The Incumbent Governor of Ondo State, Arakunrin Rotimi Akeredolu (SAN) has named Hon. Lucky Aiyedatiwa as his running mate for the October 10 Ondo State Election .
Here is a profile of Lucky Orimisan Aiyedatiwa
Hon. Lucky Aiyedatiwa is a native of Obe-Nla, Ilaje, Ondo State. He was born on the 12th day of January 1965 to the family of Mr. Titus Akande and Mrs. Rosanah Moyebi Aiyedatiwa (Late). He attended Saint Peter’s UNA (now FAC) Primary School, Ilaje, Ondo State between 1970 and 1976. In 1982, He proceeded to Ikosi High School, Ketu, Lagos, for his secondary School education.
In higher education, He obtained Nigeria Certificate in Education (NCE) in Economics and Government in 1986 from Lagos State College of Education (now Adeniran Ogunsanya College of Education), Ijanikin, Lagos. Hon. Aiyedatiwa later attended the University of Ibadan for Advanced Diploma in Business Administration with distinction in 2001.
He is also attended Lagos Business School (Pan Atlantic University), Lekki, Lagos where he obtained a Post Graduate Certificate in Business Management (Chief Executive Educaton) in 2009. In 2013, he obtained a Master’s Degree in Business Administration (MBA) from University of Liverpool, United Kingdom.
Lucky Aiyedatiwa started his own business in 1996, but before then, he has worked in different organization and institutions such as; Biz Mart Nigeria Limited, Lagos Island, Lagos, as General Merchandise Manager, 1994-1996. Universal Pharmaceutical Supply Co. Ltd, Ikeja, Lagos as Marketing Officer, 1990-1993. Reliance International Schools, Ijokodo, Ibadan, Assistance Head Teacher, 1987-1990. Scoa Assembly Plant Plc, Apapa, Lagos, as Inventory/Store Officer, 1982-1983. Global Trust Limited, Gbagada, Lagos, as Assistant Investment Analyst, 1992-1993.
Aiyedatiwa is the CEO of Blue Wall Group of Companies established which includes; Blue Wall Nigeria Ltd; a Trading Company, Blue Wall BDC Nigeria Ltd; a Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) licensed foreign exchange trading company and Blue Wall Safety Travels and Tours, an IATA licensed Travel Agency and Logistic Company.
Lucky Aiyedatiwa joined active politics in 2011 as a card-carrying member of the then Action Congress of Nigeria (ACN), and then All Progressive Congress (APC) in 2014. He was one of the National Delegates from Ondo State at the All Progressive Congress (APC) National Convention in Abuja and later became the House of Representative Candidate of the Party for Ilaje/Ese-Odo Federal Constituency in 2015 Presidential and National Assembly General Election.
In April 26 2018, Lucky Aiyedatiwa was appointed as Non-Executive Director, Niger Delta Development Commission by President Muhammed Buhari for an Initial term of four years.