Mrs. Adeola Shafaru Awulat holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in History from the University of Maiduguri Nigeria (1985). She joined the National Directorate of Employment Ogun State in 1987, and later rose to become a Senior Management Staff.

She was State Coordinator, Ekiti from 2012-2014. Her result oriented attitude, firm belief in discipline and commitment to excellence, showed in her sterling performance at Ekiti State. This earned NDE a letter of commendation by Ekiti State Government in 2014, for achieving positive socio economic impact of NDE SMEs’ and for  her  proactive   Management Style.

She was Director Inspectorate from 2015 to 2016. While in that capacity, she received three (3) awards for NDE two (2) International Trade Fairs as a result of assignments she handled.  The first two was from Enugu International Trade Fair 2015 for the ‘Most consistent participating organisation’ and ‘The most impacting public organisation in Entrepreneurship Development’ The third was from Kaduna International Trade Fair for ‘Best Exhibitor of   Nigerian Arts and Crafts’.

In 2016 she was awarded two (2) distinguished awards for NDE from Enugu International Trade Fair for ‘Best Stand in Acquisition and Entrepreneurship Development’ and ‘The most Charismatic Special Day Event’.

Mrs. Shafaru became the Director, South West Zone in 2017; a position she occupies to   date. She is a stickler for details, an astute leader, a team builder and enjoys building and helping people to maximize their potentials and excel.