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What you should know about one of the Chairmanship Aspirants in Oriade LCDA

Hon. Arafat presenting gift to a student

Hon. (Engr) Arafat Emiola Babs-olorunkemi, was born into the families of Alhaji Y.A Babs-Olorunkemi of Abijoh Compound, Tinubu Square in Lagos Island, Lagos State and Alhaja N.A Babs-Olorunkemi of the Adeleke’s family in Osun State. He had his Primary Education at Learning Field Nursery and Primary School, Satellite Town, Lagos between 1986-1991, before he moved to Comprehensive High School, Ayetoro, Ogun State for his Junior School Education.

He later came back to Lagos for his West African Senior School Certificate in Command Day Secondary School, Ojo Military Cantonments, Lagos State. After successfully completing his West African Senior School Examination, he proceeded to Lagos State University (LASU) where he graduated with B.Sc (Hons) Degree in Mechanical Engineering in 2008/2009, thereafter to Ogun state for his National Youth Service Corps. He is married.


Member Peoples’ Democratic Party (PDP) 1999- Till date

Secretary Membership registration committee (Ward E PDP) 2002

Elected Councillor Oriade LCDA (Amuwo-Odofin) 2011-2014

Minority leader Oriade legislative Council 2011-2014

Chairman Conference of Elected Councillors Lagos State PDP

National Vice Chairman (South-West) National PDP Councillors Forum

Aspirant Lagos State House of Assembly(LAHA) 2014


Topic: Training Workshop for 20 LGAs &LCDAs in Lagos State

Date: 22nd -24th 2013

Place: Lagos State

Topic: Leadership Training for Public Servants

Date: 13th-16th January, 2013

Place: United Arab Emirate (UAE)

Topic: Leadership & Communication workshop

Date: 3rd-7th December, 2013

Place: ELB Campus Handworkshammer Hamburg, Germany


Sport: Tennis & Swimming

Reading: Research, Informative Journals


Regular Town Hall Meetings

People Oriented Programme

Infrastructure Development

Construction/rehabilitation of Roads/Street lightings & Drains etc

Water sources/Borehole system

Rehabilitation of Schools

Provision/Rehabilitation of Markets

Provision/Rehabilitation of Public Conveniences, Sewage & Refuse Dump site


-Provision of free GCE & UME Forms for indigent Students

-Educational Materials at both the Primary and Secondary Schools

-Provision of Desks and Chairs

-Adult/Vocational Education

* Youths/Women Empowerments

* Employment Opportunities

* Health

-Medical Check-up Programmes

- Maternal & Child Health Programme

* Recreation Center in the Riverine Communities

* Care for the Aged/Widows

PROJECT EXECUTED (as a Councillor)

Regular Town hall meetings at the Community Development Association (CDA) level

Co-Sponsored a bill on indiscriminate packing in Oriade LCDA

Annual Football Competition for 3 consecutive year 2012,2013,2014

Assistance towards school fees

Financial aid to the aged/widows

Patching of roads with rubbles

Donation of chairs & tables to Agboju market

Donation of environmental materials to Agboju community Youths

Sponsorship and support for Carnival & Street jamz

Support for our school on children’s day celebration


  1. You served well as councilor in Oriade LCDA against all odds and I strongly believe in your ability to serve the public in other capacity. Hon Engr Arafat may God continue to bless and strengthen you to remain the man of the people


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