Kofo Abayomi

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Kofo Abayomi, Kt, M.D. (1896) was a prominent Nigerian politician and ophthalmologist who was a member of the Nigerian Legislative Council from 1938-1941 and the Governor's Executive council from 1949-1951. He was one of the earliest trained and certified African physicians operating in Nigeria. [1] Kofo, along with Ernest Ikoli, James Vaughn, H.O. Davies and Samuel Akinsaya established the Nigerian Youth Movement in 1934. [2] [3]

Public career and award

Member of the University of Ibadan College Council Member and deputy Chairman of the University College Hospital Rhodes Scholar, 1941 Chairman Lagos Executive Development Board