Age, Wife, Children, Family, Education, Career, State Of Origin And More

Henry Dele Alake is a very courageous man who is hardly moved by mere things and it seems he took this character into the political game. To me, boldness and fearlessness is actually running through his veins because all the time I have known Dele Alake, he always speaks freely without paying too much attention on his words.

He is also a prominent and respected journalist based on the fact that he has been in the game for several years now with over 20 years of experience. People always have something to say about him because of his exceptional way of living. His lifestyle actually drew my attention which made me developed the mindset of writing about him.

I took my time to gather as much information as possible about Henry Dele Alake and I am sure you are eager to know more about him. Are you ready? Let’s start by taking a look at a summary of his profile.

Dele Alake Profile

Full Name Henry Dele Alake
Date Of Birth 6th October, 1956
Age 67-Years-Old (as of 2023)
Place Of Birth Ekiti, Nigeria
Natiobality Nigerian
Career Actor
Marital Status Single
Party APC


During my research, I was able to find out that Dele Alake was actually a bright student during his early school years and was fond of performing excellently well in every term. I also discovered that he started his primary education in Lagos State then relocated to Ekiti State before coming back to Lagos to study his higher education. His educational life is detailed in the table below.

Primary Education Surulere Baptist Primary School, Surulere (1961 to 1967)
Secondary Education Christ’s School Ado Ekiti

And for his higher level education

Course/Degree/Certificate Institution Year
Higher School Certificate Igbobi College, Yaba, Lagos State 1975
Political Science (Bachelor’s degree) University Of Lagos (UNILAG) 1975 – 1978
Mass Communications (Master’s degree) University Of Lagos (UNILAG) 1981 (finished)


Without wasting much time, we will be discussing his career in a tabular form which means I will be telling you all about the places where he has worked, the positions he held and the year. Sounds interesting right? Let’s start by discussing about his career as a politician.

Position Who He Worked For Year
Commissioner For Information And Strategy Governor Of Lagos State (ex) 1999 – 2007
Director Of Media And Communication President Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu 2023 General Election
Adviser On Information Chief MKO Abiola 1993 General Election
Director of Media and Communication Buhari (ex president) 2015 General Election

Dele Alake has gotten several awards in the likes of ECOWAS awards (2020) and more to mention. He once handled numerous positions working as a journalist for many media houses as detailed in the table below.

Position Media House
Senior Sub-Editor Lagos State Broadcasting Corporation (LSBC)
Editor and Writer Concord Group of Newspapers (1985)
Columnist National Concord
Editor Sunday Concord (1989-1995)
Vice president (ex) Nigerian Guild of Editors

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Personal Life

Henry Dele Alake has been married for a very long time now but we don’t have any information concerning his wife neither his father nor mother. We only know about one of his Children Olatunbosun Alake who took his father’s footsteps and is currently working as a politician in Lagos State, Nigeria.


When was Dele Alake Born?

He was born on the 6th of October, 1956.

Who is Dele Alake’s wife?

He has told any media house the details concerning his wife.

Is Olatunbosun Alake Dele Alake’s son?

Yes, he also works as a politician.

Who is the Minister of Solid Minerals Development in Nigeria?

Henry Dele Alake.

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