In recognition of his giant stride, Ayodele Patrick Aderinwale MFR, deputy chief coordinator of Olusegun Obasanjo Presidential Library along with 10 others, has been decorated with an award of fellowship by the Professional Excellence Foundation of Nigeria (PEFON).
The colourful induction and investiture ceremony held at the Hotel Victoria Palace, Victoria Island, Lagos on May 10, 2018 attracted technocrats, captains of industries and other career professionals from all walks of life.
The remaining 10 inductees included Mr Lateef Bakare (chartered accountant); Prince Lere Baale (pharmacist); Mr Saheed Animashaun (estate surveyor); Abiodun Oshinibosi (experiential marketer); Oladapo Ogunlewe (estate surveyor); Dr Atilade Oshoniyi (civil engineer); Pharm. Adesanmi Popoola (pharmacist); Henry Oladeinde (mechanical engineer); Olufemi George (sales training facilitator) and Olusegun Oyeyemi (chartered accountant).
Born in Osogbo, Osun State, Aderinwale attended University of Lagos for both his first degree (Political Science) and Masters (Political Economy and International Relations) in 1985 and 1987 respectively.
An alumnus of the United Nations University’s International Leadership Academy and of Harvard University’s Executive Programme for Leaders in Development, his career that has spanned politics, leadership, international relations, education, public service and philanthropy,
Presently, Aderinwale is the deputy chief coordinator at the Olusegun Obasanjo Presidential Library while the former president (Obansanjo) remains the chief coordinator.