Dr Idiat Oluranti Adebule was born in Ojo Alaworo in Ojo local government area of Lagos State. Dr Adebule is a writer, Educationist, and a politician. She began her working career as an academic at Lagos State College of Primary Education (LACOPED), Noforija, Epe as a lecturer in the department of Religious Studies and later transferred her service to the Lagos State University as a lecturer in the department of curriculum studies and later language Arts and social studies in the faculty of Education.
While at the university, she served as a member of various university committees which included, “committee on establishment of LASU International Secondary School”, “LASU staff school monitoring committee”, member, Association of Learners, and was the coordinator, LASU Sandwich Degree Programme, Osun State College of Education, Ilesha Campus.
Her political experience and sojourn began when she was appointed as a commissioner 1 in the Lagos State Post Primary Teaching Service Commission (PP-TESCOM), now Teachers’ Establishment and Pensions Office, by Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu from October 2000 to February 2005 and later as board member of the Lagos State Scholarship Board from February 2005 to November 2005.
Dr Adebule was appointed and sworn in as the Secretary to the State Government by the Governor of Lagos state, Mr. Babatunde Raji Fashola (SAN) in July 2011.
Having been duly elected by the good people of the State and sworn in on May 29th, 2015, she is currently the Deputy Governor of Lagos State and superintend over the State’s Ministry of Education.
A consummate writer, Dr Adebule, has several local, national and international publications to her credit. These include, “Reading The Objective Of Universal Basic Education in Nigeria”, “The Imperative of Religion and peace in the Quest for Sustainable Development in Nigeria: The Plateau State Experience”, “The Effective Use of Educational Technology for Religious Teaching: Learning amongst Secondary Schools in Lagos State, Nigeria” to mention a few.