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  • Date Created August 27, 1991
  • Capital Osogbo
  • Governor Adegboyega Oyetola
  • Land Area 9,251 sq km (3,572 sq mi)
  • Population 3,416,959
  • GDP $7.28 billion

Osun State governor, Gboyega Oyetola

Gboyega Oyetola
  • NameGboyega Oyetola
  • Assumed Office 27 November, 2018
  • Date of Birth29 September, 1954
  • Political partyAll Progressives Congress (APC)

Gboyega Oyetola was born in Iragbiji, Boripe Local Government Area of Osun State on September 29, 1954. He started his secondary education at Ifeoluwa Grammar School, Osogbo and graduated in 1972. And proceeded to the University of Lagos  and graduated with a Bachelor of Science honours degree in Insurance in 1978. He proceeded for his mandatory one year National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) in Potiskum, Yobe State, where he lectured at the Staff Training Centre between 1978 and 1979. He obtained his Master of Business Administration (MBA) from the University of Lagos in 1990. Oyetola was a member of the Alliance for Democracy (AD), and has been in the party through its metamorphosis to Action Congress (AC), Action Congress of Nigeria (ACN) and now the All Progressives Congress (APC). In July 2018, he contested with Osun state House of Representatives deputy speaker Yusuf Lasun and Speaker of the Osun House of Assembly Nojeem Salaam, Dr Samuel Ibiyemi, Publisher Nigerian NewsDirect Newspapers, Adelere Oriolowo, Moshood Adeoti amongst others for the All Progressive gubernatorial candidate of the September 22, 2018 gubernatorial election in Osun state and won. He was sworn into office on November 27, 2018