Dapo Abiodun Biography: Age, Wife, Net Worth, New Appointment, Family, Wikipedia, News, Lagos State

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Dapo Abiodun, a politician and businessman from Nigeria who was born on May 29, 1960, currently serves as the governor of Ogun State after the APC helped him win the general election 2019.

Dapo Abiodun headed the board of directors of the Corporate Affairs Commission.

He is the creator of First Power Limited and the CEO of Heyden Petroleum. On March 10, the Independent National Electoral Commission appointed him as the next governor of Ogun State.

Profile

  • Full Name: Adedapo Oluseun Abiodun
  • Date of Birth: May 29, 1960
  • Place of Birth: Iperu Remo
  • State of Origin: Ogun State
  • Nationality: Nigerian
  • Occupation: Businessman & Politician
  • Net Worth: $ 30 Million
  • Wife: Bamidele Abiodun

Early Life

Adedapo Oluseun Abiodun was born into the Iperu royal lineage on May 29, 1960, in Iperu Remo, Ogun State.

He was born in Iperu Remo, Ogun East senatorial district, to Dr Emmanuel Abiodun and Mrs Victoria Abiodun. Abiodun’s educational background has yet to be discovered.

In the run-up to the 2019 general elections, he was embroiled in a certificate controversy, claiming to have received a degree from Obafemi Awolowo University on the 2015 senatorial election form for Ogun East but only a secondary school diploma on the 2019 governorship form.

In a December 2018 interview with Seun Okinbaloye on Channel TV, Abiodun “claimed to have never received a degree from Obafemi Awolowo University.”

Career

He serves as the managing director and chief executive officer of Heyden Petroleum Ltd., an oil and gas company in Nigeria. According to accounts, he founded First Power Limited as well.

Dapo Abiodun has been the governor of Ogun State since he won the 2019 general elections on the ticket of the All Progressive Congress.

Dapo Abiodun served as the board chairman for the Corporate Affairs Commission. Before holding the position, he founded First Power Limited and served as managing director of Heyden Petroleum.

On March 10, the Independent National Electoral Commission named him the new governor of Ogun State.

Abiodun became a founding member of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Ogun State after defecting from the All Progressive Congress (APC) during the 2015 general elections.

He ran for the All Progressives Congress (APC) senate seat in Ogun East in the 2015 Nigerian general elections but was defeated by the PDP candidate.

On the now-defunct United Nigeria Congress Party (UNCP) banner, he was elected to the Nigerian Senate in 1998.

He has been a member of several presidential committees and groups. On the All Progressives Congress (APC) platform, he ran for and won the governorship of Ogun State in 2019.

On May 29, 2019, he was sworn in as governor of Ogun State.

Personal Life

Five kids have been born into the marriage of Dapo and Bamidele Abiodun.

Despite strong opposition, he maintains that God guided him to the post of governor of Ogun State.

However, because Dapo Abiodun prefers to keep his personal life private, the identities of his children have yet to be made public.

He is a born-again Christian who participates in the worship services offered by Mountain of Fire and Miracle Ministry.



He insists that God led him to the office of governor of Ogun State despite fierce resistance.

Net Worth

A politician and businessman from Nigeria named Dapo Abiodun is thought to be worth $314 million.

Social Media

  • Twitter: @dabiodunMFR



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