Senator Ademola was a Governorship aspirant in the 2018 Osun state election under the ruling Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). And here is all you need to know about him.
Here is the full biography of Ademola Adeleke and all you need to know about him. So many people are wondering who Ademola Adeleke is, how he won the Osun West bye election and also became a Governorship candidate in the 2018 elections.
Are you in search of Senator Ademola Adeleke’s profile, life history, biography, net worth, family and lots more. Here is a post that is going to give you all you need to know about the man who shocked the APC in the Osun West bye-election.
Personal Details and Profile of Senator Ademola Adeleke
- Full Name: Senator Ademola Nurudeen Adeleke a.k.a Dancing Senator
- Political Post: Senator representing Osun West district
- Date of birth: 13 May 1960 (58 years old)
- Place of birth: Enugu
- Origin: Ede, Osun State
- Nationality: Nigeria
- Profession: Politician
- Political affiliation: Peoples Democratic Party (PDP)
Senator Ademola Nurudeen Adeleke biography – Early Life
He is currently the Senator representing Osun-went senatorial district since 10 July 2017 election.
He was born in Enugu (a city which he spent his early years), to the family of senator Ayoola Adeleke and Esther Adeleke.
His father was Late Senator Raji Ayoola Adeleke the Balogun of Ede land in Osun State, an astute politician, second republic Senator and major political pillar of the defunct Unity Party of Nigeria (UPN) working alongside the legendary premier of Western Nigeria, Chief Obafemi Awolowo.
Senator Ademola Adeleke started his primary education at Methodist Primary School, Surulere Lagos, before he switched to Old Oyo State and attended Nawarudeen Primary School, Ikire.
He progressed to The Seventh Day Adventist Secondary School, Ede also in the then Old Oyo State and later moved to Muslim Grammar School Ede, where he was the Senior Prefect and discharged his duties perfectly as a Leader of fellow students.
Adeleke left Nigeria to study Criminology at Jacksonville State University, Alabama in United State of America.
Senator Ademola Nurudeen Adeleke biography – Private sector career
Senate Ademola Adeleke is a business man and administrator.
He was the Group Executive Director at Pacific Holdings Limited from 2001-2016 where he was responsible for the organization’s business expansion, strategic planning, policy formation and review.
He was Vice Presiden Origin International LLC, Atlanta, Georgia, USA a flavours and fragrance manufacturing company from 1990-1994 and also served as a Director for Six years in Guinness Nigeria Plc between 1992-1998.
Senator Ademola Nurudeen Adeleke biography – Political career (2007 – present)
Ademola Adeleke began his political career in the year 2007 alongside his late brother Senator Isiaka Adeleke. He fully went into politics when he ran for the post of Senator in the Osun West Senatorial District, he ran for the post in a bid to replace his brother Isiaka Adetunji Adeleke who died in April 2017.
He was subsequently elected as Senator of the Osun West Senatorial district to replace his Late brother, in the July 2017, bye-election.
His victory came as a shocker to the APC, as the ruling party expected a landslide victory.
It is interesting to note that Ademola Adeleke was a member of the APC just a month before the bye-election, but had to dump the party for the PDP, when he suspected that he wasn’t going to be picked in the primaries.
Earlier this year, he revealed he will be joining the race to become Governor of Osun State.
Senator Ademola Nurudeen Adeleke biography – Personal life and family
Ademola is a father to popular musician, B-Red and a relation to singer Davido. Ademola Adeleke is the younger brother of the Late Isiaka Adetunji Adeleke.
Senator Ademola Nurudeen Adeleke biography – Dance
You might be wondering why a dance section was added to this post. Well, Ademola Adeleke has been nicknamed “Dancing senator” by social media critics because of his fun nature.
Though he has let it known that his dancing doesn’t affect his lifestyle, his critics have since used it as a point against him.
Below is the viral video of Senator Ademola Adeleke dancing.
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