New Lagos Governor Appoints His Cousins and Family Members Into Key Cabinet Positions

Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu has appointed his cousin, Jermaine Sanwo-Olu as his Senior Special Assistant on Diaspora and Foreign Relations.

The appointment of Jermaine was not made public, but was displayed on the official Instagram page of Lagos Tourism.

On the official page, Jermaine was introduced as the Senior Special Assistant to the Governor on Diaspora and Foreign Relations.

He and the Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Tourism and other officials received a delegation from the World Tourism Cities Federation.

Jermaine is a member of the Chartered Institute of Public Relations (MCIPR) and the prestigious John Maxwell Team. He is an international award winning motivator, musician and management/leadership consultant and the CEO of Diaspora PR & Picture Perfect PR.

He is the Public Relations Officer of the Central Association of Nigerians in the UK and one of the top 100 Nigerians in the UK, a recipient of the Public Service & Community Leadership Award at the Nigerian Centenary Awards UK 2014. He is passionate public speaker, keynote speaker and MC at corporate and social events.

Jermaine was named 2015 Entrepreneur of the Year at the Ann Shine Awards, and City People’s 2015 top 10 Influential young Nigerians in the UK. He is the recipient of the Best Young Leaders Award at the prestigious BEEFTA Awards UK; Emerging Leader Award at the International Achievers Recognition Awards, ICONs award, among others.

The Ministry’s Permanent Secretary, Mrs. Abosede Adelaja (middle) and the Senior Special Assistant to the Governor on Diaspora and Foreign Relations, Mr. Jermaine Sanwo-Olu (left) with the delegation from the World Tourism Cities Federation on a courtesy visit to Lagos

Jermaine is a business consultant with Eunisure and holds a PG Diploma in International Business and Management from Bradford University UK and bags a Masters Degree in Public Relations & Strategic Communication at Europe’s Largest Public Relations University, Leeds Beckket University.

He worked in the human resources department of RMS TNS, a leader in research and development industry in Sub-Saharan Africa. He also worked in E-learning unit of the Human Capital Development Department of one of Nigeria’s banks; Skye Bank Plc, now Polaris Bank.

He also has business interests real estate investments, having obtained a Bsc Hon degree in Estate Management from University Of Lagos

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