My Pact with the People of Osun Central Senatorial District


My Dear good people of Osun Central,


  1. I am Dr. Surajudeen Ajibola Basiru, I am from Odofin Compound in Osogbo.
  2. I had my primary and secondary education in Salvation Army Primary School and Laro Grammar School, Osogbo respectively.
  3. I obtained LL.B (Hons), LL.M and Ph.D. in law from the University of Lagos.
  4. I practiced law extensively after my legal education in the Nigerian Law School and I was part of the legal team that represented Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola in the titanic legal battle that eventually saw the retrieval of the mandate of Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola.
  5. I am a legal practitioner, legal scholar and public administrator. I served as Hon. Commissioner for Regional Integration and Special Duties in the first -term of Ogbeni Rauf Adesoji Aregbesola and was re-appointed as Hon. Attorney-General and Commissioner of Justice in the second-term.
  6. I am humbly seeking your mandate as I believe that my academic qualifications and experience in both private and public sector as well as active political participation has put me in a good stead to seek your mandate to represent you as a member of the Senate of the Federal Republic of Nigeria.
  7. As a senator, the primary responsibilities are:
    • Oversight functions of the executive arm
    • Approval of key appointees of the Government of Nigeria as may be stipulated by the Nigerian Constitution and other enabling laws.
  8. I sincerely pray that you understand the scope of my constitutional mandate as a Senator. Nevertheless, I am irrevocably committed to the achievement of the following if you graciously elect me as your Senator to represent Osun Central Senatorial District:
    • Facilitation of execution of laudable and impactful projects in all spheres of life in Osun Central Senatorial District.
    • An all – inclusive qualitative representation at the Nigerian Senate.
    • Easily accessible Senatorial office/secretariat.
    • Sponsoring of beneficial bills.
    • Sponsoring of Bill to establish a Federal medical Centre in Osun Central Senatorial District.
    • Establishment of Skills/Vocational training centers across Osun Central Senatorial District.
    • Annual Employability/Career Training/Job Fair for Graduates in the Senatorial district to ensure that our Graduates are not just qualified but also employable.
    • Facilitation of a Tech/ICT Hub for youths in the district.
    • Annual Medical check/Health Awareness programmes
    • Facilitation of projects and infrastructure to the district.
    • Senator Ajibola Basiru Food Bank for Osun Senatorial district
    • Quarterly Town Hall Meetings with constituents.
    • Senator Ajibola Basiru’s water project for rural areas.
    • Support the political developments in Osun Central Senatorial District and the State of Osun at large.
  9. I believe that your support will greatly assist in uplifting our lives collectively in Osun Central Senatorial District.
  10. I Thank you.


Yours faithfully,


Surajudeen Ajibola Basiru Ph.D., BL (Notary Public)


September 2018