Each year thousands of undergraduate, graduate students complete their studies at Adeyemi College of Education with knowledge, experience, and accomplishments that will last a lifetime.
As the current crop of ACE graduates looks ahead toward the future, we take a look back at some of the members of the Class of 2018 who have already made the university’s mission their own by making an impact on campus and around the world. This list is not based on students’ academic prowess (C.G.P.A). Deserving students will be treated to the Graduation Awards Dinner organized to reward the achievements of outstanding students by Zenith Theatre Company after the end of second semester examination.
– EMMANUEL CHIKA CHUKWU
E.C Chukwu as he is fondly called is a 400L student of English, He is a versatile Entertainer who has in recent years spread his wings reaching the four cardinal points of the entertainment industry and this w has Earned him As been One of if not THE BEST in the local and international circuit of the our industry today. He is a veteran actor, a skilled script writer, an award winning play & movie director, he is an OAP, He is also a compere to mention a few
MC CHUKS,(called by few) is well known for his stage dexterities & his creative artistic nature. He has anchored so many events, both on & off the campus and has acted in various stage plays & movies.
In 2016, E.c Chukwu Staged his first play in Ace Ondo titled “If you ask me”, a play which has catapulted him to what he called ‘the limelight of my life’ ..funny enough this young man didn’t stop there..
In 2017, he staged his second stage play titled
SKYLINE . Skyline was Nominated as Nigeria best campus show of the year on “Nairaland.” In 2018, he took a brilliant step further by shooting a movie titled
GLASSHOUSE. In the same year, he brought the movie on stage and it was awesome.
He got Nominations for both Best stage play of the year & best Director of the year.
E. chukwu is a force to reckon with in Ace. He works with M&C radio and to the few who has gained a One on One access with this Competent luminary and a man of Character do always have something to take home with them.
E. Chukwu is an accomplished playwright, director and an O.A.P that is still making waves both within and outside the campus.
Social Media Handle
@chukwu Chika Emmanuel on facebook
@thespianchuks on instagram
– AZEEZ MICHEAL KEHINDE
Azeez Michael Kehinde Known as Ajakaye Africulture is a 400L student from the Department of Yoruba, Adeyemi College of Education, Ondo. He is a young and talented Film maker and a creative director. He is the founder of Africulture Renaissance Team and the CEO of Africulture Productions (Sojúlóore). He has written and directed many award winning stage plays like Àjàǹtièlè, Sàngóbìnrin, Ọkùnrin Ogun and the likes. He has written and directed television productions like “Uncle Dóógó”. Many of his works including documentaries are on his youtube channel.
He started his acting career when he was at Ace primary school but started his career in film industry by learning under film makers like Tunde Ola Yusuf and Akin Abiola. He launched himself as a film maker in 2008. He is a cultural ambassador, a cultural consultant, a writer, a poet, a Yoruba spoken word artist, a creative director, a film and stage director. He released an album of 3 tracks during the regime Prof. Olukọya Ogen, titled “Kọ̀yà ti kọ̀ya”. He has served in different offices as well as been crowned with a lot of honours to complement his efforts in Adeyemi college of Education; 3 years course rep during his NCE days, 4 years course rep in Degree, ACE CYON Best direcor and best writer 2014 (Akapo ẹgbẹ akẹkọọ yoruba), Former vice president ANA (2015/16 academic session), Former drama director Yoruba Department, Arbico Parrot Man of the year 2016, Afestac Cultural man of the year 2017, Director of social and culture 2017/2018. Azeez Michael is a leader & has proven to be an outstanding student all throughout his years in Ace.
– FRANCIS ADEKUNLE
Francis Adekunle popularly known as CoCo is a 400L student from the department of Englsh, Adeyemi college of Education. He is the CEO and the founder of “The FA Group” a company that handles the red carpet session for event owners. He is a versatile Entertainer who has in recent years spread his wings reaching the four cardinal points of the entertainment industry as he has been able to perfect the art of blending in as a Host for any sort of event ranging from Corporate, religious, dinner parties, TV and Radio host as well as standing in as an hype man for various events within and outside the school. He is a veteran thespian, a radio and TV shows host, A leader and a great teacher.
