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EX ROAD SAFETY BOSS “POLAM” TO BE HONORED AT THE 2021 EDITION OF PROMINENT PEOPLE’S AWARD

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MEET OUR NOMINEE!

The Prince of Peace (as called by friends) was born to a Royal family of Adelabu in Kisi, Irepo Local Government area of Oyo State. He had his elementary education in Kisi at Ansaru-Deen Primary School and Secondary Education at Kisi Community Grammar School. He proceeded to Oyo State College of Education in Ila-Orangun for National Certificate in Education (NCE) before he obtained a Bachelor of Science (Physics) in 1990 and a Post Graduate Diploma in Computer Science in 1992 both from Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile Ife.

The correlation between Physics and Computer Science placed him on a very high pedestal amongst his contemporaries and endeared him to prospective employers which paid off with his employment as an Assistant Route Commander into the services of the Federal Road Safety Commission in 1994. His entrance coincided with the radical computer revolution in FRSC. He was commissioned and posted as Computer Programmer and was among the first few that relocated to Abuja from Lagos in 1994.

He was part of the team that cut edge for the Commission during the development of Database for the Management of Resources, Payroll and Road Traffic Accidents; an initiative that received accolades from the Federal Government of Nigeria. He also served the Commission in many capacities.

He received the Award of the Best Behaved Officer at the Commanders Basic Course 2005. He was also commended during his Leadership & Citizenship Training Course (Course SH645) at Shere Hills in 1998.

Prince Olaide Mohammed came into mainstream of business even before his enlistment into the services of FRSC and considering the possibility of regimental constraints in managing private business, he became a Godfather for the upcoming entrepreneurs who are today business moguls in various fields of human endavours.

His passion for welfare programmes informed his involvement in formation of several Cooperative Societies in FCT and its environs. His ability to display good sense of business acumen, vibrancy and versatility in this direction was facilitated by the encouragement given to the formation of Cooperative Societies in Civil Service including FRSC. Little wonder he was the go-between for the Commission and Cooperative Authorities at the peak of formation of FRSC Staff and Housing Cooperative Societies. He also anchored the formation of the Safeline Microfinance Bank.

Prince Olaide Mohammed was the immediate past Chairman of Vision Multipurpose Cooperative Society, The former President, Isokan Cooperative Union, Kubwa Abuja, he was the Secretary General, Abuja Cooperative Federation and FRSC Staff Cooperative Society, He was also the Financial Secretary of FRSC Housing Cooperative and former Chairman of Kisi Microfinance Bank, Kisi in Oyo State. He is currently the Chairman of Camics Conglomerate, the Developer of Camics Estate, Gwagwalada and Camics Garden City, Sobi Road, Ilorin.

Prince was nicknamed “Prince of Peace by friends for his Tolerance, Peace Making, encouragement to others and painstaking. He was awarded an Ambassador For Peace to the United Nations by the Universal Peace Federation in 2009.

Alhaji Abdul Lateef Olaide is happily married with Children.

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