Mrs. Boladele Aderemi Dapo- Thomas, a scion of the Bangbose Family of Lagos Island, an astute administrator and a seasoned bureaucrat was born in the United Kingdom.
After her elementary and secondary education, Mrs. Boladele Aderemi Dapo- Thomas proceeded to the prestigious University of Ife (now Obafemi Awolowo University) Ile-Ife where she graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in English and Literary Studies in 1985. From 1985 – 1986, she did her National Youth Service at the then Ondo State University, Ado- Ekiti as Graduate Assistant. In her desire for exemplary career in Public Service, Mrs. Dapo–Thomas returned to her Alma Mater for Post-Graduate Diploma in Public Administration in 1990.
She is also an alumnus of the Harvard Kennedy Executive Education Programme and has certifications from the Oracle University as well as courses in Management and Leadership.