Thursday, 21 June 2012
Confirmed, Segun Olusola is dead
Olusola, who until his death was the Chairman of the African Refugees Foundation, came into prominence as the creator of the now rested but famous Nigeria Television Authority programme, Village Headmaster.
Details of his death were still sketchy as at press time. But one of his female staff, who spoke with The Eagle Online on condition of anonymity, confirmed Olusola's death.
Ambassador Olusola was born in Iperu-Remo, Ogun State on March 18, 1935.
His profile, on the Internet, records his life history thus: He attended St. John's Catholic School and Wesley School, Iperu-Remo from 1941 to 1947. He did his secondary school education at Remo Secondary School, Sagamu between 1941 and 1947. He proceeded to the United States of America for his University Education - between 1948 and 1961 - where he attended Syracuse and Pittsburgh University respectively. After his university education, he returned to the country and worked with the Nigeria Broadcasting service (now FRCN), Ibadan as Broadcasting Officer, 1955-1959(The Eagle Online)