Shabi, Adebola Rasheed was born on 26 August, 1960 into the family of Mr. & Mrs. Rafiu Shabi in Yaba local council development Area of Lagos state. Presently, He is the General Manager/Chief Executive Officer, Lagos State Environmental Protection Agency, Alausa , Ikeja, Lagos.
He attended Federal Government College Kano, Kano state for his secondary education between September, 1973-June, 1978. Afterward, he was admitted to the University of Timisoara, Romania, in 1979/1980 academic session and graduated with a Master of Science degree (M.sc) in Chemical Engineering in 1984/85 academic session. He worked with chemical and Allied Product Limited Apapa and Ikeja factories respectively for my youth service scheme, between September 8,1986 – September 7,1987.
He sojourned into the United States of America (USA) for greater opportunities in life. While in the United States, he developed special interest in computers/Information Technology after working with different information systems management companies, namely; CompuServe USA and Mas Computers both at state Island, New York. His duties involves sales of computer desktop, laptop, and hardwares, installation and upgrading of desktops and laptops, information technology and networking.
In 2003, Shabi, Adebola Rasheed went into politics and served as the Executive Secretary of Yaba Local Government Development Area, while he was elected as the Executive Chairman, Yaba Local Government Development Area, between May, 2004- May, 2007. Furthermore, he served as the Executive Secretary of the Yaba Local Government Development Area, between 2007-2008. All these positions were attained with dint of hard work and zeal to serve his people and fatherland.
Presently, He is the General Manager/Chief Executive Officer, Lagos State Environmental Protection Agency. This Agency is the implementing body of the state on environmental policy through its regulatory, monitoring and enforcement activities within Lagos state. Shabi Adebola Rasheed, has re-engineered the Agency to its present enviable position with the passion, love for hard work and dedication to duties.