The campaign structure of Jimi Agbaje, PDP Governorship Candidate for Lagos State, has appointed a former lieutenant of the Late Engineer Funso Williams to oversee operations as its Director of Organisation.
Announcing the appointment of Adeleke in a press statement, Jimi’s Director of Media and Publicity, Mr. Felix Oboagwina, credited the new Director with contributing immensely to the successful mileage Lagos PDP, recorded in the 2015 elections.
Adeleke was part of the think-tank of the Late Engineer Funso Williams, former PDP governorship aspirant, assassinated in Lagos in 2006.
He first joined Williams’ team when the former Works’ Commissioner ran for the Lagos State governorship under the defunct United National Congress Party(UNCP) and later, the Alliance for Democracy(AD).
He’s a strong political player whose active participation began on campus, he won election as a Parliamentarian in the students’ union government, to represent the Department of Sociology and the Faculty of Social Sciences through his four years in LASU. He also served as the Secretary to the Jonathan/Sambo Campaign Council for the 2011 presidential election won by President Goodluck Jonathan.
In addition, Adeleke worked as Personal Assistant to the Minister for Works and Housing, Chief Femi Anibaba, between 2004 and 2007. From 2013 to 2015, he was Technical Assistant to Deputy Chairman of the Subsidy Reinvestment and Empowerment Programme(SURE-P).