Chief Tolu Odebiyi, an Iboro born political tactician, currently serves as the Senator representing Ogun West district in the 9th National Assembly. He was also the Chief of Staff to the Ogun State Governor Ibikunle Amosun. His father, Chief Jonathan Odebiyi, was the Minority Leader in the Second Republic Senate on the platform of the defunct Unity Party of Nigeria.
Born 23rd April 1956 in Okemesi-Ekiti, Chief Tolu Odebiyi’s working career spans several real estate development projects both in the United States and Nigeria. He was at a time responsible for the generation and brokerage of commercial and residential transactions in excess of $150million in the United States.
He was responsible for closing several big ticket deals for firms with market leaders that included banks, oil and gas, and diversified conglomerates.
He has been a consistent sponsor and mentor of the less privileged students in his home town Iboro.
|1.||West African School Certificate Examinations (WASC)||Okemesi Grammar School, Okemesi-Ekiti|
|2.||Higher School Certificate (HSC)||Polytechnic, Ibadan|
|3.||B.Sc degree in building construction and engineering technology||Wentworth Institute of Technology, Boston Massachusetts.|
|Associate Degree in engineering technology||University of Massachusetts, Lowell Campus.|
|1.||Managing Director||Real estate company|
|2.||Managing Director||Agbara Industries.|
|3.||Founder||Micro Credit Scheme for Women.|
- Permanent Secretary in the Office of Chief of Staff, Governor’s Office in May 2006.Chief of Staff to Governor Ambode 2015.
- He will be retiring from his current position as the senator representing Ogun West senatorial district in the upcoming 2023 election.
Awards & Honours
- Top Producing Broker for three consecutive years at Long and Foster Real Estate in Columbia.Top Producer ($1 to $3 Million Sales in 1997) at Long & Foster in USA. Executive Club Member, Sales in Excess of $5 million in 1998 at Long & Foster, USA. Director Club Member for two consecutive years in 1999 and 2000 at Long & Foster, USA.
- Commander Of The Order Of The Niger (CON)