Mr. Simon Akola was born on 25th January 1978 at Kano although he hails from Ogbadibo local government area.
He had primary school education at LGEA Primary School Odoba – Otukpa, 1983 – 1988, for the First School Leaving Certificatea and proceeded to Umoru Memorial Secondary School, Okwungaga, 2010 – 2019, for the West Africa Senior School Certificate. Thereafter, he attended Benue State Polytechnic, Ugbokolo, 1995 – 1997, where he studied and obtained the National Diploma in Business Administration.
Mr. Akola worked in several places including the Insight-Eye Clinic Ikeja, Lagos before he was appointed Supervisory Councilor, Ogbadibo LGC, 2015 – 2016 and thereafter, Sole Administrator of the same council before his election as chairman.
His hobbies include reading, writing, sports and socializing with friends.