Biography of Rt. Honourable Dr. Busayo Oluwole-Oke

Honourable-Oluwole-Oke

Busayo Oluwole Oke

(BOO)

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PROFILE

Hon. Busayo Oluwole Oke is a ranking member of the Federal House of Representatives. He represents Obokun/Oriade Federal Constituency, Osun State and is currently the Chairman, House Committee on Public Accounts. He had served previously as the Chairman, House Committee on Public Procurement and Chairman, House Committee on Defence

In addition to being a Federal legislator, Hon Oluwole Oke is also an accountant, economist, lawyer, more importantly a tax practitioner and a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Taxation of Nigeria and the Institute of Management Consultants.

He has as his Legislative Interests in Fiscal and Monetary Policies, Education, Security and Defence Management, Micro Economic Management, Co-operation and Integration in West Africa. In line with this his target is to ensure the promotion of a healthy economy and policy in Nigeria, provision of adequate security, Education and Health Care for all Nigerians.

Hon Wole is known to be a detribalized Nigerian, this is evident in his ability to fluently speak English, Hausa, Igbo and his native Yoruba.

Personal Life

Born 28 April 1967. He is married to Bosede Oke and they are blessed with children.

Education

  • The Polytechnic Ibadan | NCE Business Education - 1988

  • University of Abuja | Bsc Economics - 1998

  • Obafemi Awolowo University | (MBA, Finance & Accounting) | 2001-2002
  • Institute Of Advanced Legal Studies, University Of London | (Ma Taxation Law Magt & Admin) - 2012
  • University of Buckingham | LLB : 2012 - 2014

Work History

  • Managing Partner at International Tax Practice | 2011 – 2015
  • Director at Capital Assets Logistics Ltd | 2011 – 2015
  • Proprietor at Lead British International School | 2011 To Date
  • Classroom teacher at Abadina Primary School
  • Audit Trainee and Clients Tax Officer at S. Kayode Ekundayo & Co
  • Tax and Management Consultant at Olawole Akinbobola & Co (Chartered Accountants)

Political History

  • Chairman Committee on Public Procurement at Federal House Of Representatives – National Assembly Abuja October 2015.
  • Member & Chairman House Committee on Defence – National Assembly of Nigeria 2003 – 2011.
  • Hon. Oluwole Oke has sponsored the passage of very important Bills, including the Pension Commission (Amendment) Act, 2011, which exempted members of the Armed Forces and Intelligence Agencies from the application of the Contributory Pension Scheme. He was also on the team that worked on bills to drive the reform of the Federal Inland Revenue Service, which culminated in the passage of the following Acts:

    - Federal Inland Revenue Act 2007;
    - Companies Income Tax (Amendment) Act 2007;
    - Personal Income Tax (Amendment) Act 2007;
    - Petroleum Profit Tax (Amendment) Act 2007;

    Hon. Oluwole Oke is a seasoned public commentator and a major player in the tax, fiscal and accounting space in Nigeria.

Bills & Motions

    • Federal College of Agriculture Ijebu Jesa (Establishment) Bill 2018
    • Nigerian Peace Keeping (Support & Participation) Bill, 2018
    • National Security Agencies Pensions Board Bill, 2018
    • National Institute for Educational Planning and Administration Bill, 2017;
    • Defence Intelligence Agency Pensions Board Bill, 2018
    • Advanced Fee Fraud (Amendment) Bill 2015
    • Defense Industry Corporation of Nigeria (Repeal and Re-enactment) Bill 2016
    • Dishonored Cheque (Offences) Act (Amendment) Bill 2015
    • Federal College of Agriculture, Ijebu-Ijesa (Oriade), (Establishment) Act, 2018
    • Federal Colleges of Education (Amendment) Bill, 2018
    • National Institute for Education Planning and Administration Bill 2017
    • National Intelligence Agency Pensions Board Bill 2016.
    • National Security Agencies Protection of Officers’ Identity and Other Related Matters Bill 2016.
    • Pension Reform Bill 2015
    • Public Procurement (Amendment) Bill 2016
    • The Nigeria Customs Service Commission Bill, 2016.
    • The Transport for Abuja Bill 2016.
    • The Presidential Programme on Rehabilitation and Reintegration (Establishment and Implementation) Bill, 2016.

Motions

    • Motion On Need For Investigation Of Sale Of Eleme Petrochemical Plant

    • Illegal Stamp Duties Charges by Banks & Other Financial Institutions

    • Motion on the need for Urgent Joint Intervention by the Ministry Of Power, Works and Housing and the Ministry of Environment to Tackle the Twin Menacing Problems Of Dilapidated Roads (Particularly Esa-Oke – Esa- Odo Road) And Extreme Erosion Ravaging Esa-Oke, Within Oriade/Obokun Federal Constituency, Osun State

    • Need for Urgent Investigation into Nigeria’s Poor Performance and Low Ranking on the Ease of Doing Business arising from Double and Multiple Taxation

    • Need for the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to Increase the Number of Centres for Registration and Collection of Voters Card under the Continuous Registration of Voters Exercise

    • Urgent Need for the Federal Government of Nigeria to Take-over the Governance, Running, Funding, Administration, Management and subsequently Ownership of Ladoke Akintola University of Technology, Ogbomoso, Oyo State

    • Need for an Investigation into Allegations of Unprovoked and Unwarranted Invasion of the Ipetu-Ijesa Campus, Osun State University and Physical Assault and Battering of Students/Staff by Personnel of the Nigerian Air Force Safety Institute, Ipetu-Ijesa, Osun State

    • Need to Develop the Yoruba–Kiriji War Site at Igbajo and Imesi-Ile, Osun State into a World Class Tourist Destination

    • Need for Urgent Intervention by the Federal Government of Nigeria in Developing the Erinmo (Olumirin) Water Falls, in Erin-Ijesha, Oriade Local Government, Osun State into a World Class Tourist Destination and into a Hydro Power Generation Site

    • Need for Urgent Intervention by the Federal Government of Nigeria in Completing the Armed Forces Physical and Health School and Games Village, Esa-Oke, Osun State.

    • Need for Urgent Intervention by the Federal Government of Nigeria in Developing the Olumirin Water Falls, in Erin-Ijesha, Oriade Local Government, Osun State into a World Class Tourist Destination and into a Hydro Power Generation Site

    • Motion on the need for urgent joint intervention by the Ministry of Power, Works and Housing and the Ministry of Environment to tackle the twin menacing problems of dilapidated roads (particularly Esa-Oke – Esa- Odo road) and extreme erosion ravaging Esa-Oke, within Oriade/Obokun federal constituency, Osun State.

    • Need for Comprehensive and Urgent Post Procurement Audit of the Federal Ministry of Power, Works and Housing

    • The Need for a Legal Framework for the Presidential Programme on Rehabilitation And Reintegration Of Ex-Niger-Deltan Agitators

Philanthropy

Hon Wole has assisted numerous people with job opportunities in the public and private sector, scholarships and business capital.

Works and Publications

    Hon Wole, has written a number of published and unpublished articles, some of which are:

    • Judicial Approach to Tax Avoidance (Tax Law Journal of Nigeria: Volume 1, April 2012).
    • Taxpayers’ Rights Protection in Nigeria;
    • Why Tax Systems Differ in Both Developing and Developed Countries;
    • UN and OECD Tax Treaty Model;
    • Taxpayers’ Right Protection Under Nigerian Law and International Treaties;
    • Interaction of EU Tax with UK Tax Code in the Area of Freedom of Establishment;

Awards & Honours

  • Phd Honorary. Fellow Of Management Consultant.

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