July 16, 2024

NOIMOT SALAKO—OYEDELE: DEPUTY GOVERNOR OF OGUN STATE

 

 

Born on January 8, 1966, Noimot Salako-Oyedele is a Nigerian politician, public health engineer, and real estate specialist. Since 2019, he has held the position of deputy governor of Ogun State. She emerged deputy governor after winning the 2019 Ogun State gubernatorial election alongside Dapo Abiodun, under the platform of the All Progressive Congress.

She hails from Aworiland, Ota, in Ado-Odo/Ota Local Government Area of Ogun State.[4] Her father was a Nigerian academic who was professor emeritus of pharmacology and therapeutics at the University of Ibadan. Salako-Oyedele holds a master’s degree in Public Health Engineering from the Imperial College of Science & Technology London, UK, a Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering from the University of Lagos

Salako-Oyedele started her career at the United Kingdom, where she served as a Graduate Engineer and Project Manager at Ove Arup & Partners between 1989 and 1995. Engineer Salako-Oyedele also served as managing director, NOS Nigeria Limited between 1995 and 2014. She became the managing director/chief executive officer between 2014 and 2015 at Glenwood Property Development Company Limited where she served as general manager business development. She became the acting managing director, Grenadines Homes Limited in 2015, a position she held till she ventured into partisan-politics and emerged as the Ogun State deputy governor.

In March 2019, she was elected by the people of Ogun State to serve as deputy governor to His Excellency, Prince Dapo Abiodun.

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