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Seyi Makinde Biography ,Career, Early life, Business and Politics

The incumbent Governor of Oyo state Nigeria who assumed workplace on 29th, Might 2019, is an Engineer and an issue professional on fluid and Gasoline Metering, he’s additionally a enterprise man, politician and philanthropist born on 25th December 1967.

Seyi Makinde
Seyi Makinde

Seyi Makinde Biography

Oluseyi Abiodun Makinde was born on 25th December 1967 at Ibadan a city in Oyo state, Nigeria into the household of  a famend instructor who later resulted to been an accountant, late Pa Olatubosun Makinde and Madam Abigail Makinde of Aigbofa Compound in Oja’ba, Ibadan. He’s born third into the household

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Early Life & Training

Oluseyi Makinde enrolled at St Paul Major Faculty, Yemetu, Ibadan  for his major Faculty schooling. His secondary schooling was at Bishop Phillips Academy, Monatan, Ibadan.

He gained obtained is Bachelor Diploma in Electrical Engineering  on the College of Lagos (UNILAG),  and served his nationwide service (NYSC) with Shell Petroleum Improvement Firm (SPDC) of Nigeria

Oluseyi  Makinde was skilled at Industrial Management Companies in Houston, Texas on Security Shutdown System; and Improvement of Analytical Competence for Managing Operations at Lagos Business Faculty (now Pan-Atlantic College, He additionally had coaching in automation.

In 2002, he studied Fundamentals of Crude Sampling at Jiskoot Auto Management Coaching Centre, Kent, England.  Additionally, in 2005, he studied Understanding and Fixing Complicated Business Issues at Massachusetts Institute of Know-how (MIT), USA.

Private life

Engr. Seyi Makinde is fortunately married to Tamunominini, blessed with three kids

Business Profession

Engr. Oluseyi makinde engaged as pupil engineer at Shell Petroleum improvement firm proper after his NYSC the place he dealt with and partake in severy key initiatives between yr 1990-1992, he began work with Rebold Internantional Restricted as an engineer (Eket operation) in 1992 and served for 5 years (1992-1997), he acquired appointed as area Supervisor in 1995

He established his first enterprise in 1997, Makon Engineering and Technical Companies Restricted (METS), after working for 5 years (1992-1997) with numerous worldwide oil and fuel corporations (IOCs), because the Engineering  Supervisor. He’s presently the Group Managing Director of Makon Group of Corporations.

Engr. Oluseyi Makinde is a member of nationwide and worldwide skilled our bodies notably: Nigerian Society of Engineers (NSE), Council for Laws of Engineering in Nigeria(COREN), Oil and Gasoline Design Engineers of Nigeria (OGDEN), Worldwide Society of Automation (ISA), Institute of Measurement and Management UK; and American Measurement Institute (AMI)

Political Profession

Been on the All Nigeria Peoples Occasion (ANPP) in 2007, he contested for Oyo South Senatorial seat which he lsots to the Folks’s Democartic Occasion (PDP) candidate ‘Kamoru Adedibu’. On his second try for a similar seat on the Peoples Democratic Occasion (PDP) 2011, he misplaced the first.

Engnr Makinde after the first elections on the Peoples Democartic Occasion (PDP) December 2014, was denied of wthe governorship nomination ticket, he then defected to Social Democratic Occasion (SDP) the place he was nominated and contested for the 2015 Oyo state gubernitorial electection and loosed to the then All progressive congress candidate ‘Late Gov. Abiola Ajimobi’.

In September 2017, the Caretaker Nationwide Chairman of PDP, Senator Ahmed Makarfi visited him in Ibadan and following in depth, deep and broad consultations with Nationwide Leaders, Oyo State leaders and elders of the Social Democratic Occasion, and cross sections of strategic companions inside Oyo State, Engineer Seyi Makinde returned to his former political get together, Folks’s Democratic Occasion (PDP). He maintained that becoming a member of the PDP was not for private good points however for the event of the State by discovering lasting options to the array of issues going through the State.

On September 29, 2018, Makinde emerged because the gubernatorial candidate of the Folks’s Democratic Occasion (PDP) for the 2019 basic elections for Oyo State, after polling 2772 votes on the major election that came about at liberty stadium, Oke Ado in Ibadan.

On March 9, 2019, Makinde polled 515, 621 votes defeating his closest rival, Mr Adebayo Adelabu of the All Progressive Occasion who polled 357,982 votes. The All Progressives Congress (APC), through the Common elections. Seyi Makinde was elected into the Workplace of the Governor of Oyo State on the 2019 Gubernatorial elections for Oyo State which held on March ninth, 2019.

Seyi Makinde was sworned in on 29th Might, 2019 because the 28th govt Governor of Oyo State, suaceeding the Late Gov. Abiola Ajimobi after his eight years because the Oyo State Governor

Awards and recognitions

  • Nigerian Union of Journalists (Oyo State Council)-Laudable Contribution to Humanity Benefit Award.
  • Nationwide Affiliation of Oke-Ogun College students (Ibadan)-Benefit Award.
  • Fiditi Grammar Faculty (Oyo State)-Outdated Pupil Benefit Award in appreciation to the dedication, dedication and service to the affiliation and humanity.
  • Junior Chamber Worldwide (JCI) College of Calabar Chapter.-Entrepreneurial Excellence Award.
  • Sports activities Writers Affiliation of Nigeria (Oyo State Chapter)-Gold Benefit Award for immense and invaluable contribution to sports activities improvement.
  • Nigerian Affiliation of Social Staff Benefit Awards (Oyo State Chapter)-Philanthropic gestures and contribution to Social Care Supply Companies.
  • CCII Nationwide Benefit Award.
  • Federal Radio Company of Nigeria (Ibadan) – awarded Seyi “Astute Politician of the Yr 2018” for his resilience with which he had continued to help the much less privileged within the society.

Social Media Handles

Instagram: @seyi_amakinde

Twitter: @seyiamakinde


Ikuesan Oluwaseun (CEO OFOFONOBS) is a Nigerian news carrier blogger, writer, entrepreneur and a web developer. We bring you the Nigerian News, Music and All Informative Messages On This Medium. Connect With Me Via: IG/Twitter: @ofofonobs Call/Whatsapp: +2348114313795

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