Fashola, Babatunde Raji, SAN

Born 28 June 1963
in

Lagos

Fashola,

Babatunde

Raji,

L.L.B.; B.L.

L.L.B.; B.L.; Nigerian Legal Practitioner, Politician, Administrator, Executive Governor, Lagos State; Date of Birth: June 28, 1963; Birth Place: Lagos Island: Home Town: Isalegangan, Lagos Island Local Government Area: State of Origin: Lagos; Spouse's Name: Abimbola Emnanuela Fashola; has children; Education: Sunny Fields Primary School, Adelabu, Surulere, Lagos; Birch Freeman High School, Surulere, Lagos; Igbobi College, Yaba, Lagos; University of Benin, Benin City, 1987; Nigeria Law School, 1987-88;Career: Counsel (NYSC), Dr. G.I.S. Omonuwa & Co.; Litigator, Sofunde Osakwe, Ogundipe & Belgore, Lagos, 1990- 93; Partner, K.O. Tinubu & Co., Lagos; Managing Partner/Lead Counsel, K.O. Tinubu & Co., 1994- 2002; Chief of Staff to Lagos State Governor, Bola Tinubu, 2002-06; Commissioner, Government of Lagos State, 2006; Executive Governor, Lagos State, since 2007, Member: Panel of Enquiry into Allocation of Houses on the Mobolaji Johnson Scheme, Lekki, 2000; Lagos State Tenders Board, 2002-06; State Executive Council, 2002-06; State Treasury Board, 2002-06; State Security Council, 2006-09; Chairman: Ad Hoc Committee on the Review of Assets Distribution among Local Governments; Member: Nigerian Bar Association (NBA); International Bar Association (IBA); Associate: Chartered Institute of Taxation of Nigeria: Notary Public of the Supreme Court of Nigeria; Fellow: Chartered Institute of Arbitrators: Awards: Distinguished Alumnus Award, University of Benin Ahmni Association; Lagos State Public Service Club Platinum Award; Governor of the Year 2007 by Leadership Newspaper, Abuja; Justice Oputa Exceptional Youth Award for Infrastructure I Development, 2009; Man of the Year2009 Award, by The Sun Newspapers, 2010; Honor: Grand Patron. Association of Nigerian Theatre Practitioners, Lagos; Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN); Social Club: Eko Club, Island Club, Ikoyi Club, Lagos Lawn Tennis Club, Eagle Club, Yoruba Tennis Club, Lagos Country Club, Ikeja; Present Address: Office of the Executive Governor of Lagos Stale. Oval Building, Round House, The Secretariat, Obafemi Awolowo Way, Alausa. P.M.B. 21436, Ikeja, Lagos; Tel: 01-4979030-9; Website: www,lagosstate.gov.ng
Gender: Male
Name of Spouse .Abimbola Emmanuela Fashola
State of Origin: Lagos state
Father's Name
Mother's Name
Profession Legal practitioner , Administrator , Politician
Working Experience Sofunde, Osakwe, Ogundipe and Belgore, law firm , Chief of Staff to the governor of lagos state , Honourable Commissioner to the Governor's office , Secretary of the Lands Sub-Committee of the Transitional Work Groups. 1999. , Member of the State Tenders Board- 2002– 2006. , Member of Lagos State Executive Council-2002-2006. , Member of the State Security Council-2002-2006 , Member of the State Treasury Board-2002-2006 , Executive Governor of Lagos State

member of the Nigerian Bar Association, the International Bar Association and an Associate of the Chartered Institute of Taxation of Nigeria.

Sunny Fields Primary School, Adelabu Surulere, Lagos,.Birch Freeman High school Lagos and Igbobi College Lagos..university of benin
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The Guardian, The Vanguard and The Sun newspapers’ Man of The Year for 2009.
Daily Champion Man of the Year for 2010.
2010 Award winner of the City People Magazine Best Governor of the Year and Best Southwest Governor of the Year.

2009 Yitzhak Rabin Centre for African Development Governor of the Decade for Peace Award.
2010 Award of Excellence in Leadership of the Martin Luther King Jnr. Foundation.
2009 Good Governance Award from the United Kingdom-based African Business Magazine.

first member of the Nigerian Law School graduating class of 1988 to be conferred with the professional rank of Senior Advocate of Nigeria. He is also the First ever Chief of Staff to be so honoured.

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