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Party: All Progressives Congress (APC)
State: Osun State, Nigeria
Election: Governorship
Year: 2018

Alhaji Adegboyega Oyetola


  • ADEGBOYEGA OYETOLA is a graduate of University of Lagos with a B.Sc (Hons) INSURANCE, 1978 and MBA FINANCE, 1990.  He is also an Associate of the Chartered Insurance Institute, London and Nigeria and a Member of the Nigerian Institute of Management.
  • He started his Insurance Career with Leadway Assurance Company after his NYSC in Maiduguri in 1980 as an Assistant Manager and rose to the position of Area Manager, Control Office, Lagos.
  • He was at Crusader Insurance as Underwriting Manager, Corporate Alliance Insurance as Controller Technical before he left to set up Silvertrust Insurance Brokers in 1990.  He was on the Board of many companies.
  • He was the Executive Vice Chairman of Paragon Group of Companies with interest in Oil and Gas, Real Estate, Stock Broking etc. until his appointment as the Chief of Staff to the Governor of the State of Osun.

Source: Osun State Government

Isiaka Adegboyega Oyetola: MORE INFORMATION

Isiaka Adegboyega Oyetola was born on September 29, 1954, in Iragbiji, Boripe Local Government Area of Osun State. He attended Ifeoluwa Grammar School in Osogbo for his secondary school education which he completed in 1972. He proceeded to the prestigious University of Lagos where he bagged a Bachelor of Science honours degree in Insurance in 1978. He capped his illustrious education pedigree with a Master of Business Administration (MBA) in 1990 at the same University of Lagos, Akoka, Lagos.

Isiaka Adegboyega Oyetola had his mandatory one year National Youth Service between 1978 and 1979, at Potiskum, the capital city of present day Yobe State, where he lectured at the Staff Training Centre.

In 1980, he joined Leadway Assurance Company Limited as Area Manager, where he worked till 1987. He took another step by taking his expertise to Crusader Insurance Company Limited as Underwriting Manager between 1987 and 1990. He moved again in 1990 to Alliance and General Insurance as Technical Controller and served in that capacity until 1991.

In 1991, Isiaka Adegboyega Oyetola established Silvertrust Insurance Brokers Limited. He was the Managing Director since its founding until his appointment as Chief of Staff in 2011.

His other forays in business include Executive Vice-Chairman, Paragon Group of Companies which has interest in Oil and Gas, Mining and Real Estate since 2005 until 2011. He was also Chairman of Ebony Properties Limited. He had been a Director of Pyramid Securities Limited, until 2011, among other business interests, before his appointment as Chief of Staff.

Adegboyega Oyetola is a pronounced Technocrat as well as a progressive politician. He was a founding member of Alliance for Democracy (AD) and has been a chieftain of the party through its metamorphosis to Action Congress (AC), Action Congress of Nigeria (ACN) and now All Progressives Congress (APC). He has assisted the party nationally, particularly in the State of Osun. He is an effective grassroots mobiliser.

For his public service and philanthropic acts, Isiaka Adegboyega Oyetola has received an array of honours and awards. These include:

  1. Distinguished Merit Award by his alma mater, Ifeoluwa Grammar School, Osogbo, February 2014;
  2. The Guardian Award for Exceptional Chief of Staff in the Federation 2017;
  3. Distinguished Award of Excellence in Public Administration by Nigeria Union of Journalists, Osun State Council, August 2015;
  4. Leadership Award for Outstanding Performance by the Nigerian Society of Engineers (NSE), Osogbo Branch, March 2016;
  5. Award of Excellence by Osun State University, College of Law, Ifetedo, January 2016;
  6. Award of Excellence as ICON of Good Governance by Network of Non-Governmental Organisation (NETNOS) State of Osun Branch. November, 2017;
  7. Award for Exemplary and Exceptional Support and Fellow of Osun State College of Technology, Esa Oke, January 2017;
  8. Grand Patron of the Local Government Chapel of Osun State NUJ, November 2016;
  9. Leadership Award by International Association of Lions Club, District 404B2, Nigeria, February 2016;
  10. NAOSS-NHQ Award of Excellence in Administration and Good Governance, May 2016;
  11. Award of Excellence in Public Administration by Rotary Club of Osogbo, Rotary International, July 2016;
  12. Meritorious Award by NAOSS, Obafemi Awolowo University Chapter, February 2017;
  13. African Students Union Parliament (ASUP), Pan-African Distinguished Leadership Honour as Icon of Nation Building in Nigeria 2018.

