Ademola Adeleke Biography, net worth, career, state of origin, education, wife and more
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Ademola Adeleke is a Nigerian former senator representing the Osun-west senatorial district until June 2019 when he had to step down. He is popularly known as ‘d dancing senator’, this is because of the driving skills he tends to showcase at any given time.
He is the son of the Late Chief Raji Ayoola Adeleke and Nnena Esther Adeleke. His dad was a politician and a second republic Senator and political leader of the defunct Unity Party of Nigeria (UPN) and also the Balogun of Ede land in Osun State
Ademola Adeleke is a brother to Adedeji Adeleke and also uncle to popular Nigerian music star, Davido.
He was declared the winner of the governorship election by the Independent Electoral Commission (INEC) that took place in Osun state and is currently the governor of the state after defeating Alhaji Gboyega Oyetola of APC and Iyiola Omisore of SDP
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Real name Ademola Adeleke
Date of birth 13 May 1960
Country of Origin Federal Republic of Nigeria
Occupation Politician and Businessman
Net worth $560 million
Ademola Adeleke Career
Ademola Adeleke started as a businessman and as far back as 1985–to 1989, he was a service contractor at Quicksilver Courier Company in Atlanta, Georgia, US.
He also worked at a flavors and fragrance manufacturing company from 1990 to 1994 where he served as the vice president of Origin International LLC, Atlanta, Georgia, US
Years later, from 2001 to 2016 he worked as the Executive Director of his brother’s company known as Pacific Holdings Limited.
He started having a passion for politics in 2001 but he yet to hit the spotlight until after he lost his brother known as Senator Isiaka Adeleke who died in April 2017.
In April 2017, Ademola lost his brother Isiaka Adeleke who was the senator representing the Osun-West district after this incident he decided to try his hands on politics and he was lucky enough to run for senator which he won victor.
He used to be a member of the All Progressive Party but he defected in April 2017 to the People’s Democratic party and he decided to run for the Senator’s position he won and served as the senator representing the Osun-West district until June 2019.
Years later, he also contested for the governorship seat and On 23 July 2018, Ademola was announced winner of which Davido also took to his Instagram page to congratulate his uncle on his Victory
The results of the election was heavily contested by Ademola Adeleke as false and a ‘coup’ and in July 2019 The Supreme Court reviewed the election; and declared Gboyega Oyetola of APC as the winner.
Ademola Adeleke Educational Background
Ademola Adeleke attended his primary schools at the Methodist Primary School, Surulere Lagos,but due to certain reasons his parents relocated and he had to continue his primary school at Nawarudeen Primary School, Ikire.
After graduating from primary school he proceeded to obtain his senior school certificate from the Seventh Day Adventist Secondary School, Ede, and he later moved to Ede Muslim Grammar School Ede.
Immediately after his secondary school, he went outside the country to get a degree from the Jacksonville State University, Alabama in the United States where he majored in Criminal Justice with a minor in Political Science.
In 2021, He went back to Atlanta Metropolitan State College, to pursue a bachelor’s degree in Criminal Justice
Ademola Adeleke social Media Handle
He has lots of followers on his social media platforms and you can follow on Instagram (@aadeleke_01)
Ademola Adeleke Relationship
Ademola Adeleke is married to Titlola Adeleke and is the father of three children including Shina Rambo and B-Red who are both popular Nigerian musicians and He also has a daughter, Adenike Adeleke.
After his daughter graduated from Oakland University in Alabama, US, he decided to surprise her and he bought her a brand new Mercedes Benz GLB 250
Ademola Adeleke Net worth
When it comes to the list of rich Nigerian men, there’s no we Senator Ademola Adeleke won’t be mentioned and his estimated net worth as of 2021 is $560 million. He also owns the below listed cars
Range Rover Sport
Mercedes Benz G-Wagon
Mercedes Benz GLB 250
How Old is Ademola Adeleke?
He is 62 years old as of 2022
Where is he from?
He is from Osun state
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