Bola Akingbade is a seasoned journalist, administrator and a Public Relations Practitioner was born in Lagos. She has a Professional Diploma in Journalism, Bachelor of Science [BSc. Economics] and Masters in Public Administration [MPA]. She is a member of the Nigerian Institute of Public Relations [NIPR] and served as the Treasurer of the Lagos State Chapter of the institute from 2003 to August 2005. She is also a member of the Nigeria Union of Journalists [NUJ] and served as the Lagos State Treasurer for six years [September 2005-September 2011]. She joined the Lagos State Civil Service as an Information Officer [GL 08] on April 1990.She has served in various State Ministries and Agencies in her professional field as Public Relations Executive. She is a Deputy Director and the Head of Press/Public Relations Unit of the Ministry of Justice.