Lagos State Governor-elect, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, who is being sworn in, has appointed his Chief of Staff, Tayo Ayinde.
Mr Ayinde was the Director General of Babajide Sanwo-Olu Campaign Group (BOSCO) in 2019 general elections.
Ayinde was the chief security detail during the tenure of former governor, Bola Tinubu.
Mr Sanwo-Olu is being sworn in as the 10th Governor of Lagos at Tafawa Balewa Square, Onikan, Lagos Island.
Ayinde, a Christian and native of Ikorodu area of Lagos, was born on August 24, 1964.
He has an Ordinary National Diploma (OND) in banking and finance and Higher National Diploma (HND) in accountancy from Federal Polytechnic, Anambra.
Ayinde worked briefly with TELL Magazine as accounting office in 1993.
In that same year, he joined the State Security Service (SSS) and retired in 2009.
He has a master’s degree in financial management from Lagos State University.
Ayinde also read strategic thinking approach at Rotman School of Management, University of Toronto.
He read business model innovation at Judge Business School, University of Cambridge.
He also studied strategic financial analysis for business evaluation at Harvard Business School, Boston, US.