His Royal Majesty Alhaji Abdul Azeez Olu Adegoke Adeyemi, mni, JP the Alara of Aramoko Ekiti was born on 4th December, 1942 at Aramoko Ekiti in the present Ekiti West Local Government of Ekiti State.

He attended St. Annes Catholic Primary School, Aramoko Ekiti between January 1949 and December 1956,he proceeded to St. Finbarrs Secondary Modern School, Efon Alaye for his Secondary School education in January 1957 and between January 1961 and December 1962, he was at St. John Teachers Training College, Ibadan where he obtained his Teacher’s Certificate Grade III. In 1965, he enrolled at Ondo/Oyo Joint Provincial College, Ile – Ife where he obtained his Teachers’ Certificate Grade II in 1966.

After obtaining the General Certificate of Education (GCE) Ordinarily Level in 1967 and General Certificate of Education (GCE) Advanced level in 1968, he proceeded to University of Lagos where he obtained the Bachelor of Science degree in 1971.
Oba Abdul Azeez Olu Adeyemi also proceeded to University of Ife where he obtained postgraduate diploma in Public Administration in 1978.
He attended Advanced Management Technical Course at the University of Manchester, Manchester, England in 1981.
Oba  Olu Adeyemi’s long quest for knowledge took him to the highest Institution of learning in Nigeria, the prestigious National Institute for Policy and Strategic Studies, (NIPSS), Kuru – Jos in 1988.

His working experience began as a teacher at St. Annes Catholic Primary School Aramoko Ekiti between January and December, 1960. He also taught at St. Peters Catholic Primary School Igbara – Odo. between January 1963 and December 1964 and St. Joseph’s Catholic Primary school Ikere Ekiti between 1967 and 1968.in 1971he worked briefly at United Christian Secondary School, Apapa, Lagos. Oba Olu Adeyemi’s civil service career began in November 1971 when he was appointed Administrative Officer II, Assistant Divisional Officer (ADO) Akure.  He became Administrative Officer 1 (Political) in 1973 and in 1974 a Senior Assistant Secretary, Establishment and Training, Ibadan.  The monarch was appointed in 1976 as a Principal Private Secretary to the Military Governor of Ondo State, Governor’s office Akure.
He rose to the position of Secretary for Finance and Administration (SFA), Ministry of Local Government and Chieftaincy Affairs in 1979 and in 1980 he became Director of Finance and Administration, Ministry of Health.

In 1981, he was elevated to the position of Director of Finance and Administration (DFA) Ministry of Local Government and Chieftaincy Affairs.

The Alara was a Sole Administrator, Ifesowapo Local Government, Ondo state in 1985 and Permanent Secretary/Liaison Officer, Ondo State Liaison Office, Lagos in 1986.

 

He served as the Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Agriculture and Extension Services, Akure between November 1988 and February 1989, Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Commerce, Industry and Cooperatives Ondo State between 1989 and 1990 and Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Information and Social Welfare, Ondo State between 1990 and 1991.Oba Abdul Azeez Adeyemi voluntarily retired from the Civil Service on the 31st of December 1991.

His Royal Majesty, Oba Adegoke Adeyemi was installed as the Alara of Aramoko (The King of Aramoko Ekiti),  on 31st August,2009.

 The Alara is the President, Nigeria Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs (NSCIA) Ekiti State Chapter, Co-Chairman, Nigeria Inter-Religious Council (NIREC) Ekiti. His hobbies include Music, Table Tennis, Reading, Writing and Travelling. He is married to Olori Adenike Adeyemi and blessed with children.