Fellowship Year: 2023
Nationality: Nigeria
Job Title: Member of the Oyo State House of Assembly
Organisation: Oyo State House of Assembly


Job Title: Member of the Oyo State House of Assembly

Organisation: Oyo State House of Assembly

Professional History: Seyi Adisa is the member of the Oyo State House of Assembly representing Afijio state constituency. He is a public administrator, lawyer and policy maker with 11 years’ experience in the legislative and executive arms of government. He says his political ideology is centered on participatory governance for sustainable development. Seyi is committed to building the next generation of political leaders to solve underdevelopment in Africa and he uses his Politics of Development podcast and the Seyi Adisa Political Show to demystify politics and encourage younger audiences to join politics.
In October 2020, Seyi was recognised as one of the Most Influential Persons of African Descent (MIPAD) under 40 worldwide in the Politics & Governance category by the UN-affiliate, The MIPAD 100. In August 2022, he was nominated as the Most Influential Young Person in Oyo State under the Governance category by the Oyo State Youth Awards.

Academic and professional credentials: MPA, LLB – University of Birmingham
Associate Member, Institute of Chartered Secretaries & Administrators of Nigeria
Fundamentals of Strategy course – Harvard University
Bachelor of Laws - Nigeria Law School
LPC– BPP Law School UK.



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