Dr. Eddy Eniola Olafeso was born in Okitipupa in Ondo State.
For his higher education, he attended Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile Ife in 1985 where he obtained a B.A. First Class honours in English.
Dr. Olafeso pursued his post graduate studies in Obafemi Awolowo University, obtaining an M.Sc International Relations, in 1985, before he traveled to Hawaii, USA to acquire a PHD in International Relations.
He has huge experience in the courier industry, working in managerial capacities in Red Star Express and DHL International for over a decade.
Dr. Olafeso served in Ondo State Executive Council as Honourable Commissioner, Orientation and Mobilization from 2007 to 2009. He held various positions in PDP in Ondo State including Secretary PDP, Ondo State 2007 and Chairman, PDP State Contact Committee.