Epe, Lagos State
| Lagos, Epe Constituency I|
24 August 1958 (age 57)
Lagos State, Nigeria (1958-08-24)
All Progressives Congress
Adeyemi Ikuforiji Wikipedia
Rt. Hon. Adeyemi Ikuforiji (born August 24, 1958) is a Nigerian economist, lawyer, politician, lawmaker and speaker of the 7th Lagos State House of Assembly.
Ikuforiji was born on 24 August 1958 in Epe, Local Government area of Lagos State southwestern Nigeria. He attended Local Authority Central School in Epe before he proceeded to Epe Grammar School where he obtained the West Africa School Certificate on July 1975. He received a bachelor's and master's degrees in economics from Babeș-Bolyai University and Bucharest Academy of Economic Studies respectively. He later obtained a Master of Business Administration from the University of Lagos in 1980.
He began his political career as the general secretary of the Unity Party of Nigeria. In 2003, he contested the seat of his constituency, Epe constituency I and was elected, member of Lagos State House of Assembly. On December 2005, he was elected as Speaker of the house under the platform of Alliance for Democracy. On 4 June 2007 he was re-elected for the second term as speaker of the 6th Assembly having emerge as winner of the race from his constituency. On 4 July 2011 he was re-elected again for the third term as speaker of the 7th Assembly, that will run its course till July 3, 2015.