Ademola Adeleke is a Nigerian politician who currently serves as the governor of Osun State as of 2022. He was the Senator representing Osun-West senatorial district in Nigeria from 2017-2019. Ademola Adeleke has been nicknamed “Dancing senator” by social media critics.
Senator Adeleke has two children, Nike and B.Red. The senator is an Uncle to popular musician Davido.
Ede Muslim Grammar School, Ede, Osun State (1981)
Diploma in Criminology Jacksonville State University, Usa (1986)
CHAIRMAN/CEO ORIGIN INT LTD 2001 – 2017
GROUP EXEC DIRECTOR PACIFIC HOLDINGS LTD 1994 – 2000
15 November 1960
Peoples Democratic Party (PDP)
Senator Osun West
Ademola Adeleke started his political career in 2007 alongside his late brother Senator Isiaka Adeleke who died in April 2017. Ademola ran for the by-election after the death of his brother emerging as the winner under the People’s Democratic Party and replacing Late Isiaka Adeleke’s vacant office left as a result of his death.
Ademola as at April 2017 was a member under the All Progressives Congress until he decamped to the People’s Democratic Party with assurance from top members of a successful election