Andrew Babalola

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Andrew Abidemi Olugbenga Babalola
Senator for Oyo North
Assumed office
29 May 2007
Preceded by Robert Koleoso
Personal details
Born (1961-02-17) 17 February 1961 (age 54)
Oyo State, Nigeria

Andrew Abidemi Olugbenga Babalola (born 17 February 1961) was elected Senator for the Oyo North constituency of Oyo State, Nigeria, taking office on 29 May 2007. He is a member of the People's Democratic Party (PDP).[1]

Babalola obtain a BSc degree, and an MBA (UK), followed by a DBA (USA). He held various positions as Finance Officer from 1986 until his retirement. After taking his seat in the Senate, he was appointed to committees on Works, Public Accounts, Millennium Development Goals, Land Transport, Ethics & Petition and Agriculture (Vice Chairman).[1] In a mid-term evaluation of Senators in May 2009, ThisDay said he had not sponsored any bills but had co-sponsored motions and contributed to debates in plenary, and had actively participated in committee work.[2] In 2008 the Senate unanimously adopted a motion sponsored by Babalola to examine the Nigerian food crisis and the entire agricultural sector.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Sen. Andrew A. Babalola". National Assembly of Nigeria. Retrieved 2010-06-13. [dead link]
  2. ^ "An Improved Senate, But Some Uninspiring Senators...". ThisDay. 24 May 2009. Retrieved 2010-06-13. 
  3. ^ Turaki A. Hassan (15 July 2009). "Deep Roots of Food Crisis". Daily Trust. Retrieved 2010-06-13.