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Babatunde Fashola

Babatunde Raji Fashola, SAN (Yoruba: Babátúndé Rájí Fásh?lá; born 28 June 1963) is a Nigerian politician who is currently the Federal Minister of Power, Works and Housing and was Lagos State Governor from May 29, 2007 to May 29, 2015. As a candidate of the Action Congress party, now known as the All Progressives Congress, Fashola succeeded Bola Ahmed Tinubu, on 14 April 2007, and was sworn in on 29 May 2007. He was re-elected on 26 April 2011. On November 11th 2015, he was appointed by President Muhammadu Buhari to be the Minister of Power, Works and Housing.

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As governor of Lagos, I never signed a cheque and never fixed contract prices.

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Actions must have consequences.

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The abuse of political power is not as important as the loss of lives. Plus there is a process for c ...

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Well, by all means please let's decentralize policing.

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My recommendation is a compelling urgency for decentralisation. There is a necessity to decentralise ...

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who want to benefit from the commonwealth must contribute to the common purse.

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There are times we spent money when we shouldn't, the choices we make define the results we get

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The concept of loyalty is a very strange concept. When loyalty is to be tested, the real answer is t ...

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My knowledge of Abuja is not as deep as my knowledge of Lagos.

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Every state need not start with state policing if they can't fund it.

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The unfortunate thing about money is that it always raises suspicion even amongst brothers.

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For every citizen that was robbed, I had failed.

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The economy needs a stimulus. We MUST borrow. The notion of debt as a sin or something evil should b ...

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We should have a debt that grows our productivity, we cant borrow to pay salaries. I can borrow to b ...

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