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Boardroom Guru, Gamaliel Onosode Passes On

Tue 29 Sept, 2015
Renowned technocrat and boardroom guru with a remarkable record of chairing numerous of blue-chip companies, Mr. Gamaliel Onosode, has reportedly passed away

Aged 82, Delta State-born Onosode was said to have died of cancer in a London hospital where he was receiving medical treatment.
Initial reports said that Onosode’s remains had already been flown into the country via Lagos, today.
Gamaliel Oforitsenere Onosode is a Nigerian technocrat, administrator and a former presidential candidate of the All Nigeria People’s Party of Nigeria.
Educated at the Government College, Ughelli and the University of Ibadan, he emerged in the 1970s, as one of Nigeria’s leading educated chief executives, when he was at the helm of NAL merchant bank of Nigeria. Over the years, he has risen to become a leading boardroom player in Nigeria’s corporate environment. He was also a former presidential adviser to President Shagari and a former president of the Nigerian Institute of Management.
Throughout his career, Dr. G. O. Onosode has chaired several private and public sector businesses and initiatives. He was the Chairman of Dunlop Nigeria Plc (1984-2007), a former chairman of Cadbury Nigeria Plc (1977-93), the Presidential Commission on Parastatals (1981), Nigeria LNG Working Committee and Nigeria LNG Limited (1985-90) and the Niger Delta Environmental Survey (since 1995).

By Ifeizu Joe

Ifeizu is a seasoned journalist and Managing Editor of TheRazor. He has wide knowledge of Anambra State and has reported the state objectively for over a decade.

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