Tokunbo Abiru’s Priorities

Special Status for Lagos

Special Status for Lagos

In view of its role as Nigeria’s business, commercial, financial, industrial, media, maritime, aviation, technology and entertainment capital and the attendant implications; the pressure on Lagos State infrastructure due to federal establishments particularly sea ports, airports, railway infrastructure and military installations; and the massive rate of migration into Lagos State from all over the country.

Ensuring Fiscal Federalism

Ensuring Fiscal Federalism

..with focus on derivation in relation to VAT proceeds; revenues from federal institutions such as airports, seaports, railway infrastructure and maritime agencies located in the states; preservation of states’ rights and privileges over inland waterways; and devolution of substantial powers in the exclusive legislative list to the states; as well as adjusting the revenue allocation formula in favour of states and local governments.

Ease of doing Business

Ease of doing Business

I will also focus on improving and institutionalizing measures to enhance the ease of doing business, improve national economic competitiveness and investment climate.

I will also focus on improving and institutionalizing measures to enhance the ease of doing business, improve national economic competitiveness and investment climate.

Economic Development

Economic Development

including in particular national revenue generation, industrialisation, infrastructure development, national broadband coverage, and development of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs).

including in particular national revenue generation, industrialisation, infrastructure development, national broadband coverage, and development of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs).

Financial Sector Development

Financial Sector Development

focused on improving the quality of service, and achieving financial deepening and Financial Inclusion leveraging technology and retail financial services. The poor and other marginalized citizens including MSMEs should have access to credit at affordable cost.

focused on improving the quality of service, and achieving financial deepening and Financial Inclusion leveraging technology and retail financial services. The poor and other marginalized citizens including MSMEs should have access to credit at affordable cost.

Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)

Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)

SDG1-No Poverty; SDG 2-Zero Hunger; SDG 3-Good Health and Well-Being; SDG 4-Quality Education; SDG 5-Gender Equality; SDG 6-Clean Water and Sanitation; SDG 7-Affordable and Clean Energy; SDG 8-Decent Work and Economic Growth; SDG 9-Industry, Innovation and Infrastructure; SDG 10-Reduced Inequalities; SDG 11-Sustainable Cities and Communities.

Learn Little About Me

For Me, It’s Personal.

Tokunbo Abiru is an indigene of Ikorodu and is a quiet but acknowledged philanthropist who has contributed consistently and immensely to poverty alleviation, empowerment and community development in different parts of Lagos State. Read More

My Mission

…to live up to the highest standard of patriotism, knowledge, generosity of spirit, loyalty and maturity that is expected to characterise a Senator of the Federal Republic of Nigeria

  • Special Status for Lagos
  • Fiscal Federalism
  • Ease of doing Business
  • National Economic Development
  • Financial Sector Development
  • 5 of 5
  • Policies to drive Implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)

When by the grace of Almighty God elected as a Senator of the Federal Republic of Nigeria representing Lagos East Senatorial District my priorities and commitment to my constituents and our party will include the following:

  • High-Quality of Representation
  • Trust and Character
  • Focus on Welfare of my Constituent
  • Loyalty to my Party and People
For Me, It’s Personal.

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