8. Chief Molade Okoya Thomas – Chairman CFAO Nig and other six French companies:
Molade Okoya-Thomas was born in Lagos on 8 June 1935 and in 1959 he was employed as an accountant by French conglomerate, CFAO Nigeria Limited before rising to Director in 1975. He went on to become the Deputy Managing Director in 1981 and Chairman of the Group in 1987 and he is the current chancellor of Lagos State University (LASU). Worthy of mention is that he built and donated a Modern Sports Hall for students and staff of LASU in 2009. He has also been awarded Member of the Federal Republic of Nigeria (MFR).