Olufemi Lanlehin

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Olufemi Lanlehin
Senator for Oyo South
In office
May 2011 – 2015
Succeeded by Sen. Adesoji Akanbi
Personal details
Born (1953-07-08) 8 July 1953 (age 63)
Political party Accord Party

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]


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]


  1. ^ "Page of SEN.LANLEHIN OLUFEMI AKINOLA". The National Assembly - The Federal Republic of Nigeria. Retrieved 2014-12-01. 
  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.