Oga coco da OAP,(called by few) is well known to be a top notch presenter on radio and TV at Suncity fm as he has mastered the art of speaking English, pidgin and yoruba to dazzle and arouse the interest of his listeners whenever he is presenting.
Francis Adekunle has served at various levels in his life and this has in no doubt help shaped him into a great leader today. He won Best OAP of the year 2018 at AFESTAC awards and was nominated as best OAP again at his level.
Francis Adekunle is the director of programs at ACERADIO 88.0 and the young man in charge of Green TV and has tutored many aspiring TV and radio broadcasters to be great OAP like him.
Social Media Handle
FB; Francis Adekunle
– ADEGBITE TEMILADE
Adegbite Temilade O. popularly known as Temilacrown is a 400L student of the department of English, Adeyemi college of Education, Ondo. Temilade is the CEO of Right Legs…a shoe brand that produces quality bespoke footwear for all class, age and sizes. Her early life was in Ibadan, Oyo state. She obtained her primary school Education at AuntyJoy private school, and secondary education at Queens College. Temilade is an actor, writer and educationist. Temilade started the shoe making journey way back in November,2016 and so far has risen and got clients as far as Abuja, Lagos, Benin (soon worldwide delivery). She has also been able to stamp her foot on the theatrical stage. She has featured in a lot of stage plays in ACE from Edunjobi, Tears of a river, Awuru, and the famous prose by Achebe, Things Fall Apart etc. She is well known for her eloquence and chosen as the narrator of all time. Her love for education made her further and widen her scope of knowledge by seeking another degree in Early childhood Education for Sustainability which she is now a certified Early Childhood Specialist by the United Nations.
(IG: @right_legs Facebook/Right Legs, +2348139079495, [email protected]),
– OCHONOGOR IFEANYI EXCEL
Ochonogor Ifeanyi Excel popularly known as Crystal E Poet , is a creative writer, Poet and a spoken word artist. He’s lived all his youthful years creating a happy learning environment for creative minds as a result of this he initiated a literary oriented association known as (Crystal Poet Arena).
He started professionally in 2010, when he was crowned the Creative writer of the year at Potters Academy, Agbado, Ooun state and since then, he’s grown in leaps and bounds. He has been on some of the biggest stages in Ondo State, Lagos and, especially
(Ikeja Poetry festivals, Ikotun Poetry slam and Abeokuta and the Craft (Fed. College Osiele) , he was also a one time shortlisted at the NSPP AWARD (Nigerian Students Poetry Prize), under the umbrella of PIN (POETS IN NIGERIA), he was also shortlisted in the 2018 PUN POETRY CONTEST under the Aceworld Publisher amongst others. He is a lover of God and his works.
In Dec. 22nd -23rd, 2015, He was a convener of one of the biggest creative writer conference that helps to sensitize and bring out the creativity amongst secondary school students.
Themed: Creativity in the 21st Century which recorded countless of comments.
As well in March 28th – 31st, 2018, he was the convener of the biggest creative writers online conference Themed: POETS, POETRY AND THE NATION.
Closely linked to the above also was his recent Online conference that created landmark awareness on The place of culture in writing which featured one of the greatest Nigeria Publisher in the United State as a guest speaker Sir Phunso Oris ( +1 773-273-0696) (
Sir Aremu Adams Adebisi (Author of Transcendence. +2348164187014 ) Sir Teniola Olajide among other notable creative scholars in Nigeria
Numerous of his works had appeared in various anthology among of which was “Expensive Demons” under the ACEWORLD Publisher themed ” THIS IS NIGERIA “ to mention but few. He championed the magazine titled “POETS, POETRY AND THE NATION”, which had created landmark on the social media across Nigeria. He is a member of students historical society of Nigeria (SHSN). He has one time served as the director of publicity, history research society of which during his service , he was able to lead his team to visit one of the greatest and renowned professor of history , Prof. Obaro Ikime, even as the director research, he was able to reconstruct hsitorical tradition by leading his team to the Owo Museum, Iwo Eleru ( The first archeolgical site in southwest, Nigeria) as well as Uso town in Ondo state. His passion for creativity and originality earned him the best creative writer of the year 2018 by the History Research Society, ACE ,Ondo.
