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H.E. Olundare Philip Awoniyi

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H.E. Olundare Philip Awoniyi


Ambassador Olorundare Philip Awoniyi resumed duty on 17th June, 2021 in Venezuela as Nigerian Ambassador of the Federal Republic of Nigeria to the Bolivarian Republic Venezuela and countries of concurrent accreditation to Republics of Colombia and Ecuador. He presented his credentials to the President of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela on 6th July, 2021.

Prior to his current appointment in Venezuela, Ambassador Awoniyi was educated in Ahmadu Bello University Zaria, Nigeria, where he obtained degree in Economics and courses in Accounting and Banking from the Polytechnic, Huddersfield, United Kingdom.

  Ambassador Awoniyi was a Project officer at the Nigeria Agriculture and Cooperative Bank (NACB) from 1981 to 1982 and was the Executive Director (projects)- Pheonik Investments Services Ltd. from 1986 to 1988. He later became the Managing Executive at MIDAS Management Services Ltd. from 1988 to 2006 and Chief Executive officer (CEO) of YAPPCO Ltd from 2006 to 2021.

Ambassador Olorundare Philip Awoniyi is a hardworking man and positively disciplined. He is married with children.