ADELAJA, Modupe Adenike

Born June 16, 1956





Gender: Female
Marital Status
  • Married
Name of Spouse Adelaja Kofoworola Babatunde 1980
State of Origin: Lagos
Father's Name
Father's Status N/A
Mother's Name
Mother's Status N/A
Number of Male Children 1
Number of Female Children 2
Profession Legal practitioner , Politician
Working Experience Former lawyer A A Adesanya & co; , Former instructor Community Access Centre, Matthew Bolton College, Birmingham UK , Former Researcher on childcare provision,Birmingham , Banking Officer, Federal Mortgage Bank, Lagos , Served National Youth Service Commission with the Federal Ministry of Housing and Enviroment 1980-81 ,
Previous Appointments:

Principal Counsel, Federal Ministry of Justice; Banking Legal Officer; Express Building Society; Minister of State, Ministry of Defence, (Lagos Liaison Office), 1999; Pioneer dg. Small and Medium Enterprise Development Agency of Nigeria, 2003

Methodist School, Oyo, 1962-64; Methodist School, Apapa, 1964-68; Methodist Girls, Yaba, 1968-72; Federal Government College, Odogbolu, 1973-76; University of Lagos; University of Birmingham; Call to Bar 1980

People’s Democratic Party

Cooking, travelling, charity work & reading;

President, Christ Auxiliary Ladies Society of St Peter’s Church, Ajele, Lagos

She is the first female in Africa to be appointed as a minister of state (Defence)

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