– FUNKE SHOYOMBO
Funke Shoyombo is a native of Odogbolu town in Ogun state. She obtained her O’levels from the prestiguous FEDERAL GOVERNMENT COLLEGE SITUATED IN ODOGBOLU TOWN, and moved further to study English Education in Adeyemi College of Education, Ondo. Funke is an intelligent writer, a good actor, an awesome poet, an entrepreneur & a good singer. Funke loves anything artistic ranging from music to Theatrical performances, to dance and crafts and this passion for art is evident in her stance. As an undergraduate in her final lapse, she has been able to make a prominent mark over the years on campus and also outside the four walls of school; * She was the talk of the campus during her first stage presentation on campus where she played the role of “Faderera”. * she also starred as the main actor in the AFRICULTURE REINNASANCE TEAM’S popular stage play tilted “sangobirin”. She took up the character of an ancestral spirit called “evil forest” in the blockbuster play titled “Things fall apart” *She has appeared in some Christian movies and also has serve as continuity manager in some others like “multiple shadows”, “enduring mercies”, ”Ájo(the thrift) ” to mention but a few. Aside from being an artistic person, she cannot be relegated in terms of good looks and friendlines, it’s evident that these two traits got her the honour of being nominated as the college’s most beautiful black lady on campus for NIGMA AWARDS in the year 2015, and also won the first runner up price with 9 others in the ACE SPELLING COMPETITION HOSTED BY ACE GLAMOUR that same year. When she isn’t crocheting, she likes to pen her thoughts down in a poetic form and also write stories and screenplay stories in her leisure, and trying very hard not to neglect her love for drawing and fashion designing.
She is a lover of kids and this has spurred her to partake in many charity programmes like: “Sponsor a child to school” in 2017, “I bake for love” in 2017 ( a donation programme where pastries were sold at cheap prices and the money was given to the motherless). She was also an active volunteer at THE SEUN AND FRIENDS’ CAMPAIGN, a charity organization from the United states where she stood as the organiser and programme coordinator.
Funke has also served as a leader in both secular and religious capacity. She was the “Sisters’ cordinator” of Foursquare students fellowhsip 2017-2018 academic session.
Her social media handles
FB: Funke shoyombo
– AKINWOLE KAZEEM AKINJIDE
Akinwole Kazeem Akinjide popularly known as
Zinwestta is a 400L student of the Department of Economics, Adeyemi College of education, Ondo. Zinwestta is a Talented song writer, a recording & performing Artist. His early life was in Ile Ife, Osun state where he was born. He obtained his primary & secondary school Education in the city.
Zinwestta started his music carrier professionally in year 2012 as a young & Talented student of Adeyemi college of education ondo. Zinwestta rose to prominence in 2015 after the release of his debut hit track titled “Obirin” . He has been able to stamp his strong foot on the solid rock of Ace entertainment within his few years on campus. This has positively affected the college & Ondo city at large.
He staged his first entertainment show tagged “Ace vs Oau” in 2016 @ Babatunde Ipaye Hall of Adeyemi College of Education, Ondo. The show recorded over 2000 people in attendance.
In 2017, he tagged his second show “ Ace vs Futa “. This show was a blast of success as he writes his name on Ace All time great Musical Artists with his outstanding achievements.
In 2018, he staged his third show which was tagged “ Zinwestta farewell concert ” According to him, the show was a form of appreciation to all his friends & fans who has been supportive all through his career. The show recorded over 4000 people in attendance, including the Provost of the college & some members of staff who came to honour this great living music legend for his awesome achievements. The show was awarded as the best show of the year 2018.He has performed in many shows both on & off the Campus.
For his Jaw-breaking performances over the years, he has got nominations for very many awards & has been able to add some honours to his name.
