Biography

Adekunle Akinlade’s biography, fact, career, awards, net worth and life story

Intro Nigerian politician, representing Egbado South and Ipokia federal constituency
Is Politician
From Nigeria
Type Politics
Gender male
Birth 9 October 1969
Age 51 years
Star sign Libra
Politics All Progressives Congress

Adekunle Akinlade (born Adekunle AbdulKabir Akinlade on October 9 1969) is a Nigerian politician. He represents Egbado South and Ipokia federal constituency in the House of Representatives in the Nigerian national assembly. He left the All Progressive Congress and joined the Allied Peoples Movement to run for Governor of Ogun State in the 2019 election.

Early life

Akinlade was born in Ipadilpopo Compound at Agosasa, Ipokia Local Government Area of Ogun State. He spent his early years travelling across the country with his father.

Politics

He was appointed Senior Special Assistant on Taxation and Revenue in July 2011. In this capacity, he oversaw the state Directorate of other Taxes at the Board of Internal Revenue Services (IRS). He joined the All Progressive Congress in the 2015 general elections to represent Egbado south and Ipokia at the federal house of representatives. He defected to the Allied Peoples Movement to run in the 2019 governorship election, after failing to secure the APC nomination, which he lost to Dapo Abiodun.

Personal Life

Akinlade married Chinenye Ochuba, a former Most Beautiful Girl in Nigeria and Miss World Africa, in 2008.

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