SHORT PROFILE OF HON. BAYO SIKIRU OSINOWO, MEMBER, LAGOS STATE HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY (Kosofe Constituency 1) AND SENATORIAL HOPEFUL FOR “LAGOS EAST SENATORIAL DISTRICT” for 2019.

Hon. Bayo Osinowo.
Senatorial Hopeful, Lagos East Senatorial District.

Honourable Adebayo Sikiru Osinowo was born in mid-50’s into the family of Late Alhaji Rabiu Osinowo of Odo-Egbo in Ijebu –Ode and Alhaja Moriamo Taiwo Osinowo.




A successful politician and contributor to our nascent democracy, Hon. Osinowo attended St. Augustine primary School, Ijebu-Ode, and Isoyin Grammar School, Isoyin. He worked briefly in Lagos with the Federal Ministry of works as Land officer between 1977 and 1979 before travelling to Italy for further studies.



He attended University of Perugia, Italy for the Italian Language course after which he proceeded to lnstituto per Geometra Rome ltaly (for Building Technology) and Urbaniana University Rome Italy for specialization (Masters).



On his return to Nigeria, he set up NITAL Ltd. (Nigeria Italian Company) and NIMCO Ltd.in 1986.

Bayo Osinowo.

Hon. Osinowo started active politicking in the Second Republic as a prominent Youth Chairman of the ruling party, when the late Bashorun Moshood Kashimawo Abiola was the state Chairman of the party. Hon. Osinowo was also a member of defunct Social Democratic Party (SDP) and he played a prominent role in the development and success of the party as well as the election of M.K.O. Abiola that was annulled. He participated fully in actualization of June 12 mandate that led to his detention with Chief M.K.O. Abiola and other progressives throughout the regime of  late Gen. Sanni Abacha’s.



After his release from prison and he return to democratic rule, he joined the Alliance for Democracy (AD) that metamorphosed to Action Congress (AC) later to Action Congress of Nigeria (ACN) and now All Progressives Congress (APC).



Hon. Osinowo declared his intention to contest for the Lagos House of Assembly in year 2003 and emerged the candidate of the AD. He contested and won the Kosofe Constituency 1 seat. He got re-elected in 2007, 2011 and 2015 and now vying for the Lagos East Senatorial District.



Since 2003, he has been the chairman, House Committee on Lands. 
Bayo Osinowo.

Hon. Osinowo is strong philanthropist and his generosity has brought smiles to many faces. He is an Islamic scholar and by divine intervention, he has no doubt contributed his quota to the development of his people.



He has received several awards among which are Oduduwa International Award 2016 for promoting Yoruba Cultural Heritage by Egbe Omo oduduwa Vienna Austria.



Worchint Role Model and Leadership Award of Excellence in recognition of his leadership role and outstanding contribution in moving Lagos State forward by World Changers International.



Most supportive Honourable member by Lagos State Polytechnic Student Union Meritorious Award in recognition and appreciation of commitment and enabling interest in child Education by Ifako Comprehensive Senior High School, Gbagada, Lagos. 
Bayo Osinowo.

Urban view merit Award as most productive and supportive civil Leader for year 2015 by Urban View Magazine.



Exemplary Leader’s award in the Legislative House and True son of Islam by CITINET.



Yoruba Music and Films Award by YOMAFA.



“Integrity Man of the Year 2018” by the Nigerian Association of Christian Journalists.



Some of his chieftaincy titles are the Otunba Taiyese of Isheri-Oke Lagos and Otunba Maiyegun of Imoru.



He is married to Alhaja Mariam Ayodele Osinowo, and they are blessed with 3 children, all Medical Doctors.