Dr. Kolapo Olubunmi Olusola Eleka is the former deputy governor of Ekiti State. He is an ordained pastor, an accomplished registered Builder and Professor. He was the candidate of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) for the 2018 Ekiti gubernatorial elections.
Born in 1968. He is married to Mrs. Janet Olusola with three children.
|1||Primary Education||St. Matthew’s Primary School, Ikere-Ekiti||1972-1978|
|2||Secondary Education||Annunciation School, Ikere-Ekiti||1978-1983|
|3||B. Building||Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife between||1984 -1989|
|4||Master’s Degree in Construction Technology||University of Lagos||1993|
|5||Ph.D. in Building Structures||Obafemi Awolowo University||2005|
|1.||Graduate Assistant||Obafemi Awolowo University||1990|
|2.||Associate Professor||Obafemi Awolowo University||2009|
|4.||Chairman (State level)||Nigerian Institute of Building||2006-2009|
|5.||Registrar (National level)||Nigerian Institute of Building||2007-2009,|
|6.||Research Secretary||Nigerian Institute of Building||2009 – 2011|
|7.||Member||National Council of Nigerian Institute of Building||2006 – 2011|
|8.||Examiner||Nigerian Institute of Building||1998-2002; 2006 2011|
Awards & Honours
- Service Leadership Award by University of Pittsburg, USA
(For Exemplary Servant Leadership and Commitment to Excellence in Teaching and Learning Assessment in Ekiti State).
– Best Builder in Administration by Ekiti State Chapter of the Nigerian Institute of Building (Merit Award).
– Special Recognition Award by Nigerian Institute of Quantity Surveyors of Nigeria.
– Professional Award of Recognition by Stanford University, USA.
– Professional Award of Recognition by University of Pittsburgh, USA.
He had been described by some aspirants from both the PDP and APC as a political neophyte who has no experience to lead Ekiti.