List of top 196 OAU notable alumni and their careers

List of notable alumni of OAU

Obafemi Awolowo University, also abbreviated or known as OAU, is a federal government owned university located in  Ile-Ife, Osun State. Today, I am going to show you the list of top 196 OAU notable alumni from founding year of OAU till date, 2021.

OAU was founded in 1961 and they started classes in October 1962 while the name of OAU then was University of Ife. Meanwhile, on 12th May 1987, in honouring Chief Obafemi Awolowo, the first premier of the Western Region of Nigeria, University of Ife was renamed to Obafemi Awolowo University.

The current Chancellor and Vice-Chancellor of Obafemi Awolowo University is Etsu Yahaya Abubakar and Eyitope Ogunbodede respectively.

Nigeria’s only Nobel prize-winner (in Literature) and the first African Laureate, Wole Soyinka, served as professor of Comparative Literature at the Obafemi Awolowo University from 1975 to 1999. At the close of last millennium, he was appointed an emeritus professor of Dramatic Arts at the university.

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Do you want to know the name of all notable alumni of Obafemi Awolowo University? If yes, then below is list of 196 top best and notable alumni of OAU from different sectors till date.

Now, let’s start!

Top 196 OAU notable alumni till date and their career(s)

Being the oldest and best federal university in Nigeria, Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU) has graduated prominent people who are now boosting economic growth of the country while working in different places across the nation and is some parts of the world.

Below are the list of some of the notable alumni of OAU:

  1. Adepeju Jaiyeoba  
  2. Karl Toriola  
  3. Seye Kehinde  
  4. Adesimbo Victor Kiladejo  
  5. Amal Pepple  
  6. Dotun Popoola  
  7. Helen Prest-Ajayi  
  8. Femi Robinson  
  9. Kabiru Alhassan Rurum  
  10. Toyin Sanni  
  11. Stella Obasanjo  
  12. Akin Odebunmi  
  13. Folakemi T. Odedina  
  14. Joana Maduka  

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  1. Adeleke Mamora  
  2. Nahzeem Olufemi Mimiko  
  3. Lai Mohammed  
  4. Dele Momodu  
  5. Cheque  
  6. Patrick Chikusu  
  7. Clarion Chukwura  
  8. Abike Dabiri  
  9. 2Baba  
  10. Reyenieju Daniel  
  11. Foluke Daramola  
  12. Chukwuemeka Jude Diji  
  13. Bunmi Dipo Salami  
  14. Fela Durotoye  
  15. Jimoh Ibrahim  
  16. Emmanuel Iduma  
  17. Amaka Igwe  
  18. Francisca Oboh Ikuenobe  
  19. Tade Ipadeola  
  20. Lucky Irabor  
  21. Nkemdilim Izuako  
  22. Yemisi Edun  
  23. Juliet Ehimuan  
  24. Omotola Jalade Ekeinde  
  25. Victor Ekpuk  
  26. Chinko Ekun  
  27. Gbenga Elegbeleye  
  28. Femi Elufowoju Jr.  
  29. Walter Patrick Eneji  
  30. Emmanuel Essien  
  31. Femi Euba  
  32. Micheal Oladimeji Faborede  
  33. Oluwagbemiro Fabuluje  
  34. Abisoye Fagade  
  35. Olanrewaju Fagbohun  
  36. Seun Fakorede  
  37. Femi Falana  
  38. Dizzy K Falola  
  39. Toyin Falola  
  40. Bunmi Famosaya  
  41. Adesegun Fatusi  
  42. Kayode Fayemi  
  43. Akin Fayomi  
  44. Kunle Filani  
  45. Fireboy DML  
  46. Sola Fosudo  
  47. Chinedum Peace Babalola  
  48. Rotimi Babatunde  
  49. Michael Opeyemi Bamidele  
  50. Biyi Bandele  
  51. Karin Barber  
  52. Amina Oyiza Bello  
  53. Rahmon Ade Bello  
  54. Fatou Bensouda  
  55. Blaqbonez  
  56. Wale Bolorunduro  

