The sudden demise of Alhaji Rasaq Olanrewaju Shittu, the founder of Lanre Shittu Motors, have raised concerns over the fate of the auto company. Considering the nature of this clime where several companies have folded up on account of their founder’s demise, you are likely to think same of Lanre Shittu Motors.
But don’t be too surprised that the late mogul passed on his business legacy to his offsprings who are likely to take over the business and continue from where their father stopped.
In this piece, BlackBox Nigeria highlights the i individuals who are likely to take over Lanre Shittu’s business empire.
Richard Shittu is one of the sons of the late Alhaji Shittu who joined the group in year 2000 and happened to be the Group Executive Director in partnership with his brother, Taiwo Shittu.
He had his primary and secondary school education at Mayflower School Ikenne, Ogun State where he was groomed and tutored by the late educationist, Dr. Tai Solarin.
He holds a diploma in Accounting from the London School of Accounting and a B.A. degree in Political Economics & Law from the prestigious University of Buckingham in England.
Interestingly, he once worked as a market analyst for INTRA-WORLD IMPEX in England.
Taiwo Shittu, another son of Alhaji, is the Group Executive Director alongside his brother, Richard Shittu. He, however, started as a Sales Trainee in the company before moving up to his current position.
Taiwo is a graduate of Babcock University with a degree in Business Administration. He holds qualifications from (Volvo Institute Egypt) as an Automobile Dealer Expert, Workshop Planning Expert. Also, he holds certification from the Institute of Chartered management and Essentials of Business & Personnel management from North America Institute among others.
Unlike his brothers, Lukman Shittu is an Oracle 9i Certified Database Administrator. The current Executive Director of the Group, however, has a Bachelors of Science Degree in Business Information Systems from Middlesex University London, England and a Masters of Science degree in Business Management and Marketing from the prestigious Birmingham Business School.