Meet Alhaji Gboyega Oyetola Osun APC governorship candidate

Alhaji Gboyega Oyetola has emerged the candidate of Osun All Progressives Congress APC. The Chief of Staff to the Governor of the State of Osun defeated other aspirants to win the Osun APC governorship ticket.

He polled 127,017 votes to defeat the close rival Deputy Speaker of the House of Representatives, Mr. Lasun Yusuf. who is Alhaji Gboyega Oyetola?

Alhaji Gboyega Oyetola Profile

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

Gboyega Oyetola  had his mandatory one year National Youth Service between 1978 and 1979, at Potiskum,  Yobe State, where he lectured at the Staff Training Centre.

In 1980, he joined Leadway Assurance Company Limited as Area Manager and worked there 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. The details biography can be obtained here

The people of Osun State will go the poll to elect the next Governor of the State on September. The electorate will choose either Alhaji Gboyega Oyetola the APC candidate or the candidates of other political parties.

He is also alleged to be the cousin of cousin of Bola Tinubu, National Leader of the party. Some people may not have known Alhaji Gboyega Oyetola but now you have the comprehensive profile of the man that is flying the APC flag in Osun State.


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