Ambassador Segun Olusola is dead Reviewed by Momizat on . Veteran broadcaster, foremost dramatist and former Nigerian envoy, Segun Olushola is dead. He passed away, Thursday evening shortly after he was admitted to Roy Veteran broadcaster, foremost dramatist and former Nigerian envoy, Segun Olushola is dead. He passed away, Thursday evening shortly after he was admitted to Roy Rating:
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Ambassador Segun Olusola is dead

Veteran broadcaster, foremost dramatist and former Nigerian envoy, Segun Olushola is dead.

He passed away, Thursday evening shortly after he was admitted to Royal Specialist Hospital in Lagos, following a brief illness.

His aide, Wole Adediran confirmed the death on social media network, Facebook, where he posted that “Baba is dead”, shortly after his demise.

Amb. Olushola, began his broadcasting Career in 1955 at the Ibadan station of the Nigerian Broadcasting Service.

In September 1959, he became Africa’s first Television producer with the WNTV (now NTA Ibadan) in a television career that lasted till 1987.

During his broadcast career, he is famed for being the creator of Nigeria’s  longest running TV Drama series, The Village Headmaster in 1968.

Chief Olusola was appointed Nigeria’s Ambassador to Ethiopia in 1987 and made the resident representative to the Organisation of African Unity, where he served till 1993.

He is also the founder of the African Refugees Foundation which is devoted to the management of the root causes of Refugees and internal displacement.

Ambassador Olushola was born in Iperu-Remo, Ogun State, on March 18, 1935.

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  • Olaonipekunolusanya

    Nigeria has lost a great personalty, May his soul rest in peace.

  • Tunde

    RIP great man.
     

  • Lynda

    He was such a humorous nd down to earth person. May his soul RIP

  • http://www.facebook.com/agcomputers.ag Agcomputers Ag

    Even though i do not know pa ambassador olusola in, i still miss and join the rest of nigerian to mourn d great icon. papa…. rest in peace. till death do us path.
    I equally missed my grandma. mama c.i solarin (j.p)

  • http://www.facebook.com/agcomputers.ag Agcomputers Ag

    gov. raji fashola is tryn his best 2 make lagos a proud city in niger, but omi po ju oka lo. my oga keep on, don’t listen 2 distractions. Pa olusola was a great man each time i watch his interview over d screen, i respect his courage. Infact, nigeria has lost many icons. i pray may d good lord grant his family, entire nation 2 be in peace, unity and most importantly live a life of example 4 our future in dis country 2 emulate.

  • http://www.facebook.com/agcomputers.ag Agcomputers Ag

    channels tv, u’re 2 good. pls keep it up. no shakin

  • http://www.facebook.com/agcomputers.ag Agcomputers Ag

    everybody around d world, 4 ur informatn i lost my grandma mama c.i solarin (j.p) May 29th, 2012
    her funeral services have been scheduled 4 30th of July – 3rd of Aug. 2012.
    mama resp in d bossom of abraham, till we meet again to path no more.

  • Victoria Osagie

    It’s so sad that Baba is gone.May the good Lord grant him eternal restand also grant his family the fortitude to bear the loss.

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