Incumbent SSG, Oluranti Adebule Emerges Ambode Running MateLatest News, News From The State Wednesday, December 17th, 2014
By Funmilayo Omidiji, Lagos – The Lagos State Chapter of the opposition All Progressives Congress (APC) has picked the incumbent Secretary to the State Government, (SSG) Dr. (Mrs) Idiat Oluranti Adebule as running mate to his 2015 governorship candidate, Mr Akinwunmi Ambode.
Dr Idiat Oluranti Adebule was born in Lagos State to the family of Idowu-Esho of Ojo Alaworo in Ojo local government area of the State.
She began her early education at Awori College, ojo. Thereafter, she proceeded on admission to the Lagos State University, (LASU) Ojo, for a course that led to the award of Bachelor of Art in Education (B.A. Ed) degree in Islamic Studies in 1992. She was back at the same institution for a master’s degree (M.Ed) in curriculum studies and passed out in 1997.
She had a certificate in early childhood development curriculum and school administration and assessment from the Nigeria Institute of International Education Association in 2006. She enrolled and completed her doctorate degree (PhD) in curriculum studies in 2012, also in LASU.
Dr Adebule began her working career as an academic at Lagos State College of Primary Education (LACOPED), Noforija, Epe as a lecturer in the department of Religious Studies and later transferred her service to the Lagos State University as a lecturer in the department of curriculum studies and later language Arts and social studies in the faculty of Education.
Her political experience and sojourn began when she was appointed as a commissioner 1 in the Lagos State Post Primary Teaching Service Commission (PP-TESCOM), now Teachers’ Establishment and Pensions Office, by Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu from October 2000 to February 2005 and later as board member of the Lagos State Scholarship Board from February 2005 to November 2005.
Dr. Adebule whose nomination was announced Wednesday, was appointed to her present position in July, 2011.
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