Seyi Makinde Biography, Net Worth

Filed in Politician by on August 7, 2019

Seyi Makinde Biography, Net Worth,: Oluseyi Abiodun Makinde a Nigerian Businessman. A Politician and Philanthropist. He is the current governor of Oyo State Nigeria. An Engineer on fluid and Gas Metering.

Seyi Abiodun Makinde Biography

Seyi Makinde Biography, Net Worth

Born: 25 December 1967 (age 51 years), Ibadan
Spouse: Tamunominni Makinde
Party: People’s Democratic Party
Education: Lagos Business School, University of Lagos, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

BREAKING: OYO State Governor Seyi Makinde publicly declares asset, Net worth over N48bn less than 5months in office

Personal life
Seyi is married to Tamunominini, and have three children. lives in Ibadan, Oyo State.


Seyi Abiodun Makinde Net Worth


Early and Personal Life

Born on December 25 1967 in Ibadan, Oyo State, to Late Pa Olatubosun and Madam Abigail Makinde of Aigbofa Compound in Oja’ba, Ibadan.

He went St. Michael’s Primary School, Yemetu. Bishop Phillips Academy, Iwo Road Ibadan. He attended the University of Lagos, Akoka Yaba, Lagos, Graduated with a B.Sc. (Hons) degree in Electrical Engineering in 1990.

He had training in Industrial Control Services in Houston, Texas in 1998; and Development of Analytical Competence at Lagos Business School (now Pan African University) in 1999. He studied Fundamentals of Crude Sampling at Jiskoot Auto Control Training Centre, Kent England in 2002, and Understanding and Solving Complex Business Problems at Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA in 2005.

Professional and Business Career

Seyi worked in Shell Petroleum Development Company for 2 years from 1990 to 1992 as a pupil engineer. he also worked for Rebold International Limited as a Field Engineer and Assistant Manager (Eket operations) from 1992-1997 where he designed, installed, supervised and commissioned several instrumentation projects.

In 1997, Makinde established his first business, Makon Engineering and Technical Services Limited (METS), after working for five years (1992-1997) with various international oil and gas companies (IOCs), as the Engineering Manager. He is current Group Managing Director of Makon Group of Companies.

Political Career

Engineer Seyi Makinde maintained that joining the PDP was not for personal gains but for the development of the State by finding lasting solutions to the array of problems facing the State.

Makinde On September 29, 2018 emerged as the gubernatorial candidate of the (PDP) for general elections for Oyo State,

On February 23, 2019, the Makinde led People’s Democratic Party (PDP) secured majority votes (515, 621) to record an emphatic victory over the ruling party, The All Progressives Congress (APC), during the General elections. Mr. Seyi Makinde was elected into the Office of the Governor of Oyo State at the 2019 Gubernatorial elections for Oyo State which held on March 9th, 2019.

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