Tope Ademiluyi

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Tope Ademiluyi (born August 23, 1965) is a Nigerian politician from Aramoko-Ekiti, Ekiti-West, Ekiti State. [1] He assumed the position of acting governor in Ekiti State on April 27, 2007, and succeeded Tunji Olurin, the previous acting governor. [1] Ademiluyi held that position until 29 May 2007, when Olusegun Oni took office.

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