Bamidele Michael Opeyemi Biography, Career, Controversies, And Net Worth
Michael Opeyemi Bamidele is the Senator representing Ekiti Central Senatorial District, in the 9th National Assembly, on the platform of the All Progressives Congress. He was a member of the House of Representatives, representing the Ado Ekiti/ Irepodun-Ifelodun Federal Constituency, in the 7th National Assembly.
Bamidele Michael Opeyemi is a lawyer and human rights, activist. He was born on 29th July 1963, in Iyin Ekiti, Ekiti State, to the Christian family of Sir Stephen Ogunjuyigbe and Madam Juliana Tinuola Bamidele and he is married to Mrs. Oluyemisi Bamidele, they are blessed with adult children.
Bamidele Michael Opeyemi Profile
|Real Name||Bamidele Michael Opeyemi|
|Date of Birth||29 July 1963|
|State of Origin||Ekiti State|
|Occupation||Lawyer and Politician|
|Political Party||All Progressives Congress|
|Net Worth||$3 Million|
Bamidele Michael Opeyemi spent his early life in Lagos State where he attended Baptist Academy secondary school and then Obafemi Awolowo University where he obtained a bachelor’s degree in religious studies. He later attended the University of Benin where he received a bachelor’s degree in law in 1990.
Having graduated from the Nigerian Law School, he was called to the bar in 1992. He proceeded to Franklin Pierce University where he received a master’s degree in law and was called to the New York Bar in January 1999.
Bamidele Michael Opeyemi Opeyemi is a member of the ACN representing the Ado Ekiti-Irepodun -Ifelodun federal constituency in the National Assembly on the platform of the All Progressive Congress. He is a Nigerian lawyer, human rights activist, politician, and member of the 7th, 8th, and 9th National Assembly consecutively representing Ekiti Central Senatorial District of Ekiti state at the Nigerian senate.
In June 1992, he contested in the primary elections to the Federal House of Representatives representing Oshodi/Isolo Federal Constituency in Lagos State under the platform of the Social Democratic Party but lost. He served as a special assistant on legal matters to Senator Bola Tinubu until November 1993 when Nigeria’s democracy was truncated by General Sanni Abacha. In July 2000, he was appointed senior special assistant on political and intergovernmental relations to the Lagos State governor.
Bamidele Michael Opeyemi was later appointed as commissioner for the Lagos State Ministry of Youth, Sports, and Social Development in governor Bola Tinubu’s administration. In April 2011, he was elected as a member of the 7th National Assembly to represent Ekiti Central federal constituency.
He has received many Awards and commissions some of which are; Fellow Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (Nigeria) In October 2022, a Nigerian national honor of Commander Of The Order Of The Niger (CON) was conferred on him by President Muhammadu Buhari. MHR (June 2011 to June 2015). Honorable Commissioner for Information and Strategy, Lagos State (July 2007 to February 2011).
Honourable Commissioner for Youths, Sports and Social Development, Lagos State (July 2003 to May 2007), Special Adviser to the Governor on Political and Inter-Governmental Affairs, Lagos State (July 2000 to May 2003).
Bamidele Michael Opeyemi was alleged to be attacked at Igede Ekiti. He was attacked by suspected thugs believed to be working for the Action Congress of Nigeria (A C N) in Igede Ekiti. However, ACN, Ekiti State chapter, denied any hand in the attack of Opeyemi Bamidele.
Bamidele Michael Opeyemi Social Media Handles
Bamidele Michael Opeyemi is on Facebook @Michael Opeyemi Bamidele- MOB Support Organization and Twitter @SenatorMOB.
Bamidele Michael Opeyemi was born on 29th July 1963, in Iyin Ekiti, Ekiti State, to the Christian family of Sir Stephen Ogunjuyigbe and Madam Juliana Tinuola Bamidele. He is married to Mrs. Oluyemisi Bamidele and they are blessed with children.
Bamidele Michael Opeyemi Net Worth
Bamidele Michael Opeyemi is estimated to be worth over $3 Million.