Mudashiru Obasa

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Right Honourable
Mudashiru Obasa
Speaker of the 8th Lagos State House of Assembly
Assumed office
2015
Preceded byAdeyemi Ikuforiji
ConstituencyLagos, Agege Constituency I
Member of the Lagos State House of Assembly
In office
2011–2015
Member of the Lagos State House of Assembly
In office
2007–2011
Personal details
Born (1972-11-11) November 11, 1972 (age 46)
NationalityNigerian
Political partyAll Progressive Congress (APC)
RelationsMarried
ResidenceLagos
Alma materLASU
OccupationLegislature
ProfessionLegal Practitioner

Mudashiru Ajayi Obasa is a Nigerian lawyer, politician, member of All Progressives Congress and incumbent Speaker of the Lagos State House of Assembly.[1]

Early life[edit]

He was born in Agege, a town in Lagos State southwestern Nigeria.[2]

He had his primary education at St Thomas Acquinas Pry School, Surulere, Lagos before he proceeded to Archbishop Aggey Memorial Secondary school, Mushin, Ilasamaja, Lagos where he obtained the West Africa School Certificate.[3] He received a bachelor's degree in Law from Lagos State University, Lagos in the year 2006.[4]

Political career[edit]

In 1999, Mudashiru contested the seat of councilor at Agege local government under the Alliance for Democracy party and won, which he served between 1999 and 2002.[5]

Also in the year 2003, he contested for the House of Assembly seat in his constituency and won. In 2007 he was returned again likewise 2011 and 2015 serving for a consecutive three tenures where he served as chairman of House Committee on Rural Development, Public Account (Local Government) and Budget and Economic Planning before he was elected Speaker of the Assembly.[6][7][8]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Ebhomele, Eromosele. "Meet Obasa, The New Lagos Speaker". The News. The News. Retrieved 13 January 2017.
  2. ^ Ademola, Jamiu. "The Rise And Rise Of The New Lagos Speaker". Naij. Naij. Retrieved 13 January 2017.
  3. ^ Obasa, Mudashiru. "Why I want to come back to House for the fourth time". Econium. Retrieved 13 January 2017.
  4. ^ Ademola, Jamiu. "The Rise And Rise Of The New Lagos Speaker". Naij. Naij. Retrieved 13 January 2017.
  5. ^ Admin. "Profiles of the new principal officers of Lagos House of Assembly". Emcomium. Retrieved 13 January 2017.
  6. ^ Starconnect. "Obasa Elected Speaker, Lagos State House of Assembly". Starconnect. Retrieved 13 January 2017.
  7. ^ African, Examiner. "Fourth Term Lawmaker, Mudashiru Obasa Emerges New Lagos State Speaker". African Examiner. Retrieved 13 January 2017.
  8. ^ first, weekly. "How I Emerged Speaker Of Lagos Assembly – Mudashiru Obasa". First Weekly. Retrieved 13 January 2017.