Sulimon Agoro

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Sulimon Akanni Orimadegun Agoro (Feb 9, 1897) was a member of the Nigerian senate at the onset of the nation's independence in 1960. He was a representative from Lagos.

Agoro was born to the family of Abdul Ramonu Agoro in Lagos. He had his education at the Government School, Lagos and at the Hope Institute Grammar School, Lagos. He worked as a storekeeper at a firm in Oshogbo in 1919 but left in 1921 to join the Marine dept. After about five years with the marine office, he started his own business in the contracting sector.

Agoro was a chairman of the Lagos Mainland Muslim community until 1946, he held the title of Ojon of Lagos.