical Sciences, LadokeAkintola Univ. of Tech, 1996-1999, Secretary General Oyo/Osun/Ondo&Ekiti States Branch.
10. Mr. ModupeAlakija(1963) – Legal Practitioner, Astute businessman and Chairman, FamFa Oil.
11. Prof. Kenneth Iwugo(1963)– RetiredProfessor of Water Engineering, University of Bristol, UK.Consultant/Adviser to the World Bank, various UN and other inter-governmental developmental agencies on water and environmental mgt.
12. Hon.Justice S.O. Hunponu-Wusu(1963) – Retired Judge, Lagos State.
13. Dr. (Engr) ObafemiAnibaba(1964)– Former Chairman, Governing Council, Lagos State Polytechnic. Former Federal Minister of Works and later Communications, 5th Republic (under Chief OlusegunObasanjo)
14. Rev. Nse Enoch(1964)– Mechanical Engineer, Renowned Manufacturing Management Expert and Clergy. Former Head of Manufacturing Operations, Strategy and New Market Development (West Africa), Sterling Health (now GlaxoSmithKilne)
15. Late Prof. TokunboSofoluwe(1966) – Professor of Computer Science and Past Vice Chancellor, University of Lagos, (2010 – 2012)
16. Prof. AbiodunIlesanmi(1969) – Professor of Obstetrics and Gynaecology and former Chief Medical Director, UCH, Ibadan.
17. Arc. DejiAdebiyi(1973)–Architect and former Executive Director (Administration) FAAN.
18. Mr. YemiAdebiyi(1975)– Versatile Ex- Banker.
19. Mr. Tokunbo Carew(1978)–Electrical Engineer.Former Executive Director, (Sales & Marketing) ARCO Petrochemical Engineering.
20. Mr. DapoAdelegan(1979)– Chairman, CeltronGroup. Promoter of the unique and popular LekkiSunplash Musical promotions of the 80s and 90s.Introduced the first Ultra wave/Ultra vision into the West African market, June 1992 revolutionising outdoor advertising in Nigeria.
21. Mr. RotimiOlukorede(1981)–Managing Director/CEO, First Assurance Plc and past National Welfare Secretary, OGS.

2007 MERIT AWARDEES

1. Hon. Justice C.O. Madarikan(1937) (Posthumous)–Retired Justice of the Supreme Court of Nigeria (1967-1971; 1975-1977) and Past National President, OGS.
2. Engr. J.F. Olaofe (1947) –Pioneer Manager, Shell Nigeria.
3. Mr. Joseph Tom Duncan(1951) – Sports Enthusiast. Former Secretary to the Board, Nigerian Railways Corporation (up till 1988) and former Registrar, Institute of Chartered Secretariesof Nigeria (1988 – 1992)
4. Dr. G.A. Oyemade(1952) –Medical Practitioner.
5. Mr. YinkaLijadu, MON(1954)– Fellow of Chartered Insurance Institute, London and Nigeria and former Managing Director/Chief Executive, NICON Insurance (1977 – 1989)
6. Mr. B.A. Aiyegbusi(1954) – Ex Banker, An Entrepreneur, pioneered sand, limestone and granite mining business in Nigeria.
7. Mr. Arthur ModupeAlade aka Art Alade(1956) (Posthumous) – Former Controller, Commercial Services, NTA. Legendary Jazz Exponent.
8. Very Revd. Dr. YinkaOmololu(1959) – Naval Commodore, Medical Doctorand Clergy. Former Chief of Naval Medical Services and later Chief Naval Logistics.Former Provost,CathedralChurch of Christ.
9. Mr. Sola Odunfa(1959) – Former Editor, Punch Newspapers. BBC Correspondent.
10. Mr. E.A. Odufejo(1961)– Retired Senior Manager (Transmission) NITEL,Assistant Organist/Choirmaster, Church of Resurrection, 1004 Estate, Victoria Island.
11. Mr. Victor Johnson(1962) – Veteran Marketing and Communication Professional. Former CEO, Insight Communications/MC & A. First African Head of Marketing, Phillip Morris operations worldwide.