In 2012, he won Ultimate best Singer of the year in Ondo city.
In 2013, he won hottest Artist of the year in Ace Ondo.
In 2015, He won best Artist of the year, Ace Ondo.
In 2016, he won Faculty of (ASSAS) Best Artist of the year.
In the same year 2016, he won (NESA ) best artist of the year
In 2016, he won Ace glamour “Most influential personality of the year”
In 2018, hos track “ACE” won the best song of the year. To mention but a few.
Zinwestta exhibited his artistic dexterities in 2017 by acting in a stage play titled “SKYLINE”. His performance thrilled his fans as they had him cheered till he exited the stage.
Are we wrong to say Zinwestta is the All time greatest music artiste in Adeyemi?
– OYEWOLE AFEEZ
Oyewole Afeez I, also known as entzhood is a 400L student of the department of Chemistry. He is one of the fast rising Bloggers in Ondo state. He is the CEO of
entzhood.com.ng , one of the most trending blogs on campus owned and managed by him. His journey as a blogger was a result of his vast love for entertainment, hence he created a platform where entertainment can be widely patronized. He named it Hood of Entertainment. Oyewole Afeez started blogging professionally in 2017 & since then, he has managed to cover the widest part of entertainment in Ondo state. Oyewole Afeez is also a strong force to reckon with politically. He is the General Secretary of Nigeria Association of Science Students (NASS) 2017/2018 academic session A.C.E chapter. He won the best campus blogger award in the recent Afestac award 2018. Oyewole Afeez is an olnine market director, he helps to hype & promote Music/videos, goods & services online to reach a wider audience through his blog.
– STANLEY ADIO
Stanley Adio a.k.a Stanad is the Co-founder and CEO of Xtrim Visuals, a film making company based in Nigeria. He is a cinematographer, a direct photography and also an editor. He hails from Ibadan. The perfect visualisation of imagination is what he has being working towards on every project and we must say it has been the right move so far as he has no limitation in creativity. His journey as a cinematographer started during his first year on campus as an undergraduate. He is a young man who has flare for creating pictures he has in mind using whatever instrument he has in his hands but as time passed by the passion grew into creating motion pictures. He kicked-started it by recording videos for my friends with the phone he had then. He took then and of course, he hungered to take a big leap by pushing the whole video thing up a very big notch.
He sacrificed a lot of things into acquiring the skill properly and later got the major gears he needed to start up professionally. He linked up with a friend who shared the same passion with him (Snixdave) and together , they launched a film making company which they named “ Xtrim Visuals“. It has been growing really big since then and very soon they hope to change the face of film making in Nigeria.
– EMMANUEL DARALOYE.
Popularly known as Emma Tallest, Emmanuel Daraloye was born in early 90s to the family of Mr and Mrs Daraloye in Ipele, a town near Owo, he began his primary Education at the famous St Stephen Anglican primary school, Ipele, in 2003, he moved down to Akure to stay with his eldest sister where he attended Arisonyi Community Primary School, Oke Aro, Akure and later King and Queen Nursery and primary school, Akure. He was at St Dominic’s high school, Akure for his Secondary Education, he graduated in 2012. In 2013, he got admitted into Adeyemi College of Education for his degree program in the department of English. Mr Emmanuel is a journalist, his flair for writing was cemented when he wrote an article in 2010 titled “The Nigeria of My dream” this was the beginning of a new life for him as his then English teacher late Mrs Rita Chiweke showered encomium on him, this served as motivation for him,he conducted his first interview a year after. In 2015, he was offered an opportunity to be a Correspondent for “Campus Life”, a pull out from the Nation Newspaper but he shelved it for Arbico Parrot, an online Newspaper he founded alongside his bosom friend Oguntimehin Ayomide. He is also a radio presenter, he has presented programmes on Arbico FM, EKI FM, currently he co present a programme on King Sunny Ade Owned Music and Culture 106.5FM. He has been a contributor to various Newspaper in Nigeria e.g Punch, Guardian Newspaper etc.
