Rauf Olaniyan Biography
Rauf Olaniyan was born on 25 February 1960. He is a Nigerian politician, civil engineer, and farmer.
Rauf Olaniyan serves as the current deputy governor of Oyo State.
He joined People Democratic Party as the running mate to Engr. Seyi Makinde for 2019 Gubernatorial Election in Oyo State, Nigeria.
Rauf Olaniyan speaks on behalf of the governor on matters arising within the state for national interest.
Rauf Olaniyan was born into the family of late Pa Adeleke Olaniyan and Alhaja Sabiatu Olaniyan of Igboho in Oyo State.
He is the managing director of WestMidland Construction Company and chairman and chief executive officer of BlueLine Construction Services, Ibadan.
Early Life and Education
Rauf Olaniyan was born on 25 February 1960. He was born into the family of late Pa Adeleke Olaniyan and Alhaja Sabiatu Olaniyan of Igboho in Oyo State.
Rauf Olaniyan began his Primary School Education at Baptist Primary School, Igboho; and proceeded to Irepo Grammar school, Igboho for his Secondary school Education.
He moved to the East for his University Education at the University of Nigeria, Nsukka, then Anambra State. Olaniyan studied Civil Engineering. He graduated with the class of 1985.
He left Nigeria to continue his studies in the United Kingdom, Belgium and the United States of America.
Rauf Olaniyan Career
Engr. Rauf Olaniyan has served at various offices for the Local government, State and Federal Government in Nigeria.
For about three decades, he has worked in the civil service of Oyo State for different administrations.
Engr. Olaniyan served during Projects like the Oyo North Agricultural development Project ONADEP (a World Bank Financed Project), Multi-State Roads Projects also financed by World Bank.
His background in Civil Engineering led to his appointment as the pioneer general manager of Oyo State Road Maintenance Agency (OYSROMA) where he later became Permanent Secretary of the Agency.
Rauf Olaniyan retired in 2011 as a Permanent Secretary in Oyo State civil service.
Rauf Olaniyan Personal Life
Engr. Rauf Olaniyan is married to Prof Bolanle Olaniyan with children.
Rauf Olaniyan Net Worth
Rauf Olaniyan is a popular Nigerian politician, civil engineer and farmer. His net worth is not available.