12. Dr. T.A. Akinbode(1963) –Retired Zonal Director, Public Health, Fed Min of Health and WHO Facilitator on Public Health and Research, particularly in the area of malaria immunization and control.
13. Mr. AdedapoAdesola Macaulay(1964)– Director of News & Current Affairs, LTV 5 Ikeja, Past AGM (PR) NEPA and Former Commissioner of Information and Culture, Lagos State (1990-1992).
14. Prof. David OlayinkaAkinola(1965) – Chief Medical Director, ObafemiAwolowo University Teaching Hospital, Ile- Ife (1998 – 2005).
15. Rev. Cornelius Boyejo(1965)– Senior Manager, Training and Development, Odu’a Group of Companies (retired June 2005)/Clergy.
16. Arc. CharlesOlusolaTogonu- Bickerseth(1967)- Principal Partner, Joint Consult
17. Arc. LekeAjayi (1970) – Former Chief Architect, Modular Group Architects/ Principal Consultant, Alek Associates. Designer and Supervising Architect of the School Chapel.
18. Mr. Clement Ebuoma(1972)– Chairman/Managing Director, C.E.E. Industries Limited, a major Garment Manufacturing firm, a key supplier of NYSC uniforms and wears.
19. Mr. Lanre Wilton Waddell(1973) –Managing Director/CEO, Cleanway Limited, an Environment Management Company.
20. Brigadier K. Vigo, OON (rtd) (1973)– Former Commandant, 3 Brigade of the Nigerian Army, Kano and Head of operations, Peace Enforcement operation in the Niger Delta (1999-2000)
21. Captain Edward Boyo(1975) – Pilot and Chairman, Landover Aviation Limited.
22. Prof. AfolabiLesi(1976) – Professor of Paediatrics, CMUL/LUTH
23. Mr. BiodunAwosika(1977) –Petroleum Engineer.MD/CEOof Excel Exploration & Production Company, an indigenous Oil & Gas exploration coy, the first marginal field operator in Nigeria.
24. Mr. SegunAkinkunmi(1978) – Former Chief Accountant, Oando Plc. Executive Chairman, Moladort Nigeria Limited, with interest in Petroleum Product marketing, Table water production and quick-service restaurants.
25. Mr. TokunboTalabi (1980) – Executive Chairman, Superflux Group, market leaders for cheque production in Nigeria, data processing and mail management.

2008 MERIT AWARDEES

1. Late Prince (Hon) Tanimose A. Bankole Oki, OON, CON, SAN (1939) –Attorney General and Commissioner of Justice, Lagos State, 1973-1975.
2. Late Professor AliuBabatundeFafunwa, CON (1943) –Federal Minister of Education, 1990 – 1993.
3. Engr. Israel AdebayoOsosami, (1947) FNSE–Fellow of the Nigerian Society of Engineers.
4. Chief Ayo Adebanjo(1949) –Legal Practitioner/Foremost Politician.
5. Professor Olusegun Adebayo Sowunmi(1951) (Posthumous) – Professor of Mathematics and Dean, Faculty of Science, University of Ibadan, 1982 -1984.
6. Mr. Ebenezer OlawaleAyorinde(1952) –FormerLecturer, Quantity Surveying, Yaba College of Technology. Quantity Surveyor of the Project Team, School Chapel.
7. Late Professor OluwoleAdeboyeOgunmekan(1953)–Professor of Paediatrics with extensive work experience in the UK, Canada, Saudi Arabia and Nigeria.
8. Professor FolabiOlumide(1953) – Pioneer Vice Chancellor, Lagos State University (1983 -1989), Dean -School of Clinical Sciences, College of Medicine, University of Lagos, 1982 -1983.
9. Professor Sam AdetunjiAdemiluyi(1956) – Professor of Surgery in Burns, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery and Former Deputy Provost, Lagos State University Teaching Hospital, (LASUTH) Ikeja.
11. Dr. AdesegunObajimi(1958) – Retired Principal Research Officer, Institute of Agricultural Research and Training, Ibadan.
12. Late Navy Commodore OlatundeRennaiye (rtd), mni, MNSE (1961) – Former Director, Defence Logistics, Defence Headquarters, Abuja.
