Mr. Bayo Sodade is an Author, Economist, and a seasoned Public Finance Management Expert and Consultant. A 1982 graduate of Economics from Nigeria’s premier university, the University of Ibadan, Mr. Sodade also studied at the University of Birmingham, United Kingdom where he obtained MSc. in Development Finance in 1990.
A retired Permanent Secretary from the Lagos State Ministry of Economic Planning and Budget, Sodade worked extensively in the Lagos State Civil Service for 32 years in areas of Economic Planning, Budget, Procurement, Monitoring and Evaluation and Administration.
A Life Member of the Nigerian Economic Society, He is also a member of both the Chartered Institute of Personnel Management and Chartered Institute of Purchase and Supply Management and a Fellow of the Institute of Public Administration of Nigeria. Once a facilitator at the Lagos State Treasury Training School, Mr. Sodade has organized and facilitated in many public finance courses, workshops and seminars.
Mr. Sodade, a Freelance Consultant, recently consulted for the European Union, Budget Office of the Federation and Lagos State House of Assembly.
He is currently a Special Adviser to the Governor of Lagos State on Economic Planning and Budget