Bola Ahmed Tinubu Biography, Bola Ahmed Tinubu also known as Jagaban, is a Nigerian politician, businessman and one of the most influential figures in Nigerian politics. He was born on March 29, 1952, in Lagos, Nigeria. Tinubu’s father, Kafaru Tinubu, was a Nigerian railway worker, while his mother, Abibatu Mogaji, was a trader.
Bola Ahmed Tinubu Personal information
|Born||Bola Ahmed Adekunle Tinubu|
29 March 1952 (age 70)
Lagos, British Nigeria
|Political party||All Progressives Congress|
|Social Democratic Party|
(1992–1993), Alliance for Democracy
(1998–2006), Action Congress of Nigeria
|Spouse||Oluremi Tinubu (m. 1987)|
|Parent||Abibatu Mogaji (mother)|
|Alma mater||Richard J. Daley College,Chicago State University|
Bola Ahmed Tinubu Age
Bola Ahmed Tinubu born on March 29, 1952, in Lagos State, Nigeria. He is currently 70 years old.
Bola Ahmed Tinubu Education
Bola Tinubu attended St. John’s Primary School, Aroloya, Lagos and Children’s Home School in Ibadan. He then proceeded to St. Francis Catholic School in Lagos before attending the prestigious Government College in Ibadan for his secondary education. He later obtained a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting from Chicago State University in 1979 and a Master of Business Administration degree from the same university in 1983.
Bola Ahmed Tinubu Family
Bola Ahmed Tinubu is married to Oluremi Tinubu, a former Senator of the Federal Republic of Nigeria. The couple has four children together.
Bola Ahmed Tinubu Career
Bola Ahmed Tinubu began his career as an accountant with the American-based accounting firm Arthur Andersen, where he worked from 1979 to 1983. After returning to Nigeria in 1983, he joined Mobil Oil Nigeria, where he worked for three years before venturing into politics.
In 1992, Bola Tinubu was elected to the Senate of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, representing the Lagos West constituency. He served in the Senate until 1993 when the military government of General Ibrahim Babangida dissolved all political offices in the country.
After the return to democracy in 1999, Bola Tinubu was elected as the Governor of Lagos State, a position he held for two terms, from 1999 to 2007. During his tenure, he implemented various development projects in the state, including the construction of the Lekki-Epe Expressway and the introduction of the BRT (Bus Rapid Transit) system.
Bola Tinubu is also the National Leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), a political party he co-founded in 2013. He has played a key role in the party’s victories in the 2015 and 2019 presidential elections in Nigeria.
Bola Ahmed Tinubu Net Worth
Bola Tinubu’s net worth is estimated to be around $37.4 billion, making him one of the wealthiest politicians in Nigeria