BREAKING: Sanwo-Olu appoints Shittu LASUBEB Chairman, names new members

Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has appointed Dr. Hakeem Babatunde Shittu as Chairman of the Lagos State Universal Basic Education Board (LASUBEB).

Sanwo-Olu also appointed a new member, Hon. Babatunde Jimoh Adewale to complete the seven-man membership of the Board….CONTINUE READING

The appointment was announced in a statement issued on Tuesday by Mr. Gboyega Akosile, the Chief Press Secretary to Governor Sanwo-Olu.

The composition of LASUBEB is:

1. Dr. Hakeem Babatunde Shittu – Chairman

2. Dr. Saheed Oladapo Ibikunle – Member

3. Mr. Adebayo Adefuye – Member

4. Mrs. Serifat Abiodun Adedoyin – Member

5. Mrs. Sijuade Amudalat Idowu-Tiamiyu – Member

6. Mr. Owolabi Jamiu Falana – Member

7. Hon. Babatunde Jimoh Adewale – Member

Governor Sanwo-Olu congratulated all the appointees and implored them to continue to contribute their quota to the growth and development of the education sector and the incumbent administration’s vision for a Greater Lagos.

Shittu was born into the family of Alhaji & Alhaja Rafith Shoye Shittu of Ogunbanjo Family in Ejinrin and Olowu family in Epe, Epe Local Government of Lagos State.

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He attended Ibadan Municipal Government Primary School, Seventh-day, Oke-Bola, Ibadan – Oyo State for his primary education and Nazareth Grammar/Commercial College, Ibowon, Epe – Lagos State for his Secondary Education. He further proceeded to Lagos State College of Science and Technology (Now Lagos State Polytechnic) Isolo to study Business Administration and graduated with HND-Business Admin in 1987.

In his quest for more knowledge, he proceeded to Delta State University for his Post Graduate Studies (PGD) in Marketing.

Thereafter, at the same University he obtained his Master’s degree in Business Administration (MBA) and later, went to Olabisi Onabanjo University where he graduated with BSc. -Accounting.

Due to his firm belief in Education as the solution to the World’s problems, he further obtained MSc – Accounting and MSc –Forensic Accounting & Criminal Investigation from Saint Monica University Buea, Cameroun.

As the best graduating student in his MSC class, he was encouraged to proceed for PhD in Forensic Accounting and Audit which he did at Charisma University, UK.

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Currently, he is studying for an additional PhD in Security and Strategic Studies (Course work completed. Thesis is work in progress) at Nasarawa State University, Keffi. (Institute of Governance and Development Studies).

Dr. Shittu is a qualified Chartered Accountant, a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (FCA). He is also a Fellow Nigerian Institute of Management (Chartered) (FNIM) and Fellow of Chartered Institute of Taxation of Nigeria (FCTI) where he has contributed immensely to the growth of the organizations and the country at large. He is a Fellow International Institute of Certified Forensic Investigation Professionals (FCFIP) and an associate member of Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE). He is an Associate Member of Institute of Public Accountant’, Melbourne, Australia (MIPA) and Institute of Financial Accountants’, UK (AFA).

WORK EXPERIENCE He has vast working experience in both Private and Public Sector of the economy. For some years, he was the Chief Accountant of Elite Textile Nigeria Limited, a prominent textile manufacturing company in Lagos. He is a Partner at KIM CONSULTANTS LTD and BABATUNDE SHITTU & CO firms of Chartered Accountants, Management and Tax Consultants.

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He however joined the Public sector as an Accountant in the Local Government Service of Lagos State from where he was appointed as a Special Assistant – Science and Technology by the Former Governor of Lagos State, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu.

Dr. Shittu was also appointed as Special Assistant to the Commissioner, Ministry of Works and Infrastructure by Governor Babatunde Raji Fashola SAN. He served in the extended transition committee of SANWOOLU / HAMZAT government.

He was appointed on 11th September, 2019 by Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Olusola Sanwo-Olu as a Permanent Board Member at Lagos State Universal Education Board (LASUBEB) where he is saddled with the responsibility of supervising the Planning, Research and Statistics Department of the Board….CONTINUE READING

Dr. Shittu’s positive attitude and perseverance to face hardship brought out the best in him.

Dr. Hakeem Babatunde Shittu, is a devoted Muslim and happily married with Children