This is an exclusive presentation of a classified document on President Muhammadu Buhari’s ministerial nominees as prepared by the Senate. According to the document, some of the nominees are said to have corruption cases leveled against them.

Name :  Abdur-Raheem Adebayo Shittu

March 23, 1953

State of Origin
Oyo State

Public Offices held
•Barr. Bayo Shittu was an Honourable Member of the Oyo State House of Assembly in the Second Republic and he was there between October 1979 and September, 1983
•Barr. Bayo Shittu was the Oyo State Commissioner for Information, Culture and Home Affairs (in the Olunloyo administration) Between  October and December, 1983
•Barr. Bayo Shittu was the attorney General and Oyo State Commissioner for Justice (in the Ladoja government)
•Barr. Bayo Shittu was a member of the National Political Reforms Conference in 2005

Mr. Abdur-Raheen Adebayo Shittu
Mr. Abdur-Raheen Adebayo Shittu

First degree in law(LL.B) at the University of Ife, now Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife

Barrister Shittu participated in the writing of the policy papers, which became the guiding light for UPN governments in their various states of the South West when eventually they came to powerBarrister Shittu have written 13 books for the period of about 15 yearsBarr.

Bayo Shittu contested and won election into the Oyo State House of Assembly.   Thus, at the age of 26, he became the youngest Honourable Member of the Oyo State House of Assembly in the Second RepublicAs an honorable of the house of Assembly Barr. Shittu made quality representation as well as valuable contributions which made him a man to be reckoned with at the floor.


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