SARAKI, Senator (Dr.) Abubakar Bukola

December 19, 1962
Abubakar Bukola
He is the President of the Senate (8th Assembly) and former Kwara State governor from 2003 to 2011
Toyin Saraki
Father's Name Dr Olusola Saraki
Father's Status Deceased
Mother's Name
Mother's Status N/A

– Senator of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, Kwara Central Senatorial District (2001)

– Executive Governor of Kwara State (May 2003 to May 2011)

Senator Saraki was conferred and turbaned as a nobleman of high rank with a traditional title of Turaki of Ilorin Emirate.


– Governor of the Year’ by This Day Newspapers (2004);

– ‘Best Governor of the Year in Agricultural Development 2004/05’ by City People, KSNG;

– Leadership Award in appreciation of commitments and outstanding leadership qualities (2005);

– Harvard Business School Africa Club Award (2005);

– Kenneth Kaunda Foundation Best Governor in Africa (2006);

– Osun State Broadcast Corporation Man of the Year (2006);

– ‘African Governor of the Year in Agricultural Development’ by African Union Media Group in Pretoria, South Africa;

– Nigeria Referee Association Grand Patron (2007);

– This Day Newspaper Best Governor on Food Security (2008);

– ‘The Friend of Nigerian Youth’ for his love of the Nigerian Youth;

– ‘Doctor of Science and Public Administration Award’ by University of Port Harcourt for his Administration’s focus on Agriculture;

– Life Fellowship of All Nigeria Confederation of Principals of Secondary Schools, (ANCOPSS) (2009);

– Outstanding Governor on Energy 2009 by the Nigerian Compass;

– Emerging Tiger of Nigeria (Leadership Award by This Day Newspaper) (2010);

– Institute of Chartered Accountants Award of Excellence (2010);

– Nigerian Bar Association Award of Excellence.

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