|Net Worth:||$ 12 Billion.|
|Born||March 29, 1952|
How much is Bola Tinubu Net Worth?
Bola Ahmed Adekunle Tinubu (born March 29, 1952 in Nigeria) is a Nigerian politician who was elected senator for the constituency Lagos West in the Nigerian state of Lagos in 1993 Democracy, he was elected governor of the state of Lagos and was from 29 May 1999 until 29 May 2007 in office. He is a member of the All Progressive Congress party. He also holds both the Asiwaju chiefs of Lagos and the Jagaban of the Borgu kingdom in the Nigerian state of Nigeria. During the presidency of Muhammadu Buhari, he was routinely referred to as the national leader of the APC.
Bola Ahmed Adekunle Tinubu was born on March 29, 1952 in Lagos, Nigeria. His mother, Chief Abibatu Mogaji, was a trader who eventually became the Iyaloja of Lagos.
He attended St. John’s Primary School in Aroloya, Lagos and the Children’s Home School in Ibadan, southwestern Nigeria. Tinubu then went to the US in 1975, where he first studied at Richard J. Daley College in Chicago, Illinois, and then at Chicago State University. He graduated in 1979 with a Bachelor of Science degree in accounting.
Tinubu worked for American companies Arthur Andersen, Deloitte, Haskins & Sells and GTE Services Corporation. After returning to Nigeria in 1983, Bola Tinubu joined Mobil Oil Nigeria and later became the company’s executive director.
His political career began in 1992 on the platform of the Social Democratic Party (Nigeria) (where he was a member of the Popular Front faction headed by Shehu Musa Yar’Adua and made up of other politicians such as Dapo Sarumi and Abdullahi) Aliyu Sumaila, Rabiu Kwankwaso and Yomi Edu ). He was elected to the Nigerian Senate and represented the constituency of Lagos West in the short-lived Nigerian Third Republic.
With the results of the June 12, 1993, presidential election annulled, Tinubu became a founding member of the National Democratic Coalition, a group that mobilized support for the restoration of democracy and recognition of 12 June results. He went into exile in 1994 and returned to the country in 1998 after the death of military dictator Sani Abacha, which initiated the transition to civilian rule.
In the run-up to the 1999 elections, Bola Tinubu was a protégé of the Alliance for Democracy (AD) leaders, Abraham Adesanya and Ayo Adebanjo. He won the AD primaries for the governor elections in Lagos in competition with Funsho Williams and Wahab Dosunmu, a former Minister of Construction and Housing. In January 1999, he took up the position of Executive Governor of the State of Lagos on the AD card and was elected.
Bola Tinubu is currently one of the greatest and influential Politicians in Nigeria with an estimated net worth of $ 12 Billion.