Showing posts with label IFEDAYO ABEGUNDE. Show all posts
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Monday, 5 August 2019


The secretary to the Ondo state government,Hon Ifedayo Abegunde has raised his voice against the act of violence against women.

He said this while receiving a group of party women leaders across Akure South local government last weekend at his residence in Alagbaka Akure.

He described cases of wife battery as not only" objectionable but also ungodly"

"Women are very important in our society, their place can never be over emphasised, the are not playthings, they're not object of public or private ridicle" he affirms

He thanked the women for their support for the party and encouraged them to keep supporting the party.

Monday, 15 July 2019


Ifedayo Abegunde a.k.a Abena is the secretary to the state government in Ondo state.

Born on the 5th of May 1955 in Akure Ondo state to the family of PA Williams Abegunde of irowo.The young Ifedayo attended St David's Anglican primary school Akure.

After his primary Education he was admitted into Oyemekun grammar school where he earned his Hsc .

He proceeded to Yaba College of technology in Lagos for his OND in civil engineering.At Yabatech he emerged as the best student in his department which earned him a scholarship from SHELL BP with which he completed his OND .

After his OND he worked briefly with a construction company before traveling to the United States of America where he studied for an associate degree in In achitecture at the Miami day college.

He then proceeded to earn a degree in achitecture at A and M University Florida.

His hunger for education took him to Morgan state University for his master's degree in achitecture .

Not fully satisfied he took interest in the then emerging ICT sector where he studied and earned himself various certification in system networking.

Ifedayo Abegunde's parents were peasant farmers which made it difficult for them to financially support his education.He had to do different types of menial jobs to support his education.

As a teenager. he fried and sold Akara,a local Nigerian snacks made from ground cowpea friend in vegetable oil,at S.O juction along Oba Adesda road in Akure.

In the United States he worked as a dishwasher,then as a chef.When He moved to Morgan state University he worked as a cab driver.

His involvement in the politics of Nigeria started after the annulment of the June 12 1993 Presidential election by the Ibrahim Babangida led military government.He acted as the secretary of the National Democratic Coalition NADECO, the association which was at the forefront of the struggle for the restoration of the Mandate given to MKO Abiola by Nigerians.

When Nigeria returned to democratic rule he returned to Nigeria, contested and won election into the house of Representatives where he represented Akure North and South federal constituency from 2003 to 2007.

He served as the chairman of the Ondo State Afforestation project where he supervised the planting of not less than 10,000 new trees.

He was re-elected again in 2011 to represent the same constituency.

He served as the chairman of the house committee on Emagency and risk management.

He represented Nigeria in many United Nations organization conferences on Emagency management .

In 2013 he presented a paper on Emagency management and risk control in Geneva at the conference for global assessment report on disaster control and risk reduction.

In 2017 he was appointed as the. Secretary to the state government by Arakunrin Oluwarotimi Odunayo Akeredolu,a position he holds till date.

His nickname Abena is coined from his surname Abegunde.

His political slogan "for the people" is based on his populist ideology that a person in power holds power in trust for the people.

Abegunde loves to listening to Nigerian music.

He is married with children