Ayaba Mojisola Abimbola Adeyemi
AYABA MOJISOLA ABIMBOLA ADEYEMI is of the Alafin Royal Family, Oyo. She is from Oyo East Local Government of Oyo State of Nigeria. She is a product of the prestigious Nigerian Law School, Lagos and Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile Ife, where she received her BA, BL, LLB degrees. She is an accomplished practicing Lawyer and Politician. She received several academic awards during her elementary and secondary level education. She was best female Artiste at Oduduwa College, Ile Ife in 1971.
She participated in training workshops and Seminars in various locations in Nigeria. Her work experience ranges from teaching in two Secondary Schools to her exposures as Cultural Officer with the Oyo State Council for Art and Culture during her NYSC service year. She had a stint with the Broadcast sector with the Broadcasting Corporation of Oyo State, between 1983-1984. She produced the magazine Programme – Women’s World and Agbe Lere to her credit. She was also a Newscaster as well as a Presenter of the Programme – Mixed Melodies.
She went into politics and was an acclaimed Grassroot Politician. She was appointed by the Federal Government of Nigeria as a member of the Caretaker Committee for Oyo Local Government and given the portfolio of Supervisor for Health between 1994-1996. She was again appointed by the Oyo State Government as Chairperson, Oyo State Hospital Management Board, Oyo/Ogbomoso between 2012 – 2015.
She won the House of representatives Primary Elections and became the Candidate for Oyo East, Oyo West, Afijio and Atiba Federal Constituency for the People’s Democratic Party in 2003. She contested the House of Assembly Elections as a candidate in 2007 under the Labour Party.
She has initiated and participated in Social Development projects as Board Member Oyo Metropolitan Development Committee; Oyo Metro Community FM Radio Project Advisory Committee; and was a member of the new Oyo State Forum Oyo. She is currently a member of the Governing Council of The Polytechnic, Ibadan Oyo State.