13. Mr. Alfred Ore-Olorun Ore-Dawodu(1962)– Local Development Manager, Lever Brothers (now Unilever) in the 80s, responsible for use of local raw materials and development of relevant industries.
14. Engr. E. OlusegunSule(1963) –Retired Senior Manager, NNPC, Port Harcourt Refinery/Past Vice Chairman of Class set.
15. Mr. AdedoyinDosumu(1963) –NationalPublicity Secretary, OGS. MD/CEO Magnum Summit and former Account Director, Admark, an Advertising outfit.
16. Late Dr. Michael Adebayo Williams(1964) –Medical Practitioner and Former Chairman, OGS 1964 Class Set.
17. Engr. (Deacon) Curtis Ugbebor (1965) – Fellow of the Nigerian Society of Engineers and Vice Chairman, Oyo, Osun, Ondo and Ekiti States’ Branch, OGS.
18. Engr. B.B. Osunsanya–Engineer.
19. Mr. Friday Nwaogwugwu(1967) – Manager and Head, Motor Department, Law, Union & Rocks Insurance, 2005 – 2008. Secretary of Class set for over 20 years.
20. Engr. OluyomiLawson(1970) –Principal Partner, Landmark Integrated Technologies Ltd, a Consulting Engineering firm.
21. Mr. OlutayoSoetan(1973) – Founder/CEO, Cashlink Finance and Investment Limited.
22. Mr. FunmiOnabolu(1975) –First GM/Chief Operating Officer(1989) and Executive Director (1991-1995), Insight Communications. MD/CEO, BatesCosse.
23. Mr. OhiIdowuOjo(1976) – Deputy Director and Zonal Head, South West, National Institute for Cultural Orientation, Publicity Secretary, OGS (2003 -2009) and Vice President, OGS (2009 -2012).
24. Mr. EkpoBasseyDuke(1976) – Deputy Director/Head, Currency Management, Central Bank of Nigeria.
25. Mr. Sebastian Adigwe(1979) – Former Managing Director,AfribankPlc(now Mainstreet Bank).
26. Mr. TaiwoOlayinkaOyafemi(1979) – Assistant General Manager, Brokers Marketing & Branch Network, Crusader General Insurance Limited.
27. Mr. WoleOguntuga(1981) – Senior Executive, UK Government Educational System.Pioneer Chairman, UK Branch, OGS.

2009 MERIT AWARDEES

1. Chief Adeyemi Lawson(1941) (Posthumous)- Business Mongul, Founder of the Grail Movement and owner of Agbara Industrial Complex and Estate, Ogun State.
2. Michael Olumide(1949) (Posthumous) – Pioneer of Radio broadcasting in Nigeria.Director of Television 1968 and later Deputy Director General, Nigeria Broadcasting Corporation (1975-1978).Director of the Leventis Group.
3. Sir Patrick OlufunmilayoDawodu(1955) (Posthumous) – A Chartered Accountant. Chief Accountant, Great Nigeria Insurance Coy. Ltd., Deputy General Manager and Finance Controller, LSDPC (1973) and member of the Governing Council, Lagos State University (1986-1990).
4. The Rt. Rev. T.EbunAdesola(1945) – 2nd Bishop, Diocese of Jos (1985-1991) with 36 years of evangelizing ministry in the North of Nigeria (1955-1991).
5. Pa SofoluweSoyanwo(1951) – Port Engineer, Nigeria Ports Authority and Chairman, School Chapel Building Committee that successfully completed the School Chapel, the Revd. Thomas Babington Macaulay Chapel.
6. Dr. OluyemisiKuforiji(1952) –First Nigerian Medical Advisor and later Director, Medical Services, Gulf Oil (now ChevronOil Services).Past National 2nd Vice President, OGS (1997-2000).
7. Chief DayoMegbope(1953) –Retired Top Civil Servant (Federal). Chairman, Group of companies with interests in business consulting, commodity export and outsourcing majorly to the Oil industry.
