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Mr. Ajibade Samson Olusegun was born on the 23rd April, 1962 in Port-Harcourt, Rivers State. He attended Lagos Street African Church, Primary School, Ebute-Metta for his Primary School Education between 1966-1972. He then proceeded to Badagry Grammar School, Badagry from 1973-1977 for his Secondary Education and completed his Higher School Certificate (HSC) at Baptist Academy, Obanikoro, Lagos 1978-1980 passing out with the best result in the School.  

The times spent in Badagry Grammar School was fulfilling and rewarding as it laid the foundation of his systematic achievements in his adult life. Mr. Ajibade was an athlete with keen interest in football and participated in several key competitions in the State especially the well known Lagos State Sports Festival between 1973-1981.     

In a bid to further his Education, Mr. Ajibade Samson Olusegun proceeded to the prestigious University of Lagos, Akoka and graduated in 1983 with B.sc (Hons.) Political Science. He also obtained M.sc Political Science in 1986 from the same University.

Mr. Ajibade Samson Olusegun started his working career with the Lagos State Ministry of Works & Transport as Senior Executive Officer GL09 1988-1993.Thereafter, he rose through the ranks to the post of Director, Administration & Human Resources.

His career path has taken him to various Ministries, Departments & Agencies MDAs such as:-

Lagos State Ministry of Works & Transport              –       1988-1993

Ministry of Transportation                                     –       1993-1994

Central Licensing Authority                                           –        1994-1996

Position: Secretary to the Authority

Ministry of Information, Youth, Sports & Culture       –       1996-1997

Ministry of Local Government & Chieftaincy Affairs   –       1997-2001

Office of Special Adviser on Mineral Resources                 –       2001-2003


Civil Service Commission                                      –       2003-2004

Lagos State Printing Corporation                    –       2004-March, 2007

Position: Corporation Secretary                   

Ministry of Works & Infrastructure,                         –March, 2007-Jan.2010     

Office of Infrastructure

Position: Assistant Director (Administration)

Ministry of Education                                    –        Jan. 2010-Sept.2011

Position: Deputy Director (General Administration)

Political & Legislative Powers Bureau                –        Oct.2011-Dec.2015

Position: Director (Legislative Directorate)

Deputy Governor’s Office                              –       Jan.-June, 2015

Position: Director (Admin. & Human Resources)

Office of the Head of Service (Public Service Office) –July,2015-June, 2017

Position: Director (Welfare Matters)

Ministry of Wealth Creation & Employment      –       June, 2017-Till Date

Position: Director (Admin. & Human Resources)

Mr. Ajibade Samson Olusegun is a devout Christian and married to Mrs. Bolajoko Ajibade and blessed with four children and two granddaughters.