Reps Deputy Whip Rt Hon Adesegun Adekoya Sets For 60th Birthday Celebration - SALIENT TIMES ONLINE

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Thursday, 18 March 2021

Reps Deputy Whip Rt Hon Adesegun Adekoya Sets For 60th Birthday Celebration

*To Commission Ultra-Modern Mosque, Church, Others*

*Holds Inter-denominational choral, Quran Competition, Soccer Tournament*

By Our Correspondent

The university community of Ago-Iwoye in Ijebu North local government area of Ogun state will in few days’ time be a beehive of activities as the House of Representatives Deputy Whip, Rt Hon Adesegun Abdel-Majid Adekoya formally joins the Diamond Jubilee club.

An experienced grassroots politician and quiet philanthropist whose remarkable tenure at the national assembly has benefitted several communities and individuals beyond Ijebuland has however lined up a week-long activity to make the 60th birthday celebration a memorable one.

Highlight of the activities include soccer tournament, Inter-denominational choral competition, Quran competition, Ako-Matoole, Ako Modern ultra-modern, commissioning of Ako Onigbagbo Methodist Church, Ako-Matoole.

The grand finale of the birthday event, which promises to be a fun-filled one and also attract top dignitaries from all walks of life to the agrarian community of Ago-Iwoye will hold at the open field, Ako Nursery and Primary School, Ako Matoole, Ago-Iwoye on Sunday, March 21, 2021.

Attacker, as the House of Representatives Principal officer is widely known and addressed beyond political and social circle in Nigeria was born on March 21, 1961.

He started his primary education Omo Edumare Model School, Ago-Iwoye, Ogun State, (First School Leaving Certificate) from 1971 to 1975.  He thereafter attended Ago-Iwoye Secondary School, for his Secondary school leaving Certificate between 1975 and 1980.

Aremo Adekoya proceeded to University of Benin, UNIBEN where he bagged Advanced Diploma in Banking and Finance. He was also at the Federal University of Technology, Owerri for his Post Graduate Diploma PGD in Financial Management.

His previous work experience includes Nigeria Bank for Commerce and Industries (N.B.I.C)
Lagos State.                                                                   

1981-1988
Eko International Bank Plc, Lagos State                         1988-1995
Elected Councilor for Ward F2 Somolu Local Government Area Council, Lagos State               1996
Vice Chairman/Supervisory Councilor
For Medical, Health, Agric and Natural Resources
Somolu Local Government Area Council, Lagos State.              April -Dec. 1996
1st Executive Chairman
Kosofe Local Government Area Council, Lagos State               March 1997 – July 1998
Personal Assistant to The
Honorable Minister of State for Finance,
Federal Ministry of Finance, Abuja.                                     July 1999 - May 2003
Full Commissioner 1
Local Government Service Commission, Ogun State         Nov. 2003 - June 2007
Honourable Commissioner
Ministry of Local Government and Chieftaincy Affairs,
Ogun State.                                                                     July 2007 – May 2008
Honourable State Commissioner,
Ministry of Works, Ogun State                                           May 2008 – Dec 2010
Member, Federal House of Representatives                      June 2015 – June 2019

A man of many parts, Hon Adekoya holds the title of:
Aremo Ebumawe of Ago-Iwoye
Otunba Alade'refe Of Ijebu-Ife
Otunba Mulero of Ikosi-Kosofe
Aare Opomulero of Lagos
Otunba Radefuwa of Ilaporu
Otunba Gbadero of Aiyede-Ikale
Otunba Bobaseye of Ibiade
Asiwaju Ako of Ako Matoole
Asiwaju Eyo Bajulaye of Lagos
Otunba Maiyegun of Ilara-Epe
Otunba Gbobaniyi of Imasayi
Otunba Tadese of Afon Land
Otunba Ori-Ade Odo-Jobore
Otunba Bobagunwa of Itasin-Imobi
Otunba Iwaju-Oba Aganranmuda of Iwopin
Otunba Bobagunwa of Ijale, Ketu
Otunba Gbadela of Iraye Remo
Saraki Adinni of Ago-Iwoye
Otun-Giwa Egbe Bobagunte Asiwaju Okunrin, Akile Ijebu
Asiwaju Egbe Bobagunte Okunrin ati Obinrin, Ago-Iwoye
Balogun Oloja of Akile Ijebu
Baba Egbe Bobagunwa Obinrin Akile Ijebu