Barr. Abdur-Raheem Adebayo Shittu

Minister of Communications

Barr. Abdur-Raheem Adebayo Shittu was sworn in as the Honourable Minister for Communication, by President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday 11th November, 2015. Barrister Abdul Raheem Adebayo Shittu is a chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Oyo State. The former governorship candidate for the Congress for Progressive Change(CPC).


  1. L.A. Primary School, Chinderi, Volta Region, Ghana. 1960 - 1965.
  2. L.A. Middle School, Chinderi, Volta Region, Ghana 1965 - 1969.
  3. Baptist High School, Shaki, Oyo State, Nigeria 1970 - 1973.
  4. First degree in law(LL.B) at the University of Ife, now Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife 1974 - 1978.
  5. Nigerian Law School, Victoria Island, Lagos 1978 - 1979.
  6. Call to the Nigerian Bar 1979.


  1. Barr. Abdur-Raheem Adebayo Shittu participated in the writing of the policy papers, which became the guiding light for UPN governments in their various states of the South West when eventually they came to power.
  2. Barr. Abdur-Raheem Adebayo Shittu have written 13 books for the period of about 15 years Barr.
  3. Barr. Abdur-Raheem Adebayo Shittu contested and won election into the Oyo State House of Assembly. Thus, at the age of 26, he became the youngest Honourable Member of the Oyo State House of Assembly in the Second Republic As an honorable of the house of Assembly
  4. Barr. Abdur-Raheem Adebayo Shittu made quality representation as well as valuable contributions which made him a man to be reckoned with at the floor.

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