Ambassador Segun Olusola
Former Nigerian Ambassador to Ethiopia, Ambassador Segun Olusola is dead.
He died on Thursday at the Royal Specialist Hospital at Pako Aguda in Lagos at the age of 78 years.
A close confidant of the late ambassador revealed to yemojanews.com that he was admitted at the hospital two weeks ago.
Ambassador Olusola, a veteran broadcaster, diplomat and ace television producer hails from Iperu-Remo in Ogun State.
He was at a time the Nigerian Ambassador to Ethiopia and the Organisation of African Unity (OAU).
He also served the country in various and private capacities.
He was the founding director of the Players of Dawn between 1958 and 1964 and Theatre Express between 1966 and 1969.
Ambassador Olusola was also Chairman, National Festival Committee and the Nigerian Arts Council in 1970; Director, Second All-Nigeria Festival of Arts and Culture in 1971 and was appointed Vice-Chairman, Broadcasting Organisation of Nigeria Planning Committee for the All African Games in 1973.