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Thursday, September 17, 2020

Meet the man Victoria Island – Kofo Abayomi Road, is named after

Kofo Abayomi Road, in Victoria Island is named in honour of Oloye Sir Kofoworola Adekunle Abayomi a.k.a “Kofo”. He is a Nigerian, ophthalmologist born on the 10th of July 1896.

He attended Methodist Boys' High School Lagos, and studied Pharmacy at the Yaba Higher College. He went on to study Medicine at the University of Edinburgh, and specialised as an ophthalmologist.

Oloye Sir Kofoworola Adekunle Abayomi, was the first private medical practitioner to be elected as the president of the Nigerian Medical Association (NMA).  


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