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Profile Of Chief Olusola Oke The Next Governor Of Ondo State(!?) by Tushed: 10:11pm On Aug 10, 2012
Profile of Chief Olusola Oke
Hon. (Chief) Olusola Oke

Born on 7th of April, 1956, in Ilowo a coastal town in Ilaje Local government Area of Ondo State, he attended UNA Primary School, Ode-Ilowo between 1961-1963. Between 1963 and 1973, he engaged in subsistence high sea fishing, a career in which he acquired great fame.

His quest for knowledge compelled him to abandon fishing to the amazement of his fishermen colleagues and returned to Methodist Primary School, Ilepete in 1973 to complete his primary school education. He later proceeded to Methodist Secondary Modern School, Ilepete where he graduated in 1976. He attended Ilaje Grammar School, Atijere, a primary School in Ilaje Local Government where Chief Oke baged his WASC in 1980. Taught briefly as auxiliary Teacher at Happy city college Ayetero, Ilaje Local Government and Methodist High School, Okitipupa.

In October 1981, he was admitted to Ondo State School of Arts and Science, Ikare where he was, when the prestigious University of Ife offered him admission in 1982 to study law.

In 1986 Chief Oke bagged a Degree in Law and proceeded same year to the Nigeria Law School. In 1987, he was called to the Nigeria Bar and enrolled at the Supreme Court as Solicitor and Advocate of the Supreme Court of Nigeria. Joined the firm of Chief Olufemi Lanlehin, Ikeja, Lagos, in November 1987 from where he moved to Okitipupa in Ondo State and opened a firm of Solicitors, Olusola Oke & Associate on the 14th of July, 1988. He was later elected into the House of Representatives in 1992 to represent Ilaje/Ese-Odo Federal Constituency. Before this, he was appointed a member, Ondo State Internal Revenue Board. In 2000, the President and Commander-in-Chief of the Federal Republic of Nigeria appointed and inaugurated him as a commissioner representing Ondo State on the Governing Board of NDDC where he served meritoriously for four years. In 2005, he was appointed by the President as member of the National Political Reform Conference. While there, the Ondo State Government appointed him as the Chairman and CEO of Ondo State Oil Producing Area Development Commission (OSOPADEC) a position he held until he voluntarily resigned in October, 2006 to run for PDP ticket for Ondo South Senatorial District. At the primary election, he was returned as candidate having secured not less than 75% of the votes cast in a race involving three (3) aspirants. He also campaigned for the general election and scored 318,000 votes. His victory was aborted by intra-party mischief which was endorsed by the Supreme Court in July 2008.

Before the decision of the Supreme Court upholding his supplant by a loser, he had contested and won party election as the National Legal Adviser of our great party, a position he now occupies. He is a member of the recently constituted Technical committee on Niger Delta
[b]Profile of Chief Olusola Oke
Hon. (Chief) Olusola Oke

Born on 7th of April, 1956, in Ilowo a coastal town in Ilaje Local government Area of Ondo State, he attended UNA Primary School, Ode-Ilowo between 1961-1963. Between 1963 and 1973, he engaged in subsistence high sea fishing, a career in which he acquired great fame.

His quest for knowledge compelled him to abandon fishing to the amazement of his fishermen colleagues and returned to Methodist Primary School, Ilepete in 1973 to complete his primary school education. He later proceeded to Methodist Secondary Modern School, Ilepete where he graduated in 1976. He attended Ilaje Grammar School, Atijere, a primary School in Ilaje Local Government where Chief Oke baged his WASC in 1980. Taught briefly as auxiliary Teacher at Happy city college Ayetero, Ilaje Local Government and Methodist High School, Okitipupa.

In October 1981, he was admitted to Ondo State School of Arts and Science, Ikare where he was, when the prestigious University of Ife offered him admission in 1982 to study law.

