MEET ‘COWBOY’ DADA GABRIEL OLUSESAN, EXECUTIVE VICE CHAIRMAN OF IKORODU WEST LCDA ®™✓ INN Nigeria ©

Prince Dada Gabriel Olusesan was born on 7th June 1968 at Fadeyi, Somolu Local
Government Area of Lagos State by Prince
Emmanuel ldowu Dada from Makun, Sagamu and Mother Celestial Florence Adenike Dada an daughter of Balogun lllo family illustrious
in Itunmaja Ikorodu, Lagos.

He was born to the family of 7 which makes him the 4th child of the family.
He attended Lagos Mainland Primary School
1983 for his First School Leaving Certificate and Mainland Secondary School for his Senior School Certificate in 1988.

From time, the vibrant Gabriel as his name connotes in the bible as a “messenger” to
the people has the ambition to become a lawyer, advocating for the people’s mandate
and ways to restore sanity into people’s lives and society but as fate will have it, he
could not go beyond obtaining National Diploma (ND) in law from the prestigious
Kwara State Polytechnic in 1994 and later further his educational career in the same
institution to study Public Administration and Local Government Management in the
year 1998 for his Higher National Diploma (HND).

He also studied International Relations at the Lagos State University for his Post
Graduate Degree (PGD) and later obtained Masters in Public Administration from
National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN) in View.

Hon. Sesan, as a community person that has the ambition to impact on the populace
decided to join politics which is one of the approach that can bring him more closer to
the people.

He began his political career with the then People Democratic Movement (PDM) and
Social Democratic Party (SDP) respectively as a member between 1989 -1993, he was
also elected among the delegates to vote at the Local Government election in 1995
during the Zero Party System and also served as Ward Public Secretary to Democratic
Party of Nigeria(DPN) in the 1997 and rose to the post of L.G.A Legal officer in 1995
The Gallant Sesan proceeded his political career with the Alliance for Democracy (AD)
in 1998 as the party’s first constituency secretary for Somolu LGA and the same year,
he was elected as councillor for ward (H) and later became the chief whip of the local
government, because of his steadfastness, honesty & loyalty to the party.

“First of its kind in the Local Government”, he was re-elected councilor for the second time in 2004 and subsequently became the Chairman of the Lagos State Councilors Forum between 2004 2007 leading the State Local Government when the party metamorphous to the Action congress (AC).

He also served as a member of salary & emolument review committee for political
office holders at the Local Government set up by his Excellency Asiwaju Bola Tinubu in
2006.
In 2011, he contested for Chairmanship position in Ikorodu West LCDA on the platform of (ACN) and he was later appointed as Supervisor for Chieftaincy, Boundary and
Cultural Affairs 2012 and later deployed to Supervisor for Agriculture and Social
Development in 2013-2014.

In the quest to achieve his aspiration, he recontested under the ruling party of the
nation All Progressive Congress (APC) in 2017 as Chairman in lkorodu West LCDA but
he was elected as the Vice Chairman of the Local and Supervisor for Environment.

He is an astute grassroot football supporter and enthusiast, sponsoring youth football
competition in the Local Government for the past 3years. He sponsored and obtained
jamb forms for more than 50 youths seeking admission into the university within the
Local Government since 2011.

He has also empowered men and women that trades in small scale businesses with
tools and financial assistance to boost their business.
Sesan is an handsome, dutiful man who loves to smile always, he was nicknamed
“Cowboy” for his bravado style, boldness and confidence he has among his pairs when
It is time for action.

A recipient of several outstanding awards and attended many seminars, conferences
and trainings across the Federation.

With an insatiable zeal for excellence and
purposeful sense or responsibility, Ability to work with little or no supervision nor pressure, Reliable, responsive and dependable, He is Currently The Executive Vice Chairman Ikorodu West LCDA.

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