This is a list of the Current Commissioners In Kwara State, Updated Oct 2018
Ahaji Saidu A. Habeeb – Ministry of Local Government, Chieftaincy Affairs and Community Development
Mallam Ishak Mohammed Sabi- Ministry of Information and Communications
Mallam Ahmed Alhassan- Ministry of Industry and Solid Minerals Mr. Amos Sayo Justus- Ministry of Environment and Forestry
Alhaji Wasiu Odewale- Ministry of Planning and Economic development
Alhaji Aro Yahaya-Ministry of Works and Transport
Suajudeen Akanbi- Ministry of Housing and Urban Development, Alhaja Bilikis Oniyangi-Ministry of Education and Human Capital Development
Mr. Yusuf Abdulqodir-Ministry of Water Resources
Mr. Eleja Taiwo Banu- Ministry of Energy
Ajibade Kamaldeen Adeyemi (SAN)-Ministry of Justice,
Ademola Nurudeen Baanu-Ministry of Finance
Mr. Agboola Julius Babatunde-Ministry of Commerce and Cooperatives,
Dr Ahmed Susa’ade Aminat- Ministry of Culture and Tourism, Abdullahi Alikinla-Ministry of Tertiary Education, Science and Technology
Alhaja Taibat Ayinde Ahmed- Ministry of Women Affairs
Mr. Bamidele Adegoke Oladimeji-Ministry of Agriculture and Natural Resources
Muyideen O. Alalade-Ministry of Sports and Youth Development
Alhaji Usman Kolo Rifun-Ministry of Health.
Continue below for the list of past (Outgoing) Commissioners, their portfolios and their profiles.
List Of KWARA State past (Outgoing) Commissioners
Barr. Abdulrasaq Shehu Akorede – Kwara: Ex-Commissioner for Water Resources
Barr. Abdulrasaq Shehu Akorede, Born June 29, 1968. A native of Ilorin in Ilorin-East LGA of Kwara State. He has worked as a Legal Officer and Counsel at reputable chambers in Nigeria. He presently has his Chamber, Abdulrasaq Shehu & Co, Ilorin. He obtained his LL.B (Hons) from Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria and attended The Nigeria Law School, Victoria Island Lagos
Mr Bolakale Ayo Nuhu – Kwara: Ex-Commissioner for Sports and Youth Development
Mr Bolakale Ayo Nuhu, Born February 28, 1962. A native of Ilorin in Ilorin West LGA of Kwara State. At different times, he was Board Chairman & Member Kwara State Road Traffic Management Agency, Kwara State College of Technology, Kwara State Advanced Medical Diagnostic Centre and Kwara State Oxygen Plant. He worked with Kwara State Ministry of Health, Ilorin, and till present he is the Chief Executive Ayobola Pharmacy, Director Nasir Yusuf & Co, Managing Director Ayo Nuhu Ventures and Managing Director EB Global Concept. He has an MBA from University of Ilorin and MCPD from Obafemi Awolowo University, Ife.
Engr. Musa Ayinla Yeketi – Kwara: Ex-Commissioner for Education and Human Capital Development
Born June 08, 1951. A native of Ode-Giwa, Onire District in Asa LGA of Kwara State. He worked in Adeyera Industry Company Ltd, Ile-Ife, Masola Nigeria Ltd, Ilorin. He was a Board Member at Kwara State Direct Labour Agency, served as Chairman at Kwara State Roads Maintenance Agency, Chairman, Governing Council at Kwara State Polytechnic, Ilorin, and also Chairman, Governing Council, Kwara State College of Education, Ilorin. He has his MBA from Ladoke Akintola University of Technology, Ogbomosho.
Mr Jamiudeen Aro Yahaya- Kwara: Ex-Commissioner for Works and Transport
Mr Jamiudeen Aro Yahaya, Born July 17, 1962. A native of Oke-Ode in Ifelodun LGA of Kwara State. He worked in the banking sector with First Bank Plc, Lagos, Intercontinental Trust Bank Plc, Universal Trust Bank and Union Bank of Nigeria Plc amongst others. He served as the Special Assistant on Inter-Governmental Affairs to the Executive Governor of Kwara State, and Senior Special Assistant on Security Matters. He has his MSc Business Administration from University of Lagos.
