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#KnowYourLawmakers: Elegbeleye Rasheed, The Minority Leader of ODHA

Mr. Elegbeleye Rasheed Olalekan born in Ikare-Akoko on May 16th, 1966, the Minority Leader, representing the people of Akoko North-East State Constituency. He is the only lawmaker on the platform of People’s Democratic Party in the current Ondo State House of Assembly.


Mr. Elegbeleye Rasheed Olalekan born in Ikare-Akoko in Akoko North-East local government area of Ondo State on May 16th, 1966.


He attended A.U.D Primary School and Saint Jude Primary School, both in Ikare-Akoko and got his first school leaving certificate in 1979. He proceeded to Ikare Grammar School, Ikare and obtained his Senior Secondary School Certificate in 1984. In 988, he graduated from the Cooperative Training Institute, Akure where he obtained a Diploma in Secretariat Study. Currently, Mr. Elegbeleye is pursuing a Bachelor’s Degree in political science at the National Open University, Akure Study Center, where is he expected to graduate before the end of the year.


Olalekan has served at different levels both in his political party and the government which include:

  • Social Democratic Party Ward Organizing Secretary
  • Local Government UNCP Organizing Secretary
  • PDP local government youth leader, Akoko North East
  • PDP State youth leader, Ondo State
  • Councilor for Edo Ward 1995-1997
  • Ondo State Independent Electoral Officer, 2007-2009
  • Currently, member and the minority leader, Ondo State House of Assembly


Apart from the fact he is the Minority Leader, he is equally serving in the following House Committees:

  • Chairman, House Committee on Commerce and Industry
  • Member, House Committee on Health
  • Member, House Committee on Education, Science and Technology
  • Member, House Committee on Judiciary and Establishments
  • Member, House Committee on SDGs
  • Member, House Committee on Procurement
  • Member, House Committee on Selection

We enjoy citizens and his constituents to constructively engage him on legislative and governance issues via 08109726914 while his constituency office situated at No 1, Oke-Alabojuto, Oba Akadiri Momoh Road, Ikare-Akoko, Ondo State, Nigeria, for constituents related matters.

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