Professor Claudius Omoleye Daramola was born on 20th of January 1949. He hails from Ode Aye in Okitipupa Local government area of Ondo State. He attended Divisional Teachers Training College, Okitipupa from 1967-1969. He obtained a Bachelors Degree in Sociology from University of Sokoto .
He also holds a Masters and Doctorate Degrees from University of Jos and University of Ilorin respectively.
Professor Daramola has held many administrative positions at the University and national levels. He has served on quite a number of committees in the University and edited and/or co-edited several academic journals within and outside of Nigeria.
He was a member of the Buhari/Osinbajo Presidential Campaign team in Ondo State.