Tuesday, 6 October 2015

Breaking News: Fashola, Amaechi, Fayemi Make Ministerial List

Fashola, Amaechi, Fayemi Make Ministerial List
 
The immediate past governor of Lagos state, Babatunde Raji Fashola, SAN; former governor of Rivers state, Rotimi Amaechi and Dr. Kayode Fayemi, who was defeated by Ayodele Fayose in the last governorship election in Ekiti state are also among the names submitted by President Muhammadu Buhari to the Senate for consideration as ministers.

The National Publicity Secretary of All Progressives Congress, APC, Alhaji Lai Mohammed also made the list

Fashola was the Lagos State Governor from May 29, 2007 to May 29, 2015.
Babatunde Raji Fashola was born in Lagos on 28 June 1963. He attended Birch Freeman High school Lagos and Igbobi College Lagos. He studied Law at the University of Benin from where he graduated with a Bachelor of Laws, LL.B.(Hon), degree in 1987.

He is married to Mrs. Abimbola Emmanuela Fashola and they have children.

Chibuike Rotimi Amaechi (born 27 May 1965) is a Nigerian politician who served as the 5th Governor of Rivers State from 2007 to 2015. He was re-elected for a second term on 26 April 2011. Amaechi was a member of the People’s Democratic Party before defecting to the All Progressives Congress on 27 November 2013.

Kayode Fayemi, (born February 9, 1965) is the former Governor of Ekiti State and a native of Isan-Ekiti in Oye Local Government of Ekiti State, Nigeria.

He attended Christ’s School Ado Ekiti from 1975-1980 and received degrees in History, Politics and International Relations from the Universities of Lagos and Ife in Nigeria and his Doctorate in War Studies from the prestigious King’s College, University of London, England, specializing in civil-military relations. His research and policy interests include: Democratisation, Constitutionalism, Security Sector Governance, and Regionalism in the Global Context.