Simeon Oduoye Politician

Simeon Olasukanmi Oduoye is a former Nigerian police officer and administrator of Niger State and Ebonyi State. He was elected senator for Osun Central in April 2007 on the People's Democratic Party (PDP) platform. Simeon Oduoye was born on 13 April 1945. He obtained the West African School Certificate in 1964 from Akinorum Grammar School, Ikirun. He enlisted in the Nigeria Police on 1 July 1965. He became an Assistant Inspector General of Police, retiring in 1999. He was Administrator of Niger and Ebonyi States 1996-1999. He was chairman of NSPRI (2005–2007). He is Chairman and Managing Director of Layo Woodmill Nigeria Ltd. As administrator of Ebonyi State, one of his first acts was to set up a committee to restructure the state civil service to ensure order, seniority, observance to rules and regulations. In an October 2009 interview, Senator Julius Agbo cited Oduoye's administration as an example of a very well organised person who tried to establish civil service in Ebonyi state. Simeon Oduoye was elected senator for Osun Central in April 2007 on the (PDP) platform.

Personal details

Date of birth
April 13th, 1945
Date of death
March 21st, 2014 at age of 68
Place of death
Osogbo, Nigeria

Political engagements

People's Democratic Party

Geographic scope



Economic liberalism
Social conservatism

Official web page

Wikipedia article

The People's Democratic Party is a conservative political party in Nigeria. Its policies generally lie towards the Centre-right of the political spectrum. It has won every Presidential election since 1999, and is the dominant party in the Fourth Republic amid controversial circumstances.

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