Posted on Jul 06, 2017

Rotarian Dr. Adewale Lateef Ogunbadejo, 37th District Governor of Rotary International District 9110, NigeriaRotary International District 9110, Nigeria is to honour Mr John Momoh, Chairman and CEO of Channels TV; Mr John Obaro, MD/CEO of Systemspecs Ltd and other deserving Nigerians at the installation of the new District Governor, Rotarian Dr. Adewale Lateef Ogunbadejo, holding Saturday July 8, in Lagos.

The installation of Rotarian Dr. Adewale Lateef Ogunbadejo as the 37th District Governor of Rotary International District 9110, Nigeria for 2017-18 will be holding on July 8, 2017 at The MUSON Centre in Onikan, Lagos.

Dr. Ogunbadejo in his capacity as the District Governor of Rotary International District 9110, Nigeria will be giving awards to the awardees that include Mr Momoh, Chairman/CEO of Channels TV, an independent and multiple award winning 24-hour news and media television channel based in Lagos.

Also to be honoured is Mr Obaro, CEO of Systemspecs, a software company and the developers of HumanManager a multi-award winning Payroll and Human Resource package and Remita, a modular e-Payments, e-Collections, e-Payroll, and e-Schedules solution on a single multibank platform.

Other awardees include Mrs. Lai  Koiki, CEO/Chairman GreenSprings Group of Schools and Silva Subraimania, CEO of Kewalrams.

DG Ogunbadejo will also be recognising Tolu and Bamidele Onalaja who recently became major donors to the Rotary Foundation.

Also to be recognised is Rotarian Sunday Gbenjo as a third level donor. 

To become a Paul Harris Fellow would require a contribution of $1,000 while becoming a Major Donor would require a contribution of $10,000 and above. 

Following his assumption of office on July 1, 2017, marking the beginning of the Rotary Year 2017-18, DG Ogunbadejo outlined a roadmap plan for the construction of a Health Centre, among other projects during his tenure.

He also plans to raise funds for The Rotary Foundation as also create a vocational centre for youth empowerment scheme in Igbogbo, Lagos State  and Itori, Ogun State.

He has also accorded priority to plans to promote several programmes towards supporting polio eradication in Nigeria. 

Profile of District Governor, Rotarian Dr. Adewale Lateef Ogunbadejo

Dr. Adewale  Ogunbadejo was born to the families of Late Alhaji Salman Adebayo and Alhaja Musinot Ogunbadeyo in Lagos on September 14, 1959.

He is a Prince of the Soungbade Royal Family of Ososa and Ogbagba Ruling House of Ijebu-Ode, Ogun State.

Dr. Ogunbadejo started his basic education at the Lagos City Council Primary School, Fadeyi, Yaba in 1965. In 1971, he obtained his WASC “O” Level from the Adetola Odutola College, Ijebu-Ode in Ogun State where he passed with flying colours.

He further got his “A”Level in 1975 from Igbobi College, Yaba. And in 1977, he attended the University of Ibadan Medical School for the Bachelor of Medicine Surgery Degree (MB,BS).

Alas, Dr. Ogunbadejo did not stop there. He started climbing the peak of the ladder career-wise when he did his housemanship in 1982 at the Lagos University Teaching Hospital, Idi-Araba, Lagos.

He completed his National Youths Service Corps at General Hospital, Ikeja in 1983. He became a medical officer at the Department of Surgery, General Hospital, Ikeja in 1984 where he worked for just one year.

In 1985, he worked for three years at the Maryland Medical Centre as a Medical Officer and from there went on to become the Junior Resident, Department of Surgery, LUTH, Idi-Araba in 1988.

From 1990 till date, he is the Medical Director, Aniyun Hospital Limited, Lagos. In 2000, he got his Post Graduate Diploma in Hospital Management, University of Lagos and in 2015, his Diploma in Family Medicine. 

He has in pursuit of professional excellence and the provision of quality care to his patients, attended various courses both locally and abroad, over the years.

Dr. Ogunbadejo has attained different positions as a Medical Doctor. He has also served in various capacities in the Rotary family since he joined in 2002/03.

He got married to his heart throb, Olufunmilayo on September 14, 1985 and the marriage is blessed with children and grand-children.

All members of his family are Paul Harris Fellows, including his parents.

He is a Past President of Fs Club, a socio-philanthropic organisation in Lagos with a collection of some of the most upwardly-mobile and influential Nigerians.

His hobbies include table tennis, chess, reading and listening to Classical Music.​