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MEET HON YOMI OLADAPO - THE TRUE CHANGE ADVOCATE


                                                   THE MAN ABAYOMI OLADAPO

Mr. Abayomi Oladapo is a trail blazer who has successfully etched his name in gold at the annals of media and public relations in Nigeria especially in Lagos State where he is currently serving as the Head of Public Affairs Unit (Lagos State Public Corporation Ojudu, Berger). He has a tract record of meritorious service spanning over two decades as a veteran media/ public relations consultant due to his background as a trained Journalist who specializes in public Relations and Advertisement. 

Mr. Abayomi Oladapo was born in 1968 to the noble family of High Chief Mr. & Mrs. Simeon Olayiola Oladapo at Mushin Local Government Council in Lagos state. He has from childhood always displayed a very high sense of responsibility and unparalleled leadership qualities which endeared him to the minds of the people. Among his peers, he was the rallying and reference point.

Mr. Abayomi Oladapo, coming from a prudent and noble family with a highly discipline parental care was prepared very early in life to be able to stand up for every good course he believed in, not minding the circumstances. No doubt, this has moulded him into a fearless, highly resourceful personality. His candor and dignified carriage is better reflected in the aura he carries which electrifies every environment he steps into. 

                                                   EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND

Mr. Abayomi Oladapo attended Imola Day Kindergarten School in Mushin and later proceeded to Lara Day Nursery & Primary School Adeniyi Jones, Ikeja, Lagos, and later went to Orile Agege Community High School for his Secondary education were he finished successfully in flying colours. Still in the quest to expand the frontiers of his knowledge, he studied Mass Communication at Ogun State Polytechnic, Abeokuta and was awarded the Higher National Diploma Certificate in Mass Communication. He went for the Mandatory National Youth Service corps (NYSC) in Yobe State, and had his first Primary assignment at Ikon Allah Printing Press Nguru, Yobe State. 


WORK EXPERIENCE: Between (1995-1997), as a trained Journalist who specializes in Public Relations and Advertising, he decided to further exhibit his wealth of experience by joining a Niger-Delta Newspaper tabloid (IZON News) as a special project co-coordinator and sub-editor. He has several publications to his credit. Between (1998-2000) he joined the family business (SIMOLAD NIG. ENT. LTD) as a Director (Sales and Marketing) a position he held till year 2000.

LAGOS STATE CIVIL SERVICE WORK EXPERIENCE: In the year 2000, he was offered an appointment with Lagos State Government as an Information Officer. He was drafted to work as Press and Public Relations Officer with the Ministry of Information and Strategy.

In (2000-2012) he was redeployed to Lagos State Planning and Environmental Monitoring Authority (LASPEMA) as the Head, Public Relations Unit.

In (2004-2012) - he was also redeployed to the Lagos State Special Committee on Rehabilitation of Public Schools as (Head, Public Relations Unit)
  • During this period, he was part of the team that influenced the construction of Alakuko Junior/Senior Secondary School, Ojokoro
  • Rehabilitation of one number six and twelve classroom blocks at Ijaiye Ojokoro High School, Ojokoro
  • Rehabilitation of 2 blocks of classrooms at Anwar-Islam Junior/Senior Secondary School, Ojokoro
  • Construction of 1 no 6 classroom and 1 no 12 classroom block at Orile-Agege Community High School, Agege (Alma-Mata)
  • (2013-2015) - Lagos Mortgage Board (Ownership Mortgage Scheme) (Lagos HOMS (Head, Public Relations Unit)
  • (2015 till date) He worked his way to the top through dint of hardwork, diligence and commitment to become the Head of Public Affairs Unit (Lagos State Public Works Corporation)


                                               PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATIONS

As a seasoned Public Relation/Media Practitioner, he is a member of the following professional bodies

1. Nigerian Union of Journalist (NUJ) Lagos Information Chapel

2. Nigerian Institute of Public Relations (NIPR)

3. Nigerian Institute of Management (NIM)


                                                          POLITICAL EXPERIENCE

2002 – Consultant to the Action Congress, Lagos State Chapter (Media and 

Publicity Committee) Independent Campaign Group (ICG) at Aromire, Ikeja, Lagos.

