Here are few things to know about Ayinde, who was the Director General of Sanwo-Olu Campaign Organisation:
Tayo Akinmade Ayinde who hails from Ikorodu area of Lagos State was born on the 24th of August, 1964 at Alausa, Ikeja, Lagos.
He is a christian by religion. He attended St Peters’ Anglican Primary School, Alausa, Ikeja where he obtained his First School Leaving Certificate and his West African School Certificate from Ogudu Grammar School, Ojota, Lagos.
He was admitted into Federal Polytechnic, Anambra where he was awarded Ordinary National Diploma (OND) in Banking and Finance and Higher National Diploma (HND) in Accountancy. He worked briefly with TELL Magazine as Accounting Office in 1993. In that same year, he joined the State Security Service (SSS) and retired meritoriously in 2009.
While in SSS, he worked with former Governor of Lagos State, His Excellency Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu as his Chief Security Detail. He fully joined politics in 2009. His masters’ degree (MBA) in Financial Management was from Lagos State University.
Ayinde was in University of Toronto, Rotman School of Management to do a short course in Strategic Thinking Approach. He was also in University of Cambridge, Judge Business School to do a short course in Business Model Innovation.
Tayo Ayinde also studied Strategic Financial Analysis for Business Evaluation from Harvard Business School, Boston, USA.
Lagos born Tayo Ayinde is a committed supporter of universal human values and an advocate of support for the less privileged.
He has strong passion for security and development and believes in empowerment and in the opportunity of prosperity for all. He is involved in many charities and initiatives to help the poor and the sick. He is also dedicated to helping young people for whom he strives to be a model. Photo Credit: Getty