Bola Ahmed Tinubu (Jagaban) Biography, Age, Net Worth, and Political Career (2022)

Bola Ahmed Tinubu (Jagaban) Biography, Age, Net Worth, and Political Career (2022)

Bola Ahmed Adekunle Tinubu is a Nigerian accountant and politician who has been the national leader of the All Progressives Congress since the party’s formation in 2013. He previously served as the Governor of Lagos State from 1999 to 2007 and Senator for Lagos West during the brief Third Republic.

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Biography

Chief Bola Ahmed Adekunle Tinubu, a Nigerian politician and national leader of the All Progressives Congress ( born March 29, 1952), in Osun State.  From 1999 to 2007, he was the Governor of Lagos State. Tinubu was born in the Nigerian state of Osun. Abibatu Mogaji, his mother, was a trader who became the Iyaloja of Lagos.

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He grew up in Lagos, where he attended St. John’s Primary School in Aroloya, Lagos, and Children’s Home School in Ibadan, both of which were predominantly Yoruba-dominated.

He moved to the United States in 1975 after finishing his basic education in Nigeria, where he studied at Richard J. Daley College in Chicago, Illinois, and afterward at Chicago State University. He received his Bachelor of Science in Accounting degree in 1979.

Political Career

Asiwaju worked with Arthur Andersen, Deloitte, Haskins & Sells, and GTE Services Corporation in the United States. He returned to Nigeria in 1983 and joined Mobil Oil Nigeria, where he rose through the ranks to become a senior executive.

He entered politics in 1992 as a member of the Peoples Front faction of the Social Democratic Party, which was led by Shehu Musa Yar’Adua and included politicians such as Umaru Yar’Adua, Atiku Abubakar, Baba Gana Kingibe, Rabiu Kwankwaso, Abdullahi Aliyu Sumaila, Magaji Abdullahi, Dapo Sarumi, and Yomi Edu. In the short-lived Nigerian Third Republic, he was elected to the Senate, representing the Lagos West seat.

Bola Ahmed Tinubu (Jagaban) Biography, Age, Net Worth, and Political Career (2022)

Tinubu became a founding member of the pro-democracy National Democratic Coalition after the results of the 12 June 1993 presidential elections were annulled, a group that galvanized support for the restoration of democracy and recognition of Moshood Abiola as the election’s winner. He went into exile in 1994 after General Sani Abacha’s assumption of power as military head of state, and returned to the country in 1998 after the military dictator’s death, ushering in the Fourth Nigerian Republic.

Jagaban was a protégé of Alliance for Democracy (AD) leaders Abraham Adesanya and Ayo Adebanjo in the run-up to the 1999 elections. He went on to defeat Funsho Williams and Wahab Dosunmu, a former Minister of Works and Housing, in the AD primary for the Lagos State governorship elections. He was elected to the position of Governor of Lagos State on the AD ticket in January 1999. He is currently the National Leader of the ruling All Progressive Congress APC, according to Wikipedia.

APC Presidential Primaries 2022

On June 8, 2022, the former Lagos State Governor Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu won the presidential nomination of the All Progressives Congress (APC).

With Tinubu’s victory, he will face Atiku Abubakar of the Peoples Democratic Party, Peter Obi of the Labour Party, and Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso of the NNPP in the presidential election.

Tinubu beat Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, former Minister of Transportation Rotimi Amaechi, and Kogi State Governor Yahaya Bello, as well as Senate President Ahmad Lawan, Governor David Umahi, Governor Ben Ayade, Pastor Tunde Bakare, and Senator Sani Yerima.

Bola Ahmed Tinubu (Jagaban) Biography, Age, Net Worth, and Political Career (2022)

Fourteen aspirants in the race were Chukwuemeka Nwajuba, Pastor Tunde Bakare, Mr. Ahmed Rufai, Senator Rochas Okorocha, Mr. Jack Rich, Gov. Ben Ayade, Gov. David Umuahi, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, Sen. Ahmed Yarima, Dr. Ahmed Lawal, Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo, Mr. Rotimi Amaechi, Gov. Yahaya Bello, and Mr. Ogbonnaya Onu.

Nine aspirants had earlier withdrawn from the race including Mrs Uju Kennedy-Ohnenye, Dr Felix Nicholas, former Gov. Godswill Akpabio, former Gov. Ibikunle Amosun, and former Speaker Dimeji Bankole, Sen. Ajayi Boroffice, Gov. Muhammad Badaru, Sen. Ken Nnamani, and Gov. Kayode Fayemi.

Personal Life

Tinubu is married to Senator Oluremi Tinubu, the current Senator of the Lagos Central Senatorial District. His nephew, Adewale Tinubu is the CEO of Oando Plc.

Bola Ahmed Tinubu (Jagaban) Biography, Age, Net Worth, and Political Career (2022)

His mother, Chief Abibatu Mogaji, died on 15 June 2014 at the age of 96. On 31 October 2017, his son Jide Tinubu had a heart attack while in London and was later confirmed dead.

Net Worth

Chief Bola Ahmed Adekunle Tinubu is Currently one of the richest and most influential personalities in Nigeria, With an estimated net worth of $32.7 Billion Dollars.

People Also Ask FAQs

What is Tinubu net worth?

Chief Bola Ahmed Adekunle Tinubu is Currently one of the richest and most influential personalities in Nigeria, With an estimated net worth of $32.7 Billion Dollars.

How old is Ahmed Tinubu?

Chief Bola Ahmed Adekunle Tinubu, a Nigerian politician and national leader of the All Progressives Congress ( born March 29, 1952), is 70 years old as of 2022.

What is the real name of Bola Tinubu?

Bola Ahmed Adekunle Tinubu

Who is Tinubu in Nigeria politics?

Tinubu entered politics in 1992 as a member of the Peoples Front faction of the Social Democratic Party, which was led by Shehu Musa Yar’Adua and included politicians such as Umaru Yar’Adua, Atiku Abubakar, Baba Gana Kingibe, Rabiu Kwankwaso, Abdullahi Aliyu Sumaila, Magaji Abdullahi, Dapo Sarumi, and Yomi Edu. In the short-lived Nigerian Third Republic, he was elected to the Senate, representing the Lagos West seat.



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