Abdul Hamid Saka Tinubu

Biography of Abdul Hamid Saka Tinubu

Abdul Hamid Saka Tinubu
Abdul Hamid Saka Tinubu

Abdul Hamid Saka Tinubu was born in Lagos, Nigeria, son of Saka, a contractor. Abdul enrolled at the University in 1925 to study Medicine. He graduated MB ChB in 1930.

Thought to be the first Muslim doctor in Nigeria, Dr Tinubu was honored with the establishment of the Saka Tinubu Memorial Ahmadiyya High School, Olushi, the first Muslim secondary school in Nigeria.

Summary

Abdul Hamid Saka Tinubu
Born 27 February 1901.
University Link: Alumnus, Graduate
GU Degree: MB ChB, 1930;
Occupation categories: physicians
Record last updated: 2nd Nov 2015

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University Roles

  • Alumnus
  • Graduate

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