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Ade

Adepitan MBE

Television presenter Ade Adepitan contracted Polio as a child. Luckily, Ade survived but was left wheelchair-bound. Despite what could be considered a setback, Ade has gone from strength to strength in his career, from participating in wheelchair basketball at the Paralympics to presenting many well-known shows on television. 

He has done a number of high-profile public speaking engagements including the launch of the 2012 Olympic bid. He works extensively in the UK giving motivational speeches to schools, charities and businesses.

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On children’s television, Ade was a familiar face on the CBBC series X-Change.  He has also travelled the world presenting on the Travel Show for the BBC and Unreported World on Channel 4.  He has also hosted episodes of Channel 4’s award-winning documentary series, Dispatches where he has confronted the UK’s benefit systems disability allowance.  Other works include Ade Adepitan: Jo...

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