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Baba Jide Sanwo Olu aka Father King of Money Payments has Returned - 7 Things to know about the man who could become the next Governor of Lagos if Ambode Does not come back

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Here are 7 quick facts to note about Babajide Sanwo-Olu, the man who is being readied by the powers that be as the next Governor of Lagos.


Funny Ambode name means i am coming Back 

Hamzat steps down Sanwo-Olu ahead of APC primariesplayBabajide Sanwo-Olu has been backed by the godfathers in Lagos as the next Governor of Nigeria's commercial capital (Premium Times )


playBabajide Sanwo-Olu picks his APC governorship nomination form (TheCable)


4. Sanwo-Olu is a graduate of the University of Lagos. He holds a B.Sc and an MBA in Surveying from the University of Lagos.

Sanwo-Olu attended the Kennedy School of Government, USA; the London Business School as well as the Lagos Business School (LBS).

5. In 2003, then Deputy Governor, Femi Pedro appointed Sanwo-olu his Special Adviser on Corporate Matters.

Sanwo-Olu would later become acting Commissioner, Economic Planning and Budget.


In 2007, as the Tinubu era wound to a close, Sanwo-Olu was appointed Commissioner for Commerce and Industry.

Between 2007 and 2015, Sanwo-Olu served as Babatunde Fashola’s Commissioner for Establishments, Training and Pensions.

6. Sanwo-Olu is an Associate member of the Chartered Institute of Personnel Management (CIPM) and fellow of the Nigeria Institute of Training and Development (NITAD).

He has won several awards, which include the symbol of excellence award from the Civic Enlightenment Association of Nigeria, a gold mentor award from the National Association of Nigeria Nurses & Midwives (NANNM), a platinum award from the Lagos State Public Service Club and the 2009 best in human capital development award from the Industrial Training Fund (ITF).

7. Sanwo-Olu is married with children.