Born in Fiditi, Afijio LGA, Oyo State to Deacon Nathaniel and Madam Mofoluke Opaleye. He was the fifth of seven children. He had his elementary and high school education in Fiditi before proceeding to Ibadan where he built and developed a career for himself in Religious Journalism. He was a prolific writer and was the first Public Relations Officer of the Nigerian Baptist Convention. Biodun was an outgoing person, always jovial, friendly and widely traveled. He is survived by his wife, brothers and sisters, nephews, nieces, children and grandchildren.