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Josiah Adegboyega Ilori

Josiah Adegboyega Ilori, Nigerian accountant, consultant. Recipient Cultural Show award, American Society of Composers, New York City, 1968, Cultural Citation, Columbia University, 1972.

Background

  • Ilori, Josiah Adegboyega was born on February 17, 1939 in Lagos, Nigeria. Son of Timothy Ogunyinka and Alice Alatede (Kolawole) Ilori.

  • Education

    • Student, Kennington College, London, 1966. Students Union, New York City, 1970, Olowola Investment Cooperative, New York City, 1974.

    Career

    • Chartered Secretary, Public Accountant Assistant controller Hopeman Brothers, New York City, 1969-1971. Chief account City of New York, 1971-1974. Principal accountant Ministry of Defense Lagos, Nigeria, 1974-1976.

      Finance controller Dresser Nigeria Ltd., Lagos, 1976-1984. Managing consultant Landmark Consultancy, Ltd., Lagos, since 1985. Director, consultant Washington Thompson Ltd., Lagos, since 1968, Littleways Nigeria Ltd., Lagos, 1977-1980.

      Director Orelere Farms Ltd., Lagos, since 1969, Moral Electrical Ltd., Lagos, 1976-1981. President Nigerian Students Union, New York City, 1970, Olowola Investment Cooperative, New York City, 1974. Secretary Nigerian Red Cross Association, Ogbomoso, 1976.

      Treasurer Nigerian Boy Scouts, Lagos, 1959.

    Membership

    Fellow Royal Society Arts, London (Secretary 1966-1967). Member National Association Accountants (assistant director since 1963), Institute Management Consultant, American Academy Consultant, American Institute Management Executives (distinction award 1981). Club: Ogbomoso Parapo (secretary 1958-1960).

    Connections

    • Married Grace Titilayo Akinwale, March 23, 1967. Children– Adebisi, Adekunle, Ademayowa, Adetunji, Aderonke, Adedayo.
    • father: Timothy Ogunyinka Ilori
    • mother: Alice Alatede (Kolawole) Ilori
    • spouse: Grace Titilayo Akinwale
    • children: Adebisi Ilori
    • Adekunle Ilori
    • Ademayowa Ilori
    • Adetunji Ilori
    • Aderonke Ilori
    • Adedayo Ilori
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    Born February 17, 1939
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