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Tuesday, June 28, 2022

Happy Birthday Babatunde Raji Fashola

Happy Birthday, Babatunde Raji Fashola, SAN is a Nigerian lawyer and current Federal Minister of Works and Housing. He served two terms as Governor of Lagos State from 29 May 2007 to 29 May 2015.

Babatunde Raji Fashola of Yoruba origin, from Lagos, was born on the 28th of June 1963, in Lagos at Island to the family of Fashola, a former journalist with the Daily Times of Nigeria, and Cecilia Omolara Fashola, a nurse. He has 12 siblings.
The Fashola government has paid great attention to education. This includes the reinstatement and establishment of well-equipped new classrooms, distribution of free textbooks, provision of well-equipped workrooms and libraries, provision of buses for teachers and students to facilitate transportation, and reinstatement of uniformed voluntary administrators in public schools in the state.

Fashola was Chief of Staff to his predecessor, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu. Fashola, during his tenure as Chief of Staff, was also dubbed as the Honourable Commissioner to the Governor's office. Babatunde Fashola was the first person to hold both offices simultaneously.

Babatunde Fashola also served in Lagos state in various capacities, including:

Secretary of the Lands Sub-Committee of the Transitional Work Groups- 1999.
Member of the panel of Enquiry into the allocation of houses on the Mobolaji Johnson Housing Scheme at Lekki.- 2000.

Member of the State Tenders Board- 2002– 2006.

Member of the Lagos State Executive Council-2002-2006.

Member of the State Security Council-2002-2006

Member of the State Treasury Board-2002-2006

Chairman Ad-Hoc Committee on the Review of Asset distribution among Local Government.

Minister of Power, Works and Housing 2015-2019

Minister of Works and Housing 2019 to date

May God bless his new age

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