Femi Hamzat

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Femi Hamzat (was born September 19, 1964) is a Nigerian politician who currently serves as the Deputy Governor of Lagos State.[1]

Early life[change | change source]

Hamzat was born in Lagos, Nigeria into the family of Late Oba Mufutau Olatunji Hamzat and Late Alhaja Kehinde Hamzat from Iga Egbe, Lagos state. His father, Late Oba Mufutau Olatunji Hamzat served as a member of the Lagos State House of Assembly and as a Commissioner for Transportation in the state before becoming the Vice-Chairman SW of then Alliance for Democracy(AD).[2]

Career[change | change source]

Hamzat worked at RTP Consulting Services, Columbia University, Merrill Lynch Inc, Morgan Stanley and Oando Plc where he served as the Chief Information Officer.[1]

Education[change | change source]

Hamzat graduated from the University of Ibadan in with a degree in Agricultural Engineering in and a master's in Agricultural Engineering in. He also obtained his PhD in System Process Engineering at Cranfield University, United Kingdom.[3]

References[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 "DEPUTY GOVERNOR, LAGOS STATE|DR KADRI OBAFEMI HAMZAT - Lagos State Government". DEPUTY GOVERNOR, LAGOS STATE|DR KADRI OBAFEMI HAMZAT - Lagos State Government. Retrieved 2021-05-04.
  2. "Light Rail: 'Our plan to move Lagosians around with ease by 2014'". Vanguard News. 2012-10-06. Retrieved 2021-05-04.
  3. "Lagos 2023: These are the Bigwigs that will be Challenging Sanwo-Olu - Opera News". ng.opera.news. Retrieved 2021-05-04.