The Chief of Staff, Alhaji Shuaib Afolabi Salisu, a Computer Science and an experienced Administrator got his first and second degrees in Computer Science from the University of Lagos in 1986 and 2012 respectively.

He also bagged a Master of Business Administration (MBA) from the same University in 2003.

He is a fellow of the Nigeria Computer Society and member, Nigeria Institute of Management (NIM). Alhaji Shuaib Salisu was the deputy Chief of Staff to the immediate past Governor of the State between 2011 and 2015.

A consummate intellectual, Alhaji Salisu  has diverse and extensive knowledge of the corporate world,  public service and not-for-profit organisations. A certified business intelligence consultant (CBIC) and fellow of the Computer Society of Nigeria, he has attended   and delivered papers on corporate governance,  ICT and management across four continents and is a respected voice in the ICT industry.

He is credited as a pivotal partner in the restoration of integrity of the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) through computer-based tests.

Before then, he led the World Bank project that midwifed the transport sector transformation in Lagos state and was a main ICT consultant in Edo, Ekiti, Kano states and the FCT at different times.