Ahmed Bola Tinubu who is popularly known as the Jagaban of Borgu Kingdom is a well-known Politician, Accountant and Entrepreneur. He was the governor of Lagos State from 1999- 2007. Tinubu is among the richest politicians in Nigeria.
This article will reveal to you Tinubu net worth,houses,cars and other investment of the famous politician.
Bola Tinubu Biography
Tinubu whose real name is Ahmed Bola Tinubu was born March 29,1952 in Lagos state,Nigeria. As a little boy, he began his primary school education in Saint John’s Primary school, he later proceeded to Children’s home school, Ibadan where he obtained his SSCE certificate.
According to history, his mother was the Iyaloja of Lagos State. In 1978, Tinubu travelled to the United States where he attended Richard J. Daley college, Illinois and graduated with a bachelor of science degree in Accounting in 1979.
He had at a point in time stated that he sold his Volkswagen his uncle gave him and also his mum selling all she had to send him abroad to further his studies.
While in abroad, he did different jobs while in school. After graduating as one of the best students in Accounting, he was awarded a scholarship and was also awarded a scholarship and was also offered an employment to tutor in the accounting department of his school.
His excellent performance in school earned him different job offers from different firms.
Bola Tinubu is one of the best when it comes to accounting jobs which is why he is among the most successful entrepreneurs in Nigeria.
Bola Tinubu Net worth according to Forbes
As of today, Bola Ahmed Tinubu’s net worth is approximately $33 Billion. He earned his money being a politician, businessman and accountant. Tinubu is among the influential men in Nigeria.
After his graduation, he worked for the American Arthur Anderson, Deloitte, Huskeins &Sells and GTE Services. After working in the United States,he returned to Nigeria in 1983 and started working at Mobil Oil Nigeria where he later became an executive of the oil company.
Tinubu Political Career
Bola Ahmed Tinubu began his political career in 1992, where he joined the Social Democratic Party where he was a member. The party was led by Shehu Musa Yar’adua , other members of the party include former president Atiku Abubakar, BabaGana Kingibe, Rabiu Kwankwaso, Yomi Edu, Dapo Sarumi, Umaru Yar’Adua, Aliyu Sumaila. Tinubu was elected senator representing Lagos West Constituency in the third republic. Bola Tinubu became a founding member of the Pro-Democracy National Democratic Coalition ( a group which mobilised support for the restoration of democracy) a recognition of Moshood Abiola as winner of the June 12 election in 1993. This was after the June 12 1993 election was annulled.
He went to exile in 1994, this was after the seize of power by the military head of state, Sani Abacha, he returned to the country in 1998 after Abacha’s death.
Tinubu ran for the office of the executive governor of Lagos State under Alliance for Democracy Party (ADP). After the successful conduction of the election, he was declared winner. He ruled as governor of Lagos from May 1999 to May 2007 after which Babatunde Fashola became his successor.
Bola Tinubu Personal Life
Tinubu is married to Pastor Oluremi Tinubu who is a christian. She is a pastor of the Reedemed Christian Church of God. Tinubu children include Jide Tinubu, Abibat Tinubu, Seyi Tinubu and Folashade Ojo Tinubu.
Is Tinubu Alive?
According to our database information on Ahmed Bola Tinubu is very much alive and healthy.
Tinubu Cars and Private Jet
As a successful businessman and Politician, Tinubu owns a quite number of of cars, some of which include
- His Latest Range Rover valued at 35 million naira, he also owned other model of Range Rovers in his garage.
- Bola Tinubu Prado Jeep is a 2.8L diesel engine valued at N50 Million. The Prado Jeep is a 7 sweater SUV specially built for politicians and security personnel.
- Tinubu also own other vehicles such as Porsche, Mercedes-Benz, Lexus,BMW, Ford. Aside from his fleet of cars
- Bola Tinubu own a Bombardier Global 6000 Express Jet valued at 29 Billion.
Tinubu Houses and Other Properties
Tinubu is a Landlord to many housing estates in Lagos and outside Lagos.
- His bourdillion house in Ikoyi is worth 650 Million.
- His Lakowe near Abijo, Ibeju-Lekki is worth 80 billion naira. The land was issued out to him for his personal project.
- He owns the Ikoyi Estate Forshore; Formerly owned by Lagos state government.
- He also owned other properties in Oyinkan Abayomi, Ikoyi, Asokoro in Abuja and other parts of Lagos.
Tinubu Net worth
As of today, 22nd September 2021, Tinubu’s net worth is approximately $33 billion dollars. He is among the richest and most influential Nigerian politicians.