Biography of Dapo Abiodun

Filed in Noisemakers by on May 31, 2019

Biography of Dapo Abiodun: Dapo Abiodun a Nigerian businessman and politician, born 29 May 1960, Current Governor of Ogun State, Member of the All Progressive Congress. he is the board Chairman of the Corporate Affairs Commission. Also managing director of Heyden Petroleum,  the founder of First Power Limited.

Biography of Dapo Abiodun

Dapo Abiodun
Biography of Dapo Abiodun
Biography of Dapo Abiodun
Governor of Ogun State
Assumed office
29 May 2019
Preceded byIbikunle Amosun
Personal details
Born29 May 1960 (age 59)
Iperu Remo, Ogun State, Nigeria
Political partyAll Progressives Congress (APC)

 

Early Life

He is from royal family, Iperu Remo in Ogun State, Born into the family of Dr Emmanuel and Mrs Victoria Abiodun from Iperu Remo,

Education

He studied civil engineering at the Obafemi Awolowo University Ife, Osun State and subsequently, Accounting at Kennesaw State University, Atlanta Georgia, United States of America (USA). He also holds a Honours et Doctorate Degree in Finance from Ekiti State University, Ado Ekiti, Ekiti State and another in Business Administration from Adeleke University, Ede, Osun State. He was involved in a certificate scandal in the buildup to the 2019 general elections, due to the fact that he claimed in the 2015 senatorial election form for Ogun East to have graduated from Obafemi Awolowo University, but in the 2019 governorship form, he claimed to possess only secondary school certificate of education.

Career

He is the managing director/CEO of Heyden Petroleum Ltd [HPL], an indigenous player in the downstream, midstream, and upstream oil and gas industry in Nigeria. He is also reportedly the founder of First Power Limited.

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