One of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) stalwart and aspirants in the forthcoming Osun gubernatorial election, Mr Bamidele Adeleke has picked his nomination form.
After much consultation from party leaders, Adeleke picked his nomination form on Friday afternoon at the national headquarters of the party in Abuja.
Dele Adeleke holds a B.SC in Management/Accounting and an MBA in General Management (distinction) both from Obafemi Awolowo University (Ile-Ife, Nigeria). He has attended many courses and workshops organized by prestigious institutions including Lagos Business School. He started his Career as a Banker in Liberty Merchant Bank Limited in 1991. He was part of the turnaround team of STB between 1998 and 2002, when the bank grew from 11 – 60 branches before he left to join Pacific Merchant Bank limited. In Pacific Bank, he piloted the recapitalization drive of the Bank in 2002 which led to the fresh inflow of about N 1.2bn as well as the restructuring from a Merchant Bank into a commercial bank.
He spear-headed Pacific Bank’s in-road into the oil & Gas Market and managed key relationships and portfolio encompassing all white products as well as vessel acquisition. During the last banking industry-wide consolidated exercise, he was seconded to Merger Project office of the Unity Bank Group as head of strategy and integration. He later became the project manager for the integration of the Unity Bank Group’s operational procedures and information Technology platform. He was later appointed Divisional Head/Executive in charge of Strategy and Corporate Development.
He restructured Axis Power Distribution Company and managed the company’s entry into a consortium that bid for the acquisition of Kaduna Electricity Distribution company of PHCN, he was appointed the Pioneer CEO, He was later appointed as Project Director/COO for TKM where he supervised the reengineering of the company and the manufacture, importation and deployment of 250 Telecommunications Towers for MTNN and several others for GLO the position he held before appointment as CEO of Seal Towers Ltd.
He is very resourceful and highly creative. He is a fellow of the Institute of Direct Marketing, A certified Project Management Professional, A member of the American Society for Quality and an Alumnus of the Lagos Business School (IMP).
Adeleke is an astute politician with a touch of class in anything he does, with him in helms of affairs in Osun , we believe things will turnaround for better for the people in the state, one of his close associate Adebisi told newsmen in Abuja.