Biodun Oyebanji Biography, Age, Ekiti Governor, Career, Net Worth

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Biodun Oyebanji Wikipedia Profile

Name: Biodun Abayomi Oyebanji
Gender Male
Date of Birth: December 21, 1967
Age 54 years old
State of Origin: Ekiti State
Party: All Progressives Congress (APC)
Profession: Politician
Marital status Married
Wife Prof (Mrs) Oyebanji

Governor Biodun Oyebanji Biography

Abiodun Oyebanji Biography

Abiodun Abayomi Oyebanji is a Nigerian politician and currently a member of the All Progressive Congress (APC).

Oyebanji was born on the 21st of December 1967 in Ikogosi-Ekiti, Ekiti State, Nigeria.

He’s a lecturer and once a Secretary to the Ekiti State Government, he currently won Ekiti State Governorship Election and currently Ekiti Governor.

Biodun Oyebanji Age

Abiodun Oyebanji was born on the 21st of December 1967, he is currently 54 years old, he will be 55 years old this coming December 2022.

Biodun Oyebanji Educational Background

His academic journey started at Baptist primary school, Ikogosi-Ekiti, Ekiti State, Nigeria.

He attended Awo Community High School before moving to CAC Grammar School, Efon-Alaaye, Ekiti state, in 1979.

From 1983 to 1985, he attended the Federal school of Arts and Science, Ondo State, and the District commercial Secondary school, Aramoko-Ekiti.

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In 1989, he bagged a degree in Political Science from the Ondo State University, now known as Ekiti State University. Also, in 1992, he got a Master’s in Political Science from the University of Ibadan (UI).

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Biodun Oyebanji Career

From 1993 to 1997, Abiodun Oyebanji worked as a lecturer at the University of Ado-Ekiti in the Political Science Department.

After four years, he worked as a Manager for defunct Omega Bank PLC, now known as Heritage Bank, until May 1999.

He is also in the Agricultural business and is currently the Con Dios Farm LTD chairperson.

Biodun Oyebanji Political Career

  • His political journey started on 8th June 1999 when he became the special assistant of parliament affairs to the Ekiti state governor.
  • From, the 1st of August 2000 to September 2001, he was the special adviser to the Ekiti State Governor. From September 2001 to May 29th 2003, he became the Chief of Staff to Ekiti state governor.
  • Also, he became the chairperson for a governing board of the Federal Ministry of Youth and Sports Development from June 2009 to December 2010.
  • He was the commissioner of the Ministry of Integration and Intergovernmental Affairs of the Ekiti state governor from the 23rd of December 2010 to December 2011.
  • December 2011 to 9th January 2013, he became the Commissioner for Transformation Strategy and Delivery of Head Office.
  • He served as the Commissioner for the Ministry of Budget, Economic Planning and Service delivery in Ekiti state between January 10, 2013, and October 16, 2014.
  • Then he became the secretary of the Ekiti state government from 18th October 2018 to 2021.
  • He became an Ekiti state governorship aspirant when he resigned as the SSG on the 7th of December 2021.

Biodun Oyebanji Personal Life

Biodun Oyebanji Family

Biodun Oyebanji Wife and Children

Biodun Abayomi Oyebanji is married to Prof. Mrs. Oyebanji, an associate professor at the University of Ibadan and an Ado Ekiti princess.

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Governor Biodun Oyebanji and Wife

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Governor Biodun Oyebanji News

Biodun Oyebanji Ekiti Governorship Election

Biodun Oyebanji Winner Of Ekiti Governorship Election 2022

The Independent National Electoral Commission has declared the candidate of the All Progressives Congress, Biodun Oyebanji, the Ekiti State governorship election winner.

The Returning Officer for the election, Prof Kayode Adebowale, Vice-Chancellor of the University of Ibadan, announced the results.

Adebowale said, “Oyebanji, having scored the highest number of votes, is declared the winner and returned elected as the governor-elect of Ekiti State.”

The APC scored 187,057 votes to defeat its closest rival, the SDP, which garnered 82,211 votes, the PDP, which got 67,457 votes, and 13 other parties which participated in Saturday’s governorship election.

Out of the 360,753 votes cast, the total valid votes in the election were 351,865.

While the agent of SDP, Owoseeni Ajayi, did not sign the forms for the votes cast, the agent of the ADP said, “Instead of having polling centers, what we have in Ekiti are vote-buying centers.”

Meanwhile, our correspondents who monitored the exercise across the state reported that in Ado-Ekiti, the state capital, residents trooped to the streets to celebrate the victory in the dead of the night. At the Government House in the Oke Ayoba area of the town, other APC governors, led by the state governor, Dr. Kayode Fayemi, monitored the exercise.

Similarly, in Ikogosi-Ekiti, Ekiti West Local Government Area, where Oyebanji hails from, residents also began celebrating the victory of their kinsman at the poll.

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In Ikere-Ekiti, where Oyebanji’s running mate, Mrs. Monitade Afuye, hails from, residents celebrated as the respective local government Returning Officers announced the results.

In different parts of the state, some members of the ruling party celebrated the victory, describing it as well-deserved.

Our correspondents observed that before the announcement of the results at the collation center, all the results from the 16 local government areas had been uploaded on the Result Viewing Portal of the Independent National Electoral Commission, known as IReV.

Lite9ja Team is using this platform to congratulate Biodun Oyebanji for winning Ekiti Governorship Election.

Frequently Asked Questions About Biodun Oyebanji

Q1: Who Is Ekiti Current Governor 2022?

Ekiti Current Governor is Biodun Oyebanji, he currently won the Ekiti Governorship Election as at 19th of June 2022.

Q2: Who Is Biodun Oyebanji?

Governor Abiodun Abayomi Oyebanji is a Nigerian politician and currently a member of the All Progressive Congress (APC).

Oyebanji was born on the 21st of December 1967 in Ikogosi-Ekiti, Ekiti State, Nigeria.

He’s a lecturer and once a Secretary to the Ekiti State Government, he currently won Ekiti State Governorship Election and currently Ekiti Governor.

Q3: Who Won Ekiti State Governorship Election 2022

Biodun Oyebanji is the winner of Ekiti State Governorship Election, he was currently declared winner as at 19th of June 2022.

Biodun Oyebanji Net Worth

Biodun Oyebanji estimated net worth is yet to be known.

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