“I’ve been involved in community service for almost all my life,” Beroro Efekoro said. “I got elected as my senior class president just one year after I arrived in the U.S. I got involved in the Democratic process even before I became a citizen. I was making calls to Congress and calls to people to support the Affordable Care Act, to go out and vote for President (Barack) Obama.”
Tunji Olaopa, born 20 December 1959, Oyo State, is a Nigerian political scientist and public administrator. He is the Executive Vice Chairman of Ibadan School of Government and Public Policy, Bodija, Ibadan and a Professor of Public Policy at the Lead City University, Ibadan, Oyo State. Olaopa is a recipient of many honours and awards including the 2012 Dr. Kwame Nkrumah African Distinguished Public Service Order of Merit Award; the 2015 National Productivity Order of Merit (NPOM) Award. Tunji Olaopa Biography and Profile.
Seriake Dickson, born on the 28 January 1966, Bayelsa State to Mr. and Mrs. Nanaye Dickson of Orua. Governor Dickson a descendant of the Oba Fidipote ruling house and a Prince of Ijebuland. He was elected pioneer Publicity Secretary, Nigeria Bar Association (NBA) Yenagoa from 1996 to 1998. In January 2006, Dickson was appointed the Attorney-General and Commissioner for Justice of Bayelsa State (2006 to 2007). Henry Seriake Dickson Biography and Profile.
Ben Ayade, politician, was born 2nd March 1968, to the family of Mr. Peter Akinsheye Ayade and wife Beatrice. In April 2011, under the platform of the PDP, he beat old time political greenhorns in the Northern Senatorial District of Cross River State to become a member of “the Red Chamber” of the 7th National Assembly of the Federal Republic of Nigeria. Ben Ayade Biography and Profile.
Kayode Fayemi, Governor of Ekiti State, the former Minister of Mines and Steel Development in the Government of the Federal Republic of Nigeria (2015 – 2018) was born on 9 February 1965. Dr. Fayemi was the founding director of the Centre for Democracy & Development (CDD). John Kayode Fayemi Biography and Profile.
Chief Obafemi Awolowo, a founding father of Nigerian nationalism, the leader of Nigeria’s Action Group party and the first indigenous Premier of Western Nigeria, was born in Ikenné, Western State, Nigeria, on March 6, 1909. Chief Awolowo’s journey began when his parents wanted him to go to school, an education that came with Spartan discipline at the slightest of mistake. Chief Obafemi Awolowo Biography and Profile.
Rauf Arebesola the 8th Governor of Osun State, was born 25th May 1957. He was Speaker of the students Parliament 1977and 1978 the Polytechnic, Ibadan, and the President of the block Nationalist movement 1978 and 1980. Fellow of the Nigerian Institute of Management (FNIM), Fellow of Nigerian Society of Engineers (FNSE). Rauf Adesoji Aregbesola Biography.
General TY Danjuma GCON (Rtd) (Theophilus Yakubu Danjuma), Nigerian soldier, politician, multi-millionaire businessman and philanthropist, was born 9 December 1938. He founded the NAL-Comet Group. TY Danjuma Foundation is a private independent Nigerian philanthropic organisation committed to improving the quality of life of Nigerians. Theophilus Yakubu Danjuma Biography and Profile.
Babajide Olusola Sanwo-Olu, born 25 June 1965, 3-time Commissioner in Lagos State, having served in the Ministries of Economic Planning & Budget, Commerce & Industry and the Ministry of Establishments, Training & Pensions, alumnus of the prestigious Harvard Kennedy School of Government, London Business School and the Lagos Business School. Babajide Olusola Sanwo-Olu Biography and Profile.