Dr Isiaka Ayodele Owoade is a native of Ikire in Irewole Local Government Area, State Of Osun. His early education was at St Johns Primary School Ikire (1961-1966) and St Charles Grammar School Osogbo (1968-1971). He had his first degree in Geology from the University of Ibadan in 1977. He also holds a Masters Degree in Water and Wastes Engineering (1982) and a PHD in Water Resources Management (1989). He lectured in a number of higher institutions in Nigeria and abroad before retiring in 1996 from the University of Zimbabwe as a Senior Lecturer in Water Resources Management.
In terms of community service and leadership roles, He served previously as President, Osun State Union, UK (2000-2004) and Chairman, Action Congress of Nigeria, UK Chapter (2006-2011). His academic awards includes the UK Commonwealth Scholarship for Doctorate degree (1986-1989), The British Council Visiting Fellowship (1996-1997), Oyo State Scholarship for M.Sc (1982-1983).
He is also a fully qualified computer systems analyst and programmer with full intellectual property rights to a commercial application used for fleet management and vehicle tracking.