Mr Alexander Ologun Ogedengbe is an established educator who has contributed immensely to national development in the sphere of education. He is the founder of the prestigious Universal White Hall School, a citadel of excellence founded in 2003.
Alexander Ogedengbe is endued with passion to see the younger generation get quality education to become responsible citizens and leaders. He is committed to capacity building and community development. His interest in education dates back to his school days when he taught secondary school pupils free of charge on many occasions as service to his community.
His life experience is also a good lesson in perseverance . He founded a school in 1995 which folded up a few years later. He however got back on his feet and has become a trailblazer in education today.
Although he is a lawyer duly called to the Nigerian Bar, his first love is education and this love has kept him in the educational field all these years.
Alexander was born on August 23, 1970. He attended Ipe High School in Ipe, Akoko, Ondo State. He then proceeded to the Federal School of Arts and Science for his Higher School Certificate (HSC). He obtained a Bachelor of Science degree in Physics from the University of Ilorin.
His quest for knowledge did not end there. He also wanted to be a lawyer. So, he enrolled at the University of Lagos and eventually earned a degree in Law. He was called to the Nigerian Bar in 2007 and also enrolled as a Solicitor of the Federal Republic of Nigeria in the same year.
Mr Alexander Ologun Ogedengbe is happily married with four beautiful children. He mentions his love of God and his dependence on God’s Word as his greatest assets. For leisure, he loves reading the biographies of great people and organizations.
It is in acknowledgement of his contribution to national development in the area of Management, Development and Delivery of Quality Education that Mr Alexander Ologun Ogedengbe is deemed worthy to be conferred with Development in Nigeria Merit Award.