S. A. Sayomi 1972,1973,1975-1979

CIMG0415Feb. 1972 – Jan 1973

Deacon Chief S.A. Sayomi was born on the 8th October 1926 at Igosun, Oyun L.G.A. Kwara State of Nigeria.

He attended Baptist Primary school, Igosun from 1935 to 1942, Baptist Primary School, Idikan from 1944 to 1946 and Baptist primary school Ijagbo between 1947 and 1948 where he obtained his first school leaving certificate (Standard 6). He went to higher Elementary S.I.M college, Igbaja, from 1952 to 1955 where He obtained teachers Grade 11 certificate, Nigerian College of Arts, Science and Technology (now A.B.U Zaria) in 1961 where he obtained his teachers Grade 1  certificate (NCE equivalent). Gordon college, Massachusetts, USA, where he obtained B. sc.(Education) 1968 and B.A(History) 1970. Salem State College, Massachusetts, USA, where he obtain M.Edu.(Education Administration).

Chief Sayomi taught as primary school teacher in lgosun and Igbaja from 1949 to 1951 and Headmaster of ECWA primary School Omu Aran from 1956 to 1960. He became supervisor of schools in Bauchi and Borno provinces in 1964 to 1965, Principal kaltungo teachers college 1966 to 1967.
On arrival from the USA, he became a tutor, ECWA Teachers college Omu-Aran in 1970 and Titcombe college Egbe in 1971. He was PIONEER PRINCIPAL of Oyun Baptist High School, Ijagbo 1972 to 1973 and 1975 to 1979.

After retirement from Civil Service in 1979 and even before the retirement, He held several political and religious assignments, among which includes: National President, Igosun Progressive Union (1976-1981), Chairman, Board of Governors, Batonu Baptist High School, Okuta (1972-1974), Chairman, Board of Governors, Baptist High School, Ekinrin-Adde (1980-1983), Member, Board of Governors, Oyun Baptist High School, Ijagbo (2005-2007), Chairman, Board of Deacons, First Baptist Church, Igosun (1985-2007), Member, National Advisory Council on Education for Citizenship (1977-1979), Member, College Council, College of Education, Oro (1986-1990), Director, Kwara State Housing Corporation (1980-1982), Kwara State Commissioner of Health and Acting Commissioner of Education (1973-1975), Kwara State Deputy Governor (1999-2003), Chairman, SIMBEC Nigeria Limited.

Chief (Dn.) Sayomi is happily married and blessed with four lovely Children.

Chief (Dn.) Sayomi was honoured with an award of Excellence in recognition of his contribution to the development, discipline and humanitarian services rendered as Principal of OBHS Ijagbo by the Old Student on 24th March 2007 at the 1st AGM in Lagos