Mr. Thomas Depo Oyelade, member representing Oyo State in the Commission was born on 11th November 1946 at Ogbomosho in Ogbomosho South Local Government Area of Oyo State. He obtained a Master degree of Science in Chemical Engineering from Gubkin Oil Institute, Moscow, USSR which he attended between 1968 and 1972. Mr. Oyelade had a career in the Nigerian Federal Civil Service as an Administrative Officer running the career through and was appointed a permanent Secretary. His meritorious services earned him the Nigerian National Honour of Officer of the Order of the Niger (OON) in 2005. He was appointed to the Commission in April 2008 and this appointment is a renewal for another tenure. He is married with children.