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us: Abiola, M. K. O. (Moshood Kashimawo Olawale), 1937-1998


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    • us: Abiola, Moshood Kashimawo Olawale, 1937-1998
    • us: Abiola, Bashorun M. K. O., 1937-1998
  • Additional Information

    • Birth Date

        19370824
    • Death Date

        19980707
    • Birth Place

        (naf) Abeokuta (Nigeria)
    • Death Place

        (naf) Abuja (Niger State, Nigeria)
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) Nigeria
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) University of Lagos Teaching Hospital
        • Organization: (naf) International Telephone and Telegraph Corporation
        • Organization: (naf) Nigerian Stock Exchange
        • Organization: (naf) Ladoke Akintola University of Technology
        • Organization: (naf) National Party of Nigeria
    • Gender

        male
    • Associated Language

        eng
    • Occupation

        (lcsh) Businesspeople
          (lcsh) Philanthropists
            (lcsh) Politicians
              (lcsh) Publishers and publishing
          • Sources

            • found: M.K.O. Abiola, 1990: p. viii (popularly known as MKO) p. 409 (Moshood Kashimawo Olawale Abiola, b. 24 Aug. 1937)
            • found: The life, speech & death of MKO, 1998: t.p. (MKO) cover (MKO Abiola) p. 10, etc. (Nigerian politician and activist; d. July 7, 1998)
            • found: Abiola, Bashorun M. K. O. Large scale agricultural practice and food security, 1992?: t.p. (Bashorun M.K.O. Abiola)
            • found: The smothering blooms, 2001: passim (M.K.O. Abiọla)
            • found: Dictionary of African Biography, accessed October 16, 2014, via Oxford African American Studies Center database: (Abiola, Moshood Kashimawo Olawale; Kashimawo; Moshood; Abiola, M. K. O.; entrepreneur, philanthropist, politician, publisher, presidential candidate; born 24 August 1937 in Abeokuta, Ogun State, Nigeria; graduated from Glasgow University (Scotland) with a degree in political economy, commercial law, and management accountancy (1963); graduated from the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Scotland (1965); served as a senior accountant at the University of Lagos Teaching Hospital, Nigeria; joined International Telephone and Telegraph Corporation (ITT); bestowed with the key to the city of Washington, D.C. (1987); named the international businessman of the year (December 1988); president of the Nigerian Stock Exchange; chair of G15 Business Council; trustee of Martin Luther King Foundation; chancellor of Ladoke Akintola University of Technology, Ogbomoso; member of the National Council of Nigeria and the Cameroons; chair of the ruling National Party of Nigeria (1980s); ran on the platform of the Social Democratic Party, in the presidential elections (1993); arrested and charged with treason and remained in custody until his death; died 07 July 1998 in Abuja, Nigeria)
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