8. Chief Sunday AdemolaOjuri(1953) -Trail-blazingrenowned Society Photographer of the 70s and 80s.
9. Col. S.K.Akinyemi (rtd)(1954) –First Director of Pharmaceutical Service, Medical Corp of the Nigerian Army.
10. Mr. Robert Clarke, SAN(1954) –Legal luminary. Senior Advocate of Nigeria.
11. Professor Titus Osiyemi(1955) – Professor of Veterinary Medicine and former Dean of Faculty, University of Maiduguri (1995-2000).
12. Chief Kola Adegbuyi(1959) –Astute Insurance broker with extensive practice in the UK and Nigeria. Former Managing Director, City Union Insurance Company.
13. Mr. J. Ade Mosanya (1959) –Lawyer.Retired Assistant Chief Registrar (Probate), Lagos State Judiciary.
14. Dr. Femi Obasanya(1961)– Consultant Surgeon/Urologist. Member, Lagos State Health Management Board (1984-1986).
15. Mr. AdeolaOkubajo(1963) –Retired Senior Manager, NTA/ Past National Publicity Secretary, OGS and first Chairman , 1963 Class set.
16. Engr. Y.S.O. Abdul(1964) – Aerospace Engineer and Consultant on aviation safety. Past Chairman, Aeronautical Division of the Nigerian Society of Engineers.
17. Mr. Joseph Babatunde Adams (1964) –A Consummate Mortgage Banker. Former General Manager, Lagos State Building Investment Company Limited. Past Chairman of 1964 class set.
18. Rt. Rev. (Dr.) Samuel OlukunleAjani(1965) – Retired Pioneer Bishop, EgbaWestDiocese (Anglican Communion), Retired Director, Technical Service, Federal Radio Corporation of Nigeria (FRCN) and later Executive Director /CEO, FRCN, Ibadan National Station.
19. Chief FolukeSolanke(1966) – Former Managing Director/CEO, Chemical and Allied Products Plc (CAPL).
20. Mr. RemiAdeneye(1966) – Executive Vice Chairman/CEO, Campaign Services, an Advertising outfit.
21. Mr. BabatundeOredugba(1967) – Retired Divisional Head, Palm Line Agencies, former subsidiary of UACN Plc and now CEO of the outfit in a Management Buy-out. Pioneer Chairman of his class set.
22. Hon Dr. AdelekeKehinde(1968) – Chief Medical Director, All Souls’ Hospital, Ajegunle, Apapaandelected Member, representing Ojo Federal Constituency, Federal House of Representatives (1999-2003).
23. Engr. BabatundeOshodi (1972) – Retired Permanent Secretary, Lagos StateCivil Service and 2009 National Productivity Order of Merit Awardee by the Federal Government.
24. Mr. TayoAmusan(1973) – Chairman and Managing Director, Persians Properties Limited (PPL), owners of “The Palms” Lekki, the bench-mark shopping mall that revolutionalisedshopping in Nigeria.
25. Mr. AdediranBenson(1974) –Legal Practitioner. Principal Partner, Richlaw Chambers.
26. Pastor Olubi Johnson(1974)–Former Lecturer; Physics, University of Ibadan, Senior Pastor of Scripture Christian Centre Ibadan and Chairman, Board of Trustees, Lifeforte Holdings and Investments, proprietors of Lifeforte International School, Ibadan.
27. Mr. KunleAjanaku(1976)– General Manager/CEO, Lagos State Printing Corporation (2001-2005), Permanent Secretary, Deputy Governor’s Office, Lagos State.
28. DCP TaiwoLakanu(1977) – Deputy Commissioner of Police, Delta State.
29. Mr. DeoluOyenusi(1979) – Civil Engineer.Manager/Head of Purchasing, AddaxPetroleum.
30. Dr. SeyiAdefowope (1983) –UK-based Medical Practitioner. Welfare and Publicity Secretary, UK Branch, OGS.

2010 MERIT AWARDEES

1. Lt. Col. (Dr) Aboyade (Posthumous) (1949) –Medical Doctor. Member of the Pioneer team of Medical Corp, Nigeria Army.
2. Mr. SobowaleAkanniAnimashaun (Posthumous) (1959) – Director, Debt Management, Central Bank of Nigeria (Retired 1991). Non Executive Director, Afribank Bank and Savannah Bank
3. Mr. Jacob AdekunleAdebanjo (1952) – Senior Manager, UBA Plc (retired 1987). Financial Secretary of Class set for many years.
