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Meet Akintola The First Africa to qualify as a chartered accountant Who Is Currently 101 Years Old.

Akintola Williams is the first Africa man to Qualify as a chartered accountant,He was born in the year 1919,He is from Abeokua Ogun State Nigeria,He founded Akintola Williams and Co. in Lagos The company was the first indigenous chartered accounting firm in Africa.

Akintola Williams attended Olowogbowo Methodist Primary School Lagos in early 1930s,He further his education at CMS Grammar School, Lagos. In the year 1994 He went on to Yaba Higher College on a UAC scholarship, obtaining a diploma in commerce.

He travel to London in the year 1944, He was one of the founders of the Egbe Omo Oduduwa society while in London.

He studied Banking and Finance at University of London in 1946 he graduated with a Bachelor of Commerce, He further his studied in England and Qualify as Chartered accountant in the year in 1949.

He was appointed a Commander of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire in the year 1997.

Akintola was married to Mrs Efuntiloye Mabel Williams, who passed away on Wednesday, July 8, 2009.

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