Friends and associates of Hon Israel Adesokan(alias Jaru) ,the former security aide to former governor Kayode Fayemi have rejoiced with him for attaining another academic feat as bagged Masters Degree in Msc Public administration at the prestigious Ladoke Akintola University of Technology (LAUTECH).
At the ceremonies attended by dignitaries ,including the deputy governor of Oyo state,who represented his principal ,governor Seyi makinde,the highly elated Adesokan gave grsritute to God Almighty for seeing him through the programme.
The security expert com politician attributed the success to determination and resilience
Reflecting on his past with nostalgia , Adesokan said growing up was tough as he was born without a silver spoon, but he had a burning passion for success regardless of his many challenges and setbacks.
He recalled how he had to took up menial jobs to sponsor himself ,inorder to pursue his education .” A very tough and rough adventure that caused a lot of delays, but he succeeded while getting himself honors.”
Accorcing to him, earning a degree is one of those good things in life that place you among the top, however it takes discipline, self discipline to achieve those good things. “If you wanna be among them take the law of attraction very serous and remain silent.” He said
“While you work remain silent and let the succes do the noise; law of attraction says if you change the way you tnink you start to attract new good people and things in your life. “Nothing can stop you except yourself and death. Jaru advised.”
“I Started my education at Baptist Primary School, Iyin-Ekiti, had my Senior Secondary School at Eyemote comprehensive high school and, immediately after my Senior Secondary, I took up the role of an apprentice at a barber’s shop (Mr Tee Barbing Saloon) in Akure, Ondo State.” Jaru siad.
Being who he is, a tenacious and dedicated young man, he was loved by his boss and his co-apprentices. His tenacity won him an award as the best barber when he represented his boss at a competition involving barbers in Ekiti and Ondo States and since then Jaru started working on himself, his Public Service career and start to earn himself honors; awards and certificates.
To fulfil his dreams, he later proceeded to Akwa Ibom Polytechnic where he bagged Higher National Diploma in Business Administration.
His career in Public Service started when he joined the Department of State Security Service. He garnered a lot of experience in the service where he was known for discipline, loyalty and a deep understanding of tasks and a high success rate in assignments. Being who he is, he won the Director-General Award as the best officer in the nation in 2007/2008. He resigned voluntarily in 2009 to join politics and contributed immensely to the success of the election of his Principal, Dr Kayode Fayemi as the Governor of Ekiti State.
He was appointed as a Special Assistant to the Ekiti State Governor in 2010 but his tenacity and dedication to tasks announced him once again, he was upgraded to the position of Senior Special Assistant to the Governor on Internal Security, a position he occupied till 2014.
In October, 2021 Hon. Adesokan became a Fellow of Chartered Institute of Public Administration Of Nigeria (CIPAN) and Chartered Project Manager of the Chartered Institute of Project management, Ghana, February 2022
Jaru as popularly known by his political associates proceeded to The American Academy of Project Management where he bagged his Post Graduate Diploma(PGD) in Project management.
Today, he has added to himself the honor of Msc in public administration by the prestigious University, LAUTECH
Adesokan is currently the Chairman Ekiti petroleum task force committee as newly constituted by the present Ekiti State Governor, Biodun Oyebanji.