Mr. Oyetola is an Associate Member, Chattered Insurance Institute in London and Nigeria. He is also a member of the Nigeria Institute of Management (NIM).

A socialite, philanthropist and a lover and promoter of Arts, Isiaka Adegboyega Oyetola is also member of the prestigious Ikoyi Club. He is married with children.

Source: Osun Defender

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The Senior Special Assistant to Governor Gboyega Oyetola on Social Mobilisation and Students’ Affairs, Comrade Kehinde Ayantunji, has said that the Governor of the State of Osun, Mr Gboyega Oyetola, is committed to youth development programmes that will place Osun ...
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INEC Governor of Osun State, Gboyega Oyetola has been told to prepare to hand over power come 2022 by the Osun State chapter of the New Nigeria Peoples Party (NNPP).The ...
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The Osun State Government has perfected all plans to interact with Osun youths via zoom meeting in this year International Youth Day. This was made known in a release by the Ministry of Youths and Sports, as Governor Gboyega Oyetola ...
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Our Reporter Osun State Governor Adegboyega Oyetola has said that a blend of active and soft forces is required to win the war against insurgency and restore an enduring peace to the country. He advocated collective efforts in the fight ...
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    Osun State Governor Adegboyega Oyetola has charged Nigerians to be patriotic and eschew anything capable of undermining the peaceful coexistence, national integration and territorial integrity of the country.   He implored the citizens to eschew their differences and ...
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The Governor of Osun State, Mr Gboyega Oyetola has congratulated Honourable Dayo Fasola, a Senior special Assistant to the Osun Governor and the chairmanship aspirant of Osogbo South Local Council Development Area (LCDA) ,on the occasion of her 40th years ...
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The Governor of Osun State, Mr Gboyega Oyetola has congratulated Honourable Dayo Fasola, a Senior special Assistant to the Osun Governor and the chairmanship aspirant of Osogbo South Local Council Development Area (LCDA) ,on the occasion of her 40th years ...
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From Toba Adedeji, Osogbo  The Osun State Governor, Mr Adegboyega Oyetola and Speaker, House of Assembly, Hon. Timothy Owoeye has congratulated a former Speaker of the State House of Assembly and current Executive Director, Marketing and Business Development at the ...
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Speaker of Osun State House of Assembly Timothy Owoeye has praised Governor Adegboyega Oyetola for rebuilding the burnt Atakumosa Market in Ilesa. The market will be rebuilt in collaboration with World Bank through Osun Community and Social Development Project (CSDP) ...
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Mr Timothy Owoeye, the Speaker, Osun House of Assembly, has lauded Gov. Gboyega Oyetola for embarking on the reconstruction of the burnt Atakumosa market in Ilesa. The Speaker in a statement by his Chief Press Secretary, Mr Kunle Alabi on ...
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Osun State Government has presented two hundred million naira cheque to different vulnerable groups who were affected by the inferno that destroyed the popular Atakunmosa market in Ilesa early this year. At the event held inside the market in Ilesa, ...
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The Speaker, Osun State House of Assembly, Rt. Hon. Timothy Owoeye has commended well meaning Ijesa people and the State Governor, Adegboyega Oyetola for walking the talk of reconstructing the burnt Atakumosa Market. The market would be reconstructed by the ...
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.Fulfils Another Electoral Promise .As Speaker, Owa, Other Stakeholders Commend Gov Five years after the Atakumosa market, Ilesa, was gutted by fire, Governor of Osun, Adegboyega Oyetola on Tuesday, kick-started the reconstruction of the market. The burnt market was a ...
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