Senator Olusola Adeyeye

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Senator Olusola Adeyeye was born in the 50s. He is an indigene of Ila in Osun State. He attended Ilesa Grammar School where he obtained his West Africa School Certificate. Adeyeye attended the University of Ibadan for his First Degree. He worked for the Unity Party of Nigeria (UPN), which was the party of Chief Obafemi Awolowo and later went abroad where he bagged his Second Degree following Awolowo’s loss in the 1979 Elections. He thereafter obtained a PhD from the University of Georgia. Adeyeye Olusola later became a Professor of Biology at Duquesne University.

Prior to becoming a Senator of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, Adeyeye Olusola was the Secretary-General of the United Democratic Front of Nigeria (UDFN), an overseas organization that promoted a return to democracy in Nigeria. After returning to Nigeria, Adeyeye was Chairman of Ifedayo Local Government in Osun State. He was elected a member of Federal House of Representatives in April 2003, representing Boluwaduro/Ifedayo/Ila Federal Constituency, holding office until April 2007.

Senator Olusola Adeyeye is currently a Senator of the Federal Republic of Nigeria representing Osun Central Senatorial District. In the 2015 elections, he again re-contested for a seat in Osun Central Senatorial District under the platform of the All Progressive Congress (APC) and won. He was later nominated as the Chief Whip of the senate and committee on Independent National Electoral Commission Constitutional Review.