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Osun 2022: Gubernatorial candidates, who they are?

Osun State Osun State

Some days to the Osun gubernatorial election scheduled for Saturday, July 16, 2022, the political candidates are getting ready to battle in other to occupy the Bola Ige House Governor’s Office, Abere.

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) initially screened 18 gubernatorial candidates while three, the AA, APGA and ADC were asked to step down by INEC for not meeting the guidelines.

The candidates by political parties for the July 16, Osun gubernatorial election are:

Omigbodun Akinrinola Oyegoke, Social Democratic Party (SDP)
He is 58 years old as of 2022. Architect, teacher, estate surveyor and politician. Born in Osogbo, Osun State.

Omigbodun Akinrinola Oyegoke is a famous Nigerian architect, teacher, estate surveyor and politician. He is 58 years old as of 2022. His running mate is Oni Mukaila Adesoye.

His father is Ladunjoye Omigbodun, and his mother is Regina Olatide Omigbodun.

His wife is Oyinkan Babalola Omigbodun, and she is a primary teacher.

Previously, he served as the Programme Monitoring Adviser of the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) in Osun State, Nigeria.

He has a B.Sc. and M.Sc. Architecture from the Obafemi Awolowo university

Kehinde Munirudeen Atanda Action Democratic Party (ADP)
As of 2022, he will be 59 years old. Nigerian politician and United Kingdom based lawyer.

Born in Osun State. He hails from Iwo, Osun State, Nigeria.

His father was the late Eniola Abdul Azeez Atanda.

He is contesting for the Osun State governorship under the Action Democratic Party.

He holds a LL.B and LL.M from the University of Ibadan and University of East London.

Ayowole Olubusuyi Adedeji, Peoples Redemption Party (PRP)
He was born in 1984, and he is currently 38 years old.

He is a Mechanical engineer, teacher, music producer, and politician from Ilesa, Osun State, Nigeria.

The Ilesa native is a mechanical engineer, teacher, music producer, and politician

He is the Peoples Redemption Party’s candidate for the Osun State governorship.

He holds a B.Sc and M.Sc from the Obafemi Awolowo University, Federal University of Technology, Akure and University of Lagos

Ademola Bayonle Adeseye, Young Progressive Party (YPP)
He was born on October 15, 1987. He is 35 years as of 2022.

He is a research professional, medical doctor, politician and philanthropist.

He is a native of Gbongan, Ayedaade Local Government, Osun State.

Ademola Bayonle Adeseye is a research professional, medical doctor, politician and philanthropist. His father is Charles Adeyinka Ademola, and his mother is Christina Ajibike Ademola.

The Nigerian politician’s zodiac sign is Libra. He is the chairman of the DAB Foundation and he is among the youngest candidates who will be battling it out in the upcoming Osun State 2022 gubernatorial election.

He holds an MBBS and Masters of Public Health from the University of Ibadan, Boston University.

Abede Adetona Samuel, National Rescue Mission (NRM)

He is 49 years as of 2022 and was born on May 5, 1973.

He is a Nigerian politician and his running mate is Amoo Fasilat Omolara, she is 50 years old.

His zodiac sign is Taurus.

He is an alumnus of University of Phoenix, Arizona

Akin Ogunbiyi, Accord Party. He is 59 years old as of 2022.

Akin Ogunbiyi is a Nigerian politician and entrepreneur who was born in Ile Ogbo, Osun State.

His zodiac sign is Virgo. He is an entrepreneur and astute politician.

His wife is called Adedotun Ogunbiyi, a former teacher and businessperson.

The entrepreneur’s net worth allegedly ranges between $1 million and $5 million.

He has consistently described himself as a blessed man rather than a rich one.
He holds a B.Sc. and M.Sc. from the University of Lagos

Senator Nurudeen Ademola Adeleke, Peoples Democratic Party (PDP)
He is 61 years as of 2022.

Adeleke is a Nigerian politician and entrepreneur and an indigene of Ede in Osun State

Ademola Adeleke is a Nigerian politician and entrepreneur.

He represented the Osun West Senatorial District between 2017 and 2019 in the Nigerian Senate under the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) after controversially decamping from the All Progressives Congress (APC).

The former Nigerian Senator is from the Adeleke family of Ede in Osun State.

He is married to Titilola Adeleke and she is a businessperson.

