What You Don't Know About Funmi; The Ogun Female Commissioner - Nominee - THE DAILY CRUCIBLE



Monday, December 16, 2019

What You Don't Know About Funmi; The Ogun Female Commissioner - Nominee

•Mrs Funmi 

Hon.(Mrs) Olufunmilayo Akinyebo-Efuwape is a highly profile optical philanthropist and one who has brought her administration excellence to bear in the governance at the grassroots.
FAECO as She's fondly called was born into the family of Mr and Mrs. M.K. Akinyebo in Makun Sagamu, the headquarters of Sagamu Local Government in Ogun state.

As a toddler yearning for acquisition of knowledge, Olufunmilayo was enrolled by her parents at a very tender age at Ansaru-deen Primary School, Makun, Sagamu from where she proceeded to the former Remo Secondary School also in Sagamu. After obtaining the prerequisite grades in her school certificate examination, she got admission into one of the best polytechnic in Nigeria, The Polytechnic of Ilaro, Ogun State to study Accountancy from where she bagged Higher National Diploma.

She was once at Guinness Nigeria Plc., Lagos for her attachment and at Greenland Security, Lagos for her National Youth Service Corps where she was offered an Employment as an Accounting Officer because of her resourcesfulness, focus and high sense of responsibility and responsiveness to duty.

In order to expand her horizon, she left Greenland Security to take up an appointment with the Lagos State Local Government Service Commission and was thereafter after posted to Coker Aguda Local Council Development Authority(LCDA), Lagos as the Area Council Treasurer.

As a little girl, she was born into a political family because her late father, Hon.Akinyebo was an active politician and this made her little daughter derived a great political inspiration from her loving father. Her Father, Mr Akinyebo was once the Supervisory Councillor, Deputy Chairman of Sagamu Local Government and he was also Commissioner in Ogun State Local Government Service Commission.

Having been greatly exposed and involved in the political philanthropist attitude of her late father, the then young little damsel, Olufunmilayo got elected as the Vice President of the National Association of Polytechnic Accountancy Student (NAPAS) and was at the verge of being elected President of the Students' Union, when her father raised an eye-brow and advised her to concentrate more on her studies.

As a career officer in the Lagos State Local Government Service, she was very active in NULGE politics and was in fact at the point of contesting for the Presidency of the Union when by providence and that special grace, fate beckoned on her to contest for the Chairmanship post of Sagamu Local Government in the year 2012 under the platform of APC. She won the election overwhelmingly. She was the first elected female executive chairman of Sagamu Local Government in Ogun State. Right from her youthful age, Olufunmilayo aspired to be in a position where the lots of majority can be better improved hence, her mission to take Sagamu Local Government to a greater height as the only elected female chairman in all twenty Local governments in Ogun State.

Since 2015 when her tenure ends as the Chairman of Sagamu Local Government, Mrs Efuwape has been mobilizing and coordinating women at the grassroots across the 20 local governments of the State for the APC. As a result of her mobilization prowess, she was made the Director of Women Mobilization for Dapo Abiodun Campaign Organization and as such coordinated the women mobilization for the electoral success of His Excellency, Prince Dapo Abiodun MFR. 

She has so far been conferred with the numerous awards among which are;

-Award of Excellence in the Local Government Administration by Tai Solarin College of Education National Alumni Award.

-Distinguished Local Government Chairman in Ogun State by Rootswatch Magazine at Abuja Sharaton Hotel

-Ogun NLC Best Local Government Administrator Remo Zone

-Yeye Ewe by NULGE, Sagamu Local Government chapter.

Mrs.Olufunmilayo Temidayo Efuwape is happyily married with children. 

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