#OneNGWeekly (episode 24): Profile Of Pa Segun Okeowo

Segun Okeowo

1. He was a former president of the National Union of Nigerian Students (NUNS/NANS) during Obasanjo’s military regime.

2. Back then, Activist Segun Okeowo led nationwide students protest against the Olusegun Obasanjo-led military government in the late 1970s during the famous ‘Ali Must Go’ era.

3. He died at Olabisi Onabanjo University Teaching Hospital, Sagamu, at the age of 73.

4. During his life time, Pa Segun Okeowo cautioned Nigerian youths against unwarranted criticisms, urging them to engage in productive ventures.

5. Late Segun Okeowo was missed for his doggedness, which he demonstrated when he led the students’ union in 1970s, insisting on the removal of then Federal Commissioner forEducation, Col Ahmadu Ali (rtd) over 50 kobo daily meal increase.

6. Pa Segun Okeowo was the chairman of Ogun State Teaching Service Commission, TSC, between 2003 to 2011.
Pa Segun Okeowo
7. Amosun, Gbenga Daniel and other high Nigerian personality was shocked after they heard about his death on January 18, 2014

8. Pa Segun Okeowo is a legendary fighter and true democrat.

9. Otunba gbenga Daniel described him as a legendary freedom fighter who sacrificed his whole life in the struggle for the emancipation of Nigerian students, youths as well as the voiceless masses.

10. A Book titled “The Voice of ALUTA” was dedicated to him, it consist a collection his of speeches, lectures, essays, memoirs, words of wisdom, life and living of: Segun Kayode Okeowo

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