He is the National Vice Chairman (South West) of All Progressives Congress (APC).
Chief Pius O.Akinyelure is a seasoned and distinguished administrator, and an oil industry practitioner.

A certified Accountant with a Master of Science Degree in Management, specializing in organizational behaviour, Chief Akinyelure has had over 30 years working experience in the Oil industry at top management/executive levels, both Upstream and Downstream.  

Prior to his retirement from Mobil Oil Nigeria Plc on 1st June 1997, he was the Executive Director, Finance and External Relations for the company. He has been Chairman/Director of several companies/financial institutions in the past, which include Wema Bank Plc, Credite Bank Ltd, Odu’a Investment Limited, and others.

Chief Akinyelure is happily married with children. He enjoys meeting people and developing contacts with them.