Bolanle Patience Ambode is the wife of the executive governor of Lagos State. She was born on February 15, 1964 into the Odukomaiya family in Epe, Lagos.
She attended secondary school at St. Theresa’s College, Ibadan, Oyo and tertiary education at Lagos State University (LASU), Ojo, Lagos, where she studied Physics/Mathematics for her first degree in 1989 and later Masters degree (MSc) in Public Administration in 1994.
Before her emergence as the Wife of the Governor of the State of Lagos, she worked at the People’s Bank of Nigeria before she left to join Instant Finance Nigeria Limited and later Aguagem Consulting. She is the Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of Rehoboth Chops and Confectioneries Limited.
As the wife of the governor, she has great concern for the welfare and happiness of people this has led to philanthropic activities revolving around care for the widows, people living with physical challenges and children.