Dr. Kolapo Olusola

Deputy Governor of Ekiti State

Deputy Governor of Ekiti State

DR. KOLAPO OLUBUNMI OLUSOLA ELEKA is born to the family of Elder and Deaconess Olusola Ojo Eleka, Eleka’s compound in Ikere-Ekiti. He started his educational pursuit at St. Mathew’s Primary School, Ikere-Ekiti (1972-1978) and had his Secondary School Education at Annunciation School, Ikere-Ekiti (1978-1983) where he recorded outstanding performances as an award and prize winning best student throughout his sojourn in the schools. The same feat was achieved in his first degree five-year University Education at Obafemi Awolowo university between 1984-1989. He obtained an M.Sc. degree in Construction Technology from Department of Building, University of Lagos in 1993 and a PhD in Building Structures from Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife in 2005.

Until his election as deputy governor elect of Ekiti State, Dr. Olusola was an accomplished teacher in the Department of Building, Obafemi Awolowo University, for the past twenty-three (23) years. At the postgraduate level, he has successfully supervised two PhD, two M.Phil and nine M.Sc. students all in the field of Building Structures within the past nine years after obtaining his PhD degree. He has severally served as External examiner in many Universities within the country. His research interests are mainly in the field of Alternative Building Materials Development for Housing Construction, Construction Technology and Structural Mechanics.

Professionally, Dr. Olusola- Eleka is an accomplished Registered Builder who had previously held very important positions at state and National levels (Osun State N.I.OB. – Nigerian Institute of Building – Chairman 2006-2009; At National level – Registrar of N.I.O.B., 2007-2009, Research Secretary 2009 – 2011 and Member, National Council of NIOB, 2006 – 2011; Examiner, NIOB 1998-2002; 2006 – 2011).

Dr. Olusola is an ordained Pastor in Christ Apostolic Church Worldwide and he is happily married to Mrs. Janet Olusola and blessed with three precious children.