Mr. Raphael Segun Abegunde was born in Ilofa Oke-Ero local Government Kwara State. He finished his primary education in Saint Peters Primary School year 1974 and later proceeded to Ilofa Grammar School for his Secondary Education.
Therefore he attended Kwara State Polytechnics for his Ordinary Diploma and Higher National Diploma.
He was awarded with Diploma and Higher National Diploma in Business Administration and LLB law University of Ilorin. He later joined the service of University of Ilorin as a Clerical Officer Works Department in 1981 he rose to the rank of Chief Executive Officer 2014 in Directorate of Human Resources. Presently Faculty Officer in Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences (2015 till date).
He is married and blessed with children.