– ADEGBOYEGA HEPHZIBAH JESUTOFUNMI
Adegboyega Hephzibah is a Multi talented individual. He is A good singer, And intelligent writer. He is an Artist that can draw one’s imagination into paper. He is a good poet & above all, he is a Drama Genius.
Adegboyega Hephzibah is an all-round entertainer that can make ignite ones passion for entertainment in a twinkle of an hour. He is also a very creative thespian.
Hephzibah has featured in 97% of all plays that has been staged in Adeyemi since he was Admitted in 2014. Famous for his comic relieve prowess, he is a natural comedian. Somehow, he has been able to strike his balance, making him a round character.
Hephzibah has had his best moments on stage in plays like, Tears of the River, Edunjobi , Sango birin , Things fall Apart Awuru , Skyline, Glasshouse and many more.
He has also featured in movies, taking the lead role & showing his Artistic dexterities in a grandstyle.
He has won prestigious awards for his outstanding performances all through the years.
In 2016, He won ANA Best Actor of the year
In 2017, he won Nigeria BEST CAMPUS ACTOR
In 2017 again , He won AFESTAC AWARD Best campus actor of the year.
In 2018, He won ARBICANS GOT TALENT BEST ACTOR OF THE YEAR
He has been Nominated for very many awards also from both individuals & cooperate bodies.
Adegboyega Hephzibah is Arguably The best actor in ACE.
Adegboyega Hephziba exhibited his creative prowess as he staged a-one man stage drama titled BANE , a play that lasted for over 1 hour. This is believed to be the first of its kind in Ace, thus making an history before saying till we meet again to the prestigious college of education.
– OPEYEMI PACHECO JOEL
Opeyemi Pacheco Joel(PACHECO) is a 400L student of Economics department, Adeyemi College of Education Ondo. He is an entrepreneur, instrumentalist and a politician. In quest of his humanitarian service, he served as member SRC NESA 2015/16, Deputy Director of Welfare ACE SUG 2016/17. O. J Pacheco is the CEO Echo’P Clothings, a well known customized vest brand on campus. Over the years, his clothing brand has supplied varieties of trending shirt designs for clubs, associations, churches, organizations, departments within and outside campus. Few among them include ACE SUG democracy day, NASS, NESA, ASASS, Talent Revolution Network(TRN), Arbican Got Talent show, CAFE Hall of residence to mention just a few. In 2017, Echo’P Clothings was the award winner of the Best Student Clothier in the Africa Festival of Art and Culture (AFESTAC). Opeyemi Joel Pacheco is force to reckon with in ACE.
– IBUKUNOLUWA OLAGUNJU
Popularly known as Oma-juwa , Ibukunoluwa Olagunju who is also often called Compere Omajuwa is an OAP, TV personality, Red Carpet Host, Compere and Actor. She has been in the media for about 3years and has been tagged with pet names such as Crazy OAP, Radio Queen among others. She currently works with Suncity101.9fm. She has been a recipient of several National Award Nominations. She has hosted several events and had interactive sessions with dignitaries in the Nigerian Scene such as Former Governor of Ondo State, Dr. Olusegun Mimiko, former commissioner for women affairs in Ondo, Mrs Akinsuroju, Honourable Abiola Makinde, Woli Arole, Pepenazi among others while pursuing her first degree in foremost Adeyemi College of Education. She previously worked with King Sunny Ade owned stationM&C106.5fm, Great94.5Fm, Ile-Ife and ArbicoFm..
– OWEBOR TEMIDAYO MARCUS
Owebor Temidayo Marcus,DYMARCUS as he is fondly called is a 400L student of the department of English, Adeyemi College of Education, Ondo. He is a native of Abraka in Delta state.
DYMARCUS is a poet, A spoken word Artist, an intelligent writer, A competent luminary to the core, A good instrumentalist & as well as Talented Event Organizer. DYMARCUS according to E.C.chuks in a recent publication sees him as one who believes that anything which is worth doing is not only worth doing well but also .no wonder he’s a man who doesn’t confuse making money with counting money.
Dymarcus’s prowess started since time immemorial . This
talented young man started organizing events from his primary school days. He would put up different competitive & educative programs which really brought a lot of honour to the school.
