In Politics by Oluwaseun Samuel on the 28th, March, 2019

7 Facts You May Not Know About Asiwaju Ahmed Tinubu

7 Facts You May Not Know About Asiwaju Ahmed Tinubu

Bola Tinubu


A leader is described as a person who leads or commands a group, organisation or country.


Leaders exists in all aspects of life and in the field of politics, certain leaders have singled themselves out as role models.


Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, the national leader of the All Progressives Congress party, stands tall among them. He is regarded as a patriotic elder statesman and Pan-Africanist to the core who remains a great inspiration to the African youths.


In celebrating the 67th birthday of the great leader, here are ten (10) facts you may not know about Asiwaju Bola Tinubu.


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.

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