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CityPeople Reveals The Stylish Side Of Ogun ADC Guber Candidate, Barrister Olubiyi Otegbeye.

His image is right now on the rise in Ogun State. This is because Barrister Olubiyi Otegbeye is one of the front liners in the governorship race.

He is an accomplished professional and an astute politician. He also has a unique fashion style that you cannot help but notice.

Who is Olubiyi Otegbeye? We can tell you. CityPeople has been following his track record over time.


He graduated from the University of Lagos at the age of 20. He became the CEO of an Insurance Brokerage Firm at the age of 23.

He founded a thriving Insurance company at the age of 29. The company remains one of Nigeria's leading publicly quoted Insurance companies.

He was appointed Chairman of the Governing Board of the University of Uyo Teaching Hospital in 2013

He established an NGO called Building Opportunities For Tomorrow (BOT) in 2010.

Let's tell you more about this big player from Yewa.

Barrister Olubiyi Oladipupo Otegbeye is the Founder and Group Managing Director of Regency Alliance Insurance Plc.


 He had his early education at Christ Church School, Porogun Alapo, Ijebu Ode, Comprehensive High School, Ayeyoro, and CMS Grammar School, Bariga, Lagos. He holds WASC and HSC certificates.


At the age of 20, he graduated from the University of Lagos in 1984 with a Bachelor's Degree in Insurance, and in 1987 with a Master's Degree (MBA) in Financial Management and Accountancy.

 He qualified as an Associate of the Chartered Insurance Institute of London (ACI) in 1988.


Otegbeye studied Law at the Lagos State University and graduated with LL.B in law in 2001. He went to the Nigerian Law School and was admitted to the Nigerian Bar in 2003 as a Barrister and Solicitor of the Supreme Court of Nigeria.


Following his NYSC placement at Nigerian Reinsurance Corporation, Otegbeye began his working career as a Senior Manager at the United Nigeria Insurance Company Limited (UNIC) in 1986. In 1991, he was the General Manager, of Capital Asset Insurance Brokers and he became the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Excel Insurance Brokers. Otegbeye founded Regency Insurance Company Limited in 1993 at 30. The company became a publicly quoted Insurance Company - Regency Alliance Insurance Plc in 2007.


In 2012, Otegbeye was appointed by the Ogun State Governor to serve as a member of the fact-finding panel of Gateway Industrial and Petroleum Institute, Onne, and in recognition of his contribution to national development, he was appointed as Chairman of Governing Board of the University of Uyo Teaching Hospital in April 2013 by the then President of Nigeria. From 2018 to 2019, he served as a member of the Ogun State Judicial Service Commission. 

Otegbeye is also a member of Olabisi Onabanjo University Development Foundation, a Fellow Lecturer, University of Lagos, Fellow, School of Management, The Bells University, and a Fellow, School of Management, Caleb University. He is a recipient of many recognitions and awards including Merit Award, Ogun State Chambers of Commerce and Industry, Merit Award, Comprehensive High, Ayetoro, Old Students Association, Merit Award University of Lagos Alumnus Association, three times Merit Award Distinguished Son of Yewa and recently recognised in Top 25 CEOs Award for Companies Listed on the Nigerian Stock Exchange.


He sits on the Board of many companies either as Chairman or Director.


Biyi is a compassionate man who is reputed for his zeal in youth education and empowerment in Ogun State. He is the Founder of Building Opportunities For Tomorrow (BOT), an NGO established in 2010 for youth development, women empowerment and medical intervention. The impressive initiative has impacted over 27,000 beneficiaries till date.


Regarding his political affiliation, Otegbeye who is the Ogun ADC Guber candidate was a  member of the Allied People's Movement (APM), Ilaro, Ogun West Senatorial District. He was once a member of APC. In 2015, he was the Senatorial candidate of the Social Democratic Party (SDP) for Ogun West Senatorial District. In 2019, he was the APC candidate for the Yewa South/ Ipokia House of Representatives election.


Aside from his business and political interests, Otegbeye is passionate about his continuous education and development. He has attended several local and international conferences at world-renowned institutions, some of which include: Northwestern University, Management Institute of Technology (MIT), Columbia Business School, Chartered Insurance Institute, Lloyds of London, etc. He has also presented several papers, many of which have been published locally and internationally on the subjects of insurance, Law, Corporate Governance, Business Ethics, Retirement Planning and Youth Development.


Biyi is happily married to Dr. Comfort Otegbeye and the family is blessed with 3 lovely children.

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