One would remember in retrospect that ,When he was in Jss2, He won the award for the best Poet of the year which.
In Jss3, He also represented his school in the State Essay Writing competition. In 2016, he was the Production manager of Sagacious Pedagogues in their school tour stage play “The gods are not to blame”. In
2017, He was the Production manager of Zenith Theatre Company stage play titled “ SKYLINE “. A play which was nominated as Nigeria best Campus show of the year on Nairaland .
In 2017, he was the convener of a Gospel concert tagged “ Season of Worship”
In 2018, he was the convener of the prestigious “ Arbicans Got Talent “, a talent show which brought a lot of prestige to the college which didn’t only spread like wide fire in ACE but also fetched raw talents and bring them to limelight. In the same year, this man who one calls jack of all trade, master of all was the convener of “ BROADFEAST CONCERT “, a big gospel concert that brought the famous “Yetunde Are”, the daughter of the legendary Bola Are down to ACE. The concert was the largest single gospel concert in ACE with over 2000 people in attendance. The programme was nominted as one of the best campus shows of the year.
DYMARCUS is a lover of creativity and a lover of art.
– OLATUJAYAN CALEB
Popularly known as Breshcaleb , Caleb attended Gospel nursery and primary school for his elementary education and Gospel secondary school for his secondary education. He gained admission to study English education at Adeyemi college f Education in 2013 but had to resume in 2014 because of a strike. Breshcaleb started his career as a footballer. As a small boy, he joined different local clubs as well represent his street in different inter-street football competition. He delve into writing and drawing later after football was not yielding something positive because of his location. He started his writing profession in 2004. He was nominated as the librarian prefect during his secondary school days as a result of his flare for writing and reading as well hosting a group of external readers club members who came around to advise students on what reading and writing is all about. He ventured into poetry and spoken word in 2013 and has since then become one of the best poets on campus during his 100L/ 200L days. He joined Purpose driven poets in 2015 and also became the President of Association of Nigeria authors in 2016.
Olatujayan Caleb later ventured into ICT at the eleventh hour of his stay on campus. He is a professional in digital marketing, web/ux design and brand marketing as he has recommended by different online marketing influencers within and outside the country. He is also a blogger, a publisher at
hotellier.com , seyitalk.com.ng , waec.info. He published his first ebook last year ( Basket of Thoughts ). He designed the site that was used for AFESTAC 2018 online voting.
Inbound marketing from Hubspot Academy
Online marketing from Google Academy
Social Media Marketing from Echomyke Media
Web/UX Design from Open Universities
Business Management from YALI
Tears of the river – Muscular Dystrophy Anthology, mypaddies.com
Take me to Jupiter- Myaceworld.org
Basket of Thoughts ( A collection of poems)- Smashwords.com ($3)
Best Article Writer of the year (2016)- English Studies Association, ACE, Ondo.
Blogger of the year (2017)- AFESTAC, ACE, Ondo.
ICT professional of the year (2018)- AFESTAC, ACE, Ondo.
Social media handle
FB, Instagram, Twitter, Linkedin, Pinterest, tumblr, reddit ( @ Breshcaleb )
– AMUSAN OLUSEGUN DAVID
Amusan Olusegun David popularly known as Mc Godwin is a 400l student of Mathematics department, Adeyemi college of Education, Ondo. Mc Godwin is a talented comedian, stage compere and event host. His early life was spent in Modakeke, osun state where he was born. He started his career professionally as a comedian in the year 2012 as a fast rising young comedian. Mc Godwin rose to prominence after performing in many top shows. He has been consistent in the comedy industry of ACE over the years which has positively affected the college and ondo city at large. He staged his first comedy show tagged ‘ GLIC18′ “GODWIN LIVE IN COMEDY 2018” @OBJ AUDITORIUM of Adeyemi College of Education. This show was a nothing but a success, hence recording over 1500 students in attendance. This show featured many astonishing and breath taking comedians in Nigeria. Mc Godwin has performed in many shows both on and off the campus. For his outstanding performances over the years, he has been nominated for many awards hence adding some prestige to his name. Mc Godwin is a talented comedian, he uses music most times which makes the audience to scream hard most time he performs. A musical comedian is nothing but a raw talent.
