THE NAMES OF THE FIRST AGO-IWOYE SONS AND DAUGHTERS TO ACHIEVE SUCCESS IN ONE IMPORTANT ENTERPRISE OR ANOTHER
|M. O . Dada, O.B. E.||1919||The First ordained Minister of Religion.
He entered the ministry in 1919 and was the first and only African Chairman of the Western Nigeria District of the Methodist Church, Nigeria
|Chief T. T.Solaru M.A., B. D., Dip ED (London)||1942||The First graduate of a University.
He passed B. D. (Hon.) London in 1942
|Chief J. O. Ajibola||1952||The First Barrister at law.
He was called to the Bar (Lincoln’s Inn) London in 1952
|Brigadier Babafemi Ogundipe||1951||The First Commissioned Army Officer.
He joined the Nigerian Army in 1943. He became the Chief of Staff Supreme Headquarters in January 1966 and the High Commissioner for the United Kingdom in August 1966 till 1970
|Dr S. D. Onabamiro, B Sc., Ph. D.||1951||The First to obtain a doctorate degree. He discovered the cause of the Guinea Worm disease, the cyclops was named after him, Tropocyclops Onabamiroid. He discovered two other cyclops which were named after his friend, Dr Mellamby, and the other after our home town Ago-Iwoye. Also the brain behind the “Free Education Idea” introduced by Late Obafemi Awolowo.Copepods Identified & Characterised By Dr. Sanya Onabamiro
|Dr Oluyinka Ogundipe||1961||The First Medical Practitioner. He passed M. R. C. S., and L. R. C. P.|
|Mrs Esther Adeola Odumosu (nee Ajibola)||1926||The First lady certificated teacher
She passed 3rd Class Teachers Certificate Examination in 1926 and 2nd Class in 1928
|Mr S. B. Adenugba||The First England Trained Tailor
He obtained Diploma in Cutting and Tailoring in two Technical Colleges in London and Masters College Designers Diploma for Ladies and Gents’ Cutting, USA.
|Mr Banjoko Paul, Pharm B.||The First Pharmacist|
|Chief Mrs A. O. Solaru (nee Sonaike)||1950||The First to obtain S. C. M. in London|
|Mr Adeyemi Adefeso||1957||The First Catering Officer.
He obtained Diploma in Hotel and Catering Craft (London).
|Mr Kola Onalaja. A.C.I.I.||The First to qualify in Insurance|
|Mrs Emiola Olugbekan (nee Odumosu). B. A. (London)||1960||The First lady graduate.
Principled U.M.C. Ibadan
|Mr I A Onalaja, LL. B. (London)||1962||The First Magistrate. Was appointed Magistrate in 1962|
|Mr A O Ogundipe B.Sc.||The First Deputy Permanent Secretary; Federal Ministry of Health Lagos.|
|Mr Olusegun Ogundipe M A., F L A.||The First to hold a degree in Librarianship|
|Mrs Dolapo Akinsanya,(nee Onabamiro) LL.B.(Hon. Manchester)||1966||The First lady lawyer. Called to the Bar in Nigeria|
|Mr Ladipo Ajibola HND(Budg) HNC (STRUCTS) GRADE I, STRUCT. E.||The First to qualify as a Building Architect|
|Mr J. Oluwole Ogundipe, B Sc||The First to graduate in Electrical Engineering.|
|Mr Z. A. OnalajaA.A.C.C.A., A.C.I.S.||The First to qualify as a certified accountant and Chartered Secretary.|
|Miss Omolara Ogundipe, B. A. (Hon) London||1963||The First to obtain 1st Class Honours in English Language in London.|
|Late Mrs F A Ogundipe||The First Healthcare Professional woman to establish a Health Centre in Mamu, Ogun State.|