Hon. Wahab Olawale Alawiye-King hails from Lagos Island, Lagos State. He was appointed the Executive Chairman, Lagos State Universal Basic Education Board (LASUBEB) in September, 2019.
He obtained a Bachelor’s degree in Finance from Brooklyn College, City University New York, USA between 1995-1998 and a MSc. in Economics Brooklyn College, City University New York, USA between 1998-2000. He proceeded to obtain a MSc. in Political Science, Urban Policy & Administration, Brooklyn College, City University New York, USA in 2000. He was a Lecturer at the Lagos State University School of Part Time Studies between 2001-2006.
He was a Member of the Lagos State House of Assembly between 2007-2015, where he served in various capacities, including the Chairman House Committee on Education and Chairman House Committee on Science and Technology.
He is currently a Board Member at the Federal Medical Center (FMC), Benue State, where he doubles as Chairman, Appointments, Promotions and Disciplinary Committee, FMC, Makurdi, Benue State. He is equally the Director of Organization, Lagos Central Senatorial District Leadership forum. He is an Associate member, Institute of Certified Economist of Nigeria (ICEN) and Nigerian Institute of Management (NIM) amongst others. He is happily married and blessed with Children.