ALUKO Timothy Mofolorunso

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Timothy Mofolorunso Aluko (1918 - 2010)

T.M. Aluko (OON) later studied Civil Engineering and Town Planning at the University of London. He received several awards and honours including Officer of the Order of the British Empire (OBE) in 1963 and Officer Order of the Niger (OON) in 1964.

He was a Town Engineer with Lagos Town Council, 1956-60, and later Director and Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Works and Transport, Western Nigeria, 1960-66. He was also Senior Research Fellow in Municipal Engineering, University of Lagos, 1966-78 and an Associate Professor of Public Health Engineering, University of Lagos, 1978. Later Partner, Scott Wilson Kirkpatrick and Partners, Lagos, 1979-88.

He is best known for his several novels One Man, One Wife (1959), One Man, One Matchet (1964), Kinsman and Foreman (1966), Chief the Honourable Minister (1970) and His Worshipful Majesty (1973). He also published My Years of Service (1994) and The Story of My Life (2006), both volumes of autobiography.

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wikipedia
http://www.nndb.com/people/091/000114746/
http://www.britannica.com/EBchecked/topic/17882/TM-Aluko
http://www.vanguardngr.com/…/the-story-of-my-life-t-m-aluko/

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