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Rising Profile Of Alhaja Afolasade Adeyemo, Chairmanship Candidate Of Odeda Local Government In Ogun State

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Solanke Ayomideji Taiwo

Hon.Folasade Adeyemo Soyinka(Omo Olowolagba) Waliat Adeyemo Folasade is a devout Muslim, born on December 25th 1967 to the families of late Alhaji Musodiq Oluwole Soyinka Olowolagba (A.k.a.Alhaji Yellow) and Late Alhaja Muinat Adeyoyin(nee MALOMO) in Olowolagba Compound,No 7,Alatise street Ikereku, Abeokuta North Local Government of Ogun State.
Her ancestral villages are, Orile Daboyin via Olugbo in Odeda Local, Ikereku Alaun via Kajola, and Iganna paraga,in Obafemi Owode lga.

Prince Jacob Malomo, father to Alhaja Folasade Adeyemo's mother, was born in AGBOLE SOOKE. From OTILETA RULING HOUSE OF OWU KINGDOM, Totoro Street, opposite Baptist Church, Owu, Abeokuta. He later migrated and settled at ONIGBONGBO, via Atan- Otta, Ogun State.

Educational Backgrounds

Her father in his sojourn to make it in life moved to ilaro ,Ogun state ,hence young Afolasade had her primary and secondary education in Ilaro. She attended Nawarudeen NUD primary school, Anglican Grammar School and Egbado College now Yewa College between 1972-1985.

She proceeded to Lagos State College of Education ,Oto ijanikin,(now Adeniran  Ogunsanya) and got her National Certificate of Education, NCE in Economics/Political Science.) degree in 1990. She started her teaching career in 1991 but her quest for more knowledge took her to Ogun state University,now Olabisi Onabanjo University OOU where she bagged her Bachelor of Education B.Ed.(Guidance & Counseling/Political Science) in I997 and her Masters In Education M.Ed in (Counseling Psychology) from the prestigious premier University of ibadan in the year 2000.  Currently She is working assiduously on her thesis in preparation to defend her P.Hd.

Marriage Matters

Alhaja Folasade Adeyemo is married to Engr.Adefemi Adeyemo a native of ilaro and blessed with children and

Working Experience

Afolasade, worked as a teacher in Nawarudeen NUD Grammar School Obantoko, for 13 solid years, then to Muslim High school isolu where she worked for 8 years before she moved to Federal College of Education FCE, Osiele, Abeokuta where she rose to the position of a Senior Lecturer and retired into active politics in 2021, having served the government for 30 years tirelessly.

Political Journey

Her political journey, Her father Alhaji Shoyinka was an astute politician, hence she has always been exposed to political activities since she was young.

However she officially dabbled into politics in year 2007, with All Nigeria Political Party ANPP, Conscience People's Congress, CPC, Action Congress of Nigeria ACN which later metamorphosed to All Progressive Congress APC. 
She served the parties diligently and concentiously in various capacities. In her party ALL PROGRESSIVE CONGRESS, She has done the following and more.

1.A loyal and committed party woman who sees to a regular attendance of meetings 
b.Overseeing  peaceful conduct of party activities at all times cum financing party activities when called upon to do so.
d.Mobilizing support for the party especially among women.
2.Member Education ,Youth&Sports work group-Ogun State Economic Transition Commitee-2019
3.Founder/Matron ,Ogun State Progressive Teachers forum-2013
4.Founder Ogun State Royal Ambassador-2019
6. Supervisory Pooling agents for APC ward 7,Obantoko 2015.
8.State Delegate,APC 2018 State congress
9.Resource person in a training workshop on POLITICAL & ECONOMIC
EMPOWERMENT FOR WOMEN organised by Ogun state Women affairs commission-2014.
10.Member local planning and implementation committee of MDG in Odeda local govt.- 2011.


1.Education Secretary ,Odeda Local Government Education Authority-2013-2017.
2.Board Member-National Institute of Freshwater Fisheries,New Bussa-2018

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