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10 Things You Didn’t Know About Funso Amosun

The amiable first lady of Ogun State, Funso Amosun was born on 2 May 1966 in London to late Bishop Ayoade Adesanya and Deaconess Christiana Odesanya. She is married to the Governor of Ogun State, Senator Ibikunle Amosun and they are blessed with five children. She holds a Bachelor Degree in English Education from Obafemi Awolowo University and also holds a Master’s Degree in Guidance and Counselling from the University of Lagos. There is no doubt that the 50-years-old beautiful first lay of Ogun State has definitely played a vital role in eliminating poverty among women in Nigeria.

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Here are 10 things you probably didn’t know about the amiable first lady of Ogun State, Funso Amosun:

1. Funso Amosun was born on 2 May 1966 in London to late Bishop Ayoade Adesanya and Deaconess Christiana Odesanya.

2. She commenced her primary education at St James Norland in the UK and later moved to Yejide Girls Grammar School in Ibadan.

3. She holds a Bachelor Degree in English Education from Obafemi Awolowo University.

4. She also proceeded to Oyo State College of Arts and Science for her Advanced level education from 1983-1985.

5. She also holds a Master’s Degree in Guidance and Counselling from the University of Lagos.

6. She is married to the Governor of Ogun State, Senator Ibikunle Amosun and they are blessed with five children.

7. She met her husband while she was completing her National Youth Service at a information technology firm.

8. She also worked as part of a loss adjustment team in Barclay’s Financial Services and New Prudential Insurance Company in the UK in the 1990’s.

9. She is also involved in coordinating scholarships schemes through the SIA Foundation and organising the implementation of empowerment schemes and support programmes designed to assist the less privileged in society.

10. She mentioned in an interview that her dream is to see Ogun State women in a better place when leaving the government house.




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