Senate Leader

Senator Michael Opeyemi Bamidele, CON

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Senator Opeyemi Bamidele is a Nigerian lawyer, human rights activist, and politician. He is an indigene of Iyin Ekiti, Ekiti State. He was elected to represent Ekiti Central Federal Constituency 1 in 2011 to join the 7th session of the Assembly and has been re-elected back for three more sessions. He is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (Nigeria) and holds the Commander of the Order of the Niger (CON). Senator Opeyemi is 59 years Old.

Educational History

Religious Studies degree Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU) LL.B Law degree from the University of Benin (UNIBEN), Edo State B.L. Nigerian Law School

Previous Offices

Senior Special Assistant on Political and Intergovernmental Relations to the Lagos State Governor, 2000, Commissioner Lagos State Ministry of Youth, Sports and Social Development 2023 Commissioner for Information and Strategy 2007