Ogbeta.ng: Former Presidential Candidate, Gamaliel Onasode Dies at 82

Tuesday, 29 September 2015

Former Presidential Candidate, Gamaliel Onasode Dies at 82

Gamaliel Onasode 

Former presidential candidate of the All Nigeria People’s Party, Gamaliel Onasode, is dead.


The 82 years old technocrat, was born on 22 May 1933 and raised in Sapele and regarded as one of Nigeria’s leading educated chief executives.

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).

Mr. Onosode was Presidential Adviser on Budget Affairs and Director of Budget (1983).

He is a Fellow of the Economic Development Institute of the World Bank, the Nigerian Institute of Management, of which he was President (1979–82).

He is also a Fellow of The Chartered Institute of Bankers of Nigeria, having been elected to membership of its Board of Fellows in 1998.

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