Sanwo-Olu Announces Ayinde Chief of Staff

Incoming Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has announced Mr. Tayo Ayinde as his Chief of Staff.

Ayinde, was the Chief Security Detail to former Governor of the state, Bola Tinubu, during his tenure.

He also served as the Director General Babajide Sanwo-Olu Campaign Group (BOSCO), and Independent Campaign Group, ICG, in the 2019 general elections.

The announcement was made in the early hours of Wednesday.

Meanwhile, Sanwo-Olu’s inauguration as the 10th governor of Lagos State is taking place at Tafawa Balewa Square, Onikan, Lagos Island.

Tayo Akinmade Ayinde, who hails from Ikorodu area of Lagos State, was born on August 24, 1964.

He holds an Ordinary National Diploma (OND) in Banking and Finance and Higher National Diploma (HND) in Accountancy from the Federal Polytechnic, Anambra.

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He also has a masters degree in Financial Management from Lagos State University.

Always eager to learn, Ayinde, was at the University of Toronto, Rotman School of Management for a short course in Strategic Thinking Approach; University of Cambridge, Judge Business School, for a short course in Business Model Innovation and Harvard Business School, Boston, USA, where he studied Strategic Financial Analysis for Business Evaluation.

He joined the State Security Service (SSS) in 1993 and retired in 2009 after a meritorious service. While in SSS, he worked with former Governor of Lagos State, Bola Ahmed Tinubu as his Chief Security Detail.

Ayinde fully joined politics in 2009.