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  1. Babalola Borishade  
  2. Ekanem Ikpi Braide  
  3. Femi Branch  
  4. Yinka Odumakin  
  5. Kunle Odunsi  
  6. Kayode Oduoye  
  7. Ibukun Odusote  
  8. Rogers Ofime  
  9. John Michael Ogidi  
  10. Alexander Ogomudia  
  11. Akin Ogunbiyi  
  12. Eyitope Ogunbodede  
  13. Isaac O. Ogundipe  
  14. Oluwatoyin Ogundipe  
  15. Akinwumi Ogundiran  
  16. Adesegun Olusola Ogunlewe  
  17. Segun Ogunsanya  
  18. Dele Ogunseitan  
  19. Folasade Ogunsola  
  20. Wole Oguntokun  
  21. Sam Ohuabunwa  
  22. Dibu Ojerinde  
  23. Bamidele A. Ojo  
  24. Olatunde Ojo  
  25. Babafemi Ojudu  
  26. Ernest Ojukwu  
  27. Oluwole Oke  
  28. Opeyemi Oke  
  29. Moyo Okediji  
  30. Friday Okonofua  
  31. Victor Oladokun  
  32. Tejumola Olaniyan  
  33. Victor Olaotan  
  34. Abayomi Olonisakin  
  35. Funmi Olonisakin  
  36. Olatokunbo Olopade  
  37. Dapo Olorunyomi  
  38. Olalekan Olude  
  39. Sam Oritsetimeyin Omatseye  
  40. Idowu Bamitale Omole  
  41. Folashade Omoniyi  
  42. Christopher Omoworare Babajide  
  43. Olanrewaju Onadeko  
  44. Dominic Oneya  
  45. Olusegun Oni  
  46. Moyosore Onigbanjo  
  47. Osonye Tess Onwueme  
  48. Cyprian C. Onyeji  
  49. Oscar N. Onyema  
  50. Funke Opeke  
  51. Ola Opesan  
  52. Seun Osewa  
  53. Funke Osibodu  
  54. Adenike Osofisan  
  55. Yemi Osunkoya  
  56. Bolaji Owasanoye  
  57. Olubunmi Owoso  
  58. Fidelis Oyakhilome  
  59. Gbenga Oyebode  
  60. Jolly Ehigiator Oyekpen  
  61. Muraina Oyelami  
  62. Afeez Oyetoro  
  63. Kola Oyewo  
  64. Olusola Bandele Oyewole  
  65. Lere Oyewumi  
  66. Olagunsoye Oyinlola  
  67. Mike Ozekhome  
  68. Olaoluwa Abagun  
  69. Dapo Abiodun  
  70. Fati Lami Abubakar  
  71. Muhammad Banaru Abubakar  
  72. Adebayo Adelabu  
  73. Adebayo Adewusi  
  74. Ayobami Adebayo  
  75. Peter Awelewa Adebiyi  
  76. Rahmon Adedoyin  
  77. Aderounmu Adejumoke  
  78. Bisi Adeleye-Fayemi  
  79. Rotimi Adelola  
  80. Prince Julius Adewale Adelusi-Adeluyi  
  81. Ephraim Ademowo  
  82. Anthonia Adenike Adeniji  
  83. Olusegun Adeniyi  
  84. Olajumoke Adenowo  
  85. Razack Adeyemi Adeola  
  86. Saburi Adesanya  
  87. Akinwumi Adesina  
  88. Toyin Adewale-Gabriel  
  89. Kunle Adewale  
  90. Oladapo Afolabi  
  91. Jimi Agbaje  
  92. Oluwole Akinyele Agbede  
  93. Abdulkadir Ahmed  
  94. Funso Aina  
  95. Funso Aiyejina  
  96. Dami Ajayi  
  97. Kunle Ajibade  
  98. Emmanuel Bayode Ajulo  
  99. Mulikat Adeola Akande  
  100. Musibau Adewunmi Akanji  
  101. Niji Akanni  
  102. Rotimi Akeredolu  
  103. Adebayo Akinde  
  104. Bola Akindele  
  105. Jumoke Akindele  
  106. Akintunde Akinwande  
  107. Abiola Akiyode-Afolabi  
  108. Mojeed Alabi  
  109. Sarah Alade  
  110. Demola Aladekomo  
  111. Abiodun Alao  
  112. Ibiyinka Alao  
  113. Bolaji Aluko  
  114. Awam Amkpa  
  115. Josephine Anenih  
  116. Segun Arinze  
  117. Jones Arogbofa  
  118. Woli Arole  
  119. Bamidele Aturu  
  120. Francis Awe  
  121. Ibukun Awosika  
  122. Ayo Ayoola-Amale  
  123. Adejoke Ayoola  
  124. Steve Ayorinde
  125. Rose Aziza
  126. Ada Uzoamaka Azodo

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