One time Presidential candidate riding on the platform of the All Nigeria Peoples Party, ANPP, has passed on at 82.
The 82 years old technocrat, was born on 22 May 1933 and raised in Sapele and regarded as one of Nigeria’s leading educated chief executives.
He was the Chairman of Dunlop Nigeria Plc (1984–2007), a former chairman of Cadbury Nigeria Plc (1977–93), the Presidential Commission on Parastatals (1981), Nigeria LNG Working Committee and Nigeria LNG Limited (1985–90) and the Niger Delta Environmental Survey (since 1995).
Mr. Onosode was Presidential Adviser on Budget Affairs and Director of Budget (1983).
He is a Fellow of the Economic Development Institute of the World Bank, the Nigerian Institute of Management, of which he was President (1979–82).
He is also a Fellow of The Chartered Institute of Bankers of Nigeria, having been elected to membership of its Board of Fellows in 1998.