| Tola Kasali|
| 7 November 1950 (age 65)
Lekki (1950-11-07) |
Action People's Congress
Tola Kasali Wikipedia
Tola Kasali (born 21 September 1960) is a former chairman of ibeju-lekki and two term commissioner in lagos state. He is a member of the Action Congress of Nigeria (ACN) party.Kasali came on board the Tinubu administration on the second lap of the Tinubu administration in 2003 as Commissioner for Rural Development. He was at home in the Ministry until midway into the second term that his boss moved him to another familiar terrain, the Ministry of Health. The man, whose record of achievements remained unmatched in Ibeju/Lekki council area where he called the shot as the helmsman for three years, resigned from the cabinet to contest the governorship ticket of the Action Congress (AC), which the incumbent governor won. From his last assignment as the Director-General of the BRF (Babatunde Raji Fashola) Campaign Organisation, Kasali is to take charge of the Ministry of Special Duties as Commissioner. In terms of performance, this doyen of grassroots politics has a lot going for him. The track records of his imprint in the provision of rural roads, electrification and water are there for all to verify in Ibeju/Lekki.
Tola Kasali was born to the popular kasali family of ibeju-lekki local government; he was raised in the old Epe division of Lagos State. A medical doctor from the State Medical Institute of Zaporozhye, Ukrainian Republic in the old Union of Soviet Socialist Republic (USSR) and grassroots politician from the seaside Ibeju/Lekki community.
Kasali's foray into administration began when he was elected as the chairman of ibeju-lekki local government.As chairman he started the empowerment programme in the local government,he also encouraged the distribution of bursaries to indigenes of the local government, he was dedicated to improving the lives of people in his constituency.After his tenure, he was appointed a commissioner by asiwaju bola tinubu till 2006."
Kasali was later re-appointed by governor fashola to serve with him, a position he held until 2011.
Kasali is happily married to kemi with children.