BIOGRAPHY OF MR ERASOR ALOAYE VALENTINE
By Elias Inaede
Mr. Erasor Aloaye Valentine was born on 25th October 1982 to the Family of Late PA Oghieboh Erasor Kadiri from Okotor Quarters of Ogbona in Etsako Central Local Government Area of Edo State. His Mother Late Mrs Osomhona is from Ivhianaga Quarters of Ogbona. He attended Imakhena Primary School, Ogbona, for his Primary School Leaving Certificate and proceeded to Ogbona Secondary School, Ogbona and finished at Trinity Pre-Campus Secondary School, Jattu, where he had his Secondary Leaving Certificate. He proceeded further to the University of Benin where he obtained a Diploma in International Studies and Diplomacy. In his quest to prepare himself for future challenges, he enrolled at Ambrose Alli University, Ekpoma, where he had a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration in 2015/2016 Session.
Mr. Erasor Aloaye Valentine also had a training in Crime Prevention and Control Management. He was recruited into the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corp (NSCDC) in August 2004 as a Recruit Private and rose to become an Assistant Superintendent of Corps (ASC11) his present Rank. Due to his closeness to his Mother (a Renowned Song Composer (Akamotse) as a little Child, he was able to learn the rudiments of Song Composing. His hit track is Obakhaye Iwenoya. Mr. Erasor Valentine Aloaye believes that everyone prays for a better opportunity and the enormous Grace to contribute meaningfully to the Socio-Economic growth of hiscommunity.
Mr. Erasor Aloaye Valentine is a title holder in Ogbona (Agba Edion) the second Broom title holder in Ogbona 2007 Age Group Set. He is a registered Member of Ogbona Youth Forum (OYF) Benin Branch, a Social-Cultural Organization with branches across Nigeria. He also makes his friends to understand that Ogbona is the best tribe in the wholeworld. Mr. Erasor Aloaye Valentine is always proud to come from Ogbona. He added that Ogbona People always unite for development, unite against Invaders and unite to profer solutions to the challenges affecting the community. He projects Ogbona to his Children in good light with a view to ensuring that they believe in their origin. He also ensures that his children speak Ogbona dialect even though they were brought up in the city. He is of the opinion that the collective interest of the community should override the personal interest of an individual in order to have a better and a prosperous Ogbona. Mr. Erasor Aloaye Valentine wants to be remembered for the music he has used to promote the community and humanity. He described Ogbona as the Citadel of Music in Afemai Land with renowned Musicians springing up from the community.
As a Man who is eager to acquire more knowledge and skills, he served under different Band Leaders in order to be properly equipped for the task ahead as an upcoming Musician. He urged upcoming Musicians to have the fear of God, respect their Elders and those that come around them both in the Music Industry and in the Circular World and also do things that can promote humanity. He is happily married to his heartrobe, Mrs Beastie Erasor Z and the Union is blessed with children. There is no doubt about the fact that Mr. Erasor Aloaye Valentine sees a glorious future for Ogbona Sons and Daughters both home and in Daspora.
His memorable moments was during his Age Group initiation as the Agba Edion title holder called Umoregbemhe Age Group of 2007.