Gone but not forgotten, brief history of late Rt Honorable Adeyemo Michael Olusegun Adeshina.
The holy bible Said; “Sweetness is the remembrance of the righteous”. Adeyemo Michael died truly but history will continue to say good about him. As today makes it exactly 3 years of his demise, we bring to you the biography of the noble statesman.
Adeshina Michael Adeyemo ( Also known as AMA) is the first born in the family of Nine and was given birth to by the Adeyemo family of Alaarun Compound, Lanlate, Ibarapa East Local Government of Oyo state.
He had his primary school Education at IMG, Oke Ado, Ibadan while his secondary school Education was at Celestial Church High School, Oke Ado, Ibadan. Adeshina being someone that understand that education is the best legacy, it makes a man easy to lead,but difficult to drive; Easy to govern but impossible to enslave.In his search for knowledge,he later proceeded to the University of port Harcourt where he had his bachelor’s degree in Education Management with second class upper.
Being Someone that detest injustice a lot coupled with his passion for legal profession, Adeshina later attended the university of Ibadan for his LL.B in law and qualified as a lawyer in 2004, He worked with Olujimi and Akeredolu law firm.
Rt. Hon. Adeyemo Adeshina ventured into politics in 2007 to contest for the member of the state house of Assembly but narrowly lost to one of his opponents, he later re-contested in 2011 and won the election to defeat the same person he lost to in 2007.
He was chosen as the deputy chief whip of the house and a member of committee of fund and allocation, work and transport, Agriculture, trade and investment, Appropriation and public finance in the 7th assembly. It is not a gainsaying that he was one of the engine room of the 7th assembly and he was much respected by his fellow members.
He was a member of Nigerian Bar Association and he served in the executive as an Auditor and Assistant secretary of NBA, Ibadan branch.
He was indeed a great blessing to Ibarapa East Local Government and it’s environ.Apart from his legislative exploits, he impacted many lives, developed his people and ensure that good governance is his watchword. He believes that dividend of democracy should be shared equally.
He facilitated the autonomy of two Campuses of tetiary institution in his constituency through the then Governor, Late Abiola Ajimobi.
Owing to the confidence his people had in him, Hon Adeyemo’s re-election is the first time a member of the state house of Assembly will be re-elected in his constituency- Ibarapa East.
According to Mr. Speaker, Rt. Hon. Michael Adeyemo; ” My vision for the Oyo state house of Assembly is to ensure continuity and sustenance of peace in the 8th Assembly, having a robust interrelationship with the Executive and give maximum Support to the government in his development plans for the benefit of the people of Oyo state without compromising the independence and integrity of the legislative arm”.
Adeyemo Michael in his lifetime, was a relationship expert,liberal, progressive minded, Accomodating, humble, replica of success and epitome of celebrated achievement who can never be forgotten in the history of politics in Ibarapa East and Oyo state at large.
Rt. Hon. Adeshina Michael Adeyemo died on one fateful Friday,27th April, 2018 at the age of 47.
May Almighty God forgive his shortcomings.