His Excellency Mr. Kayode Alabi is the Deputy Governor of Kwara State. He ran on the same ticket with Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq on the platform of Nigeria’s ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) in the 2019 general elections.
He did his National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) in Lagos in 1985 and later worked as a part-time lecturer in the Marketing Department of Kaduna Polytechnic between 1988 and 1989. From 1987 to 1989, he worked with Beba Consult (Marketing Consultants) in Kaduna. He was a sales representative for Bastone and Firminger, a British trading company in chemicals from 1991 to 1996.
He later embarked on integrated marketing consulting services for various organisations and business concerns with his company, The Marketing Concept Limited.
He then went into private business from 1996. He established a flourishing water bottling company in Lagos. He is the Chairman of Vantage Heights Nursery and Primary School and Chairman of Little Tots School, both in Lagos. Alabi at various times worked as the Chief Executive Officer of Bayview Oil and Gas Limited and the Chief Executive Officer of Hotwings Foods and Investment Limited
He is a member of different professional associations of repute, including the London Chartered Institute of Marketing.