Babajide Olusola Sanwo-Olu was born on June 25,1965. He became the Governor of Lagos State under the platform of the All Progressives Congress having contested and won the gubernatorial primaries against the incumbent Governor, Akinwunmi Ambode on October 2, 2018.
He is married to Dr. Ibijoke Sanwo-Olu.
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 a BSc in Surveying and an MBA from the University of Lagos. He also attended the John F. Kennedy School of Government, the London Business School and the Lagos Business School
He has won quite a number of awards, such as: Platinum award from the Lagos State Public Service Club.
2009 Best in Human Capital Development award from the Industrial Training Fund (ITF).
Merit award from the Association of National Accountants of Nigeria.
Merit award from the Chartered Institute of Personnel Management in Nigeria (CIPMN).
Merit Award from the Association of Professional Women Engineers of Nigeria (APWEN).
LSDPC Impactful Leadership and Recognition Award.
Media Nite-Out Award for Best Governor of the Year in 2020
Before his gubernatorial ambition, he was the managing director and CEO of Lagos State Property Development Corporation (LSPDC).
We wish Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu a long life in good health and a sound mind.