SANWO-OLU, Hon. Babajide Olusola

B.Sc, MBA; Banker, Public Administrator, Consultant; DATE OF BIRTH: June 25,1965; PLACE OF BIRTH:Lagos; LOCAL GOVERNMENT AREA: Lagos Island; STATE OF ORIGIN:Lagos; MARRIED: Dr. C. Ibijoke Sanwo-Olu; NUMBER OF CHILDREN: four, EDUCATION: University of Lagos, 1988; 2001; Lagos Business School, 2000; London Business School, UK; Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University, USA; CAREER: Seismic Surveyor, United Geophysical Nig. Ltd., 1989-91; Associate, Kenneth Michael & Company Nig. Ltd., 1992-93; Treasurer, Lead bank PIc, 1994-97; Senior Manager (Head, Foreign Money Market), United Bank for Africa PIc, 1997-99; First Atlantic Bank PIc; rtd as Deputy General Manager, 2003; Special Adviser, Corporate Matters to Deputy Governor, Lagos State, 2000-04; Special Adviser on Corporate Matters to the Governor, Lagos State, 2004-07; Ag. Commissioner, Economic Planning and Budget, Lagos State, 2004-05; Commissioner for Commerce& Industry, 2007; Commissioner for Establishments &Training, May 2007; Board Member, Department for International Development, DFID/ DEEPEN Fund; Member, Board, Audit Committee of Caverton Offshore Services Group, Plc; Director, Light Level Nigeria Limited; Chairman, First Class Group Limited; Chairman, Powercap Consulting; Chairman, Beryl Shelter. MEMBERSHIP OF PROFESSIONAL BODIESː Associate Member, Chartered Institute of Personnel Management (CIPM), Fellow, Nigeria Institute of Training and Development (NITAD) and Nigeria Institute of Directors (NID). AWARDSː Symbol of Excellence award from the Civic Enlightenment Association of Nigeria; Gold Mentor Award from the National Association of Nigeria Nurses & Midwives (NANNM); Platinum Award from the Lagos State Public Service Club; the 2009 Best in Human Capital Development Award from the Industrial Training Fund (ITF); Several Merit Awards from the Association of National Accountants of Nigeria and Chartered Institute of Personnel Management in Nigeria (CIPMN) amongst others. SOCIAL CLUB: Member, Ikoyi Club 1938; Island Club of Nigeria, Proflex Health Club; OFFICIAL ADDRESS: LSDPC Nigeria, 2/4 Town Planning Way, Ilupeju, Lagos; TELEPHONE: 0803-707-7777; E-MAIL: [email protected] TWITTER: @jideS
Gender: Male
Name of Spouse Dr Mrs Ibijoke Sanwo-Olu
Father's Name
Mother's Name
Profession Politician
Working Experience

Chairman/CEO, Baywatch Group Limited, July 2011-; Managing Director/CEO, Lagos State Development and Property Corporation, 2016-;


All Progressives Congress (APC)

On September 10, 2018, Hon. Sanwo-Olu joined the Lagos governorship race on the platform of the ruling All Progressives Party (APC). On October 3, 2018, Hon. Sanwo-Olu emerged winner of the APC Lagos gubernatorial primaries, defeating the incumbent Governor, Gov. Akinwunmi Ambode.

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