Mr. Olajide Boladuro
Director General/Chairman, Oyo State Gaming Board.
Mr. Olajide Boladuro is a dynamic and innovative high profile management specialist who has over 22 years of proven expertise in organizational leadership, business and project management, business development, information technology and revenue growth
Mr. Boladuro is a savvy negotiator known for strong business development and relationship building skills with unwavering integrity. He is also known for improving business operations and boosting financial health of organizations through strong leadership. In addition to being a seasoned professional, In addition to being a seasoned professional, Mr. Boladuro is very passionate about nation building, he is happily married with kids, a lover of God and loves the game of basketball, lawn tennis, track and field.
Prior to his appointment as the Director General Oyo State Gaming Board (OYSGB), Mr. Olajide Boladuro serve as a resource person/consultant with Georgia Lottery Corporation, Atlanta Georgia U.S.A where he played a vital role in increasing revenue generation and regulatory compliance of the Corporation. Under his guidance, he ensured that projects did not only comply with legislative requirements, but were commercially successful.
Being a successful real estate mogul with investment spread across the south west region of Nigeria, Mr Boladuro was the CEO/Chairman Horizon Suites Limited in Ibadan, Oyo State.
Mr. Boladuro is an Alumnus of Ogun State University (presently Olabisi Onabanjo University) with a B.A degree in Philosophy and a Masters of Business Administration (M.B.A) degree from Ladoke Akintola University of Technology (LAUTECH). He also attended a short executive management diploma program at Kennesaw State University, USA.
As the DG of OYSGB, Mr. Boladuro aims to position the Board as one of the leading gaming regulatory agency in Nigeria and Africa. This transformation will be underpinned by cutting edge innovative solutions towards achieving a robust regulatory compliance, enhance revenue generation, improved service delivery and sustaining a conductive and competitive level playing field for licensed operators towards making OYSGB a pace setter in the gaming and lottery industry in Nigeria and Africa at large.