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Celebrating Popular Ogun Politician, Hon. BIYI ADELEYE

Hon Adebiyi Adewale Adeleye is in a happy mood right now. He is very happy that the Appeal Court has restored his mandate, as the APC candidate for Remo North State constituency.

A few days back, he held a Thanksgiving at his church, The Methodist Church in Isara Remo, Ogun State, where he hails from.


Let's tell you a lot more about this stylish Ogun politician, who is well-loved by his people.

He was born in Isara Remo, Ogun State, in the early seventies, into a family of devout Christians of The Methodist Church, Oke Oja, Isara Remo.

His father was Pa J.O Adeleye; a rock solid entrepreneur and community leader in his time, while his mother, Sis D.O Adeleye was until her transition to eternal glory a staunch progressive politician and illustrious trader. 

Adebiyi grew up in Isara, in a large and extended household where diligence, integrity and community service were part of both his heritage and ethos. His parents were devout Methodists, members of numerous fellowship classes of Methodist Church Oke Oja, Isara Remo.

As a youngster, Iyiola served as an altar boy, thereon later as a youth leader, amongst others, in the church. He learned both the value of giving and discipline as well as tolerance for all religions and people.

 He started demonstrating forthrightness, keen intellect and uprightness at an early age. These were the qualities that set him apart from his peers and prepared him for his role as a community and socio-economic leader that he is today.

Hon Adebiyi Adewale Adeleye had his primary education at Wesley Primary School, Oke Bola,  Isara Remo, and his secondary education at both Saapade Grammar School, Isara Remo and ODC, Ode Remo, Ogun State. He there on went to study Fisheries Technology at the prestigious Federal College of Freshwater Fisheries Technology, New Bussa in Niger State. His interest in Insurance led him to Kaplan Business School, Minnesota, USA, where he sat and passed his Full Certificate Examinations, obtaining a Diploma Certificate in Insurance.


Hon Adebiyi Adeleye’s quest for continuous improvement has seen him take several courses in different institutions. He currently attends Moore Plantation Ibadan, where he is studying Agricultural Extension.



His involvement in politics started early in life as his family has always been involved in politics both at community and regional levels. For him, being a progressive is ingrained and natural, evidently so right from the days of Alliance for Democracy (AD) where he was a top grassroots mobiliser and coordinator of several campaigns at different times and levels of play.


Hon Adebiyi Adewale Adeleye was Chairman, Remo North Local Government in 2011.


He was elected Member of the Ogun State House of Assembly, representing Remo North State Constituency, 2015-2019.


He was appointed Consultant on General Matters by H.E Gov Dapo Abiodun MFR in 2019. There on appointed Special Adviser on Political Matters in 2020.


Currently, he is the House of Assembly Candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the forthcoming election for Remo North State Constituency, 2023.


Hon Adebiyi Adewale Adeleye is a grass root politician, a political mobiliser and a community man, who has always been involved in development efforts in his place of birth, Isara Remo, and Remo North Local Government at large.


He has been conferred with several traditional titles by different communities where he has won the admiration of the people.


Hon Adebiyi Adeleye is the Apesinola of Isara Remo, Apagunpote of Ilara Kingdom, Apagunpote of Ipara Remo, and Olu Nla of Eposo Land.  


He is a lover of people regardless of class, age or social status.

Speaking about ways to improve development in Remo North Local Government at his Inauguration as LG Chairman in 2011, he, said, “All Remo North indigenes should go back to the core values of the Yoruba Omoluabi which emphasizes honesty, love, and good names instead of unhealthy quest for wealth and fame.”



Hon Adebiyi Adewale Adeleye is happily married to Kehinde  (née Awobona), of Isara Remo, Ogun State. The union is blessed with two lovely children: Oluwadarasimi and Emmanuel, who are engaged in formative academic pursuits.


In line with the social and leadership responsibilities of his biological heritage, Hon Adebiyi Adewale Adeleye provides paternal support and parental guidance to a large number of young persons in his community and beyond. He remains a major political bridge builder in the politics of Ogun State, a leading pan Youths politician whose views on national political issues shape public opinion.

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