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Rt. Hon.

Olawale Abdulsalam Taofiq

Profile of Rt. Hon. Abdulsalam Taofiq Olawale

Rt. Honourable Taofiq Olawale Abdulsalam was born in Ikare Akoko, Akoko North East Local Government Area of Ondo State on the 9th day of

April, 1969


Taofiq holds a degree in Law from the then University of Ado-Ekiti, now Ekiti State University and a Master’s degree in Law from Ladoke Akintola University of Technology Ogbomoso. Olawale was a General Manager, Fast Ventures Limited, Akure; a marketing Director, Roskof Nigeria Limited, Lagos; the Assistant Registrar Corporate Affairs, Commission, Abuja; Principal partner,Walem Salem-Alade and Associates, Abuja; and managing partner,Gavelgart Law Chambers Abuja.Taofiq Olawale was elected into the Ondo State House of Assembly in 2003 and he was elected the Speaker.

He has attended several seminars among which is Conference on Enhancing Application of Constitutional Role of the State Houses of Assembly, in June 2009.


He received several awards among which are the distinguished merit award by Ar-Rahaman Islamic Promotion and Leadership award by Rotary Club International, Akure.

Taofiq Olawale is happily married with Children and his hobbies are Traveling, playing Table Tennis and Football. Until his appointment, he was the Senior Special Assistant to the Governor on Legislative Matters.

Rt. Hon. Abdulsalam Taofiq Olawale, is the Commissioner, Ministry of Works & Infrastructure, Ondo State.

Ondo State is a state in Nigeria created on 3 February 1976 from the former Western State. It originally included what is now Ekiti State, which was split off in 1996. Akure is the state capital.

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