Oyebanji appoints Abibat Omolara as SSG
By Samuel Ogunsona
The Governor of Ekiti State, His Excellency, Biodun Abayomi Oyebanji, has appointed Dr Habibat Omolara Adubiaro as Secretary to the State Government.
The appointment which was contained in a ststement signed by the Chief Press Secretary to the Governor, Mr Yinka Oyebode and made available to Irohinoodua. The appointment takes immediate effect.
A university don and former Special Adviser (Women Affairs) to Ekiti State Governor, Dr (Mrs.) Habibat Omolara Adubiaro, was born in Igboora, Oyo State on November 6, I965. She had her primary and secondary education at Igbo Ora, before proceeding to the University of Ibadan, where she bagged a Bachelor of Science degree in Chemistry in 1994.
She latter bagged her master’s and doctorate degrees in Chemistry from the University of Ado-Ekiti (now Ekiti State University) in 2004 and 2010 respectively.
She started her working career as a national youth Corp member at the defunct Odua Textile Industry in Ado Ekiti in 1994. She was retained after her national service and worked as a permanent staff between 1995 and 1999. She transferred her services to the Federal Polytechnic, Ado Ekiti in 1999 and in 2013 . She moved to the Federal University, Oye Ekiti, where she is currently an Associate Professor of Industrial Chemistry.
Dr (Mrs.) Habibat Omolara Adubiaro had served as a Special Adviser on Women Affairs between 2003 and 2004. She also served two terms as President (Amirah) of the Federation of Muslim Women’s Associations in Nigeria (FOMWAN) Ekiti State Chapter between 2014 and 2018, and was Vice Chairman of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), FUOYE Chapter 2017 to 2021.
A devout Muslim, Dr Adubiaro was conferred with the title, Osupa Adinni as a worthy Ambassador of Islam, by the United Muslim Council of Nigeria, Ekiti State Chapter in 2008. She is married with children.