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 CURRICULUM VITAE

NAME: OKOEDION FRIDAY

DATE OF BIRTH: 2ND OCTOBER 1960

PLACE OF BIRTH: AMEDOKHIAN, UROMI, ESAN NORTH EAST LOCAL GOVERNMENT AREA.

STATE OF ORIGIN: EDO STATE

NATIONALITY: NIGERIAN

PRESENT ADDRESS: EDO BROADCASTING SERVICE, P.M.B. 1012, BENIN CITY.

                                    TEL: 08023372137, 08075618270

WIFE’S NAME: MRS MAGARET OKOEDION

CHILDREN:      OMOYE OKOEDION                             – DAUGHTER

                        PRAISE EBOSETALE OKOEDION          -SON

SCHOOLS ATTENDED WITH DATES:

AWO PRIMARY SCHOOL UROMI                    –                       1972 – 1977

DODOMISCO INSTITUTE OF STENOGRAPHY –                       1977 – 1979

INSTITUTE OF CONTINUING EDUCATION       –                       1980 – 1985

UNIVERSITY OF BENIN, BENIN CITY                –                       1991 – 1992

UNIVERSITY OF BENIN, BENIN CITY                –                       1992 – 1997

NIGERIAN LAW SCHOOLS, ABUJA                   –                       1999 – 2000

AMBROSE ALLI UNIVERISTY, EKPOMA                       –                       2001 – 2003

QUALIFICATIONS

PITMAN & R.S.A.                                                         –                       1981

WEST AFRICAN SCHOOL CERTIFICATE                       –                       1985

DIPLOMA IN PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION                     –                       1992

BACHELOR OF LAW LL.B                                            –                       1997

BARRISTER AT LAW B.L                                              –                       2000

MASTER OF LAW LLM                                                –                       2003

PH.D IN VIEW

 

PRESENT EMPLOYEMENT

SECRETARY TO BOARD, EDO BROADCASTING SERVICE                    2000 – 2016

DEPUTY GENERAL MANAGER – GRADE LEVEL 16

CORPORATE AFFAIRS / ADMINISTRATION                                         2011 – 2016

TEACHING EXPERIENCE:  PART TIME LAW LECTURER AT BENSON IDAHOSA UNIVERSITY 2003 TO 2008.

WORK EXPERINCE: HE STARTED WORK WITH RADIO BENDEL ON 21ST AUGUST 1980 AS A CLEANER. IN 1983, HE WAS CONVERTED TO TYPIST HAVING PASSED PITMAN AND R.S.A. EXAMINATIONS. IN 1985, HE WAS AGAIN CONVERTED FROM TYPIST TO A REPORTER WHEN HE OBTAINED HIS WASC AND GCE. DUE TO HIS VAST KNOWLEDGE OF REPORTAGE HE WAS POSTED AS GOVERNMENT HOUSE CORRESPONDENT IN 1987. HE COVERED ALL THE MILITARY GOVERNORS TILL LUCKY IGBINEDION ADMINISTRATION IN 1999 WHEN HE WENT TO LAW SCHOOL.

IN THE YEAR 2000, HE WAS MADE PRINCIPAL EDITOR AND LATER IN THE YEAR, HE WAS APPOINTED SECREATRY TO THE BOARD. A POSITION HE HELD TILL 20TH APRIL, 2016. HE COMBINED THIS WITH HIS DUTY AS THE GENERAL MANAGER, CORPORATE AFFAIRS AND ADMINISTRATION.

AT VARIOUS TIMES HE ACTED AS THE GENERAL MANAGER WHEN THE FORMER GENERAL MANAGER IS EITHER ON LEAVE OR UNAVAILABLE. IN APRIL 2016, HE WAS APPOINTED ACTING GENERAL MANAGER, AND IN AUGUST 2016 HE WAS APPOINTED SUBSTANTIVE GENERAL MANAGER OF EDO BROADCASTING SERVICE.

 

 

MEMBERSHIP OF ASSOCIATIONS:  AN ACTIVE MEMBER OF THE NIGERIAN UNION OF JOURNALIST, EDO

STATE CHAPTER.

AN ACTIVE MEMBER OF THE NIGERIAN BAR ASSOCIATION, EDO STATE CHAPTER.

 

 

RESEARCH PROJECTS: LEGAL REGULATION OF ELECTRONIC MEDIA IN NIGERIA THE INTERMEDIARY RULE

                                    (DEFECTIVE)

PHARMACEUTIAL PRODUCT LIABILTY AND THE NIGERIA EXPERINCE.

ACHIEVEMENTS: PRESENTER OF THE YEAR ON EBS TV 2000 TO DATE.

HOBBIES: READING, WATCHING FOOTBALL, WRITING ON SOCIAL CURRENTS.

REFEREES:       PROF. EHI OSHO

                        UNIVERSITY OF BENIN

                        BENIN CITY.

                        PROF. A.D. BAIDAKI

                     DEAN,

                        FACULTY OF LAW,

                         A.A.U. EKPOMA.

                        T.S.B. EBOZOJE ESQ.

                        FORMER GENERAL MANAGER,

                        EDO BROADCASTING SERVICE,

                        BENIN CITY.

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