Barr. Taiwo Adeoluwa – Government Official of The Year



Barr. Taiwo Adeoluwa was born in Iyesolu Village, near Ipara Remo. He spent his childhood years in Erunbe quarters, Abeokuta, all in Ogun State. Barr. Adeoluwa earned a first degree in Law from  University of Ife (now OAU) in 1985 and a Masters from University of Lagos in 1988. He attended the Nigerian Law School and was formally called to the Nigerian Bar on 16th October, 1986.

A resourceful, focused and disciplined individual with a peaceful character grounded in the virtues of integrity, reliability, excellent inter personal, analytical and leadership skills, Taiwo joined the public service in Ogun State, Nigeria, on 1st June, 2011, and was sworn-in as the Secretary to the State Government.  A position he holds till date.

By his re-appointment in 2015, he became the first person to serve as SSG two terms, back to back.  Of course, by the grace of God and the benevolence of the good people of Ogun State, he is the longest serving Secretary to Government that Ogun State has produced.

Barr. Adeoluwa is a strong believer in God. He relishes quiet philanthropy, particularly help to brilliant, but, disadvantaged young minds, and to orphans and widows.

A keen family tourist and a committed family man, he is happily married and blessed with adorable children and a grandchild.

For his character traits such as charisma, integrity and loyalty which are rare in today’s politics, Barr. Taiwo Adeoluwa is hereby honoured as Excellence Recognition Awards 2018 GOVERNMENT OFFICIAL OF THE YEAR.