Chief Olawale Olaleye


Member: Egba Heritage Association of Toronto, Canada

Olawale Olaleye was born in the late 60’s in Itesi, Abeokuta to the families of Mr. Ahmed & Mrs. Comfort Olaleye, he attended Lisabi Primary and African Church Grammar Schools, all in Abeokuta. He completed his secondary education in 1985 and proceeded to the then Lagos State College of Education (LACOED), Ijanikin, Lagos State. While at Lagos State College of Education, he served as the Financial Secretary of the Ogun State Students Association and the President of the National Association of Physics Students (NAPS), LACOED chapters respectively, in the academic year 1990/91, he graduated from LACOED in 1991 with NCE in Physics/Mathematics. He moved to United Kingdom in 2005 before Canada in 2010.

In Canada, Olawale Olaleye bagged several Diplomas

  • Sheridan College, Brampton, Ontario – Postgraduate Diploma, Quality Assurance & Manufacturing Management (2013)
  • SAIT Polytechnic, Calgary – Certificate, Non-Destructive Testing (2014)
  • American Society for Quality (ASQ), USA – Certified Quality Auditor (2015)
  • CDI College, Mississauga, Ontario – Diploma, Immigration Consultant (2020)

Olawale, as a Certified Quality Auditor worked in various organisations as a Quality specialist before deciding to be a self business owner.

He was a member of the Olumo Progressive Association, Canada, there he served in an adjunct Social Committee that oversaw drinks in preparation to host the Alake of Egba Land in one of the National Conventions of the Egba National USA/Canada held in Toronto, Ontario, Canada in September 2016.

In view of energizing and drawing more Egba sons and daughters to participating and contributing more effectively to the development of Egba in diaspora, Olawale Olaleye was a Co-founder of Egba Heritage Association of Canada, and he served as Vice President and currently the President of the Association.

In recognition of his contribution to the Egbe development in diaspora and back home, he and his wife was honoured with the chieftaincy title of Bobawoga1 of Orile Itesi, Egba Land in November 2021.

Chief Olawale Jimoh Adesina Olaleye, is the Founder, President and CEO of Solteque Group Inc. Canada and Solteque Nig. Ltd.

Chief Olawale Adesina Jimoh Olaleye is married to his college School mate in 1997, Chief Omowunmi Wosilat Olaleye and they are blessed with three boys.

Chief Olawale Olaleye, currently holds the position of the Public Relations Officer of the Egba National Association (ENA) USA/Canada.