The Executive Chairman

Hon. Abayomi Sheba

Gender: Male
Marital Status: Married
State of Origin: Ondo State

Hon. (Barr.) Abayomi Sheba is a Seasoned Politician, Administrator and Lawyer from Ode—Irele, Irele Local Government Area of Ondo State. Registered in Irele Ward 3 of Irele Local Government, he is a leading member of the All Progressive Congress. Hon. Sheba was elected to the Federal House of Representative between 1999 and 2003 to represent Okitipupa/Irele Federal Constituency. He distinguished himself not just as a member but he was appointed the Chairman, House of Representatives Committee on Poverty Alleviation and Community Development for the four years he was in the National Assembly. He served as a member of the Presidential National Core Team that drafted Nigeria’s Poverty Reduction Strategy Papers (PRSP). While in the National Assembly, he led a delegation of the House Committee on Poverty Alleviation and Community Development to Peoples’ Republic of China to understudy the poverty reduction mechanism of the Chinese Government. He also visited several countries around the world to understudy poverty reduction and sustainable development. Between 2004 and 2005, he served as a Director representing Ondo State on the board of Nigeria Wire and Cable Plc. He was appointed as the Head, Ondo State Government Liaison Office, Abuja and a Senior Special Assistant to Governor Olusegun Agagu between 2005 and 2009. In 2009, he was appointed a Federal Commissioner, representing Ondo state in the Board of the Federal Character Commission, Abuja, the position he held till September 19th  2018, when President Muhammad Buhari, appointed him as the Ag. Executive Chairman of the Commission. He is happily married with four Children.