7 facts you may not know about Jagaban; Photos from Tinubu’s 67th birthday colloquium

Bola Tinubu, the Asiwaju of Lagos, who is also the Jagaban of Borgu Kingdom in Niger State is celebrating his 67th birthday


In celebrating the 67th birthday of the great leader, here are ten  facts you may not know about Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, culled from THE NATION.

  1. He holds the chieftainships of the Asiwaju of Lagos and the Jagaban of the Borgu Kingdom in Niger State, Nigeria.
  2. He is a degree holder in Accounting from Chicago State University
  3. In March 2009, there were reports that a plot had been uncovered to kill Chief Bola Tinubu.
  4. For his academic prowess, he was awarded the prestigious Sumna cum laude (a latin phrase meaning “with highest honor.”) for scoring 3.54 out of possible 4.0 GP.
  5. With his successful academic profile, young Bola contested and won his first political election as the President of the Accounting Society of the institution in his final year at the University.
  6. He is blessed with four children namely Jide Tinubu(now late), Oluwaseyi Tinubu, Abibat Tinubu and Folashade Tinubu (Iyaloja General).
  7. He was born and christened Adekunle Bola Ahmed Tinubu on the 29 of March, 1952 in Lagos, Nigeria.

Photos from Tinubu’s 67th birthday colloquium

The International Conference Centre, Abuja was a beehive of activities as Nigerians from all works of life converge were at the centre to celebrate the National Leader of the All Progressives Congress, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu as he marks his 66th birthday.

Wife of Vice President, Dolapo Osinbajo (left) Vice president, Yemi Osinbajo, Celebrant, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu and wife, Senator Remi Tinubu

Wife of Vice President, Dolapo Osinbajo(left) Vice president, Yemi Osinbajo, Celebrant, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu and wife, Senator Remi Tinubu
Ona of Abaji FCT, Alh. Adamu Yinusa(left) Owa Obokun of Ijesa Land, Dr Adekunle Aromolaran and Ooni of Ife, Adeyeye Ogunwusi
Dr Alimi Abdulrasaq(left) Wale Tinubu and Minister of State Petroleum, Dr Ibe Kachukwu
Governors….. Abubakar of Bauchi, Abiola Ajimobi of Oyo, Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano, Gboyega Oyetola of Odun and Kayode Fayemi of Ekiti
Executive Secretary, Joint Tax Board, Oseni Elamah(left) with Acting Inspector of Pollice, Abubakar Adamu
Alh Yahaya Mohammed(left) Former Minister of Sport, Bala Kaoje and Former Ekiti Governor Segun Oni
Senator Mamora,senator James Akpanoudehede and Senator Musliu Obanikoro
APC National Auditor, George Moghalu(left) with Senator Elect, Ifeanyi Uba
Governor of Ondo, Rotimi Akeredolu(left) Kogi State Governor, Yahaya Bello
Plateau State Governor, Simeon Lalong, Members house of Reps, Femi Gbajabiamila, Sumaila Kawu and James Faleke



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