Bola Ahmed Tinubu Biography: Exciting Details About APC Presidential Candidate

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All the exciting details about Bola Ahmed Tinubu; his real age, education, career, personal life, net worth, wives, children, and more can be accessed below…‘Read full article’

Who is Bola Ahmed Tinubu?

Bola Tinubu is a popular Nigerian politician and an accountant, born on the 29th of March 1952 in Lagos State,  Nigeria. He began his foray into the world of politics in Nigeria in 1992. He was once elected Senator for Lagos West Constituency in Lagos State, Nigeria in 1993…‘Read full article’

He also served as the Governor of Lagos State (1999-2007) and he is said to be among Nigeria’s most successful politicians ever. Presently, he is the national leader of the popular party in Nigeria, All Progressive Congress (APC).

Education

Bola Ahmed Tinubu attended Richard Daley College, Chicago Illinois, where he procured himself a spot in the distinctions rundown of the school. After college, he attended the Chicago State University, Illinoise and obtained a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration. He won so many awards during his undergraduate years.

These include; “The Outstanding Student’s Award”, “The University Scholars Award” and “The Certificate of Merit in Accounting and Finance”. He was also awarded the prestigious Summa cum laude for scoring 3.54GP out of 4.0GPA. With his successful academic profile, he contested and won his first political election as the president of the Accounting society of the institution in his final year.

Political Career

Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu began his foray into the worlds of active politics in 1992, as a member of the Nigerian Social Democratic Party (SDP). In 1993, he was elected to Nigeria’s senate, where he served in the Senate Appropriations,  Finance, and Banking Committee as a Senator. He also became a founding member of the famous pro-democracy group, “the National Democratic Coalition (NADECO).

Years later, he began his two-term public service as an elected Executive Governor of Lagos State on the platform of the Alliance for Democracy (AD). He received several awards for his excellent performance as the Executive Governor of Lagos State of Nigeria (1999-2007). He is currently contesting for the APC Presidential Primary Election.

Net Worth

Bola Tinubu Ahmed’s net worth is accessed at $4 billion, and he is considered one of the most influential and the second richest politicians in Nigeria. Some rundown of his properties incorporates;

  • Falomo Shopping Complex
  • Oriental Hotel
  • Apapa Amusement Park
  • Lekki Concession Company
  • Renaissance Hotel
  • Ikeja Shopping Mall
  • First Nation Airline
  • TV Continental
  • Radio Continental
  • The Nation Newspaper
  • Converted Lagos Poly Land For TVC
  • Owned School Of Nursing In Lagos
  • Owned NNPC Office building In Lagos
  • Tejuosho Market (Joint Ownership)
  • Oando Oil (Receives Over $500 million annually from government petroleum sponsorship.

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