4. Prof. John AdetunjiAdeleye(1952) –Professor of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, UCH Ibadan, (retired 1992).
5. Chief Jonathan OlufunmiOgundeyi (1956) – First Director of Agricultural Services, Lagos State/Vice President, OGS.
6. Dr. OlusegunAjayi (1957) –Retired Associate Professor, Electrical Engineering (1987), University of Lagos, Past President of Nigeria Society of Engineers (NSE) – 1995 and Chairman, NSE Board of Trustees, 2003 – 2010
7. Mr. Afolabi A. Kehinde (1959) –former Director, Bank Examination Unit, Central Bank of Nigeria (retired 1995)
8. Engr. BabajideAkinremiSoyode (1960)- First Group General Manager, Corporate Planning and Business Development, NNPC (1988), coordinated the construction activities/management of the Warri Refinery. Chairman of 1960 Class set.
9. Mr. Victor OlamideOgundimu (1961) –Permanent Secretary, Lagos State, 1978 and Head, Unified Local Government Service, Lagos State, 1982. First Nigerian Executive Director, HFP Engineering Nigeria Ltd and a Trustee, Glover Memorial Hall, Lagos.
10. Engr. Jonathan BabatundeSotayo (1963) –Retired District Manager, Lagos Islands, NEPA (retired in 1996)
11. Mr. OlanrewajuAlaja-Browne (1964) –Entrepreneur, involved in the management of Rising Star Bakery since 1973. Foundation member, Financial Secretary, Social Secretary and later Chairman of 1964 class set.
12. Engr. IgweEnuoyibo (1968) –A Civil Engineer and MD/CEO, Besnal Nigeria Ltd., a leading indigenous Civil Engineering Construction company in Nigeria with landmark projects across the nation. Past Chairman of 1968 Class set.
13. Dr. OluyomboAwojobi (1969) –Fellow of the National Postgraduate Medical College of Nigeria. Founder of the world famous rural-based health institution anchored on bio-medical engineering feats, Awojobi Clinic, Eruwa. Elected Member of the New York Academy of Sciences.
14. Dr. BasseyEdetAntai (1970) – Medical Doctor and Proprietor, Quinta Maternity Home, Apapa. Commissioner for Science and Technology, AkwaIbom State, 2007 and later Commissioner for Lands and Town Planning (2008 – 2010)
15. Mr.OlukayodeTaiwo (1973) – Associate Professor of Sociology, University of Lagos/ Deputy Director, Environment & Social Safeguards, Lagos Metropolitan Area Transport Authority (LAMATA)
16. Mr. EfiomTamunotonyeEkong (1974) –Former Chief Press Secretary to the Speaker/ Director, Press Affairs, Rivers State House of Assembly (2003 – 2008). General Manager, Rivers State Television, November 2008 to date.
17. Mr. Cyril BowareOgbekene (1974) –Legal Practitioner. Partner/Principal Counsel, Toye Coker, Ogbekene and Co. CEO of Wheels Plus Limited, sole Dealer of the Kia brand of vehicles in Kaduna and environs. Past Chairman, 1974 class set.
18. Professor Wale Ajai (1975) – Former Marketing Director and later Human Resource Director, Dunlop Nigeria Plc. Professor of Law, Lagos Business School.
19. Mr. SeyiThomas(1976) – Marketing Director, Crusader Insurance Plc.
20. Mr. Oluwatobi Sola –Awokoya (1976) – Grass root Politician and businessman
21. Professor ToyinOgundipe (1977) – Professor of Botany/Microbiology and Dean, School of Post Graduate Studies, University of Lagos (2007 -2011)
22. Professor Justus AdedejiSokefun (1979) – Professor of Law and Dean, Faculty of Law, OlabisiOnabanjo University (2001 – 2007) and the School of Law, National Open University of Nigeria (2007 – 2010). Special Assistant to the Hon Federal Minister for Justice & Attorney General of the Federation (1993 -1994)
23. Mr. Kola Akinwale (1979) –First Secretary and later Chairman, UK Branch, Old Grammarians’ Society (2008 – 2012). Former Associate Director, Programme Management, Barclays Capital UK.
