Famous Obafemi Awolowo University Alumni

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People on this list must have gone to Obafemi Awolowo University and be of some renown.

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?”

  • Awam Amkpa is a Nigerian actor, playwright, and professor of dramatic arts.
    • Age: 72
    • Birthplace: Okuku, Osun State
    Omoba Ọlagunsoye Oyinlọla (born 3 February 1951) became governor of Osun State in Nigeria in May 2003, and was reelected in 2007. He was a member of the ruling People's Democratic Party (PDP). On 26 ...more
  • Ola Rotimi
    Writer, Playwright
    • Age: Dec. at 62 (1938-2000)
    • Birthplace: Ilesa, Nigeria
    Olawale Gladstone Emmanuel Rotimi, best known as Ola Rotimi (13 April 1938 – 18 August 2000), was one of Nigeria's leading playwrights and theatre directors. He has been called "a complete man of the ...more
  • Jimoh Ibrahim
    Businessperson, Investor, Lawyer
    • Age: 56
    • Birthplace: Ondo State, Nigeria
    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 Nigeria, ...more
  • Biyi Bandele
    Novelist, Screenwriter, Film Director
    • Age: 55
    • Birthplace: Kafanchan, Nigeria
    Biyi Bandele (born Biyi Bandele-Thomas; 13 October 1967) is a Nigerian novelist, playwright and filmmaker. Bandele is a UK-based Nigerian writer for fiction, theatre, journalism, television, film and ...more
  • Francis Awe

    Francis Awe

    Film Score Composer, Musician, Actor
    • Birthplace: Nigeria
    Omoba Francis Awe is a prince of the Yoruba tribe of Nigeria. He is said to be a master of the Nigerian talking drum.