– BELLO GAFAR ADEDAYO
Bello Gafar Adedayo Known as dayobello. A 400l student of the department of economics, adeyemi college of education, ondo. A footballer. Played for the school team(ACEondo), nationwide league team
(EKIMOGUN FC), RSG ( Rehoboth soccer group) . Started the profession from the grassroot and still continues with the journey. Travelled to so many states withing the country and once travelled outside the country for a football trial( aspire2010). Won medals for the department of economics(2014-2017) in the school intra mural competition, the students’ union games, ondo state higher institution games association and so on. Director of sports and recreation 2017/2018. Afestac Sportsman of the year 2017.
– JAMES TAIWO AYORINDE
Ayorinde James Taiwo, popularly called Jt by most people is an Osun state born actor, poet, playwright, musician and an artistic cum technical director who has directed many stage plays, such as : Edunjobi, John 10:10, tears of the river, twilight, Awuru, adufe, Alejo Oran and many others. He is the director of the just released featured film BOUND. He has bagged many awards naming him the Best director of the year both locally and nationally. He was the Director of socials and culture at the students union government Adeyemi College of Education where he started the great ARBICO FESTIVAL OF ARTS AND CULTURE (AFESTAC) . He is the founder of SAGACIOUS PEDAGOGUES, a theatre production troupe. He is currently a part four student of English Education at Adeyemi College of Education, Ondo…
– AKINLEMIBOLA TEMITOPE ELIZABETH
Akinlemibola Temitope Elizabeth fondly called Beth by all is a 23year old 400L student of the department of English language from Ile-Oluji, ondo state. Well, I wouldn’t call this a success story, because as the popular pidgin slang goes “Na the hustle we dey” meaning we are still working towards success. As a young girl who comes from a background that is below average and who wants to survive and who is a career person, I have tried putting my hands on a lot of things, including Acting stage plays, featuring in skits, Jingle making,Cooking, DIYs, Modelling, PR, Social media influence, Ushering , Event hosting, Baking and a lot more at one time or the other. Presently, I focus on my food business a small scale business I named Beth’s Belly Buddy, and trust me it has not been rosy. We deliver indigenous foods to work places, small events, occasions and what have you. I started with daily menu of Ofada rice, Asaro, peppered snail and more, although the daily menu delivery had to be on hold for academic and financial reasons,being in my finals. But We still do express delivery of foods and of course for occasions and events which includes the later menus and small chops now, although I still have a lot to learn concerning this choice of “Hustle” Like I said “Na the hustle we still dey” .Lol. Adeyemi College of education has contributed a lot to my life and business. I’m not a Top grade student, but I’m happy I went through school and it went through me. I got the best friends who are also career anf business oriented, supporting and full of ideas.Above all ACE,ONDO has given me something to do after School. And witch I’m proud of being a student of this school that teaches strength!
– SARAH TEMITOPE FATUSIN
Sarah Temitope ‘Mija’ Fatusin is a 400level student of the department of English in Obafemi Awolowo University, ACE Ondo chapter.
Born and raised in Ondo town, she attended Adeyemi Demonstration nursery & primary school before moving on to Adeyemi Demonstration secondary school, Ondo.
Her love for the artistic and literary world surfaced in her senior secondary school days where she was awarded the best student in literature from ss1- 3. She was also one of the best students in Fine and applied arts.In 2014, she joined a small group of campus press and online newspaper called Arbico parrot where she explored her talent and love for writing. She also started an online public diary where she occasionally wrote about love, relationships and life in general, earning her the moniker, Doctor mija Her love for the artistic world took a dramatic turn when she delved into the fashion world as a unisex fashion designer and a wig maker . She was the vice president of one of the two prestigious modelling agencies on campus, The lay spiffy models and was in that capacity for about one and a half years during which the agency organised two fashion shows. She was nominated as the fashionista and entrepreneur of the year at
AFESTAC 2017 and 2018.Fastforward to 2018, she’s added talent management and event planning to the list of growing fields she’s exploring. Ondo city facebook hangout maiden and sophomore edition, layspiffy season 1 and 2, the campus fashion show and many more are just few of the events she’s helped organised.
