LAGOS—The creator of popular television drama series, Village Headmaster, Ambassador Segun Olusola is dead. Aged 77, he died Thursday after a brief illness.
Late Ambassador Olusola was former Nigeria Ambassador to Ethiopia, a native of Iperu Remo,Ogun State, he was the Founder/chairman of African Refugee Foundation, AREF.
A veteran Broadcaster, Diplomat and ace Television Producer, late Olusola was born at Iperu-Remo on March 18, 1935.
He attended St. John’s Catholic School and Wesley School, Iperu-Remo from 1941 to 1947. He did his secondary school education at Remo Secondary School, Sagamu between 1941 to 1947.
He proceeded to the United States of America for his university education- between 1948 and 1961 where he attended Syracuse and Pittsburgh universities respectively. After his university education, he returned to the country and worked with Nigeria Broadcasting Service (now FRCN), Ibadan as Broadcasting Officer, 1955 –1959, Executive Producer, WNBC/WNTV Ibadan, 1959 – 1964.