Meet Senator Ademola Adeleke.

His Personal Life:

Senator Ademola Nurudeen Jackson Adeleke popularly known as the Dancing Senator, was born on the 13th day of May, 1960 (62 years of age) to the family of Mr Raji Ayoola Adeleke, a Muslim and his wife Mrs Nnena Esther Adeleke, a Christian

He is the third of three Children, his elder siblings are; Dr Adedeji Adeleke and Late Mr Isiaka Adeleke.

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Mr Adeleke is married to Mrs Titilola Adeleke blessed with children, he is a Nigerian politician and entrepreneur (businessman).

Mr Adeleke started his primary education at Methodist primary school, Surulere, Lagos State, relocated to old Oyo and completed his primary school education in Nawarudeen Primary school, Ikire, old Oyo State. Proceeded to Seventh day Adventist Secondary School, Ede, he finished his Secondary School Education in Ede Muslim Grammar School.

He was once accused and charged to the Osogbo high court for forging his secondary school testimonial and WAEC results, but the court dismissed the suit, stating that the plaintiff could not prove Adeleke’s forgery, and that the secondary school could not deny the testimonial.

He continued his higher studies in Jacksonville State University, Alabama in the United States, he majoured In Criminal justice and minored in Political science.

Upon many controversies about his certificate, he enrolled at Atlanta Metropolitan State College in the United States, where he obtained a Bachelor of Science degree in Criminal Justice in 2021.

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He started his political ambition in 2001, alongside his late brother, Mr Isiaka Adeleke. He represented the Osun-west senatorial district from 2017-2019.

He was once a member of the All Progressive Congress, but decamped in April 2017, he is currently a member of the People’s Democratic Party.

He contested at the Osun west 2017 by-election, emerging as the winner under the People’s Democratic Party, he ran for Osun state governorship election against top contenders Alhaji Aboyega Oyetola of APC and Iyiola Omisore of SDP in 2018, he emerged as the winner but the Independent Electoral Commission (INEC) declared the election ‘inconclusive’, the state reran the election, after which the Supreme Court declared Adegboyega Oyetola as the authentic winner of the 2018, Osun state governorship election on Friday, July 5, 2019.

Mr Adeleke of the People’s Democratic Party had been affirmed by a Federal high court as the authentic candidate of the forthcoming July 16 governorship election in the state.

The PDP has presented Mr Kola Adewusi as the running mate to Senator Ademola Adeleke.

Meet Mr Kola Adewusi.

Mr Kola Adewusi, a 62 year old man, a GCE holder, chairman at Molodo International Company Limited, Nigeria, also a farmer, was presented by the PDP as the running late to Senator Ademola Adeleke.
He had served as a chairman of Ife East Local Government Area, Osun state between 2004 and 2007.

He was appointed as special aide to former governor Olagunsoye Oyinlola during his tenure.

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Adeleke said he decided to pick him because the duo shared a common goal of rescuing Osun state from bad governance and they are determined to set the State in a path towards recovery.

The choice of Kola Adewusi as PDP’s deputy governor, sparked crisis, causing division among PDP members.

Kola Adewusi, promised to serve with diligence and total cooperation with Adeleke, if the party emerge victoriously in the forthcoming election.

This is all you should know about Osun state PDP Gubernatorial candidate for the upcoming election.

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