ADEFARATI, Chief Adebayo

Born February 14. 1931

Akungba Akoko




Gender: Male
Marital Status
  • Married
Name of Spouse Adetutu Adefarati
State of Origin: Ondo
Father's Name
Father's Status N/A
Mother's Name
Mother's Status N/A
Profession Businessman, politician, administrator
Working Experience
Previous Appointments:

Primary School Teacher, St. Paul’s School, Arigidi, 1955-57; Tutor, Kiriji Memorial College, Ikare, 1958; Kiriji Memorial College, Igbajo, 1961-65; Principal, George Burton Memorial College, Ilesha, 1966; Principal, Ata Kunmosa High School, Osu-Ilesha, 1967-75; Principal, Origbo Community High School, Ipetumodu, 1975-76; Principal, Egbeoba High School, Ikole-Ekiti, 1976-79; Commissioner for Local Government, 1979-81; Director, Western State Cocoa Board, 1975-77; Chairman, Ekiti North Conference; Principal, 1976-79; Chairman, Ondo State School Sport Committee, 1977-79; two-time commissioner in Ogun State, first the State Commissioner for Works and Transport (between 1979–1983).

Ondo State Sports Council, 1977-79; Board of Governors, Board of Governor, Oroke High School, Akungba, 1977-79; National Democratic Coalition, 1994; General Team Manager, Ondo State Contingent to Kaduna 77; Leader Football Team Contingent to Kenya and Tanzania 78.

Holy Trinity School, Akungba, 1940-44; St. John Primary School, Oka, 1945-48; Victory College, Ikare, 1949-54; University of Ibadan, 1964-65.

elected Executive Governor, Ondo State under Alliance for Democracy, 1999- 2003

Bobajiro of Osu-Ilesa, 1970; Otunba Elekole of Egbeobaland, 1979; Gbobaleke of Omuo, 1983 and other important titles.

Music, reading, counseling, community service

He was the presidential candidate for the Alliance for Democracy Party in the April 2007 presidential election, but died in Owo, Ondo State at the age of 76 of an undisclosed ailment a few weeks before the election.

March 29, 2007
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