Upon completing his secondary schooling, he gained employment in the Old Oyo State Ministry of Works and Transport as a Clerical Officer. Refugees displaced by the collapse of Oyo joined with the Ijebu in their conflict against the Owu in southern Yorubaland, which had broken out around the same time. His authorities are reputed to have carried out normal electrification of the Irewole Native Government with concrete poles, cables, and extensions. This explicit efficiency of Oyewumi’s authorities motivated RUWESA at the side of UNICEF in 2010 to offer additional 250 items of boreholes to the local government. Oyewumi’s government additionally constructed boreholes at Odeyinka, Olde Falola, Dede village, and Akinropo. He was educated at the Baptist Day School, Odeyinka, Ikire; Saint Augustine’s Business Fashionable school, Ikire, where he obtained his trendy III certificate in 1978 and Saint David’s Grammar School, Ode-Omu.
Along with his distinctive Grade 1 in the 1981’s College Certificate Examination, Oyewumi has been adjudged the perfect Scholar in the entire Irewole Local Authorities comprising the current day Irewole, Ayedaade, and Isokan Native Governments. In 2004, after having served as a caretaker chairman of Irewole Local Authorities for one yr, he was elected substantive chairman and served in this capability until 2011, when the government of Governor Rauf Aregbesola dissolved Mr Abiola Oke the local councils in the state. He was re-elected in April 2007. His April 2007 election was disputed by rival candidate Ibikunle Amosun of the All Nigeria Individuals’ Party ANPP; however, in August 2009, the Ogun State Election Petitions Tribunal dismissed the petition. On the return of civilian rule in 1999, Akogun was made the publicity secretary of the Individuals’ Democratic Occasion PDP in Osun State.
Oyewumi was born on January 5, 1960, to the household of Late Alhaji Rabiu Ewuola Oyewumi of Elere’s Compound, Ikire, Osun State, and Alhaja Limota Arike Oyewumi. The next areas benefitted from the gesture: Elere compound, Sunmoye Ikire, Oja Ale, Oke Ada, Anajere Oluofinrin, and Islamia junction, which are all in Ikire. Bank Ogbagi; Ala/Aladegbaye, Oke Odowa Uko, Ogbagi; Ala/Aladegbaye Alayes Comp. He was additionally, at varied instances, secretary and president of the Nationwide Association of Ikire College studentsNAIS, each at the OAU Chapter and National body. He was a member of the Home Committee on Agriculture and Rural Improvement; and Chairman of the Sub-Committee on Nationwide Agriculture Land Improvement AuthorityNALDA. In 1992, some 5 years after he left university, Oyewumi contested and, by the large votes of his people in Irewole/Ayedaade/Isokan Federal Constituency, received a seat within the House of Representatives, Abuja below the platform of the Social Democratic Get together SDP whose presidential candidate was Bashorun MKO Abiola.