24. Chief Taiwo Akin-Joseph, FCA(1979) – Chartered Accountant. Pioneer Project Accountant, Dangote’sObajana Cement Plant, Africa’s largest Cement factory.
25. Mr. OlusolaAdu (1980) – Head of Sales, Nigeria (May 2006 –Feb. 2009) and Area Director, Vaccines, Sub Sahara Africa, Glaxo SmithKline.2009 to date.
26. Hon. KazeemAdemolaAdio (1993) – Former Commissioner for Environment, Oshun State 2007 and later Secretary to the state Government, 2011.

2011 MERIT AWARD

1.Mr. Jonathan Olufunso Seton (1944) – Retired Pioneer District Manager, ECN (Now PHCN)
2. Mr. Chris Ajilo (1946) – Music Maestro, Staff Producer, Polygram Records
3. Dr. BabatundeAdefope (1947) – Retired Consultant Surgeon, General Hospital, Lagos. Germany-based.
4. Dr. Eli Babajiya Mama (1951) – Consultant Surgeon/Former Chairman, Board of Management, Usman Dan Fodio Univ. Hospital, Sokoto. UK-based.
5. Mr. Ayodele Alfred Latunji (1952) –Retired top Civil Servant. Private Secretary to the Federal Minister of Health and Administrator of Western Region, Dr. M. A. Majekodunmi (1st Republic)
6. Ven. Godwin Adebayo Ogunlowo (1953) –Retired top Civil Servant, Oyo State Government. Chaplain, Oyo/Oshun/Ondo/Ekiti States Branch
7. Dr. Israel MofolorunsoMalomo (1953) –Consultant Pathologist. Retired Director-General, Ministry of Health, Ogun State (1989 -1992) and Senior Lecturer, Dept of Haematology, OlabisiOnabanjo University Medical School, Sagamu
8. Prof. Samuel AdetolaAdebonojo (1954) –Part of the team that performed the first successful open heart surgery in Nigeria, at UCH Ibadan, 1979.Secretary-General, West African College of Surgeons (1983-1989) and former President, Nigeria Cardiac Society.Professor Emeritus, School of Medicine, Wright State University, Boonshoft, USA.
9. Mr. OlabodeFagbile (1959) – Former HR Director, Nigeria Airways (1986-1988)
10. Dr. (Arc) AkuewanbhorOmokhodion (1961) –former Architect Planner, University of Lagos. Now Property developer and Director of a number of companies.
11. Dr. Mustapha Adepeju Smith (1961) –Chairman, Smithsonian Dental Clinic and former Acting Chairman, Lagos State Hospital Management Board, 2002
12. Brig-Gen. SoyemiSofoluwe (1962) – former Director-General, National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) 1994-1996.
13. Mr. Joshua ArubiOfuya (1963) –Director, School of Management and Business Studies, Lagos State Polytechnic, (1990-1993). A major contributor to the education and practice of Insurance in Nigeria. Chairman, 1963 class set (2003-2007)
14. Dr. PopoolaAbiodunBanwo (1966) – Former Senior Research Fellow, Nigeria Institute of Social & Economic Research (NISER) Ibadan and Chief Executive Officer, Centre for Rural Development, Lagos State University, (1991-1998)
15. Mr. Nicholas Adebayo Dada (1966) –former Chief Geophysicist, Nigeria Agip Oil Company Ltd.
16. Chief Kayode Victor Aderinokun(1967)–Entrepreneur/Chairman of leading financial and mining companies in Nigeria. A keen Sportsman and one-time Chairman, 1967 class set.
17. Mr. Olufemi Bola-Sadipe (1968) – Principal Partner, Bola Sadipe& Co. (Chartered Accountants).Past Chairman of 1968 class set.
18. Professor Adebayo Ninalowo (1970) –former Sub-Dean, School of Post-graduate studies, University of Lagos and current Head, Department of Sociology, University of Lagos.
19. Mr. John BabatundeBajulaiye (1971) –former Sales/Marketing Director, Nigeria Distillers Limited and later Managing Director of the company, 2006. Retired Managing Director, Grand Oak Limited, the spirits/beverage company of the Group, 2012.
