Jadesola Aboderin’s 80th Posthumous Birthday Holds Friday


The 80th posthumous birthday celebration of Mrs. Florence Jadesola Aboderin, the wife of the founder of Punch Nigeria Limited, publishers of The PUNCH newspaper titles, Chief James Olubunmi Aboderin, holds on Friday, September 16, 2016, in Lagos.

Tagged: ‘Time Out With Florence Jadesola Aboderin’, the occasion holds at 1p.m. at The Haven, Oba Akinjobi Road in the Ikeja GRA.

Born on September 11, 1936, Jadesola Aboderin died in March, 1993, at the age of 56.
The late Jadesola Aboderin, who was the first female mortgage banker in Africa, attended the North Western Polytechnic, London; City of London College, London; Building Societies Institute, Ware, UK; and the School of Mortgage Banking, Stanford, UK.

She was a member, Soroptimist International (Mainland Club), Lagos; member, Nigerian Association of University Women; and the Second Vice-President, Association of Housing Corporations of Nigeria from 1984 to 1985.

Jadesola Aboderin’s children are Mr. Wale Aboderin, who is the Chairman, Punch Nigeria Limited; Mrs. Angela Emuwa, Ms. Omoshalewa Aboderin, Mrs.Omowunmi Obe and Mr. Jaiyejeje Aboderin (deceased).