12 Jan 2016

Biography of Ajayi Abiodun Adeyinka

Ajayi Abiodun Adeyinka
Ajayi Abiodun Adeyinka
Hon. Ajayi Abiodun Adeyinka is an indigene of Osun State. He is a member of the
Federal House of Representative representing Odo-Otin/Ifelodun/Boripe Federal Constituency. He is married and blessed with three Children.

He had his Secondary Education at Ifeoluwa Co-Education Grammar School Osogbo where he obtained his West Africa School Certificate in 1968. He then proceeded to the University of Ibadan where he obtained his Bachelor’s Degree in Polical Science in 1980. He went further for his Masters from the University of Ibadan in 1984. He thereafter went for a second degree in Law from the University of Ibadan in 1988 and attended the Nigerian Law School, Lagos afterwhich he was called to the Bar in 1989.

He has a vast experience in multi modal transportation issues and has delivered various papers at international conferences and seminars.  He also holds a Post graduate Diploma in Business Administration from University of Wales Cardiff.

He is a member of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) and the Association of Business recovery and insolvency practitioners of Nigeria (BRIPAN).  He has provided a wide range of legal services in arrears of Management Turnaround, Privation and Commercialization efforts of the Federal Republic of Nigeria.
He served as a resource legal consultant to the Presidential committee on establishment and implementation of Inland Containers Depot Committee (ICDIC).

In 1998, he entered into active politics by becoming a significant member of the most progressive party in Nigeria.

An ardent apostle of Fiscal Federalism, his love for selfless service and quest for the upliftment of his people in an egalitarian society compelled him to seek political office in the State of Osun in 2003. He however lost the mandate even after a protracted legal battle. He again contested the April 2011 Elections and eventually won his election into the House of Representative of the Federal Republic of Nigeria.

He served as an active member of 6 standing committees of the House of Representatives namely, Public Petitions, Aviation, Inter Parliamentary Relations, Millennium Development Goals, Land Transport and Niger Delta Development Commission.

In recognition and appreciation of his qualification, experience and resourcefulness, the leadership of the House of Representatives thrust upon him the responsibility of over sighting the managers of the Nations Debt as Chairman of House Standing Committee on Aid, Loans and Foreign Debt.
In the 2015 elections, he contested for the Federal House of Representative under the Platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and Won to represent Odo-Otin/Ifelodun/Boripe Federal Constituency.

He has as his Legislative Interests Aviation, Finance, Justice & Human Capital Development. In line with this he Targets to Improve the legislative institution & the legislative office.

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