The Executive Governor of The STATE of OSUN

Governor Gboyega Oyetola


Gboyega Oyetola was born on September 29, 1954, 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. He 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.


He had his mandatory one year National Youth Service between 1978 and 1979, at Potiskum, in the present day 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.


For his public service and philanthropic acts, he has received an array of honors and awards. These include:


  • Distinguished Merit Award by his alma mater, Ifeoluwa Grammar School, Osogbo, February 2014;
  • The Guardian Award for Exceptional Chief of Staff in the Federation 2017;
  • Distinguished Award of Excellence in Public Administration by Nigeria Union of Journalists, Osun State Council, August 2015;
  • Leadership Award for Outstanding Performance by the Nigerian Society of Engineers (NSE), Osogbo Branch, March 2016.... Continue reading (CLICK HERE)

The Executive Governor of The STATE of OSUN The Executive Governor of The STATE of OSUN Reviewed by Abdullahi Y.O on December 27, 2018 Rating: 5

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