Ayedatiwa’s Deputy: Ondo Muslims Demand and Symbolism of Hon. Tajudeen Adefisoye

By Oluwasegun Aina

The place of religion is very important in politics steering Muslim Faithfuls demand for Governor Ayedatiwa’s Deputy Governor in Ondo State. Setting Records and Reality Straight, Sunshine State is blessed with so many Muslim Faithfuls participating in Politics. However, Hon. Tajudeen Adefisoye aka Small Alhaji from Idanre Local Government in Ondo Central credibly stand out being a Lover of Development and Youthful Asset with Delight of Pace for All Progressive Congress (APC).

Constitutional right for Governor Lucky Orimisan Aiyedatiwa to appoint a Deputy Governor from other senatorial district since he hails from in Ilaje local government in Ondo South for equation balance. It is imperative for him to appoint a wonderful Partner in Progress for Commoners Development. Hon. Tajudeen Adefisoye is a Muslim and Youthful Asset for development Having served his federal constituency, Idanre/Ifedore Federal Constituency in the 9th House of Representatives with credible achievements in the area of Education, Human Empowerment, Sport while he built the biggest Hospitality Hub and created employment opportunities for Youths.

Adefisoye was born into the family of Alhaji Ismail, a cocoa exporter, and Alhaja Ebunola Adefisoye in Idanre Local Government Area of Ondo State Nigeria. grew up in Akure, Ondo State where he attended Omolere Nursery and Primary School.(1991–1995). He thereafter went to the then Unity Secondary School, Ikere Ekiti now Ekiti State Government College (1995–1996) before proceeding to Federal Government College Ido-ani where he obtained his Senior Secondary Certificate in 2001.

Tajudeen got admission into the Ekiti State University (UNAD) where he obtained his first degree in business administration. Upon completion of his university education, he went for the yearly mandatory Youth service and was adjudged the best Corps member in Jos North Local Government. After his Service Year in 2009, He took over the export division of the Atenidegbe Ventures Limited- a cocoa export company in Nigeria and was able to turn the company into a leading cocoa export company in Ondo state in less than a year. After which he established other business ventures. He is the chief executive officer and managing director of Vizline investment limited, a company that deals in haulage, exportation and general contracts; chairman VATA groups ltd, VATA hospitality ltd, VATA bottling and beverage company. Tajudeen joined active politics in 2010.

Oluwasegun Aina, a Journalist and Public Affairs Analyst writes from Abuja.

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