·                    Born on the 20th of March, 1968 to the family of Mr. and Mrs. Ogunbona Adeleke John.

·                    Hails from Modakeke town in Osun State under Ife east Local Government.


  • Christ Assembly Primary School, Alakoto Olodi Apapa, Lagos (1976-1982)
  • Amuwo Odofin Boys Secondary School (A.O.B.S.S) Mile Two Estate (1982 – 1987)
  • Lagos State College of education, Oto/Ijanikin. (Music Double Major) 1990-1993
  • University of Nigeria, Nsukka, Enugu State (Bachelor of Arts in Music Theory & Composition) (1994-1997)
  • University of Lagos, Akoka (Master of Arts in Music Psychology) 2008-2010
  • Lagos State University, Ojo (LASU) M.A (Ethnomusicology)

• Ogunbona, S.O. (2017). Arranged Pieces for ALTO Sax (Eb Sax). Lagos: Gbadura printing Press.
• Ogunbona, S.O (2017). Arranged Pieces for Alto Sax (E Sax) Lagos: Gbadura Printing Press.
• Ogunbona, S.O (2016). A Sacred Choral Composition: The Crucifixion of Jesus Christ (Iku Jesu lori Agbelebu) Lagos: Gbadura Printing Press.
• Ogunbona, S.o & Fakeye, A.A (2016). Art Music in Nigeria: A focus on fela Sowande. Lagos: Gbadura Printing Press.

Chapter in Books
• Loko, Omolara O; Okunade, A.O. & Ogunbona, Simeon O (2017). Women in Musical Activities of Churches in Lagos State: The Studies of a Giant: Mrs. Ajayi Elizabeth Adenike History, Education and Humanities. Ibadan: Joytal Press. Pp. 296-303.
• Fakeye, A.A; Oyesiku, Funmi & Ogunbona, S.O. (2017). The Semiotic Study of Dundun, talking Dtum as a Language. AOCOED, Oto/Ijanikin, title: “Language and Communication in Nigeria” by Cyrus Publishers, Ijanikin, Lagos. Pp. 163-175.
• Ogunbona, S.O; Oyeniyi, G.O. & Fakeye, A.S (2013). “Music as a healing Balm in Religion”. In Religion and National Development. (Festschrifts in Honour of Dr. lateef O. Jimoh) Pp. 161-168.

    1. • Oluwafemi Amigun (Ph.D) and Ogunbona, S.O (2020). Functions of Children Satirical Songs: The Oshogbo-Ede Yoruba Experience in Journal of Nursery and Primary Education Instructors in Nigeria. (JNPEIN). Vol. 3(1) Pp. 181-197.
      • Fakeye, A.A & Ogunbona, S.O (2014). Music Education: A Sustaining and Development Too0ls for Cultural Diversity in Journal of Nigerian Music Education, Conference of Music Educators in Nigeria. No. 6. Pp. 83-89.
      • Ogunbona, S.O & Fakeye, A.A (2018). Sustaining Culture through Archiving Fold Songs: pedagogical in Primary School in Journal of School of Arts and Social Sciences. 5th of June, 2020. Pp. 215-224.
      • Ogunbona, S.O & Fakeye, A.A (2018). Yoruba Indigenous Music as Medium of Instruction at the Lower primary School Level in Western Part of Nigeria in Journal of Directorate of Degree Programme, AOCOED, Oto/Ijanikin. Vol. 1(5) Pp. 193-198.
      • Ogunbona, S.O. & Fakeye, A.A (2016). The relevance of Music Yoruba festivals. (A case study of Egungun; festival in Oto-Awori Community, Lagos State). Journal of Nigeria languages, School of Languages, Adeniran Ogunsanya College of Education, Oto/Ijanikin,. Vol. 1(2). Pp. 131-151
      • Okunade, A.O. (Ph.D) & Ogunbona, S.O ( 2016). The Place of Gospel Music in Christian Ministry and its Sustainability. Journal of School of Arts and Social Sciences. AOCOED. Vol 291). Pp. 111-121.
      • Ogunbona, S.O. (2016). The Societal Value of Folksongs among the Yorubas in Nigeria Journal of Directorate of Degree Programme, AOCOED, Oto/Ijanikin. Vol. 2(1). Pp. 109-114.
      • Ogunbona, S.O (2006). Teaching Methods and Lesson Plans in the Teaching of Music as one of the Subject Areas in the School of Arts & Social Sciences. In Journal of Arts and Social Sciences AOCOED Vol 7. No. 1 pg. 135-143.
      • Ogunbona, S.O (2003). Music as a cultural image of Nigeria. In Journal of school of Arts and Social Sciences, AOCOED. Vol. 7. No. 6 No. 1 pg. 119 – 224.