Lam Adesina

Politician

1939 – 2012

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Who was Lam Adesina?

Alhaji Lamidi Ona-Olapo Adesina was an educator who became governor of Oyo State in Nigeria on 29 May 1999 as a member of the Alliance for Democracy party.

Adesina was born on 20 January 1939. He attended Loyola college in Ibadan. then studied at the University of Nigeria, Nsukka from 1961–1963. Later he attended the university of Ibadan in 1971. He worked in private educational institutions before entering politics.

Adesina was a sponsor of Abiola Ajimobi in his successful bid to be elected to the senate for Oyo South in 2003. Later the two men fell apart, and Ajimobi moved to the All Nigeria Peoples Party, but in October 2009 the two were leaders of the Action Congress party in Oyo State, and had reconciled.

Lam Adesina died on 11 November 2012 at the private St. Nicholas Hospital on Lagos Island. It was thought that the cause was related to diabetes, from which he had suffered for some time. He was to be buried at his Felele residence according to Islamic rites.

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Born
Jan 20, 1939
Ibadan
Profession
Education
  • University of Ibadan
Died
Nov 11, 2012
Lagos Island

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on July 23, 2013

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