House of Representatives Hopeful, Asiwaju Abayomi Oke Releases Profile | @abayomi2019

Abayomi Isola Oke was born on November 28th 1985 in Ogun State, Nigeria. He attended primary and Secondary schools in Ota before proceeding to Osun State Polytechnic, Iree and Allover Central Polytechnic, Ota for his Ordinary National Diploma and Higher National Diploma respectively.

As a student, he was involved with campus politics in his drive to see that student welfare and interests are protected. He was the General Secretary of the Student Union Government of Osun State Polytechnic during his OND programme as well as the pioneer president of NABAMS of Allover Central Polytechnic. 

As part of his duty during the mandatory NYSC, he was a subject teacher at Isunjaba Comprehensive High School, Imo State as well as the staff adviser of the school press club. He coordinated Community Development Service in Environmental Sanitation in Isu Local Government. He served as the General Secretary of Nigerian Christian Corpers' Fellowship in his LG. 

A former banker, he worked with the then BankPHB (Now Keystone Bank) where he was responsible for sensitive and important functions like cheque printing, cheque maintenance as well as the helpdesk of the operational hub of the bank. His commitment on the job attracted award of the Best Staff of the month and also nominations in other categories.

After the stint with banking, Oke set up his company, Novent concept which is an agency in the business of film making, model training, events planning, shows promotion etc.

Novent has over the years organized trainings for those in the world of media and entertainment in Ota and environs, organized the first ever Fashion show in Ota that is also the biggest in Ogun State; talent, artists, comedians and models promotion etc.

Recently, Novent Concept organized and successfully held the Life is Eazi concert in Ota where Mr Eazi, Small Doctor amongst other artists performed to a sold out crowd, it was the first in Ota.

An actor, filmmaker, TV presenter, compere, public speaker, model trainer, Asiwaju (as he is popularly called) is also the founder of De CHAMPS, a gathering of youths from every part of the country who are mentored into becoming good ambassadors of this country.

The annual Youth Leaders Forum in Sango Ota organized by De CHAMPS brings together youths from diverse cultures and background to discuss and deliberate on issues facing the youths and how to succeed. The event which is in its 4th year has attracted youths who have gone on to become a success in their various fields.

Oke is also a member of Young Africa Leaders Initiative (YALI) and has spoken at over 50 events in the last 12 months about talents promotion, skill development, leadership and communication skill.

He was instrumental to bringing Google to Ota to train youths on digital skills and the ever changing and dynamic world of the social media management and use.

A recipient of various awards right from his school days to his former place of work as well as his church where he is a dedicated worker and head of the media and publicity arm.

Asiwaju is married to Olamide Oke and they are blessed with wonderful children.

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