Adedotun Aremu Gbadebo III (born 14 September 1943) is the current Alake of Egba, a city in Abeokuta, Nigeria. He has ruled since 2 August, 2005

Gbadebo was born on 14 September 1943, into the Laarun Ruling House. He is a grandson of the sixth Alake of Egbaland, Oba Gbadebo, who ruled from 1898 to 1920, and is a nephew of Oba Gbadebo II.

Gdadebo attended the Baptist Boys’ High School in Abeokuta and Ibadan Grammar School,then went on the University of Ibadan in 1965, obtaining a Bachelor of Arts degree in 1969. He joined the army in 1969, and attended the Command and Staff College, Jaji from September 1978 to August 1979. He eventually became a Principal Staff Officer to Major-General Tunde Idiagbon, the Chief of Staff at the Supreme Headquarters, Dodan Barracks, from January 1984 to September 1985. He retired from the army as a Colonel.

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