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Meet Tinubu's top 5 political mentees who currently hold top positions in President Buhari's cabinet


Without a doubt, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu is one of Nigeria's most powerful politicians at the moment. The Former Governor of Lagos State, is a Human Builder who has mentored a number of politicians who are now in positions of power at various levels of government. The following is a list of five of Tinubu's most prominent political disciples who currently hold top positions in President Muhammadu Buhari's cabinet.

1. Professor Yemi Osinbajo (SAN)

In the run-up to the 2015 General Elections, Tinubu played a major role in ensuring his nomination as the APC Vice-Presidential Candidate. During Tinubu's tenure as Governor of Lagos State, the Professor of Law served as a two-term Commissioner for Justice.

2. Fashola, Babatunde Raji (SAN)

The 58-year-old politician has served as Minister of Works and Housing since 2015. Fashola is without a doubt one of the most effective Ministers in the Federal Executive Council. During Tinubu's second stint as Lagos State Governor, he served as Chief of Staff.

Senator Olorunimbe Mamora is number three.

Mamora, who is 68 years old, is now the Minister of State for Health. He is Asiwaju Bola Tinubu's political protege. During Tinubu's first stint in office, the Ex-Senator served as Speaker of the Lagos State House of Assembly.

4. Rauf Aregbesola, Engineer

Tinubu's right-hand guy is Aregbesola. He fought tirelessly to ensure his (Tinubu's) election as Lagos State Governor in 1999. Under Tinubu's administration, the 64-year-old politician served as a two-term Commissioner for Works. The former governor of Osun State is now the Minister of the Interior.

5. Alhaji Lai Mohammed.

Tinubu's current Minister of Information and Culture is a staunch supporter. During his first stint as Governor of Lagos State, he served as his Chief of Staff (1999 - 2003). Later, he served as National Publicity Secretary of the Tinubu-led Action Congress of Nigeria (ACN), one of the APC's four legacy parties.

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