2003 – A staunch supporter and mobilize for the re-election of Asiwaju Bola 

Ahmed Tinubu as Governor of Lagos State under Ifako-Ijaiye Local Government.

2007 - A staunch supporter/mobilizer for the BRF emergence as the Governor of Lagos State at the state committee level.

2011 - An Action Congress of Nigeria Aspirant (ACN) for the Lagos State House of Assembly Ifako-Ijaiye Constituency 02

2015 - Member of the Akinwunmi Ambode Campaign Organization (AAMCO), Ojokoro LCDA

Co-ordinator-Akinwunmi Ambode Forum (AAF) Ojokoro LCDA till date

Staunch supporter/mobilize for All Progressive Congress Lagos State Chapter

2017 - Deputy Finance Director, Hammed Idowu Tijani (HID) Campaign Committee for his emergence as Executive Chairman Ojokoro LCDA

                                                          MISSION TO SERVE

I see a lot of decadence in our Society especially among the Youths, and I feel challenged to stem the tide. This is my commitment and responsibility to the entire community. I have consulted with our people both near and far and also identified the basic needs of our people. You are my people and the very reason I am running. 

The duty of the legislature is essentially to look into the laws of our land and take a decisive decision as these laws affects our people by reviewing these laws, making amendments or annulling before passing the bill for accent. I am very familiar with the laws of our land and will continue to advocate for reforms that will bring the change we craved for.

I am the eyes of our leaders, the voice of our Youths, the mouthpiece of our community leaders, the custodians of our rich cultural heritage, the link and representative of every people at Ifako-Ijaiye Constituency 2, Ojokoro LCDA

                                                               MANIFESTO

LEGISLATIVE FUNCTION

1. To continue to uphold the manifesto of our party and give my 100 Percent support to our dynamic Governor in the quest to turn Lagos State to mega city and facilitate the completion of all the various developmental projects going on in the State.

2. To be the mouth and voice of the people I represent at the Lagos State House of Assembly and:

a. Bring to the attention of the Government issues of concern and priority to the people through vibrant contribution at the floor of the House.

b. To further explore areas that have been neglected for long where the people deserve prompt attention

c. To co-operate with the executives and other related authorities for the maintenance of law and order for the smooth running of the affairs of the State of all tiers of Government.

d. To work hand in hand with the executives and other Honourable Members for the quick passage of bills that will further bring glory to our party so that our tenure will be a reference point at the record of the State.


                                      TO THE PEOPLE OF MY CONSITITUENCY

a. To open an outlet at strategic places throughout the constituency, so that I can effectively reach out to the Youths and engage them in skill acquisitions, vocational jobs, talents hunt and other artisan jobs.

b. Conveying of monthly town hall meetings where I will be freely accessible to the people so that we can interact on party matters and other related issues

c. To engage the youths in sport activities through the sponsor of football competitions, novelty matches, and other indoor games

                                      CONSTITUENCY DEVELOPMENT PROJECT

a. Provision of recreation centers’, public toilet, bore holes, etc to bring the dividends of democracy to the doorstep of the people

b. To team up and support the party leaders for the success and the progress of our party at all time. 

                                                                     CONCLUSION

Mr. Abayomi Oladapo has the pedigree of experience and political clout required for this assignment. He is a unionist per excellence, a socialite, an investor, a culture activist with an enviable fashion sense and poise. He is intelligent and full of wits and your trust repose in him will never be misplaced. At the home front, a responsible father to his children, to his wife, a very caring and loving husband and to the people of his constituency, a Grassroot Politician at the heart of the people on the threshold of history set to bring the dividends of democracy to the doorstep of the people. He is happily married with children.






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