SURAJUDEEN, Ajibola Basiru

Born July 1, 1972



Dr. Surajudeen Ajibola Basiru, is the Senator representing Osun Central Senatorial District under the platform of the ruling All Progressives Congress; and also doubles as the Senate Committee Chairman on Diaspora, NGO and Civil Societies. He’s also a member of the following Senate Committees: Committee on Airforce; Committee on Downstream Petroleum Sector; Committee on Judiciary, Human Rights and Legal Matters; and Committe on Petroleum Resources (Upstream). He was a commissioner during the administration of Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola, he served in the first term as Honorable Commissioner of Regional Integration and Special Duties and in the second term as Honorable Attorney General and Commissioner for Justice. Dr Basiru was born on the 1st of July, 1972 into the family of late Basiru Akanmu Adebayo, Odofin Compound and his mother is from Alawe Compound both in Osogbo, State of Osun. . Ajibola began his early education at Salvation Army Primary School, Oke-Fia, Osogbo and later attended Laro Grammar School, Oke-fia, Osogbo where he obtained his Secondary School Certificate. While at Laro, he served as Assistant Senior Prefect and was the PRO of Dramatic and Arts Society of the School Asides western education, he also studied Arabic and Islamic Studies both at Ma’had Zumaratul Solheena Afonta Osogbo and Osun Islamic Theological College, Idi Baba Oke Baale Osogbo where he was a diploma student before proceeding to the University of Ilorin. He attended University of Ilorin between 1989-1992 where he was a student in the Department of Arabic and Islamic Studies before proceeding to the University of Lagos for a Law degree. Ajibola is married to Habibat, also a legal practitioner (currently a Magistrate with the State of Osun Judiciary), and they are blessed with Omobola, Ajibola Jnr and Mobolaji.
Gender: Male
Marital Status
  • Married
Name of Spouse Habibat,
State of Origin: Osun State
Father's Name late Basiru Akanmu Adebayo,
Father's Status Deceased
Mother's Name
Mother's Status N/A

Omobola, Ajibola Jnr and Mobolaji.

Profession Politician
Working Experience Senator for Osun Central Senatorial District

Senator Osun Central Senatorial District

Salvation Army Primary School, Oke-Fia, Osogbo, Osun State..Laro Grammar School, Oke-Fia, Osogbo, Osun State..University of Ilorin.. University of Lagos, Akoka, Yaba, Lagos for L.L.B. (Hons)1994-2000


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