Former Yaba Neuropsychiatry CMD, Harry Ladapo, Reuben Famuyibo, Muyiwa Ige, Bukola Oguntola, others become Knight of Saint Christopher in Anglican Communion Former Chief Medical Director, Federal Neuro-Psychiatry Hospital, Yaba and Bashorun Baasegun of Ibadanland, Sir Harry Taiwo Oyeyinka Ladapo (KSC) together with his wife, Lady Paulina Adenike Ladapo were among sixteen other notable Anglican Communion members knighted into the order of Saint Christopher on Sunday, 10 September, 2023.
The glorious event presided over by the Lord Bishop of Ibadan North Diocese of Anglican Communion, The Rt. Revd. Dr. Williams Oluwarotimi Aladekugbe was held at the Cathedral of St. Peters Anglican Church, Aremo, Ibadan. Knighthood, to the Church is an honor bestowed on men and women distinguished for personal character and notable accomplishments for the good of humanity.
The array of recipients are persons who have distinguished themselves in an exemplary manner in the past and have equally been available for services to the Church and humanity. Sir Harry Taiwo Oyeyinka Ladapo, a renowned psychiatrist retired as Medical Director and Chief Executive of the Federal Neuro-Psychiatric Hospital, Yaba on 26 November 2010.
He was a former Consultant Psychiatrist at Lagoon Hospital, Apapa, Lagos State, Nigeria and Lambo Foundation; Chief Medical Director, Solid Foundation Hospital, Egan, Lagos, Director, Crest Microfinance Bank Nigeria Limited and Chairman/CEO, Harris Extra Event and Suites, Adeoyo Hospital Road, Ibadan.
Sir Harry Ladapo who is the Baba Ijo, Ebenezer Anglican Church, Olorunda and former National President, Lagelu Grammar School Old Boys Association have his Membership in Oluyole Club, Lagos; a Grand Commander of the Order of Peacock of Island club, Yoruba Tennis Club, Ikoyi Club, 1938; Ibadan Recreation Club and Federal Civil Service Club, Lagos; former Member and Chairman, Health sub-Committee Island Club Lagos 2017 among others.
Scout Master, Boys Scout Movement of Nigeria 1965 till date; Patron, Progressive Youth Association, Grand Patron Boys Brigade, All Saints Church, Yaba. He was the past President, Twelve Relief Society, Lagos, Past President Rotary Club of Onigbongbo and Past Chairman Polio Plus Committee Rotary District 9110.
Notable dignitaries on the investiture list include Special Assistant to the President on Revenue Hon. Zacheaus Adelabu Adedeji, Former Osun State Commissioner, Arc. Muyiwa Ige, Chief Bukola Oguntola, Chief Yemi Aderibigbe, Otunba Reuben Famuyibo and a host of others.