Board of Fellows Celebrates Chief Akinabi at 92


Report of events at the just concluded 91st Annual National Conference of the Pharmaceutical Society of Nigeria (PSN), held at the International Conference Centre, Ibadan, Oyo State, will be uncompleted without mentioning the birthday celebration of one of the oldest pharmacists alive, in the person of Fellow (Chief) S. A. Akinabi, who clocked 92 years during the conference.

Fellow (Chief) S. A. Akinabi, seated, while other fellows cheered him up with birthday song.

Fellow Akinabi’s birthday, which coincided with the Board of Fellows (BoF)’s Election Day, was marked at the election venue, where he was also actively present to exchange pleasantries with colleagues, during the process, which brought up the new crop of BoF’s executives.

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L-R: Pharm.(Sir) Ifeanyi Atueyi, publisher of Pharmanews; Prof. Bona Obiorah; Emeritus Professor Ajibola Olaniyi; all classmates at OAU 1964 Diploma and 1967 B. Pharm; with Prof. Adio Ogunbona, former chairman PCN (standing) .

It is worthy of mention that the Pharmacy profession is blessed to have some nonagenarians alive and still active. A few of them are: Pharm. (Chief) Ayo Fasanmi, the celebrant, Fellow (Chief) Akinabi, Pharm. (Chief) Oludolapo Akinkugbe, who will turn 90 in a couple of days, and others.

Fellow S. A. Akinabi,(middle) appreciating BoF executives who felicitated with him at the meeting.


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