celebrating the icon chief Alhaji lateef kunle Adetulubo the Giwa Adeen of ondo state and the entire southwest community of Nigeria.
It is imperative to always celebrate personalities of great relevance and impact; Born in the 40s’ Alhaji Adetulubo Kunle Lateef is the overall Giwa Adeen lineage in ILE-OLUJI, Ondo State as well as the southwest in Nigeria is one of such personalities.
Though, not born with the proverbial silver spoon, he fend and struggled through childhood inculcating the usual survival “hustle “spirit and was able to at his prime be a man of substance that he is today. Growing up and as a determined young man, he moved to Lagos, the city of Excellency, where he was educated and set out to fame on the wings of hard work and diligence.
By profession, he is into clearing and forwarding business in Nigeria, he executed several contracts within the country especially in the southwest and south south geopolitical states during the Babangida and Abacha-military administration. He was able to build sizeable reach and contacts within and outside the government through the support of his fellow Owu man, Balogun Ekundayo Opaleye (the then Military Governor of Ondo State)
He as been involved in the moving of The Nigerian law school from Lagos to Abuja and several contracts from shell , Chevron, Schlumberger as a result of is professional efforts and extensive political reach. His personality can best be described as that of a blend of an elite, radicalism and tradition; a stern believer and custodian of tradition beliefs that sometimes belly his elitism; he has been bestowed with several chieftaincy titles. He is an advocate of upholding cultural or traditional beliefs of our forefathers as he constantly believes no other culture and tradition is as rich as ours.
As a lover of sport, he has sponsored several rural competitions in the State and has financially empowered both youths and the aged which makes him very popular and influential.
A dynamic leader, astute traditionalist, The Giwa Adeen (a worthy, honorary and Islamic chieftaincy title Given to him by the Ondo state Islamic council in southwest of Nigeria, He as been invited to several events by politicians And Oba’s(king) like the Governor of ondo state Olusegun Mimiko ,the Oni of Ife Oba Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi including the Senate president of Nigeria Senator Olubukola Abubakar Saraki and the former Lagos State governor Bola Ahmed Adekunle Tinubu etc. He his also as a bridge between the people and the Government by making the people’s voice to be heard.
Aside being a traditionalist, he is a business mogul; he has virtually dived into all forms of businesses ranging from land and housing, Car business and farming. Etc. His passion to impact lives has made him a generous donor and a constant visitor to orphanage homes he has served as patron to several indigenous clubs within his state and environs, he also has to his credit several awards, traditional titles and honorary certifications from bodies, traditional leaders’, nongovernmental and governmental organizations.