Meet Ademola Adeleke who is a Nigerian-born politician, professor at department of history & strategic studies and the current senator who represent Osun-went senatorial district since 10 July 2017. He is a member of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in Osun State.
Ademola Adeleke was born to the family of senator Ayoola Adeleke and Esther Adeleke. He was born in Enugu and spent his early years in the city. He started his primary education at Christ Church School.
Ademola political career fully resumed after the death of his brother Isiaka Adetunji Adeleke who died in early 2017. Ademola run for the post of a senator to represent the people of Osun west, he replaced his Late brother, in the July 2017, bye-election and was successfully declared winner after the election.
Ademola is a father to popular musician, B-Red and a relation to singer Davido.
His victory came as a shocker to the APC, as the ruling party expected a landslide victory. It is interesting to note that Ademola Adeleke was a member of the APC just a month before the bye-election, but had to dump the party for the PDP, when he suspected that he wasn’t going to be picked in the primaries
So many people are wondering who Ademola Adeleke is, and how he won the Osun West bye election.
Here is a post that is going to give you all you need to know about the man who shocked the APC in the Osun West bye-election.
VIDEO: Meet your incoming Senator from Osun West Senatorial District. Senator just need to hire some Musician now for entertainment session.
Davido’s Cousin, B-red’s father, Ademola Adeleke busting some serious moves after winning the senatorial election in Osun State.
National Chairman, Ali Modu Sheriff,personally presented the PDP party’s flag to Ademola Adeleke, candidate for the Osun West by-election.
Ademola, brother of deceased Senator Adeleke, in his response boasted that he will win the by-election on July 8, 2017 which he indeed emerged winner.
Ademola Nurudeen Adeleke full biography and Net Worth
Ademola Adeleke is a Nigerian politician, professor at department of history & strategic studies. He is currently the Senator representing Osun-went senatorial district since 10 July 2017 election.
Ademola Adeleke was born in Enugu (a city which he spent his early years), to the family of senator Ayoola Adeleke and Esther Adeleke. He started his primary education at Christ Church School.
Ademola is a father to popular musician, B-Red and a relation to singer Davido. Ademola Adeleke is the younger brother of the Late Isiaka Adetunji Adeleke.
Ademola political career began fully as he ran for the post of Senator in the Osun West Senatorial District, he ran for the post in a bid to replace his brother Isiaka Adetunji Adeleke who died in April 2017.
He was subsequently elected as Senator of the Osun West Senatorial district to replace his Late brother, in the July 2017, bye-election.
His victory came as a shocker to the APC, as the ruling party expected a landslide victory.
It is interesting to note that Ademola Adeleke was a member of the APC just a month before the bye-election, but had to dump the party for the PDP, when he suspected that he wasn’t going to be picked in the primaries.
The Newly-elected senator for Osun-West Senatorial District, Ademola Adeleke on Wednesday took oath office to replace the late Isiaka Adeleke who died on April 23, 2017
The oath was administered on him by the Clerk of the Senate, Nelson Ayewoh, during plenary.
Adeleke won the senatorial bye-election held on Saturday, defeating his closest opponent, Mudashiru Hussein of the All Progressives Congress (APC).
The new senator is a younger brother to the deceased Isiaka Adeleke.
Congratulating the new lawmaker, Deputy Minority Leader, Emmanuel Bwacha, said “I want to tell Nigerians that God loves Nigerians. The giant, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), is awake.”
“The development is an indication that Nigeria is going to move forward. I congratulate you. There is no winner, no vanquish. All our sons who are in Diaspora should come home so that we can re-position this party for a better Nigeria. This can only be possible if we are serious to change the change’.”
In his remarks, the President of the Senate, Dr Bukola Saraki, said that in line with Senate rules, there could not be further debate, adding that “we take note of Senator Bwacha’s comments.”
However in a statement published on Twitter, Saraki said that he was filled with emotions as he swore in the senator, adding that his “only sadness is that Senator Ademola Adeleke is not coming in as an APC member”.
He said that he hopes his win serves as an eye opener to the party, adding that he won as a result of “mishandling of the pre-election matters by” APC.
Welcoming Senator Ademola Adeleke to the Red Chamber pic.twitter.com/ZafLyEnDQB
— Bukola Saraki (@bukolasaraki) July 12, 2017
With the inauguration of Adeleke, PDP now has 43 lawmakers while the APC has 65.
Photo Credit: Twitter – @bukolasaraki