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Governorship Elections 2022


Ademola Bayonle Adeseye

Ademola Bayonle Adeseye

Young Progressive Party (YPP) Governorship Candidate

Age: 35 | Occupation: Research professional, medical doctor, politician and philanthropist

Place of Birth: Gbongan, Ayedaade

Highest Education Qualification: MBBS and Masters of Public Health

University Attended: University of Ibadan, Boston University

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 is contesting under the Young Progressive Party (YPP). 

Akin Ogunbiyi

Akin Ogunbiyi

Accord Party (A) Governorship Candidate

Age: 59 | Occupation: Politician/Businessman

Place of Birth: Ile Ogbo

Highest Education Qualification: B.Sc. and M.Sc.

University Attended: University of Lagos

Akin Ogunbiyi is a renowned entrepreneur and politician from Nigeria. He is best known as the founder and chairman of Mutual Benefits Assurance Plc. He is currently a member of the Accord Party (AP), although he was previously a member of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). He was recently declared by the Accord Party (AP) to vie for the gubernatorial seat in Osun Estate on 16 July 2022.

Akin Ogunbiyi is a known philanthropist in Nigeria. He won the Achievers Merit Award in Business Frontline in recognition of his philanthropic contribution.

He was born Akinlade Ogunbiyi in Ile Ogbo, Osun State, Nigeria. His parents were farmers, and his father served as chairman of the Trade Association. He was raised alongside two siblings.

Abede Adetona Samuel

Abede Adetona Samuel

National Rescue Movement (NRM) Governorship Candidate

Age: 59 | Occupation: Politician

Place of Birth: Osun State

Highest Education Qualification: Bsc

University Attended: University of Phoenix

Samuel Adetona Abede is a renowned politician from Nigeria. He is a contestant in the forthcoming July 2022 governorship election, vying under the National Rescue Movement (NRM) party in Osun State.

Samuel Adetona Abede was the state chairman of the National Rescue Movement (NRM) party before he was selected by the party to vie for the Osun State governorship.

The Nigerian politician was born on 5 May 1973. His father, Omoba Sunday Adewunmi Abede, died on 10 January 2018. Samuel is a devoted Christian believer.

Regarding his educational background, the politician attended the University of Phoenix. According to the records he submitted to INEC, he has two academic qualifications, FSLC and WAEC.

Ayowole Olubusuyi Adedeji

Ayowole Olubusuyi Adedeji

Peoples Redemption Party (PRP) Governorship Candidate

Age: 38 | Occupation: Mechanical Engineer, Teacher, Music Producer, And Politician

Place of Birth: Ilesa

Highest Education Qualification: B.Sc and M.Sc

University Attended: Obafemi Awolowo University, Federal University of Technology, Akure and University of Lagos

Busuyi Ayowole is the Peoples Redemption Party’s (PRP) candidate for the Osun State governorship.

Busuyi Ayowole is a Nigerian engineer and politician. He is best recognised for his works in the Nigerian music industry. 

He has worked with several budding and established artists over the years. 

He recently launched his bid to contest for the Osun State gubernatorial seat under the People’s Redemption Party in the July 2022 elections. Most people popularly know him as BSY.

Kehinde Munirudeen Atanda

Kehinde Munirudeen Atanda

African Democratic Party (ADP) Governorship Candidate

Age: 59 | Occupation: Nigerian politician and United Kingdom based lawyer

Place of Birth: Iwo

Highest Education Qualification: LL.B and LL.M

University Attended: University of Ibadan and University of East London

Kehinde Munirudeen Atanda is a prominent London based lawyer and Nigerian politician. However, little was known about him until he came into the political scene in 2018. He is one of the Osun State governorship seat contestants in the July 2022 election on the Action Democratic Party (ADP) ticket.

Mr. Munirudeen Kehinde Atanda was one of the Osun State 2018 Governorship election aspirant under the Social Democratic Party (SDP).

His father was the late Eniola Abdul Azeez Atanda.

Having contested in 2018, Munirudeen Atanda will be contesting for the 2022 Osun State governorship under the Action Democratic Party (ADP).

Nurudeen Ademola Adeleke

Nurudeen Ademola Adeleke

Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Governorship Candidate

Age: 61 | Occupation: Politician/Businessman

Place of Birth: Ede

Highest Education Qualification: Bachelor of Science, Criminal Justice

University Attended: Atlanta Metropolitan State College

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 n et 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

Adesuyi John Olufemi

Adesuyi John Olufemi

Zenith Labour Party (ZLP) Governorship Candidate

Age: 46 | Occupation: Engineer, Politician, Businessman

Place of Birth: Ife

Highest Education Qualification: Not Accessible Yet

University Attended: Not Accessible Yet

John Olufemi Adesuyi is a renowned Nigerian businessman and politician, born on July 7, 1976. 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 Olufemi Adesuyi 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

Yusuf Sulaimon Lasun

Labour Party (LP) Governorship Candidate

Age: 62 | Occupation: Engineer, Politician

Place of Birth: Ilobu, Irepodun

Highest Education Qualification: M.Sc

University Attended: Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife.

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.

Adegboyega Oyetola

Adegboyega Oyetola

All Progressives Congress (APC) Governorship Candidate

Age: 68 | Occupation: Politician/Business

Place of Birth: Iragbiji, Boripe

Highest Education Qualification: B.Sc. and MBA

University Attended: University of Lagos

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.

Omigbodun Akinrinola Oyegoke

Omigbodun Akinrinola Oyegoke

Social Democratic Party (SDP) Governorship Candidate

Age: 58 | Occupation: Architect, Teacher, Estate Surveyor and Politician

Place of Birth: Osogbo, Osun State

Highest Education Qualification: B.Sc. and M.Sc. Architecture

University Attended: Obafemi Awolowo university

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 while 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.


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