CURRICULUM VITAE–ATILADE OLA ATOYEBI
PASSION: To serve as catalyst for positive change and to leave enduring legacies wherever I hold position of responsibility through proactive and innovative actions as well as motivation of the workforce for the achievement of institutional and lofty objectives.
|OTHER NAMES:||Atilade Ola|
|DATE OF BIRTH:|
|PLACE OF BIRTH:||Ogbomoso|
|LOCAL GOVERNMENT AREA:||Ogbomoso South Local Government|
|STATE OF ORIGIN:||Oyo State|
|PRIMARY EDUCATION:||Ijeru Baptist Day School, Ogbomoso.
First School Leaving Certificate
|SECONDARY EDUCATION:||Fiditi Grammar School, Fiditi, Oyo State
Ogbomoso Grammar School, Ogbomoso, Oyo State
West African School Certificate (Grade One)
|ADDITIONAL QUALIFICATION:||Oliver Baptist High School, Oyo, Oyo State – Higher School Certificate course and obtained Higher School Certificate having passed all the three papers offered—Economics, History, Geography. I also passed General Paper.
G.C.E. Advanced Level Certificate in Economics, History and Geography in
|UNIVERSITY EDUCATION:||University of Lagos. B.A. (Hons) Mass Communication,Second Class Upper)
University of Wisconsin, Madison, United States of America. M. A. Journalism.
|IN-SERVICE TRAINING:||Obtained a Certificate in the Management of Public Corporations and Enterprises from the Administrative Staff College, ASCON at Badagry . Also participated in many seminars and workshops in and outside FRCN. Was on attachment to the British Broadcasting Corporation, BBC|
|POSITIONS HELD IN SERVICE:||Information Officer II, Federal Ministry of Information (June 1972 – September 1973)Current Affairs Officer II, Nigerian Broadcasting Corporation, NBC now Federal Radio Corporation of Nigeria, FRCN (October 1973)
Rose through the ranks to become Executive Director, FRCN, Lagos National Station (2000- 2006)
Executive Director FRCN Ibadan National Station (2006 -2008)
|RETIREMENT IN 2008:||Executive Chairman, Broadcasting Corporation of Oyo State (October 2008 – May 2011)|
|ACHIEVEMENTS IN SERVICE:||
|AWARDS:||Won the Daily Times of Nigeria Award in 1972 as the best graduating student in the department of Mass Communication, University of Lagos. The Award was two-week facility tour of the United Kingdom.Won Daily Times of Nigeria Best Columnist of the Week Award twice in one year as a guest writer on international affairs.
Selected to represent Nigeria at the Commonwealth Institute Fellowship in 1984 (One month tour of various Commonwealth and other institutions in the United Kingdom).
Won several Awards for mutual and peaceful industrial relations from the Radio, Television, Theatre Arts Workers Union, RATTAWU in FRCN, Lagos, FRCN, Ibadan and the Lagos State Chapters of the Union.
Got a plaque of APPRECIATION from the University of Lagos for the role played by me towards the establishment of the University’s radio station—UNILAG FM.
|MARITAL STATUS:||Married with children|
|HOBBIES:||Going to the gym; reading; browsing the internet; using gadgets; listening to music; and travelling—I have toured 34 out of the 36 states of the Federal Republic of Nigeria mainly in the course of duty and had visited the United States of America, Britain, France, Bulgaria, Romania, India, China, Ethiopia, Libya, Egypt, Kenya, Angola, Zimbabwe, Bostwana and South Africa among others also in the course of duty.|