LATE CHIEF (DR.) DAVID ADEBAYO AMAO ALATA, A WORLD-CLASS INDUSTRIALIST
- This eBook contains 18 pages of abridged biography about Late Chief (Dr) David Amao Alata was a successful businessman and pioneer of manufacturing industries in Ogbomoso whose conglomerate employed over 10,000 workers and agents between the 1970s and 1990s across Nigeria and Ghana.
- The business conglomerate provided jobs for thousands of individuals across the nation. It was the pride of Ogbomoso, as indigenes were confident and boast of the industry’s impact on the country at large.
- For his outstanding contributions to the industrial development of his community and his industrial acumen and skill enterprise in 1991, ST. John University, Louisiana, United States of America honoured him with a (Honoris Causa) Doctor Degree in Business Administration.
- Today some of the companies and business outfit still thrive. The relic of the once glorious industrial empire can be seen in Alata Flour Milling Complex, along Ogbomoso – Ilorin road, Alata Supermarket at Oja Tuntun, Hotel International and Cool Room also in Oja Tuntun amongst others.