Engr. Idris Abubakar Garba – Kwara: Ex-Commissioner for Energy
Idris Abubakar Garba, Born June 1, 1971. A native of Gwanara in Baruten LGA of Kwara State. He worked in Crestech Engineering Limited, Lagos, National Engineering & Technical Company Ltd, Lagos and Lenus Integrated Resources Limited, Lagos. He also served as Honourable Kwara: Ex-Commissioner for Water Resources with Kwara State Government. He has B.Eng (Chemical Engineering) from Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, and a Member, Council for Regulation of Engineering in Nigeria, Nigerian Society of Engineering and ISO Certified Internal Auditor (Bureau Veritas)
Barr. Kamaldeen Ajibade Adeyemi – Kwara: Ex-Commissioner for Justice
Barr. Kamaldeen Ajibade Adeyemi, Born November 21, 1963. A native of Ilorin in Ilorin-West LGA of Kwara State. He is legal practitioner, and has worked with Kwara State Government as Special Assistant to the Executive Governor on Legal Matters, Director-General, Bureau of Lands and Attorney General & Honourable Kwara: Ex-Commissioner for Justice. He obtained his LL.B (Hons) from Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria and Attended The Nigeria Law School, Lagos.
Engr. Nurudeen Demola Banu – Kwara: Ex-Commissioner for Finance
Engr. Nurudeen Demola Banu, Born February 4, 1966. A native of Ajase-Ipo in Irepodun LGA Kwara State. He worked with Standard Trust Bank, and has served Kwara State Government as Special Assistant to the Executive Governor (Economic Matters & Investment), Special Adviser to the Executive Governor (Economic Planning), Special Adviser to the Executive Governor (Budget &Project Monitoring), and as Honorable Kwara: Ex-Commissioner for Finance. He has his MBA from University of Ilorin, and he is a Chartered Accountant.
Alhaja Funmilayo Isiaka Oniwa – Kwara: Ex-Commissioner for Solid Minerals
Alhaja Funmilayo Isiaka Oniwa, Born April 4, 1970. A native of Budosompe via Magida in Moro LGA of Kwara State. She worked as Nursing Officer, Ilorin West LGA, Emir’s Palace, Ilorin, Senior Nursing Officer, Arobadi Health Centre, Ipaye, Principal Nursing Officer, Oloru Basic Health Center, Assistant Director, Nursing Services (ADNS), Moro LGA, and Permanent Member, Teaching Service Commission. She has her B.Sc Health Education from University of Ilorin (UITH)
Mahmud Babatunde Ajeigbe – Kwara: Ex-Commissioner for Information
Mahmud Babatunde Ajeigbe, Born 1968. He is a native of Offa in Offa LGA of Kwara State. He has worked with Nigeria Agricultural Cooperative Bank (NACB), Kaduna, End Time Farms Nig. Limited, First Union Building Society (FUBS) Lagos, National Provident Fund, Lagos, Nigeria Social Insurance Trust Fund, Consultant, Action Aid International Nigeria and Group CEO Nineties Group. He served as Special Assistant to the Executive Governor on Maintenance and Protection Services, and New Partnership for African Develoment (NEPAD). He also served as Senior Special Assistant to the Executive Governor of Kwara State on Agricultural Matters, and Parastatal Monitoring and Compliance (PMC). He has his BSc and MSc in Zoology and Animal Husbandry from Ahmadu Bello University respectively. He also has MSc Business Administration from University of Lagos and MBA from Federal University of Technology, Akure.
Suleiman Atolagbe-A. Alege – Kwara: Ex-Commissioner for Health
Suleiman Atolagbe-A. Alege, Born February 2, 1971. A native of Ilorin, Ilorin South LGA of Kwara State. He was once Health Research Officer, Federal Ministry of Health, Abuja, Supervisory Councillor for Health and Medical, Ilorin South LGA, Secretary to the Local Government, Ilorin South LGA. He also served as Honourable Kwara: Ex-Commissioner for Commerce and Cooperatives, in Kwara State. He has a BSc in Sociology and an MSc in Public Health Management from the Concept University, London. He also has an MSc in Strategic Studies from Ambrose Ali University, Ekpoma. He is a member of various professional associations.
Haruna Tambari Mohammed – Kwara: Ex-Commissioner for Local Govt, CA & CD
Haruna Tambari Mohammed, Born February 11, 1955. A native of Tsaragi, Edu Local Government Area of Kwara State. He worked with Kwara State Teaching Service Commission, Government House, Ilorin, Ministry of Rural Development, Ilorin, Ministry of Environment and Forestry, Ilorin, Ministry of Local Government and Chieftaincy Affairs, Ilorin and retired as Director of Administration. He has a B. A(Hons) in English from Bayero University, Kano and he is a Member of Chartered Institute of Personnel Management.
