Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu has appointed his cousin, Jermaine Sanwo-Olu as his Senior Special Assistant on Diaspora and Foreign Relations.
Though the appointment was not announced publicly, an indication of the appointment emerged from a post 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 was pictured, alongside the Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Tourism and other officials received a delegation from the World Tourism Cities Federation.
According to his LinkedIn profile, Jermaine is a member of the Chartered Institute of Public Relations (MCIPR) and the prestigious John Maxwell Team, 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, 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.
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.