Mrs. Bandele Sinatu Fadipe was born on 24th May, 1964 to the family of Alhaji Tajudeen Adebola Aguda in Olomowewe Town of Ibeju/Lekki Local Government Area of Lagos State. She attended Local Authority Central, Epe from 1973 to 1975 for her primary education and Gbagada Girls Secondary Grammar School, Lagos (1976-1981) for her Secondary Education.
She also attended Ogun State College of Education (now Tai Solarin University of Education) where she finished with a National Certificate of Education (NCE) in French/English Languages.
Thereafter, she proceeded to the University of Lagos, Akoka, Yaba between 1985 and 1988 where she obtained her Bachelor of Arts (edu.) degree in French Language. Still in quest for further education Mrs. Fadipe Bandele attended University of Ado-Ekiti, Ekiti State where she barged her Master’s Degree in Public Administration (MPA).
She joined the Lagos State Public Service in July 1989 as Master Grade II at the defunct PPTESCOM where she served till December, 1993. She also served in the Inspectorate Division of the Ministry of Education as a French Inspector of Education and was promoted to the post of Senior Inspector of Education from December 1993 till 1996 before was converted laterally to Senior personnel officer in 1997 and rose to the rank of Director – GL17 having severed in several MDAs including General Services Bureau (GSB) (Service Matters Directorate), WAPA, Land Use and Allocation Committee (LUAC), Public Service office (Service Matters Directorate), Civil Service Pensions Office, New Towns Development Authority (NTDA) as (Authority Secretary), Debt Management Office, Ministry of Health, Secretary to the State Government/Cabinet Office and Lagos State Records and Archives Bureau (LASRAB). She was appointed a Permanent Secretary on July 11, 2018 and posted to the Office of Civic Engagement, Deputy Governor’s Office and later Civil Service Pension Office. She is presently the Permanent Secretary, Lagos State Independent Electoral Commission (LASIEC)
She belongs to different professional Bodies Such as the Chartered Institute of Personnel Management (CIPM), Nigerian Institute of Management (NIM) and NITAD.
She is happily married with children.