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10 things you need to know about Senator Isiaka Adeleke

By Nkem Egenuka on Mon, 24/04/2017 - 17:01
  • Osaka Adetunji Adeleke was born on 15 January 1955, to the family of Senator Ayoola and Esther Adeleke.
  • He was born in Enugu and spent his early years in the city until the beginning of the Nigerian civil war.
  • He started his primary education at Christ Church School, Enugu before moving to Ibadan. Senator Adeleke completed his secondary education at Ogbomoso Grammar School.
  • Adeleke holds a Bachelor Of Arts Degree, and a master's degree In Public Administration.
  • He was fondly called ‘Serubawon,’
  • He was then elected the first civilian governor of Osun State on the platform of Social Democratic Party (SDP) in 1992.
  • He was a two time Nigerian senator who represented the People's Democratic Party (PDP) in Osun State from 2007 to 2011.
  • Isiaka Adeleke was the Chairman of Senate Committee on Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).
  • He established a polytechnic at Iree, a college of technology at Esa-Oke and completed of the Osun State Broadcasting Corporation.
  • He was appointed to committees on Upstream Petroleum Resources, Integration and Cooperation, Housing and Air Force.
  • Senator Isiaka Adeleke met his death on Sunday 23rd April 2017 in Osun State. He was aged 63.

 

Sources

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www.thisdaylive.com

www.premiumtimesng.com

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