2nd February, 2023
The Tafidan of Ebira Land and founder of the first intravenous fluid company, Biomedical Limited, Dr Umar Farouk Abdulazeez, has died.
He died on Wednesday, February 1st, 2023. He was born in Okene, Kogi State in August 1938.
Dr Abdulazeez, a distinguished medical practitioner, industrialist, politician and pharmaceutical manufacturer was a pioneering medical doctor and visionary entrepreneur who made a lasting impact on the lives of countless people.
He dedicated his life to improving the health and well-being of those around him.
Abdulazeez founded Biomedical Limited in the early 80s in Nigeria.
His innovative spirit and commitment to creating high-quality products that would benefit the people of Nigeria earned him the respect and admiration of his colleagues and employees.
As a lawmaker, he represented Adavi/Okeh Constituency in Kwara State (now Kogi State).
Dr Abdulazeez attended Government College Keffi from 1952-1957, the Nigerian College of Arts and Technology from 1958-1960, and the University of Ibadan from 1960-1965.
He later studied at the Royal College of Surgeons from 1969-1971 and at Harvard Business School from 1987-1988.