On the 60th Floor: Meet Adedamola Aminu, the UK Mayor Transforming Education

Adedamola Aminu is the Principal Partner of ‘AA Management Training & Consultancy Ltd’. One of Nigeria’s shinning export to the world, Adedamola continues to etch his name in gold globally and fly the country’s colours in amazing strides. He is a trainer and lecturer, School Governor, Trustee for charitable organizations. A trailblazer that makes his trademark influence evident and is not slowing down anytime soon either.

With over 15 years experience as a global change agent, Adedamola has worked to establish himself as a gem in many organisations in the United Kingdom, lecturing in various educational institutions which include Saint Francis Xavier Sixth Form College, Lambeth College, Croydon College and South Thames College, he has become what many are calling the ‘Champion of Change’.

Being as versatile in his service to humanity, he has rendered his services in the private, public and voluntary industries to include Banking and Finance, Local Government, National Health Service [NHS], Fire Brigade, Charity Organisations where he has trained staff on optimal productivity at work from the horizontal to vertical workforce ladders.

Adedamola holds BA Hons. (Bus. Studies) from London South Bank University, Diploma in Marketing from Chartered Institute of Marketing. MA Marketing (Greenwich University) Dip. System Analysis and Design from Ass. of Computer Professionals and Post Graduate Certificate in Education (PGCE Cantab). He is a member of the Worshipful Company of Educators City of London. He is also a Freeman of City of London.

He had served as a School Governor, Deputy Mayor and former Mayor of the London Borough of Lambeth on the platform of the Labour Party [2014], former Chairman, Nigeria Association of British Councillors and President of the Nigerian Academics in the United Kingdom. He was former Deputy Cabinet member for Enterprise; Children and Young People (department responsible for education and Social services).

He left Nigeria at the age of 22 and has continued to cater for policies and actions that postured better education environment for students. After studying the educational landscape while scouting a good school for one of his kids, he got determined to ensure good schools become a priority for children. That was the opening scene of his foray into politics.

Being a second generation African in diaspora, Adedamola believes Nigeria’s political spaces should not glorify the monetary rewards therein. Having served in UK, he is no stranger to making policies that will transform lives of members of the society. He is a selfless leader that is not waiting to be served because not making money a do-or-die affair in Nigeria will add vakue to service to humanity in Nigeria