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Oluseyi Abiodun Makinde
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Seyi Makinde at LSE Africa Summit
Governor of Oyo State
Assumed office
May 29, 2019
Preceded by Abiola Ajimobi
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Born
Oluseyi Abiodun Makinde

December 25, 1967 (1967-12-25) (age 53)
Ibadan
Citizenship Nigerian
Nationality Nigerian
Political party People's Democratic Party
Spouse(s) Tamunominini Makinde
Children 3
Mother Abigail Makinde
Father Olatubosun Makinde
Education University of Lagos
Occupation Politician, engineer
Known for Group Managing Director of Makon Group Limited

Oluseyi Abiodun Makinde (born 25 December 1967) is a Nigerian Businessman, Politician and Philanthropist. He is the governor of Oyo State in South-western Nigeria.

Early life and education

Makinde was born to a renowned teacher turned accountant, late Pa Olatubosun Makinde and Madam Abigail Makinde of Aigbofa Compound in Oja’ba, Ibadan. He is the third child of the family.

Makinde began his education at St Paul Primary School and completed his primary education at St Michael Primary School, Yemetu, Ibadan. His secondary education was at Bishop Phillips Academy, Monatan, Ibadan. In 1985, he gained admission to the University of Lagos (Unilag) where he earned his bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering.

In 1998, Oluwaseyi trained at Industrial Control Services in Houston, Texas on Safety Shutdown System; and Development of Analytical Competence for Managing Operations at Lagos Business School (now Pan-Atlantic University)in 1999. In 2000, he had training in automation. In 2002, he studied Fundamentals of Crude Sampling at Jiskoot Auto Control Training Centre, Kent, England. Also, in 2005, he studied Understanding and Solving Difficult Business Problems at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), USA.

Personal Life

Oluwaseyi lives in Ibadan, Oyo State. He is married to Tamunominini, and they have three children.

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