Ondo Gov’s Aide, Akogun Omole sets to bag Doctorate Honour from USA University, CIISM

All is now set for the Conferment of Award of Honorary Doctorate Degree & Fellow on the Special Adviser to the Ondo State Governor on Transportation, Hon. Akogun Olugbenga Omole, by the Process University Delware, USA, as well as the Chartered Institute of Information and Strategy Management (CIISM).

During the event slated for the University of Abuja on Saturday 22nd June, 2024, Akogun Omole will be honoured alongside other distinguished Nigerians including the traditional ruler of Iyere, the Oniyere in Owo local government area of Ondo State.

Speaking on the forthcoming event, Prof Eze NWAUBA, African Representative,
Prowess University Delaware USA, said “We are delighted to confirm that the HUMAN CAPACITY, INDUCTION, DOCTORATE AWARDS holds Tomorrow Saturday 22nd June, 2024 as scheduled, at Faculty of Social Science Main Auditorium Hall, University of Abuja, by 10:00am prompt.

“We encourage you to invite family, friends, and well-wishers to join us in celebrating this momentous occasion. Your presence will undoubtedly add joy and excitement to the event!”


HON CHIEF Akogun Olugbenga Akinola Omole FCISM is a distinguished Nigerian politician, legislator, football administrator and farmer. He currently serves as Special Adviser on Transportation to His Excecllecy Lucy Orimisan AIYEDATIWA Governor of Ondo State and Chairman of Akogun Farms Nigeria Limited also former representative of Akoko South West Constituency in the Ondo State House of Assembly.

Olugbenga Omole started his elementary education at Saint John’s & Mary Demonstration Primary School, Owo, between 1977 and 1983 and Owo High School, Owo, for his secondary education between 1983 and 1988.He proceeded to the Federal School of Arts and Science, Ondo for his higher school certificate from 1989 to 1991. A proud alumni of University of Ilorin where he obtained his bachelor’s degree in geography in 1997. Olugbenga also attended Adekunle Ajasin University in Akungba Akoko, where he earned a master’s degree in public administration. Fellow of Chartered Institute of Information and Strategy Management (FCISM)

A football administrator and political tactician, Omole has been a member of Campaign for Democracy since 1995 and a member Committee for the Defense of Human Rights since 1995. He is a foundation member of Ondo State Youth in Politics and the Action Congress of Nigeria that later metamorphosed into the All Progressive Congress.

Prior to his emergence as the Candidate of his Party, all Progressives Congress for House Assembly Akoko South West Constituency Oka, Akogun was appointed Education Secretary for Akoko South West in October 2017 by Ondo State Governor, Arakunrin Oluwarotimi Akeredolu SAN. Under his purview, over 50 different projects in 17 public primary schools were executed and 90% of these projects were completed before he resigned to contest in the House of Assembly primary. He eventually won the general election with a landslide victory in March 2019.

He collaborated with an Indian and a United Nation Awardee Urmila Chanam, a global expert in menstrual hygiene and founder of Breaking the Silence, by organizing workshops in various secondary schools in Ondo State focusing on girls and the Chief Executive Officer of Hero Communication and Events Management company as well as Akogun Farms Nigeria Limited.

At the early stage of his political career, Omole was appointed personal assistant to the Former Governor of Ondo State Chief Adebayo Adefarati in Charge of Youth and Union Matters from 2001 to 2003. He was later handed a higher responsibility at the Ondo State Football Agency as a camp commandant and welfare officer of Sunshine Stars Football Club between September 2009 and December 2011, a time the Ondo State team got a continental ticket for the first time.

Omole served as the chairman of the Youth Directorate of Buhari/Osinbajo Campaign Organization in Ondo State in 2015 and later as the coordinator of Arakunrin Rotimi Akeredolu 2016 Governorship election campaign organization in Akoko South West Local Government. He was also a founding member of Action Congress of Nigeria that later metamorphosed into the All Progressives Congress. He was elected as a member of Ondo State House of Assembly under the All Progressive Congress in 2019.

Hon Omole remarkable contributions have earned him numerous awards and accolades including the recipient of the prestigious Chieftaincy Title, Akogun of Oka Land, the Winner of 2019 Ondo State Legislator of The Year and Emerging Leader of The Year, Award of Excellence by Akure Topaz Lions Club Trace Magazine’s Grassroots Developments Award 2018,Commander of Christian Faith African Church, Oka Akoko Diocese, Outstanding Man of the Year 2020 by Chronicle Magazine, Award of Excellence by NUT Akoko South West Local Government Chapter , Ondo State Leadership Award as Legislator of the Year 2019 by Hero Magazine,

Hon Akogun’s unwavering commitment to the progress and welfare of his people as well as visionary approach to leadership have earned him a prominent place in the annals of Ondo politics. His leadership journey reflects the essence of selfless service, diligence and determination to drive meaningful change for the betterment of society.

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