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About Jide Sanwoolu

Born in Lagos State on June 25, 1965, Hon. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, a well acclaimed public servant and administrator has had a storied career in civil service, and variously held political offices with much adeptness.

An alumnus of many prestigious educational institutions of which includes University of Lagos, Lagos Business School, London Business School, and Harvard University, Babajide Sanwo-Olu has a long resume including Associate, Kenneth Michael & Company Nig. Ltd., Senior Manager (Head, Foreign Money Market), United Bank for Africa Plc; Treasurer, Lead Bank Plc; and Deputy General Manager, First Atlantic Bank Plc. He started a political career as a Special Adviser, Corporate Matters to Deputy Governor of Lagos State in in 2000, and has served in the Lagos State Government as Special Adviser on Corporate Matters to the Governor, 2004-2007; Ag. Commissioner, Economic Planning and Budget, 2004-2005; Commissioner for Commerce & Industry, 2007; and Commissioner for Establishment & Training, 2007.

He is also a recipient of many accolades and recognitions: Platinum Award from the Lagos State Public Service Club; Best in Human Capital Development Award from the Industrial Training Fund (ITF); Symbol of Excellence award from the Civil Enlightenment Association of Nigeria amongst many other merit awards from professional organizations in the country.


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