Biography of Bola Tinubu Age History Profile

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Biography of Bola Tinubu, Bola Ahmed Adekunle Tinubu born 29 March 1952, Nigerian politician, Governor of Lagos State, hold office from 29 May 1999 to 29 May 2007. Influential member of the All Progressives Congress party;

Biography of Bola Tinubu,

Bola Tinubu
Biography of Bola Tinubu

Bola Tinubu
12th Governor of Lagos State
In office
29 May 1999 – 29 May 2007
Preceded byBuba Marwa (military admin.)
Succeeded byBabatunde Fashola
Personal details
Born29 March 1952(age 67)
Lagos State, Nigeria
Political partyAll Progressives Congress
OccupationAccountant, Politician

Biography of Bola Tinubu


Bola Ahmed Adekunle Tinubu, born on 29 March 1952 in Lagos, Nigeria.  Attended St. John’s Primary School, Aroloya, Lagos and Children’s Home School in Ibadan,

Tinubu went to the United States in 1975, and  studied first at Richard J. Daley College in Chicago, Illinois, and Chicago State University.  graduated in 1979 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting.

Tinubu worked for the 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 an executive of the company.


Personal life

Tinubu married to Oluremi Tinubu, Current senator representing Lagos central. He is a Muslim.


Early political career

His political career began in 1992, on the platform of the Social Democratic Party

He was elected to the Nigerian Senate, representing the Lagos West constituency in the short-lived Nigerian Third Republic.

Tinubu became a founding member of the pro-democracy National Democratic Coalition,

Bola Tinubu was a protégé of Alliance for Democracy (AD) leaders Abraham Adesanya and Ayo Adebanjo.





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