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.  Kofo, along with Ernest Ikoli, James Vaughn, H.O. Davies and Samuel Akinsaya established the Nigerian Youth Movement in 1934.  
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
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