Biography

Joseph Adefarasin’s biography, fact, career, awards, net worth and life story

Intro Judge
A.K.A. Adetunji Adefarasin
Was Judge
From Nigeria
Type Law
Gender male
Birth 24 April 1920, Ijebu Ode, Ogun State, Nigeria
Death 28 March 1989
(aged 68 years)

Justice Joseph Adetunji Adefarasin (1921 – March 28, 1989) was a Nigerian High Court judge, born in Ijebu-Ode. He was the President of the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies from 1977 to 1981. He was the first African to hold this position and was awarded the Henry Dunant Medal, which is the highest World Red Cross award. He was married to Hilda Adefarasin.

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