AJIMOBI, Isiaka Adeyemi Abiola

Born December 16, 1949

Oja-Iba, Ibadan.




B.Sc (Honors) in Business Administration and Finance

Masters of Science (MBA)

Former senator of the Federal Republic of Nigeria and former Executive governor, Oyo state
Gender: Male
Name of Spouse Mrs. Florence Ajimobi
State of Origin: Oyo
Father's Name
Mother's Name


Profession Politician
Working Experience Senior Consultant Management and Industrial Consulting firm Nigeria Finance and Admin Controller Modulor Group Operations Controller, Marketing Controller, Nestle Foods PLC Consumer Products Manager, Divisional Manager, National Oil and Chemical Marketing Company 1979 Area Manager Ibadan Business District Lubricants Manager National Oil and Chemical Marketing Company Operations Director Shell Marketing Company in Togo covering some West African countries Oil Sales Manager National Oil and Chemical Marketing Company 1996 Executive director- Marketing National Oil and Chemical Marketing Company 1998 Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer National Oil and Chemical Marketing Company 2001
Previous Appointments:

Senator of the Republic of Nigeria; Principal officer in the Senate serving as the Deputy Minority leader of the Senate, 2003

Gubernatorial election candidate under the umbrella of All Nigeria Peoples Party (ANPP) 2007

Governor of Oyo State May 2011, All Progressive Congress

Saint Patrick Primary School, Oke-Padre in Ibadan, St. Patrick, Abebi, ICC Primary school, Aperin, Lagelu Grammar School, State University New York, Governors state university, Illinois

All Progressive Congress (APC)

In 2003, Ajimobi became a Senator of the Republic of Nigeria. He was a principal officer in the Senate, serving as the Deputy Minority leader of the Senate. In 2007, He contested the gubernatorial election under the umbrella of the All Nigeria Peoples Party but lost. Ajimobi contested again in 2011 under the Action Congress of Nigeria and won.

He contested for a second term in April 11, 2015 under the All Progressive Congress for re-election against two of his predecessors in office, Christopher Alao Akala and Rashidi Adewolu Ladoja. In the event of his re-election into office as the Governor, Ajimobi is the first person to occupy the seat twice and as well in succession.

Ajimobi was elected as All Progressive Congress Oyo South senatorial candidate on 28 September 2018.

On March 9, 2019, Ajimobi lost the Oyo South senatorial district seat to People’s Democratic Party Kola Balogun.
On June 17, The National Working Committee (NWC) of the All Progressives Congress (APC) endorsed Ajimobi as the acting national chairman of the party.

On June 18, Ajimobi was rumoured to have died but it turned out to be false.

June 25, 2020
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