Aremo Jacob Olubanji AKINDLE
Aremo Jacob Olubanji AKINDLE is an avowed tennis player and trainer (who trained such players like John and Patrick McEnroe), a writer, public speaker, radio presenter and humanitarian with diverse experience spanning over 4 decades.
He holds BA degree in Economics from Long Island University, New York and an MBA in Finance and Marketing from Adelphi University.
Aremo Akindele’s working experience includes working with IBM (World Trade) Corporation, New York, WT Grant and Company, and Tennis Week Magazine, Lawson Group amongst others. His private company Kinda Strada Limited represented Federal Signal Corporation, USA, Mark McCormick’s Trans World International and executed World Bank project for road safety in 1985. In 1995, he was appointed a consultant with European Commission and the West African representative for the European Market Research Centre, Brussels.
A member of the Nigerian Guardian editorial board who wrote a weekly column on life for the newspaper for over 3 years, Prince Akindele was a contract writer with ABC News, New York. He is one of the vanguards behind the setting up of the Federal Road Safety Commission where he served as a council member between 1988 and 1992. From October 2003 to May 2011, he served as Special Adviser on Roads and Senior Executive Assistant to the Ogun State Governor. Between 2006 and 2011 he was the Chairman, Ogun State Lawn Tennis Association.
Aremo Akindele has delivered lectures on existence in many countries worldwide including Britain, Ethiopia, Kenya, South Africa, Zimbabwe, Canada and the USA. He is a holder of several awards and honors including the John F. Kennedy memorial essay award for Lagos zone in 1966, Delegate to the 1967 Herald Tribune World Youth Forum in New York, American President award for Tennis, 1973, best all round athlete, Long Island University, Southampton, New York in 1971.
He is a member of Nigerian Conservation Foundation, Nigerian Environmental Society, Abeokuta Sport Club, Abeokuta, US Professional Tennis Association, and life member, National Wildlife Federation, Washington DC, USA, amongst others.
He speaks English, French, German language and Yoruba fluently