Pharm. (Deacon) Adebowale Robert Tade, chairman, Mastoofy Supermarket & Electronics Ltd, has added another feather to his cap as he was recently appointed as the first non- executive chairman of the Board of Gorah Healthcare Ltd.
Tade, who disclosed his new position to Pharmanewsonline through a telephone message, expressed his gratitude to God for granting him such opportunity, among several seasoned medical doctors and accountants, who applied for the same position.
He said : ”I was appointed Chairman of the Board of Directors of Gorah Healthcare Ltd, an Health Management Organisation (HMO) outfit, last November. Amongst prospects for this position were seasoned medical doctors and accountants, but I’m so glad and humbled that it’s me, a seasoned pharmacist that eventually became the chosen one, as the maiden non- executive chairman of the board of Gorah Healthcare Ltd. I know you’ll be glad to know about this, up, up Pharmacy’’.
Tade, a former chairman/managing director, Pfizer Anglophone West Africa, hails from Ijagbo Community in Kwara State, and attended Baptist Boys’ High School, Abeokuta, he as well graduated from the School of Pharmacy, Ahmadu Bello University (ABU), Zaria, in 1970.
Prior to this appointment, Tade had served as chairman of several boards of directors, such as deputy managing director for Pfizer; Chairman, Livestock Feeds Plc; Chairman, Mastoofy Supermarket & Electronics Ltd; Chairman, Scheme of Service Committee (Compensation/Welfare of Pastors, and all Workers) Nigerian Baptist Convention, 2009 to 2016; Chairman, Investment Committee of the Nigerian Baptist Convention, 2010 to 2017; and now chairman of the Board of Gorah Healthcare Ltd.
A well-travelled Tade, has journeyed across the globe for general and senior management studies, courses in financial management/accounting studies and strategic planning skills. He had his internship in one of the busiest children hospitals in Africa, Massey Street Hospital, Lagos.
Gorah Healthcare limited is a new Nigerian HMO in the South West Zone, with immediate focus on Lagos, Oyo, Ogun, Osun, Ekiti and Ondo states.