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Rotimi Adelola is a renowned Nigerian politician who is currently serving as a member of the Federal House of Representatives in Nigeria. He was born on the 12th of May, 1975 in Lagos, Nigeria.
Early Life and Education
Rotimi Adelola had his early education in Lagos state, where he obtained his primary and secondary education. He went on to obtain a Bachelor’s degree in Economics from the University of Lagos, and later bagged a Master degree in Business Administration (MBA) from the same institution.
Rotimi Adelola started his career in 1997 as a banker at the Nigerian Agricultural Cooperative and Rural Development Bank (NACRDB). He later joined the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) as a senior manager, where he worked for several years before venturing into politics in 2003.
Since joining politics, Rotimi Adelola has held several positions, including serving as the Commissioner for Information and Strategy in Lagos state, from 2005 to 2007. In 2011, he was elected into the Federal House of Representatives, representing the Ikeja constituency, where he has been serving diligently ever since.
As a politician, Rotimi Adelola has made a significant impact in the Nigerian political space, and has several achievements to his name. Some of his political records include:
- He was the Chairman, House Committee on Information and Communication Technology (ICT)
- He sponsored the ICT University Bill which was aimed at establishing an ICT University in Nigeria
- He sponsored the Telecommunications Masts Siting Regulation Bill which was aimed at regulating the location of telecommunication masts in Nigeria.
Rotimi Adelola is a family man, he is happily married with children. He is also a philanthropist and runs a non-governmental organisation, which focuses on empowerment and education for the less privileged in the society.
Rotimi Adelola is a wealthy politician, and his net worth is estimated to be in the millions of dollars. His net worth in different currencies are as follows:
|GHS||GH₵ 28 million|
|KES||KES 550 million|
|ZAR||R 80 million|
|UGX||UGX 20 billion|
|INR||INR 370 crore|
Awards and Nominations
Rotimi Adelola has been honoured with several awards and nominations for his service to his country. Some of his awards include:
- Best Legislator Award by the Nigeria Union of Teachers (NUT) in 2013
- Outstanding Leadership Award by the Ikeja Local Government Council in 2014
- Political Icon of the Year Award at the Democratic Awards for Excellence in Politics and Governance in 2020.
Social Media Accounts
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In conclusion, Rotimi Adelola is an accomplished politician who has made significant contributions to Nigeria’s political landscape. His dedication to service, philanthropic ideals, and unrelenting passion for development have endeared him to many Nigerians.