About D.I Kekemeke
Hon D.I. Kekemeke was born on July 2nd, 1963 in Agadagba-obon in Ese-odo local government area of Ondo state, Nigeria. He undertook his elementary and primary education between 1967 and 1975 in many schools in Ogun and Ondo states, moving whenever his teacher- father was moved. He was at the Stella Maris College, Okitipupa between 1976 and 1981 for his Secondary school education.
D.I. Kekemeke bagged a Bachelor of Laws degree from the Obafemi Awolowo University in I988 and was called to the Nigerian Bar in 1989. He bagged a Master of Laws degree from thesame University in 2006 and is due to bag a P.hD in Law from the Ekiti State University, Ado-Ekiti any moment.
DIK as he is fondly called by friends has spiced his legal career of over 30years with public service duties. He served as Member of the old Ondo State House of Assembly between January 1992 and November,1993. He stabilised the National Examinations Council (NECO) as it’s pioneer Chairman of Council between 2001 and 2004. Kekemeke was also a member of President Yar’ adua’s Niger- Delta Technical Committee.
Kekemeke, the LEKELEKE of Ondo state has held many offices in Ondo state; namely Attorney-General and Commissioner for Justice, 2003 and 2005, Commissioner for works, lands, housing and transport between 2005 and 2007 and Secretary to state government between 2007 and 2009. A veteran party administrator, D. I. Kekemeke was the pioneer Secretary of the Peoples Democratic party in Ondo state as well as the Pioneer Chairman of the All Progressives Congress in the state.
D. I. Kekemeke is a a member of the Nigerian Bar Association and the Institute of Local Government and Public Administration and also fellow of Institute of Local Government and Public Administration, Certified Institute of Management, Institute of Public Administration and International Strategic Management Institute.
Hon. Kekemeke has received accolade and recognition from within and outside Ondo state borders, some of which are: