The people of Oyo state officially welcomed a new governor, Oluseyi Abiodun Makinde on May 29, 2019, after he was sworn into office.
Seyi Makinde is famously known in the state for contesting for the post of governor on different occasions and not emerging successful. Well, the people of Oyo have finally voted him into office.
The 51-year-old governor is an accomplished businessman and philanthropist. Makinde, who is also an engineer, studied Electrical Engineering at the University of Lagos.
At the age of 29, he established his first oil and gas business in 1997 after working for several international companies.
The Oyo state governor is married to a fellow engineer, Mrs Tamunominini. In 2017, the proud first lady of the state bagged double honours BBA/MBA from Thomas University in Houston, USA and she graduated with a first class.
Seyi Makinde and Tamunominini have three kids together.
See more photos of the Oyo state first family below:
Legit.ng previously reported that Engineer Seyi Makinde has made his first appointment in office by appointing Chief Bisi Ilaka as the state chief of staff.
Bisi Ilaka’s appointment came just few hours after the governor's inauguration on Wednesday, May 29, Nigerian Tribune reports.
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