Chief Olusegun Osoba was born on July 15, 1941. He took over the mantle of leadership of Ogun State on January 2, 1992 and established an agenda tied to programmes and policies that targeted impacting positively on the lives of the people of the State.
Consequently, infrastructure, education, road rehabilitation and reconstruction, provision of potable water, rural electrification, promotion of accountability and transparency in governance became top priority initiatives during his administration.
The desire to reposition the Gateway State for the next wave of industrialization led to the constitution of a seasoned Executive Council and with the support of the legislative arm and judiciary playing the roles expected of strengthening the democratic structure.
1999 - 2003
Following the restoration of civil rule in 1999, Chief Olusegun Osoba was elected the governor of Ogun state, a second time.
It could be said that the landmark achievements during his first spell actually paved way for Chief Osoba’s return to the exalted seat of leadership in Ogun state.