SAVAGE, OLANREWAJU OMOLADE SHERIFF was born on 17th May 1962. He is a native of Lagos State. He was educated at Government Demonstration School, Suru-Lere, 1968-1974, Zumratul Islamiyyah Grammar School, Yaba, 1974-1984 and University of Lagos, where he had Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in Chemistry in 1984 and 1987 respectively.
In his quest for knowledge, Savage also had Graduate Certificates in Management in 1992 and Environmental Management in Oil and Gas Exploration Industries in 2002, from University of Lagos Consultancy Unit and Chevron/Texaco Inc. He holds a Certificate in Water Quality Management and Water Pollution Control from University of Science and Technology of Suzhou, Democratic Republic of China.
A seasoned and experienced Manager, he had over ten years working experience in the private sector of the economy between 1988 and 1999 before joining the Lagos State Civil Service in late 1999.
He is a Deputy Director and the Head of Environmental Management Department in the Ministry of the Environment.
He is a member of professional bodies and associations such as Chemical Society of Nigeria; Nigeria Environmental Society; Institute of Public Analyst of Nigeria (MIPAN) and Institute of Chartered Chemist of Nigeria (MICCON).
His hobbies includes; Meeting people, Reading, Watching Documentary Films and Traveling.