Aderonke was born in Lagos at the Lagos University Teaching Hospital, on Saturday, 17th October, 1981 to the family of Dr. Adeniyi & Mrs. Adenike Oroge.
She started her primary school education at the Toria School, Yaba from where she proceeded to the Federal Government College, Ijanikin, Lagos where she finished in flying colours. Her University education was at the University of Ibadan where she excelled with a Bachelor’s of Arts degree with a Second Class Upper in Communication and Language Arts in 2004.
As a student, she had her internship trainings at The Comet Newspapers Lagos, Editing at the sub desk, working on the crime beat from March, 2001 to May 2001; at the National Television Authority (NTA 10), June, 2001 to August, 2001
and 360º Communications, Lagos, as Client Service Executive, from March 2004 to August, 2004.
Shortly before her demise, she gained admission into the University of Lagos to pursue a Master degree in International Affairs.
Her career started during the compulsory National Youth Service year. She served at the Delta State Broadcasting Corporation where she worked as Television Newsroom Assistant from September, 2004 to August, 2005.
She later worked in Zenith Bank from February, 2006 to July, 2010. She worked in many branches of the Bank and also attended relevant on the job trainings to enhance her contributions to the Bank.
On leaving Zenith Bank, she set up her own business named Bliss Events which specializes in Events Planning. She was very successful at this and planned to take it to greater heights before the Lord called her to himself on Saturday, 26th of March, 2011.
Aderonke met and was happily married to her heart throb Engineer Adedayo Odufuwa on Saturday, 9th of August, 2009. A truly family person. She was loved dearly by members of her family and her husband’s family exuding radiance and affection within both families.
Ronke had excellent oral and written communication skills, good computer skills, good planning and problem solving skills. She was very apt to learn, as well as portraying good leadership skills. She was very friendly, exuded high intelligence, good taste, deep conviction on issues she felt strong about, and genuine devotion and commitment to family and friends. She impacted positively on those that came her way both young and old. She had a deep appreciation for art, stylish people and true talent.
Unfortunately, her desire to represent her constituency at the National Assembly or be an ambassador of her great country Nigeria were not to be.
She was a devout Christian and took her faith wherever she went. She had an unwavering faith in God. On her Bliss-Events.blogspot.com, she wrote “I love God and my family”. According to her, the Bible was her favourite book. She lived and died in Christ. Her last activity was to hold hands with her husband and mum to pray.
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