Olufemi Lanlehin

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Olufemi Lanlehin
Senator for Oyo South
Incumbent
Assumed office
May 2011
Personal details
Born (1953-07-08) 8 July 1953 (age 61)
Political party All Progressives Congress (APC)

Solagbade Olufemi Akinola Lanlehin (born 8 July 1953) is a Nigerian politician who was elected Senator for Oyo South in Oyo State, Nigeria, in the 9 April 2011 national elections, running on the All Progressives Congress (APC) platform.[1] Lanlehin studied law at the University of Nigeria for his Bachelor of Law and later attended Nigerian Law School in Lagos. He was called to the Nigerian Bar in July 1977.[2]

Political career[edit]

Senate[edit]

Lanlehin becamse Minister of State for Federal Capital Territory (FCT) shortly after entering the Senate in 2011.[3] He has been a champion of ecological reform to address perennial flooding problems in Ibadan, the capital of Oyo State, making appeals to the Senate and to President Goodluck Jonathan.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ . The National Assembly - The Federal Republic of Nigeria http://www.nassnig.org/nass/portfolio/profile.php?id=SEN.%20LANLEHIN%20OLUFEMI. Retrieved 2014-06-04.  Missing or empty |title= (help)
  2. ^ "Profile". Solagbade Olufemi Akinola Lanlehin. Retrieved 2014-06-04. 
  3. ^ "Ibadan flood: Jonathan promises to reconstruct bridges, roads". Vanguard. Retrieved 2014-06-04. 
  4. ^ "Lanlehin Tasks Jonathan over Ibadan Flooding". SOLAN. Retrieved 2014-06-04.