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HON. MORUF AKINDERU-FATAI. Honourable Commissioner for Housing, Lagos State.


Moruf Akinderu-Fatai ,a former Special Assistant to the Governor of Lagos State from 2003 to 2007 was
born on January 6th 1965. He attended Ikeja Grammar School, Oshodi for his secondary education and thereafter preceded to Nigeria’s premier University, University of Ibadan, Ibadan where he bagged B.A (Hons.) in Archaeology in 1989. Further quest for knowledge made him to enroll for Law, thereafter bagging a Higher Certificate in Law at the University of London in 2015. A graduate of John
Hopkins University, School of Advanced International Studies, Washington D.C, U.S.A., Akinderu Fatai also studied Budget Strategies and Research Methodology at Management Development and Productivity Institute, Accra, Ghana. After a brief stint in the private sector, Akinderu – Fatai started his political
career as the Special Assistant to The Special Adviser to The Governor on Political and Legislative Power Bureau, Governor’s Office, Lagos State in 2001. Where, he was engaged in assisting in Research and the coordination of Political activities and ensuring harmonious relationship with the Legislature and in coordinating Government\ Students HarmoniousRelationship. He later worked as the Secretary, 2003 Governorship Campaign Committee for Alliance for Democracy Party (AD) Lagos State. With the success of the Party at the polls, he was appointed as the Special Assistant to the Lagos State Governoron Special Duties and Inter-Governmental Relations in 2003. His responsibility in this capacity was to assist in the Co-Ordination of Job Creation Policy of Lagos State in the Ministry of Special Duties; and in the Formulation of Policies and initial take off of the Lagos State Emergency Management Authority (LASEMA).

He contested in 2007 and was voted in as  Honourable Member, Federal House of Representatives representing  Oshodi-Isolo LGA,1 Lagos State,. This is an elective position which he held for two terms. Apart from being the Secretary, South West Caucus, House of Representatives (2007-2011) ensuring the interest and welfare of Honourable Members from the South West, he was Chairman House Committee on Legislative Compliance (2011-2015). He was also at various times member of the House Committee on Housing, Committee on Culture and Tourism, Committee on Interior, Committee on Science and Technology, Committee on Ethics and Privileges, Committee on Legislatives Budget and Research, Committee on Agriculture and Committee on Aviation.

As a federal legislator, he sponsored many impactful bills and achieved the implementation of strategies
for the uplifting of Nigerians. Akinderu-Fatai was appointed a member of the Greater Lagos team headed by the Governor of Lagos State Mr.Babajide Olusola Sanwo-Olu in October 2019. A quiet achiever, he has brought his wealth of political experience and expertise to bear on his responsibilities as the Honourable Commissioner of Housing in the State of Excellence.

A highly rated philanthropist, MAF as he is popularly called runs a Foundation for welfare of widows and also a vocational training programme for students on holidays among others.

A devout Moslem, Hon.Akinderu -Fatai is a member of the Chartered Institute of Management (NIM) and
an Associate Member of Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators in Nigeria (ICSAN). He is happily married and blessed with children. His hobbies include Table Tennis, Lawn tennis, Nature Photography and Reading.

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