John Olukayode Fayemi is the present Governor of Ekiti State and a native of Isan-Ekiti in Oye Local Government of Ekiti State, Nigeria. He was formerly the Minister of Solid Minerals Development.
Kayode Fayemi is married to Erelu Bisi Adeleye-Fayemi and they have a son, Jimi Fayemi.
|Name of School||Degree||Year|
|Christ School, Ado Ekiti||Primary Education|
|University of Lagos||B. History|
|University of Ife||B.Sc Politics|
|Kings College, University of London||Doctorate in War Studies||1991 – 1995|
1997–2006 — Director, Centre for Democracy & Development
1995–1997 — Secretary General, Media Empowerment for Africa (The Radio Foundation)
1993–1995 — Strategy Development Adviser, Deptford City Challenge, London, UK
1991– 1993 — Research Officer, African Research and Information Bureau, London, UK.
1992–1992 — Tutorial Fellow, War Studies Department, King’s College, London, UK
1987–1989 — Research Officer, Development & Management Consultants, Ikeja. Lagos-Nigeria.
1985–1986 — Lecturer, Nigeria-Police Training College, Sokoto – Nigeria
9 February 1965
2010–2014 — Governor, Ekiti State.
2015-2018 – Minister Of Solid Minerals Development Federal Republic Of Nigeria.
2018 — Till Date- Governor, Ekiti State.