Bukola Saraki Biography, Age, Family, Early Life, Education, Political Career, Net Worth And More

Bukola Saraki Biography
On the 6th of June, 2019, the present senate president, Bukola Saraki handed over powers as he didn't win the election for another tenure as senator.
He had been the senate president since 2015, and his father, Abubakar Olusola Saraki, was also a one-time senate president.
No doubt politics runs in his blood!
We'd be seeing Bukola Saraki's biography, date of birth, age, early life, family, education, political career, businesses, net worth, houses, cars, social media handles and everything else you'd love to know about him.
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Bukola Saraki Profile

Before we continue, here's a quick run down on Saraki's profile and a few things you'd love to know about him:
Full Name: Olubukola Abubakar Saraki
Date of birth: 19th December, 1962
Age: 56 years
Nationality: Nigerian
Parents: Olusola Saraki and Morenike Saraki
Spouse(s): Toyin Saraki
Occupation: Medical doctor, politician
Alma mater: London Hospital Medical College
Net worth: $15 million

Bukola Saraki Biography, Date Of Birth, Early Life, Family, Education, Political Career

Born on the 19th of December, 1982, Senator Olubukola Abubakar Saraki is a Nigerian politician who has ruled as a governor of Kwara State, a senator and a senate president of Nigeria.
He had lost the 2019 political  race, and most people associate it to being caused by his decamping from the ruling party, All Progressive Congress to the top opposition and his former party, the People's Democratic Party.
Prior to that, he had shown his intention to run for the presidency under the People's Democratic Party, but had lost to Atiku Abubakar. 

Talking about his early life, Saraki was born to the family of Senator Olusola Saraki (senator 1979-1983) and a one time senate president of the Federal Republic of Nigeria and mother, Morenike Saraki.
He first attended the Corona School, before proceeding to King's College, Lagos and then Cheltenham College in the United Kingdom for his High School Certificate.
He studied at the London Hospital Medical College of the University of London from where he obtained his M.B.B.S (London).

Saraki worked as a medical officer at Rush Green Hospital, Essex and was also a director of the Société Générale Bank (Nig) Ltd.
In 2000, President Olusegun Obasanjo appointed him as the SA to the president on budget.
He ran for the office of the governor of Kwara State under the People's Democratic Party and won. He was sworn in May 2003. He ran for a re-election 2007 and won again. Under Saraki, Kwara State became the first to complete the Nigeria Independent Power Project. In collaboration with the Power Holding Company of Nigeria, he re-energised the Ganmo Power Station at Ilorin, and connected over 3750 rural communities to the national grid through the development and installation of 725 transformers and 7 substations.
He became chairman of the Nigeria Governors Forum in the year 2007.

After two term tenure as governor of Kwara State, Saraki also ran for the office of Senator, representing the Kwara Central Senatorial District and he won. He succeeded his sister, Gbemisola Saraki-Forowa.
He was also the Nigerian Senate President to be issued with arrest warrants.
Bukola Saraki is married to Toyin (née Ojora) Saraki and they have four children together.

Bukola Saraki Net Worth

Bukola Saraki is one of the biggest politicians in Nigeria. He is estimated to be net worth $15 million.

Social Media Handles

You can get Saraki on:
Instagram @BukolaSaraki
Twitter @BukolaSaraki
Facebook Abubakar Bukola Saraki

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