A foremost Agbor leader, educationist, author and cultural icon, Prince Adams Gbenoba has joined his ancestors. The revered Agbor Community leader died on Tuesday, January 19 at Agbor. His burial arrangement will be announced later by his family.

Late Prince Adams Onyekenwe Gbenoba was born at Agbor, Delta State of Nigeria, on 16th February, 1938. His father was Humphrey Ogiele Gbenoba and his mother was Ebole Gbenoba.

He was a qualified and experienced teacher and educational administrator from February, 1954 to 30th September, 1985. He successively obtained the teachers’ Grade Three Certificate (1967) and B.A. Honours in French (1970). His post-graduation working experience included: French Tutor at Federal Government College, Sokoto (1971-74); Senior Administrative Officer, National Council for Arts and Culture, Lagos (1976); Administration Manager and later Training Manager, Nigeria Reinsurance Corporation, Lagos (1977-82); Assistant Chief Education Officer, Federal Ministry of Education, Lagos, Lagos, where he retired voluntarily with effect from 1st October, 1985.

Prince Gbenoba is a fairly widely traveled man: he was in Conakry, Republic of Guinea in 1964 for a six -months' preliminary course in French; while teaching French at Sokoto, he conducted students of French on excursions to Naimey, Republic of Niger and Cotonou, Republic of Benin; while at the Nigeria Reinsurance Corporation, he attended Insurance/Reinsurance courses overseas in Norwich, London, Zurich, Paris and New York.

He was once an active, Rotarian and a member of several community – based organizations. He is very active in the committee pursuit of the development of Agbor Kingdom and the welfare of it’s people. He likes meeting people and sharing fellowship and circle of acquaintances cuts across ethnic divides. As a social critic and commentator, he has written series of articles on various issues, with some of them published in the print media.
Prince Gbenoba is a traditionalist in the strictest sense of the world. He is happily married with children.

Prince Adams Gbenoba

Prince Gbenoba is a fairly widely traveled man: he was in Conakry, Republic of Guinea in 1964 for a six -months' preliminary course in French; while teaching French at Sokoto, he conducted students of French on excursions to Naimey, Republic of Niger and Cotonou, Republic of Benin; while at the Nigeria Reinsurance Corporation, he attended Insurance/Reinsurance courses overseas in Norwich, London, Zurich, Paris and New York.

He was once an active, Rotarian and a member of several community – based organizations. He is very active in the committee pursuit of the development of Agbor Kingdom and the welfare of it’s people. He likes meeting people and sharing fellowship and circle of acquaintances cuts across ethnic divides. As a social critic and commentator, he has written series of articles on various issues, with some of them published in the print media.
Prince Gbenoba is a traditionalist in the strictest sense of the world. He is happily married with children.

Prince Adams Gbenoba

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