The Oyo State House of Assembly has elected Hon. Adebowale Edward Ogundoyin as Speaker of the 9th Assembly.
Ogundoyin, who is the lawmaker representing Ibarapa-East, studied Agronomy at Babcock University.
The new speaker was born in the native of Eruwa, Ibarapa East Local Government area, Oyo State. He is the son of the late Chief Adeseun Ogundoyin who was a popular philantropost and industrialist.
Ogundoyin leveraged on his father’s image and popularity to replace the late speaker Michael Adeyemo through a bye-election in 2018. He won against the ruling APC.
He was re-elected in the March 9, 2019 elections still under the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).