Sanwo-Olu’s Biography, Wife, Education, Children, Net Worth, Cars, Houses, And Career

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Sanwo-Olu is a Nigerian politician and the current Governor of Lagos State.

Lagos State Governor

 He became governor under the platform of the All Progressives Congress after contesting and unexpectedly winning the gubernatorial primaries under the All Progressives Congress against incumbent Governor Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos State in October 2019.

Who is Sanwo-Olu?

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Sanwo-Olu is a Nigerian politician and the current Governor of Lagos State. He is a graduate of the University of Lagos, as well as the London Business School, Lagos Business School and the John F. Kennedy School of Government.

Full name: Babajide Olusola Sanwo-Olu

Date of birth: 25 June 1965

Age: 57

Place of birth: Lagos Island

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State of origin: Lagos State

Nationality: Nigerian

Education: Government Demonstration School, Gbaja Surulere, University of Lagos, Ijebu-Ife Grammar School,  John F. Kennedy School of Government, London Business School and the Lagos Business School.

Occupation: Politician, He is an associate member of the Chartered Institute of Personnel Management (CIPM) and fellow of the Nigeria Institute of Training and Development (NITAD)

Previous office: Managing director and CEO of Lagos State Property Development Corporation (LSPDC)

Net worth: N4.5 Billion Naira

Spouse:  Ibijoke Sanwo-Olu

Children: 4

Deputy: Obafemi Hamzat

Political party:  All Progressives Congress (APC)

Awards: Nigeria Entrepreneurs Award For MSME Friendly Governor of the Year

Social media: Twitter@sanwo-olu

Babajide Olusola Sanwo-Olu was the treasurer at former Lead Merchant Bank from 1994 to 1997 after which he moved to the United Bank for Africa as the head of foreign money market.

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He then proceeded to First Inland Bank, Plc (now First City Monument Bank) as a deputy general manager and divisional head. He was the chairman of Baywatch Group Limited and First Class Group Limited.

He has been working on different development activities, one of which is road construction across major areas in Lagos state. Recently, Sanwo-olu asked that the statue of Fela Kuti that was erected by Akinwunmi Ambode be removed from Allen Avenue in Ikeja as he to ease the situation of traffic in that area.

However, the statue is said to be relocated to a more convenient area in Lagos state. The Governor commissioned the Oshodi – Abule-Egba BRT Lane amongst other projects in 2020.

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