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List of famous alumni from Obafemi Awolowo University, with photos when available. Prominent graduates from Obafemi Awolowo University include celebrities, politicians, business people, athletes and more. This list of distinguished Obafemi Awolowo University alumni is loosely ordered by relevance, so the most recognizable celebrities who attended Obafemi Awolowo University are at the top of the list. This directory is not just composed of graduates of this school, as some of the famous people on this list didn't necessarily earn a degree from Obafemi Awolowo University.

The list you're viewing has a variety of graduates in it, like Fatou Bensouda and Biyi Bandele.

This list answers the questions “Which famous people went to Obafemi Awolowo University?” and “Which celebrities are Obafemi Awolowo University alumni?”

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Awam Amkpa is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Obafemi Awolowo University Alumni
Awam Amkpa is a Nigerian actor, playwright, and professor of dramatic arts.

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Olagunsoye Oyinlola is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Obafemi Awolowo University Alumni
Politician
Ọlagunsoye Oyinlọla, alias Omoba, became governor of Osun State in Nigeria in May 2003, and was reelected in 2007. He is a member of the ruling People's Democratic Party. On 26 November 2010 a ...more

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Ola Rotimi is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Obafemi Awolowo University Alumni
Writer, Playwright
Olawale Gladstone Emmanuel Rotimi, best known as Ola Rotimi, was one of Nigeria's leading playwrights and theatre directors. He has been called "a complete man of the theatre – an actor, ...more

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Jimoh Ibrahim is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Obafemi Awolowo University Alumni
Businessperson, Investor, Lawyer
Jimoh Ibrahim is a lawyer, politician, businessman, and philanthropist in Nigeria. He is the chairman and chief executive officer of Global Fleet Group, a diversified conglomerate based in ...more

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Biyi Bandele is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Obafemi Awolowo University Alumni
Novelist, Screenwriter, Film Director
Biyi Bandele is a Nigerian novelist, playwright and filmmaker. Bandele is one of the most versatile and prolific of the UK-based Nigerian writers, having turned his hands to theatre, journalism, ...more

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Francis Awe is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Obafemi Awolowo University Alumni
Francis Awe Film Score Composer, Musician, Actor
Francis Awe is an omoba of the Yoruba tribe of Nigeria. He is said to be a master of the Nigerian talking drum. His grandmother was the one who discovered his talent when he was only two months ...more

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Toyin Adewale-Gabriel is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Obafemi Awolowo University Alumni
Toyin Adewale-Gabriel
Toyin Adewale-Gabriel is a Nigerian writer. Born in Ibadan, Nigeria, she received her MA Lit degree from Obafemi Awolowo University. She has worked as a literary critic for many Nigerian ...more

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Fatou Bensouda is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Obafemi Awolowo University Alumni
Lawyer
Fatou B. Bensouda is a Gambian lawyer, former government civil servant, international criminal law prosecutor and legal adviser. She has been the International Criminal Court's chief prosecutor ...more

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Dele Momodu is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Obafemi Awolowo University Alumni
Dele Momodu Journalist
Dele Momodu is a Nigerian Journalist/ Publisher, actor, motivational speaker and businessman. He is the CEO and publisher of Ovation International, a magazine that has given publicity to people ...more

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Oladapo Afolabi is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Obafemi Awolowo University Alumni
Professor
Professor Oladapo Afolabi CFR, is a former academic who was sworn in as Head of Service of the Federation of Nigeria by President Goodluck Jonathan on 18 November 2010. In this position, he is ...more

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Dominic Oneya is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Obafemi Awolowo University Alumni
Dominic Oneya
Colonel Dominic Obukadata Oneya was Administrator of Kano State, Nigeria from August 1996 to August 1998 during the military regime of General Sani Abacha, then Administrator of Benue State from ...more

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Olusegun Mimiko is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Obafemi Awolowo University Alumni
Olusegun Mimiko
Olusegun Mimiko is the current governor of Ondo State, Nigeria. Dr. Olusegun Mimiko competed in gubernatorial elections on April 14, 2007, against the incumbent Olusegun Agagu and lost the ...more