02 Dec 2010

DR. SONNY FOLORUNSHO KUKU, OFR

Dr Kuku is a world renowned Consultant Physician and Endocrinologist.  He holds several degrees and Fellowships in medicine including 2 doctorates. He has been the Joint Chief Director at the EKO Hospital (Ekocorp Plc) which he co founded in 1978.

Dr. Kuku has also been a trustee and a Distinguished Fellow of the National Postgraduate Medical College of Nigeria and President and Trustee West African College of Physicians and President of Pan African Diabetes Study Group. A past Chairman of the Committee of Pro-Chancellors of State Universities and Committee of Chairman of Federal Tertiary Hospitals, he was a recipient of the First Distinguished Alumnus Award University of Lagos in Lagos in 1991, Ambassador of Goodwill Award City of  Freetown, Honorary Fellow of the College of Physicians South Africa and Glasgow. He is a Fellow of the Nigeria Academy of Science. Dr. Kuku was conferred with the National Honours of the Officer of the Order of the Federal Republic of Nigeria (OFR) in 2003. He was a Director of Midas Merchant Bank and is the Chairman of Midas Stockbrokers Limited, Clina-Immunoassay Lab and a Director of Ecobank Nigeria Plc and Total Health Trust Ltd. He was the Chairman of the Human Capital Policy Commission of the Nigerian Economics Summit Group.

He became the first African Master of American College of Physicians in 2005 and Honorary Life President, Nigerian Society of Endocrinology 2007.

He is currently the president, King’s College Old Boys Association, Chairman Board of Management University College Hospital Ibadan, and the Board of trustes, Otunba Tunwase National Paediatric Centre, Ijebu-Ode.

A highly cited individual in bibliographic in the world, including Who is Who in the World, he holds several traditional titles including the hereditary Oloriogun of Ijebu-Ode.

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