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Kolapo Ishola Nigeria politician


Chief Kolapo Olawuyi Ishola (June 1934 – August 9, 2011) was a Nigerian politician who was elected on the Social Democratic Party (SDP) platform as Governor of Oyo State, Nigeria, holding office between January 1992 and November 1993 during the Nigerian Third Republic. Ishola started work as a Survey Assistant …

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Lateef Jakande Nigeria politician

Lateef Jakande Nigeria politician

Alhaji Lateef Kayode Jakande, (born 23 July 1929) was a journalist who became governor of Lagos State in Nigeria from 1979 to 1983, and later was Minister of Works under the Sani Abacha military regime (1993–98). Raufu Olaiya Bakare was part of his active councilors represents Itire Ikate area now …

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Lawal Haruna Nigeria politician

Lawal Haruna politician

Wing Commander (retired) Lawal Ningi Haruna was military governor of Borno State, Nigeria from August 1998 to May 1999 during the transitional regime of General Abdulsalami Abubakar, handing over to the elected civilian governor Mala Kachalla in May 1999. Group Captain Haruna was appointed administrator of Borno State in August …

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Akinyelure Patrick Ayo Member of the Senate of Nigeria


Akinyelure Patrick Ayo is a Nigerian banker who was elected to the Nigerian Senate for the Ondo Central district in Ondo State in the 9 April 2011 elections running on the Labour Party ticket. Akinyelure Patrick Ayo is an approved tax practitioner of the Chartered Institute of Taxation of Nigeria. …

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Abubakar Mohammed Nigeria politician


Abubakar Mohammed was elected Senator for Gombe Central constituency in Gombe State, Nigeria in April 2003 on the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) platform. He held office from May 2003 until May 2007. He was appointed a member of the committees on Works and on Security and Intelligence. He did not …

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Abba Habib Nigeria politician


Abba Habib was a Nigerian politician who was general secretary of the Northern People’s Congress and later became a regional minister for Trade in the First Republic. He was a Shuwa Arab from Dikwa. He was a major political figure who represented the province of Northern Cameroons in the Northern …

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Abdulfatah Ahmed Governor of Kwara State


Abdulfatah Ahmed (born 29 December 1963) is a Nigerian banker and public servant who was elected Governor of Kwara State in the 26 April 2011 elections, running on the All Progressives Congress (APC) platform. BACKGROUND Ahmed was born on 29 December 1963 in Share, Ifelodun Local Government Area of Kwara …

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Ali Modu Sheriff Nigeria politician


Ali Modu Sheriff is a Nigerian politician. He is Borno State’s first governor to serve two consecutive terms (2003–2011). Though Sheriff had held two elected offices as a member of All Nigeria People’s Party, he would later join the All Progressives Congress becoming a founding member of that party. In …

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George Akume Governor of Benue State


George Akume (born 27 December 1953) is a Nigerian politician who is a Senator of the Federal Republic of Nigeria. He was the Minority Leader of the Senate from June 2011 to June 2015. He was also the Governor of Benue State from 29 May 1999 to 29 May 2007. …

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Martin Elechi Nigeria politician


Martin Elechi is the Former Governor of Ebonyi State in southeast Nigeria. He ran in the April general elections on the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) ticket and assumed the position on May 29, 2007, succeeding Sam Egwu. Elechi ran successfully for reelection on 26 April 2011

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