– KOLADE EMMANUEL OLUKOLAPO
Kolade Emmanuel Olukolapo is a 300 level NCE student of the Department of music Adeyemi college of education Ondo. Kolade is a member of so many music groups and has worked with artists such as Deola Taylor Zinwestta,YBN and some others to mention a few. Background Information Genres:Afro beat,R&B,Soul, Gospel,Jazz,African Traditional Jazz Occupation (s):Musician, Singer,Arranger,Music Consultant, Music Instructor Instruments: Percussion Years active: 2014-Present Associated Acts:De Trailblazers, De Jazz Preachers, Tasty Sound Factory, Percussive Arts House,Integrity Family. Early Years Kolade Emmanuel is a native of Ondo state,Akoko south west who got his first percussion instrument at the age of four and Hus first drum set at the age of eighteen. He eventually went to Peter king college of music at badagry to study music for a quarter (January 2014-march 2014) instead of eight quarters where he majored on drums. After leaving Peter king college of music due to insufficient fund to cater for his music career, he went back home to teach himself how to read music and learn how to play the drums with some other percussion instruments through music workshop and seminars. His early life was at Ilorin,Kwara state where he started his primary school education and later moved to Lagos state to end his primary education and also obtain his secondary school education. Professional Career Kolade started his music career professionally in the year 2015 as a student of Adeyemi college of education Ondo. Due to his skills and talent,Kolade as a fresh student became the Official percussionist of Music department ACEONDO. Early 2016,he played at the biggest hip hop show on campus organised by ACE’s very own rapper YBN as the official drummer playing for over twenty artists on the same stage. He was also the lead drummer in a musical titled “Odyssey of an Innocent ” organised by the department of music at Olusegun Obasanjo auditorium 2016. In mid 2016,he was invited to play drums for Charismatic Renewal Ministry metropolitan choir concert in Ondo state as the official drummer at the Iba Adesanoye civic centre in Ondo. He staged his first musical concert with his band tagged “The Nativity” late 2016 at Zeekay college event centre in Lagos,and it recorded over 600 people in attendance. In 2017,he was the official drummer for the department of music at Toyin Falola Annual International Conference (TOFAC) hosted by Adeyemi college of education Ondo. He played the drum machine alongside Ondo community choir and Joint Christian campus fellowship Adeyemi chapter at MASS(Music According to the Street and Scripture) 2017 at democracy park Akure. Late 2017,he stages another free Musial concert with his band “De Jazz Preacher” in Lagos, tagged SMS(Street Music Shed). The event was an open air concert with over 5000 in attendance. Early 2018,he was the official drummer for the biggest talent show on campus tagged “Arbicans Got Talent”. He was invited to play for Tasty Sound Factory in 2018 at the Tasty Thrill’s musical show in Ondo town at ondo motel plaza garden and the event recorded over 1000 people in attendance. He played alongside Zinwestta at the Zinwestta farewell concert. The recorded over 4000 people in attendance and was also awarded the best show of the year 2018. Kolade also organized a mini music workshop and seminar tagged ALARAMBARA. He now plays the Glockenspiel alongside with his drums and has been performing and impacting people with his knowledge of music.
– ONI OLUWATIMILEHIN JOSEPH
Oni Oluwatimilehin Joseph also known as ‘LIGHT’ has his roots in efon alaye, ekiti state.He is a creative artist, who has passion for creativity in all forms. His love for art was discovered at a very tender age which as always been is strongest way of self expression. Being a creative and talented artist he has over the years express himself through Art including music, dance, painting and drawing.
He is presently in his final year at Adeyemi university of education ondo studying Fine and applied arts in Education. Artist statement ”think outside the box”
Contact details: 08167321961 [email protected] IG:@timi_light
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