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Buhari Appoints Former Ogun SSG, Sarafa, Nigeria High Commissioner To UK

Story By Akinola Emmanuel, Jan 18, 2021

Former Secretary to Ogun State Government during the administration of former ogun state governor, Gbenga Daniel and Minister of Mines and Steel Development, Chief Sarafa Ishola has been posted to the United Kingdom as Nigeria Ambassador.

Ishola served as the Director-General of the Abiodun Akinlade Governorship
campaign of the Allied People’s Movement in the last election.

Ishola is the Baba Adeen of Ogun state and former Secretary to the State
Government during the administration of former governor of the state Otunba
Gbenga Daniel.

He was nominated by the former governor of the state ,Senator Ibikunle
Amosun as Nigeria Ambassador following his contributions to his administration
and during the last election to have his loyalist succeed him in 2019.

Alhaji Sarafadeen Tunji Isola, born 25 November 1960, became Nigeria’s
Minister of Mines and Steel Development on 26 July 2007.

Ishola was born on 25 November 1960. He obtained a Diploma in Marketing
from the Chartered Institute of Marketing, London.

He became a lecturer at the Federal College of Education, Katsina in 1983. In
1986, he joined the Ogun State Broadcasting Corporation, Abeokuta.
In 1990, he was appointed Chairman and Chief Executive, of TAIST Nigeria.
From 1997 to 1998, he was Chairman of the Abeokuta North Local Government
Council.

He was appointed Special Assistant to the Minister of State, Finance (1999–
2003) and was Secretary to the Ogun State Government (2003–2007).

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