Dr. Akinde graduated in Medicine at the College of Medicine of University of Ibadan, Nigeria, and did his postgraduate studies at Lagos University Teaching Hospital (LUTH).

He is a Consultant Gynaecologist and Obstetrician and Chairman of the Lagos Sector of the Society of Gynaecology and Obstetrics of Nigeria (SOGON) and Managing Director of Living Spring Hospital Limited, Ejigbo. Lagos.