Temitope Kolawole vying for House of Representatives in Ondo state,Okitipupa/Irele federal constituency precisely under ADC party, a native of Igbodigo area of Okitipupa Local Government, was born on the 25th of October 1983 in Akure, the capital of Ondo State.
He had his primary Education at Olufunmilayo International Nursery and primary school Akure Ondo State. After which he proceeded to Aquinas College also in Akure for His secondary school education.
Temitope who bagged his B.sc in Economics from the prestigious Madonna University in Okija, Anambra State later proceeded to University of Trier in Rhineland Palatinate in Germany where he had his M.SC in Economics with major in Developmental-Economics.
Temitope enjoyed several scholarships such as; Cowbell Competition Award in 1998 and also the Annual Merit Academic Award from Ondo State Scholarship Board.
He is Fellow of Institute at Economics; Institute of management. He is a human right activist. An Ambassador/Advocate for UN-SDG’s. A known voice representing women across globe most especially the rural and underserved. Temitope is the initiator of legal-aid(pro-bono) service to indigents across board
He had 6 years experience at investment, banking and retails respectively.
He is the founder of Assured Future Empowerment Initiative(AFEI) which is an NGO affiliated with United Nations, with concentration on mind-building and leadership trainings for youth and rural women empowerment. In 8 years of effective existence of AFEI, the NGO has registered about 10,000 pupil in school and empowered nothing less than 5000 women all around the country and some part of Africa.
He’s a recipient of many other Awards including;
*The Most Outspoken Student (Madonna University, 2007).
*Lagos State Governor Honors Award (2008)
*NYSC Community Development Award (2009).
*Outstanding Youth of the Year (Apapa Local Government, 2010).
*Ojora of Lagos award and recommendation (2009)
*Community Development Award (Shomolu Local Government, Lagos State, 2012).
*Community Development Award (Akamkpa youth council, Cross River State, 2013).
*NAOSS Award 2015
*Recognition award, Nnewi, Anambra state
*NAOSS Community Development Award (2017).
*HOWGA Development Award (2017).
*UN’SDG Advocate of the Year (2018).
*MYWORLD2030 Advocate Award.