Wasiu Adeniyi Odewale – Kwara: Ex-Commissioner for Planning & Economic Development
Wasiu Adeniyi Odewale, Born September 14, 1963. A native of Omupo, Ifelodun LGA of Kwara State. He worked with Eleganza Industries Ltd, Reliable Finance Co, Ltd, ML Securities Limited. He was Special Assistant to the Executive Governor of Kwara State on Development Strategy. He has a BSc in Economics from Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, and MBA (Strategic Management Option) from the University of Ilorin.
Dr. Amina Susa’Ade Ahmed – Kwara: Ex-Commissioner for Tertiary Education
Dr. Amina Susa’Ade Ahmed (Ph.D), Born October 6, 1957. A native of Kaiama, Kaiama LGA of Kwara State. She worked with Local Education Authority, Borgu LGA, Kainji Lake Research Institute, Staff School, Government Secondary School, Karu, FCT, NIFFR Staff School, New Bussa and IBB University, School of Preliminary Studies. She has her B.Ed in Adult Education, M.Ed in Admin & Planning and PhD in Admin & Planning, all from Bayero University, Kano. She is a Member, Nigeria Institute of Management (Chartered), Member, Nigerian Association for Educational Administration and Planning (NAEAP), Member, Teachers Registration Council, Member, Nigeria Union of Teachers.
Dr. (Mrs) Saka Asiat Ayinke – Kwara: Ex-Commissioner for Women Affairs
Dr. (Mrs) Saka Asiat Ayinke, Born October 6, 1954. A native of Ilorin, Ilorin West LGA of Kwara State. She worked as Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Women Affairs, Ministry of Social Welfare and Ministry of Health. She also served as Honourable Kwara: Ex-Commissioner of Health and Chairman, Kwara State Primary Health Care Development Agency. She has a Bachelor H. Ed from the University of Ado-Ekiti, MBA from Ladoke Akintola University of Technology and a Doctorate Award from Concept University, United Kingdom.
Bamidele Adegoke Oladimeji – Kwara: Ex-Commissioner for Agriculture and Natural Resources
Bamidele Adegoke Oladimeji, Born December 15, 1974. A native of Odo-Owa, Oke-Ero Local Government Area of Kwara-State. He worked with Shell Petroleum Development Company, Warri and also as Youth Empowerment Coordinator, Oke-Ero LGA. He has BSc in Computer Science from the University of Ilorin and Executive Masters Certificate in Project Management from Project Management College, United Kingdom.
Alhaja Iyabo Adewuyi Joolade – Kwara: Ex-Commissioner for Social Development Culture and Tourism
Alhaja Iyabo Adewuyi Joolade, Born December 16, 1968. A native of Isin LGA of Kwara State. She was Special Assistant to Former Kwara: Ex-Commissioner of Planning and Economic Development, and a member of Kwara State Community Based Project Monitoring Committee. She has a BSc (ED) in Accounting from Ekiti State University.
Hon. Muyideen Olaniyi Alalade – Kwara: Ex-Commissioner for Housing and Urban Development
Hon. Muyideen Olaniyi Alalade, Born November 29, 1967. A native of Ilemona, Oyun LGA of Kwara State. He worked as Kwara: Ex-Commissioner II, Kwara State Local Government Service Commission, Ilorin, Board Member, Kwara State Electricity Board. He was also once a Liaison Officer to the Executive Governor of Kwara State. He has HND in Public Administration from Kwara State Polytechnic, and PGD in Business Administration from Kwara State Polytechnic.
Mr Ahmed Mohammed Rifin – Kwara: Ex-Commissioner for Commerce and Cooperatives
Mr Ahmed Mohammed Rifin, Born May 4, 1965. A native of Patigi, Patigi LGA of Kwara State. He worked with Kwara State Printing and Publishing Corporation. He was elected Councillor and Speaker Legislative Council in Patigi Local Government, Kwara-State. He has B.A (ED) in Political from Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria.
Otunba Taiwo Joseph – Kwara: Ex-Commissioner for Environment
Otunba Taiwo Joseph, Born October 8, 1964. A native of Eruku in Ekiti LGA of Kwara State. He worked in UTC Technical, Apapa, Lagos, Chevron Company, Warri, Escravos Company amongst others. He has his MBA from Lagos State University.