His Royal Majesty, Oba Adekunle Adeagbo was born on the 6th of April,1968 to the Royal family of Prince(Hon) Samuel Adebowale Adeagbo and his dear wife, Lady Janet Adeagbo in Ibadan, Oyo State.
THE ADEKUNLE ADEAGBO’S SIBLINGS
Oba Adekunle Adeagbo, being the last born amongst his brothers leaves no stone unturned as regards his unspeakable humility he is endowed with in relating with the elder brothers. His other two successful brothers are:
1. Prince Adedayo Adeagbo
2. Prince Pastor Akinloye Adeagbo.
His father was a former Member, Federal House of Representatives, representating Ero Federal Constituency in the then Ondo State who served as Vice Chairman, House Committee on Transport between 1979 and 1983.
Hon Samuel Adeagbo, to his credence, moved and sponsored the motion for the establishment of the Federal Road Safety Commission (FRSC), an outstanding paramilitary organization that exists till date.
Hon Adeagbo remained unarguably one of the formidable pioneer developers of Mobaland, an industrialist of note who created massive employment for Otun sons and daughters. His Adif Biscuits firm did not only generate gainful employment opportunities for Moba Youths, but another source of Internally Generated Revenue (IGR) for the then Ero Local Government.
Oba Adekunle Adeayo Adeagbo is from the Ile Eye-Aba Ruling Dynasty, Otun Ekiti, Moba Local Government, Ekiti State, Nigeria. He is a direct descendant of Oore Okinbaloye, a king reputed to have signed the Ekiti Parapo Treaty in 1886. He is also the grandson of Prince Sanni Ogundunmade Adeagbo, a staunch supporter of the Action Group of the late Sage and Yoruba leader, Chief Jeremiah Obafemi Awolowo, in the 50s and 60s.
SELECTION BY OTUN KING MAKERS
On 5th May, 2020, Oba Adekunle Adeayo Adeagbo, out of Six contenders jostling for the stool, was selected as the starring candidate whom the Cap fits to ascend the throne of Oore of Otun Ekiti, following intensive consultations from the Ifa Oracle.
His selection was compliant to the due process laid down by Ekiti State Government, pursuant to chieftaincy law of Ekiti State and 1961 Declaration, apartaining Oore Stool.
Oba Adekunle Adeagbo succeeds Oba (Dr.) James Adedapo Popoola who joined his ancestors on the 21st of October, 2019.
MISSION AND VISION
Oba Adeagbo, a visionary and a man per excellence who does not allow personal aggrandizement to becloud his sense of justice and fairplay in any area of his involvement, is not but a thoroughbred professional in administration and career life.
He is a goal getter per excellence, a disciplined team player in the core business of exploring natural resources with a clear mandate for service delivery as and when due.
A blue Economist, well travelled and internationally exposed.
Oba Adekunle Adeagbo is without any shadow of doubt, a progressive, both in blood, pedigree and practice.
One who mimicks his father’s untainted patriotism that now flows freely in his veins.
Oba Adekunle Adeagbo attended All Saints Primary School, Jericho, Onireke, Ibadan, Oyo State between 1975 and 1980. He is a product of International School, the prestigious Imperial University of Ibadan, Oyo State for his Ordinary and advanced level certificate between 1980-1987. He is an Alumnus of Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile Ife, Osun State where he obtained B.sc in Economics between 1987-1991 and his NYSC at Rigom Oil Services/Shell Petroleum Development Company (SPDC) West Ogunu, Warri, Delta State after graduating in the year 1992.
(A). Oba Adekunle Adeagbo was the Executive Director (Projects) of COLKON MARINE SUPPORT SERVICES LIMITED Victoria Island, Lagos between 2014 and 2019.