OSHINYIMIKA John S.

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1 599

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  • MERIT AWARD WINNER

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Dr John Adesegun Oshinyimika attended Ebenezer African Church School, Oke –Ado, Ibadan.

Segun gained admission to the prestigious Government College Ibadan in 1965, a proud Eaglet (School No: 1599), He bagged the WAEC Award for the best result in Practical Biology 1969 and left GCI in 1971. He obtained M.D. (General Medicine) in 1981 from First Moscow Medical Institute, Moscow, USSR. And a Ph.D. (General Surgery) in 1990 at Moscow Medical Academy, Moscow, USSR.

He has worked in various hospitals in Lagos State (General Hospitals in Gbagada, Badagry, Ikeja – LASUTH, Mushin and Orile - Agege) as Consultant Surgeon, Head of Surgery Department and later Medical Director/CEO before his appointment as Permanent Secretary, Lagos State Ministry of Youth, Sports and Social Development in 2012. He retires later in the year.

At various times, he was House Prefect, Carr House 1971; Sports Editor, The Beacon Newspaper 1971; Member of S.I. (Sound Incorporation), The School Band 1970 -1971 (Vocalist/Percussionist/Band Manager), Member of Editorial Board/Cartoonist; College Gossip 1970-71; and a member of the School Cadet Unit.

Young Segun Oshinyimika was the bearer of the School’s emblem for the March Past during the October Celebrations of 1969, 1970 and 1971. Those three times, GCI won the trophy. Head, Catholic Group 1971. While in the University, he was a member of the Executive Council of Nigeria Students’ Union 1976-1977 and President, Nigerian Medical Students’ Association, 1980 -1981.

He is a member of Nigerian Institute of Management, Member of International Society of Laparoscopic Surgeons. He was a member of Ogun State Transition Committee, 2003.

Dr. Oshinyimika has been Chairman, GCIOBA 65-71 Set from 1994 till date.

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