Rotimi Akeredolu Biography, Early Life, Age, Family, Education, Career And Net Worth

Rotimi Akeredolu Biography
Rotimi Akeredolu is a Nigerian politician and lawyer who is currently serving as the Governor of Ondo State.
Before venturing into politics, Akeredolu served as the president of the Nigerian Bar Association in 2008. He is also a Managing Partner at the Law Firm of Olujinmi & Akeredolu, a Law Firm he co-founded with Chief Akin Olujinmi, a former Attorney General and Minister for Justice in Nigeria.
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Rotimi Akeredolu Profile

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Full name: Oluwarotimi Odunayo Akeredolu
Date of birth: 21st July 1956 
Place of birth: Ondo State, Nigeria
Age: 64 years (2020)
Parents: Reverend J. Ola Akeredolu (father), Lady Evangelist Grace B. Akeredolu (mother)
Education: Obafemi Awolowo University
Spouse(s): Betty Anyanwu-Akeredolu
Children: Babajide Ayotola Akeredolu, Teniola Akeredolu 
Occupation: Politician, lawyer
Net worth

Rotimi Akeredolu Biography, Date Of Birth, Early Life, Family And Education

Rotimi Akeredolu was born on the 21st of July, 1956 at Owo, Ondo State to Reverend J. Ola Akeredolu and Lady Evangelist Grace B. Akeredolu. He started his primary education at Government School, Owo. After obtaining his first school leaving certificate, he proceeded to Aquinas College, Akure, Loyola College, Ibadan and Comprehensive High School, Ayetoro, for his secondary school education and Higher School Certificate, respectively.
Rotimi Akeredolu Biography
He further secured admission to study law at the prestigious  University of Ife (now Obafemi Awolowo University), graduating in 1977. He was called to the Nigerian Bar 1978.


Rotimi Akeredolu served as the Secretary-General of the Nigerian Bar Association Ibadan branch from 1985-1986.
Akeredolu served as the Attorney General of Ondo State from 1997–1999. He became a Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN) in 1998. He served as the Chairman of the Legal Aid Council from 2005 to 2006.
He also served as the President of the Nigerian Bar Association between 2008 and 2009.

On the 3rd of September, 2016, Akeredolu was awarded ticket to represent the All Progressive Congress (APC) the 2016 elections for governor. On 27th November 2016, he was declared the winner of the keenly contested Ondo State gubernatorial elections.

He was announced as the winner of the Ondo State Governorship Election by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Sunday, 27 November 2016.

He amassed 244, 842 votes in the election while his closest rival, Mr Jegede of the PDP  polled 150, 380 votes. Akeredolu was sworn in as the governor of Ondo State on 24 February 2017 in Akure, the Ondo State Capital.

Personal Life

Rotimi Akeredolu is married to Betty Anyanwu-Akeredolu, an aquaculturist and philanthropist. She is also the founder of the Breast Cancer Association of Nigeria.

Awards And Recognition

Rotimi Akeredolu's good works have earned him a good number of awards and recognitions, including:
• Prestigious title of the Senior Advocate of Nigeria in 1998
• Vice President, Students’ Union, University Of Ife, for 1975-1976
• Loyola College Old Boys’ Association Merit Award, 1995
• OAU Alumni Association Merit Award, 1995
• Qatari Bar Association Award
• Sports Writers Association Merit Award as the Legal Adviser, 1995
• Sports Writers Association Merit Award as the Patron, 1998
• NBA Award of recognition on the conferment of the SAN title in 1998

Rotimi Akeredolu Net Worth

Before becoming a governor, Rotimi Akeredolu was already running a successful law firm with Chief Akin Olujinmi, a former Attorney General and Minister for Justice in Nigeria. He has also handled several positions and appointments, both politically and otherwise.
Rotimi Akeredolu's official net worth is however not officially available, but we promise to update this article as soon as we get credible information from a reliable source.

Social Media Handles

You can connect with Rotimi Akeredolu on:
Instagram @RotimiAketi
Twitter @RotimiAkeredolu
Facebook: Rotimi Akeredolu Aketi

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