He has a daughter named Adenike Adeleke.

He allegedly has a net worth of $100 million.

His fame in politics skyrocketed after the demise of his brother, Isiaka Adeleke, who was a two time Senator representing Osun West Senatorial District.

He holds a Bachelor of Science, Criminal Justice from the Atlanta Metropolitan State College

Adesuyi John Olufemi, Zenith Labour Party (ZLP)

He was born on July 7, 1976 and he will be 46 years in 2022.

He is an engineer, businessman and politician born in Ife.

John Olufemi Adesuyi is a renowned Nigerian businessman and politician. The businessperson was born on July 7, 1976 and he will be 46 years in 2022.

His father is Augustine Adesuyi, and his mother is Sinat Omolara Adisa.
He has three children named Taiwo Adebayo, Peter Adebimpe Adeite and Adebola Praise Oyetola.

The Nigerian politician’s birth sign is Cancer. John OlufemiAdesuyi is an engineer at Apex Institute of Engineering and Technology.

The Nigerian politician is the flag bearer for the Zenith Labour Party In the forthcoming Osun State gubernatorial election on July 16, 2022.

Yusuf Sulaimon Lasun, Labour Party (LP)

October 4, 1960. He will be 62 years in 2022.

He is a chartered engineer, entrepreneur and politician
He hails from Ilobu, Irepodun Local Government Area, Osun State.

Yusuf Sulaimon Lasun was born October 4, 1960. He is from Ilobu, the administrative headquarters of Irepodun Local Government Area, Osun State.

He started his formal education at the Local Authority Primary School in Ilobu, Osun State and then proceeded on his secondary education at Ansar-Ud-Deen Secondary School, Erin, and later moved to Ifon/Erin Community High School Ifon, both in Osun State from 1973 to 1979.

He secured an admission into the University of Ibadan, Ibadan, Oyo State where he studied Mechanical Engineering, and earned a Bachelor of Science (Hons) degree.

He was a member of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and represented Irepodun/Olurunda/Osogbo/Orolu Federal Constituency of Osun State in the House of Representatives between 2015 and 2019 where he was the Deputy Speaker of the House of Representatives of Nigeria.

Lasun decamped from the All Progressive Congress (APC) to the Labour Party where he signified intentions to contest at its gubernatorial candidate.

He is the LP gubernatorial candidate for the July 16, gubernatorial election in the state.
He holds a M.Sc in Mechanical Engineering from the ObafemiAwolowo University, Ile-Ife.

Adegboyega Oyetola, All Progressives Congress (APC)

He was born September 29, 1954 in Iragbiji, Boripe Local Government Area of Osun State.

He will be 68 in 2022.

He is a Nigerian businessman, entrepreneur, politician and Governor of Osun State.

Adegboyega Oyetola is a Nigerian politician and Governor of Osun State who was born September 29, 1954, in Iragbiji, Boripe Local Government Area of Osun State.

He started his secondary education at Ifeoluwa Grammar School, Osogbo and graduated in 1972.

Oyetola proceeded to the University of Lagos and graduated with a B.Sc(Hons), Insurance in 1978.

He had his National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) in Potiskum, Yobe State between 1978 and 1979.

Obtained Master of Business Administration (MBA) from the University of Lagos in 1990.

He is the current governor of Osun State and will be seeking a second term under the APC in the July 16, 2022 gubernatorial election.

He is married to Kafayat Oyetola and the marriage is blessed with children.

As Chief Of Staff to Governor Rauf Aregbesola, Oyetola contested the Osun State gubernatorial candidate on the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC) for the September 22, 2018 gubernatorial election and won defeating his closest rival, Ademola Adeleke of the Peoples Democratic Party.

On March 23, 2019 Tribunal declared him to have not been legally returned and ordered the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to issue certificates of return to Senator Adeleke of the PDP.

The decision was contested at the Court of Appeal and Supreme Court to the favour of Adegboyega Oyetola.

He holds a B.Sc. and MBA from the University of Lagos

Others are; Action Peoples Party (APP) – Adebayo Adeolu Elisha
Allied Peoples Movement (APM)– AwoyemiOluwatayo
African Action Congress (AAC)– Awojide Peter Segun
New Nigeria Peoples Party (NNPP) – SaliuRasakOyelami
Boot Party (BP) – Adeleke AdesojiMasiloAderemi.

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