Idiat Oluranti Adebule is a Nigerian politician, writer and educationist. She served as the 15th deputy governor of Lagos state and the sixth woman to occupy the office from 2015 to 2019. She was elected senator representing the Lagos West senatorial district in February 2023.
NAME: Oluranti Adebule
DATE OF BIRTH: 27 November, 1970
PLACE OF BIRTH: Ojo Alaworo, Ojo local government area, Lagos State.
FATHER: Mr Adebule
MOTHER: Mrs Adebule
Dr Idiat Oluranti Adebule Had Her Early Education At Awori College, Ojo.
She Thereafter Proceeded For Tertiary Education At The Lagos State University, Ojo To Study Islamic Education In 1992.
She Continued Her Master’s Degree At The Same Institution In Curriculum Studies. She Later Progressed To Obtain Her Doctorate Degree Again At The Same Institution Which She Completed In 2012
CAREER AND PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES
She began her working career as an academic at Lagos State College of Primary Education (LACOPED), Noforija, Epe as a lecturer in the department of Religious Studies and later transferred her service to the Lagos State University as a lecturer in the department of curriculum studies and later language Arts and social studies in the faculty of Education.
While at the university, she served as a member of various university committees which included, “committee on establishment of LASU International Secondary School”, “LASU staff school monitoring committee”, member, Association of Learners, and was the coordinator, LASU Sandwich Degree Programme, Osun State College of Education, Ilesha Campus.
Her political experience and sojourn began when she was appointed as a commissioner 1 in the Lagos State Post Primary Teaching Service Commission (PP-TESCOM), now Teachers’ Establishment and Pensions Office, by Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu from October 2000 to February 2005 and later as board member of the Lagos State Scholarship Board from February 2005 to November 2005.
Dr Adebule was appointed and sworn in as the Secretary to the State Government by the Governor of Lagos state, Mr. Babatunde Raji Fashola (SAN) in July 2011.
She is corrently the senator representing the Lagos West senatorial district.
A consummate writer, Dr Adebule, has several local, national and international publications to her credit. These include, “Reading The Objective Of Universal Basic Education in Nigeria”, “The Imperative of Religion and peace in the Quest for Sustainable Development in Nigeria: The Plateau State Experience”, “The Effective Use of Educational Technology for Religious Teaching: Learning amongst Secondary Schools in Lagos State, Nigeria” to mention a few.
Dr Adebule was Appointed And Sworn In As The Secretary To The State Government By The Governor Of Lagos State, Mr Babatunde Raji Fashola (San) In July, 2011. She Was Sworn In As The Lagos State Deputy Governor In May 29, 2015 By The Chief Justice Of Lagos.