Taiwo Akerele Profile & Biography
|Real Name||Taiwo Akerele|
|Nationality||Edo State, Nigeria|
|Family||Wife, Onayimi Akerele|
Who Is Taiwo Akerele
Meet Taiwo Francis Akerele is an indigene of Igarra in Akoko-Edo Local Government Area of Edo State, Nigeria, he was appointed the New Chief Of State by Governor Godwin Obaseki who is the current serving Executive governor of the Edo State.
Education & Career
Taiwo Akerele was did his University education at the Harvard University, Boston, Massachusetts USA. Carlton University, Ottawa, Canada, Stellenbosch University Cape Town, World Bank Institute Washington DC, University of Ibadan and University of Benin respectively.
He is a refined Banker who has worked with several top ranking banks in Nigeria,Before his appointment as the New Chief of Staff to the governor of Edo State he worked at the UBA as a Strategy Group agent, FCMB (credit), Afribank (market intelligence) the old Fidelity Union Merchant Bank where he did his NYSC and the Lagos Business School. He was founding member of center for Values in Leadership.
In his capacity as world Bank coordinator for Edo, Mr Akerele midwifed the PFM laws, the procurement laws, the néw audit laws and the budget reform program for the state.
As at 2016, the program has employed over 4,000 youths involved in public works program across Edo state. Mr Akerele had previously served as Senior Policy Economist to the Governor between 2008 and 2011.
Relationship & Marriage
Mr Taiwo Akerele is happily married to Onayimi Akerele with four kids and he hails from Igarra, Edo state .
Taiwo Akerele Resigns As The New Chief Of Staff To The Governor
On April 25 2020, The newly appointed Chief Of Staff to the governor of Edo State, Mr Taiwo Francis Akerel suddenly resigned after being sidelined, over his refusal to join the fight against the National Chairman of the governing All Progressives Congress (APC), Comrade Adams Oshiomhole.
His resignation came barely two months after governor Godwin Obaseki’s Senior Special Assistant on Anti-Human Trafficking Issues, Solomon Okoduwa, also threw in the towel for undisclosed reasons, but said he decided to move on and to explore other opportunities.
On April 25, 2020 Taiwo Akerele released a fresh resignation dated, an indicated that his mind was made up to quit, without looking back.