OKUPE, Dr. Adedoyin Ajibike

Born 22 March 1952



Gender: Male
Marital Status
  • Married
Name of Spouse Aduralere Okupe
State of Origin: Ogun
Father's Name Chief Matthew Adekoya Okupe
Father's Status N/A
Mother's Name
Mother's Status N/A
Profession Politician , Medical Practitioner
Working Experience
Previous Appointments:

Medical Officer, General Hospital, Lagos, 1976-77; Medical Officer, General Hospital, Pankshin, Plateau State, 1977-78; Senior Medical Officer, St Nicholas Hospital, Lagos, 1979; Senior Medical Officer, Julisam Clinic, Lagos, 1981-82; member, Hospital Management Committee, Orthopaedic Hospital, Igbobi, Lagos. 1982; Managing Director, Royal Cross Hospital, Lagos, since 1983; Managing Director, Life Communications Limited, Publishers of Life Mirror (First Health Newspaper in Nigeria), since 1988; member, National Advisory Committee on AIDS; President (non- governmental), AIDS Committee on Education; appointed Special Adviser to the President on Media & Publicity,1999-

St Jude's School, Ebute- Metta, Lagos; Igbobi College, Yaba, Lagos, 1964-74; University of Ibadan, 1971-76

House of Representatives Candidate, defunct National Party of Nigeria (NPN), 1983; Deputy National Publicity Secretary, defunct Liberal Convention, 1988-89; National Publicity Secretary, National Republican Convention, 1991-93; member, Peoples’ Democratic Party (PDP), 1998; Labour Party (2022)

The Achievements Of The Shagari Administration, 1983

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Doyin Okupe is a medical doctor and a son of the late Chief Matthew Adekoya Okupe a banker. He is an indigene of Ogun State of Nigeria.

Okupe was the Senior Special Assistant on Public Affairs to Nigeria?s former President Goodluck Jonathan. Before his appointment by former President Jonathan in the year 2012, Doyin Okupe was a spokesman for former President Olusegun Obasanjo and a former governorship aspirant under the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party in Ogun State in the year 2003.

Dr. Okupe, who was a Chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) was actually the Special Adviser on Media to President Olusegun Obasanjo from the inception of that administration in the year 1999.

During the Johnathan?s administration, Doyin Okupe was also appointed a member of the publicity committee of the Goodluck Jonathan’s Presidential campaign council in the year 2011.

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