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Adegoke offers words to people planning and preparing for life after retirement.
is a self confessed advocate of self-reliance.And he
sees no reason why it should be difficult for young graduates to go into one form of enterprise or the other without any prior experience.
illustrates with the experience of a fresh graduate who recently finished his
youth service.The young man got a teaching job that engages him in the morning and felt content with it.On Adegoke's advice, the young man went into his
neighbourhood, organised home lessons and after about eight months, became an employer of labour.Says Adegoke
needed more hands to help in meeting with increase demand for his
...A native of Ile-Oluji in Ondo State, Dr. Akin Adegoke had his primary and secondary education in Ondo and graduated from University of Ibadan in 1973 with a Bachelors Degree in Chemistry.His
set pioneered the National Youth Service scheme and he
served with the then North Central State as Modern Mathematics teacher at Sardauna Memorial College
in Kaduna.On return from service, he joined the defunct Western State School's Board and got posted to teach chemistry in the Upper Sixth class at Olivet Baptist High School, Oyo between 1974 and 1975.Married to his Florence Adegoke, and a father of five children, Adegoke also serves on the board of a couple of companies.He holds professional qualifications from the chartered association of certified accountants, United Kingdom, and the Institute of Chartered secretaries and administrators, also of the United KingdomA holder of a doctorate degree in Business Administration from Bradley University, USA and a post graduate diploma in pastoral and Religious Studies, Adegoke is also a fellow of the Nigerian Institute for Training and Development, Institute of Personnel Management of Nigeria among others. He
holds fond memories of his
experience while training people.