Chief Theophilus Adeleke Akinyele Is Dead

Chief Theophilus Adeleke Akinyele, 88 who holds the chieftaincy title of Bobajiro of Ibadanland is dead.

The elder according to reports is said to have passed on, on Monday, 26th October, 2020.

Prior to his death, he was Permanent Secretary in the Ministries of Agriculture and Finance of the old Western State of Nigeria, Registrar and Secretary to the Council of the University of Ife (now Obafemi Awolowo University), Ile-Ife Nigeria and Secretary to the Military Government, Oyo.

He rose to the position of Head of the Civil Service of Oyo State and also served as Director of Budget and Special Adviser on Budget Affairs to President Shehu Shagari from 1979-1983.

The deceased became a consultant after retiring from the public service.

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