In 1986 Chief Oke bagged a Degree in Law and proceeded same year to the Nigeria Law School. In 1987, he was called to the Nigeria Bar and enrolled at the Supreme Court as Solicitor and Advocate of the Supreme Court of Nigeria. Joined the firm of Chief Olufemi Lanlehin, Ikeja, Lagos, in November 1987 from where he moved to Okitipupa in Ondo State and opened a firm of Solicitors, Olusola Oke & Associate on the 14th of July, 1988. He was later elected into the House of Representatives in 1992 to represent Ilaje/Ese-Odo Federal Constituency. Before this, he was appointed a member, Ondo State Internal Revenue Board. In 2000, the President and Commander-in-Chief of the Federal Republic of Nigeria appointed and inaugurated him as a commissioner representing Ondo State on the Governing Board of NDDC where he served meritoriously for four years. In 2005, he was appointed by the President as member of the National Political Reform Conference. While there, the Ondo State Government appointed him as the Chairman and CEO of Ondo State Oil Producing Area Development Commission (OSOPADEC) a position he held until he voluntarily resigned in October, 2006 to run for PDP ticket for Ondo South Senatorial District. At the primary election, he was returned as candidate having secured not less than 75% of the votes cast in a race involving three (3) aspirants. He also campaigned for the general election and scored 318,000 votes. His victory was aborted by intra-party mischief which was endorsed by the Supreme Court in July 2008.

Before the decision of the Supreme Court upholding his supplant by a loser, he had contested and won party election as the National Legal Adviser of our great party, a position he now occupies. He is a member of the recently constituted Technical committee on Niger Delta
[/b]Profile of Chief Olusola Oke
Hon. (Chief) Olusola Oke

Born on 7th of April, 1956, in Ilowo a coastal town in Ilaje Local government Area of Ondo State, he attended UNA Primary School, Ode-Ilowo between 1961-1963. Between 1963 and 1973, he engaged in subsistence high sea fishing, a career in which he acquired great fame.

His quest for knowledge compelled him to abandon fishing to the amazement of his fishermen colleagues and returned to Methodist Primary School, Ilepete in 1973 to complete his primary school education. He later proceeded to Methodist Secondary Modern School, Ilepete where he graduated in 1976. He attended Ilaje Grammar School, Atijere, a primary School in Ilaje Local Government where Chief Oke baged his WASC in 1980. Taught briefly as auxiliary Teacher at Happy city college Ayetero, Ilaje Local Government and Methodist High School, Okitipupa.

In October 1981, he was admitted to Ondo State School of Arts and Science, Ikare where he was, when the prestigious University of Ife offered him admission in 1982 to study law.

In 1986 Chief Oke bagged a Degree in Law and proceeded same year to the Nigeria Law School. In 1987, he was called to the Nigeria Bar and enrolled at the Supreme Court as Solicitor and Advocate of the Supreme Court of Nigeria. Joined the firm of Chief Olufemi Lanlehin, Ikeja, Lagos, in November 1987 from where he moved to Okitipupa in Ondo State and opened a firm of Solicitors, Olusola Oke & Associate on the 14th of July, 1988. He was later elected into the House of Representatives in 1992 to represent Ilaje/Ese-Odo Federal Constituency. Before this, he was appointed a member, Ondo State Internal Revenue Board. In 2000, the President and Commander-in-Chief of the Federal Republic of Nigeria appointed and inaugurated him as a commissioner representing Ondo State on the Governing Board of NDDC where he served meritoriously for four years. In 2005, he was appointed by the President as member of the National Political Reform Conference. While there, the Ondo State Government appointed him as the Chairman and CEO of Ondo State Oil Producing Area Development Commission (OSOPADEC) a position he held until he voluntarily resigned in October, 2006 to run for PDP ticket for Ondo South Senatorial District. At the primary election, he was returned as candidate having secured not less than 75% of the votes cast in a race involving three (3) aspirants. He also campaigned for the general election and scored 318,000 votes. His victory was aborted by intra-party mischief which was endorsed by the Supreme Court in July 2008.

Before the decision of the Supreme Court upholding his supplant by a loser, he had contested and won party election as the National Legal Adviser of our great party, a position he now occupies. He is a member of the recently constituted Technical committee on Niger Delta
Re: Profile Of Chief Olusola Oke The Next Governor Of Ondo State(!?) by sogoisrael(m): 4:11am On Aug 11, 2012
What does he have to offer! Can he turn Ondo state τ̲̅ȍђ london inj ¶ day?
Will he pay skuul children allowances? Abegi, d devil we know ȋ̝̊̅§ better dan d angel we don't know! Lety iroko continue

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