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Owoeye: Unveiling The New Osun Speaker

Owoeye: Unveiling The New Osun Speaker
  • PublishedJune 6, 2019

Hon Timothy Owoeye representing Ilesa East state Constituency was on Thursday elected the Speaker of the 7th state of Osun House of Assembly.

Owoeye is the 5th Speaker of the Assembly after Hon Adewale Afolabi, Prof Mojeed Alabi, Hon Adejare Bello and the immediate past Speaker, Dr Najeem Salaam.

Owoeye born on August 24th, 1972 holds a diploma in local government studies from Obafemi Awolowo University. He also has a Bachelor of Science in Political Science from Ekiti state University with Masters in Peace Building Development (MPBD) from the University of Ibadan.
As a politician, he has held the position of the councilor of ward 10, Ilesa East Local Government between 1999 and 2002 before heading to the state assembly. As a legislator, he is currently the chairman on Southwest Legislative Reform Implementation Committee (SLRIC), a posirion he has held from 2017 till date.
In the Osun Assembly, Owoeye has held several positions as Chairman, house committee on rules and business, Vice chairman house committee on local government and chieftaincy affairs office,
Member, house committee on rural and community Development, House committee on special Duties/regional integration among others.
Owoeye is in the House of Assembly for the 4th time after his first stint in 2007.

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