20. Mr. Akin Braithwaite (1974) – Customer Relations Executive, MTN Nigeria Limited
21. Mr. AbayomiOmotayoIdowu (1974) –Chairman, Chase Dredging and Construction Limited
22. Late Group Captain EniolaAkinduro (1976) Post humous) –Former Director of Public Relations, Nigeria Airforce
23. Mr. TundeOsonuga (1978) – Pioneer National TPM Coordinator, Nigeria Breweries Plc, a coordinating role for a process improvement programme in the Company.
24. Arc. NteimamOromFinomo (1980) –Architect with professional practice in Port Harcourt. Current 2nd National Assistant Secretary, Nigeria Institute of Architecture and active member of the South-East/South-South Branch, OGS.
25. Mr. OlusegunAjose (1993) – The British and Commonwealth light welterweight boxing Champion, 2007/2009.

2012 MERIT AWARD
1 Late Chief Albert Osoba (Post humous) – Retired top Federal Civil Servant and former National Vice President, OGS.
2. Late Mr. Reginald OlayiwolaFashanu(1952)–A National Sports hero. Represented Nigeria in long distance races at major international athletics meets, notably the Commonwealth Games.
3. OtunbaTheophilusOluwoleAkindele (1942)–Retired Director General, Federal Ministry of Communications later Adviser, International Telecommunications Union (ITU), an agency of the United Nations.
4. Professor Femi Williams(1952) – First Provost and Chief Medical Director, University of Calabar Teaching Hospital. Founder, African Cancer Research Centre, Epe.
5. Mr. BabajideLadenegan(1959)–Engineer, Longest-servicing Secretary of Class set/ actively involved in the training of the Guild of Stewards of the School Chapel.
6. Captain Dennis Osah(1960)–Retired Managing Director, Southern Star Shipping Coy. Nig. Ltd, defunct subsidiary of Flour Mills Nig. Plc
7. Rt. Hon (Engr.) AbayomiKinyomi (1960) –Engineer, Former Speaker, Lagos State House of Assembly
8. Col (Dr.) RafiuOlalekanYusuf (1961)–Former Director, Institute of Army Education, Lagos.
9. Mr. OlawunmiEuba (1963) – Brewer, Long-serving Secretary of 1963 Class set.
10. Mr. MiftahBolaji Are (1966)–First Director, Lagos State Debt Management Office (2004 – 2008)
11. Captain TayoOsifodurin (1967) – Retired Training Pilot, Aero Contractors
12. Captain AdedapoOgunnaike (1967) – Technical Adviser (Operation) Sierra Leone Civil Aviation Authority.
13. Mr. KunleAkintundeAkinpelu (1968)–Pioneer Head, Rivers State office of the Food and Drug Administration (now NAFDAC) 1975-78 and later Oyo State, 1978 -1981. Former Lecturer, the Polytechnic Ibadan. Secretary, OGS Oyo/Osun/Ondo/Ekiti Branch.
14. Engr. AdedayoOsoba (1970)–Retired Senior Engineer, Chevron Nigeria.
15. Mr. AyodeleOnakoya (1971) – Legal Practitioner and former Materials and Planning Controller, Carnaud Metal Box Nig. Plc.
16. Professor AdebolaAkinsulie (1972) – Professor and Head of Department, Paediatrics, College of Medicine, LUTH
17. Mr. AdewunmiAdetoba (1974) – For services as the indefatigable Secretary of 1974 class set for over a decade.
18. Dr. OlubunmiEnigbokan (1974) – Director, Environment Health, Ministry of Health, Lagos State.
19. Prince Tunde John Alade (1976) – Founder, Alade Sports Academy. Established the first private sports complex in Nigeria (2000) at Ipaja, Lagos.
20. Venerable Funsho Awe (1979) – Teacher, Nigeria’s youngest elected Councilor, Ikeja local Government (1988) and Clergy (Anglican Communion).
21. Mr. Dele Anifowoshe (1980) – Marketing Director, Cadbury Nigeria Plc.
22. Brig-Gen FataiAli (1981)–Principal General Staff Officer to Hon Federal Minister of Defence, Ministry of Defence, Abuja.

Members Company