Lekan Balogun : Family, Net Worth, Parents, Wife, Children, Education and Age
Lekan Balogun is a Nigerian Politician, a Former Senator, a former lawmaker, and an activist know all about his Family, Net Worth, Parents, Wife, Children, Education and Age
Lekan Balogun Biography / Wikipedia
|Name||Oba Lekan Balogun|
|Age (as of 2022)||79 Years|
|Place of Birth||Nigeria|
|Marital Status||Married Twice|
|Spouse/Partner||Name not Known|
|Children||Name not Known|
|Siblings||Mr. Hamzat Balogun and Dr. Muhammed Kila Balogun|
|Education||Columbus International University, Brunel University and Manchester University|
|Profession||Businessman, Politician & Author|
Lekan Balogun is a Nigerian politician, a former senator, a former lawmaker, and an activist. He is a man of vast knowledge and education who has served his country in a variety of political capacities as a Senator. Following the death of Otun Olubadan of Ibadanland, Mr. Oba Saliu Adetunji is believed to have been elected as the next Olubbadan.
Lekan Balogun Parents and Family
Lekan Balogun was born in 1942 and is a well-known technocrat, politician, and author. He began his schooling at Anlugbua's CAC Modern School. Lekan was living with one of his brothers, Hamzat Balogun, a government worker who had passed away. He was preparing for the GCE O'L (General Certificate of Education Ordinary Level). While Lekan was enrolled in a speedy result college in the United Kingdom and working to improve his exam results, he was covertly reading his brother's mail lessons, which he subsequently admitted were quite useful in passing the tests.
Lekan took the qualifying examination while in his second year of the three-year modern school programme and passed it. As a result, he dropped out of school without giving the programme any thought. Lekan received his certification and moved to the United Kingdom to continue his education in O and A level qualifications. In addition to the certification programme, he worked part-time to support himself. He was under the age of 18 at the time.
Lekan Balogun Wife, Is Lekan Balogun Married
Lekan Balogun is a Married Man. Based on a personal interview with Lekan conducted earlier in 2012. He is married to two women. However, he never mentioned his wife's name. He stated that his wives' attraction to him is not based on physical appeal. In a partnership, he believes in mutual understanding.Lekan also admitted that before his marriage, he may have crushed the hearts of a few young ladies. In the year 2018, it was reported that Mr. Lekan's 5-year-old twin children had been stolen, with the abductor demanding N100 million, which was eventually reduced to N40 million.
Lekan Balogun Net Worth
Lekan Balogun is a Nigerian politician, a former senator, a former lawmaker, and an activist has an has an estimated Net Worth of $5 Million in 2022.
|Net Worth ( 2022 )||$5 Million|
|Income Source||Businessman and Politician|
|Income / Salary||Under Review|
Lekan Balogun Income Source
Lekan has made a lot of money as a Businessman and Politician. His firm is spread out over Nigeria, and he earns a decent living from it. Furthermore, functioning at a high political level necessitates a solid reputation and a large sum of money, both of which Lekan possesses. After the permission of the state governor, Mr. Seyi Makinde, he will be the new king. However, former Attorney General Mr. Michael Lana stated that Lekan is not entitled to be hailed as an Olubdan of Ibadan when his name was revealed.
Lekan Balogun Net Worth Growth
|Net Worth in 2022||$5 Million|
|Net Worth in 2021||$4 Million|
|Net Worth in 2020||$3 Million|
|Net Worth in 2019||$2 Million|
|Net Worth in 2018||$1 Million|
Lekan graduated with a Master's degree in Administration and Economics from the institution in 1973. He began working for the Lamberth Local Government Social Services Department for a short time. He worked for the department for at least one and a half years after which his academics improved and he enrolled in a Ph.D. programme.
Balogun returned to ABU's Centre for Social and Economic Research as a research fellow in 1973. He was given the opportunity to serve as a lecturer at the University of Ife, which is now Obafemi Awolowo University, at the time. However, he chose ABU over the other possibilities.
He picked ABU because he wanted to connect with other people who shared his birthplace and were familiar with the culture from which he is personally and originally descended. Balogun developed white-black consciousness during his time in the UK, and began to notice how people criticise, blame, support, and even make choices between white and black people. He recognised the struggle of ordinary people becoming activists and fighting for human rights.
Lekan Balogun joined the communist Marxist movement to express his emotions. When he decided to join Late Aminu Kano's PRP in 1978, he entered the dark waters of politics. His honesty, charisma, and gallantry quickly helped the party ascend the electoral ladder, earning him respect and recognition from Oyo State's political heavyweights.
Lekan Balogun Latest News
Mr. Saliu Adetunji, the former 41st monarch of the ancient city, died on January 2, 2022, at the University College Hospital in Ibadan, at the age of 93. Following that, on January 3rd, a meeting of some Ibadan chiefs was held. Since the meeting, news has emerged in the media that former senator Mr. Lekan Balogun will be crowned as the next Olubadan of Ibadan, in the state of Oyo.
To become a member of Olubudan-in-council, whomever is qualified for the title of Olubadan must pass all 34 steps, according to the requirements. And Mr. Bologun is qualified for the job of Olubadan since he has worked at all levels of the Olubadan government, from Mogaji to Otun.
After the permission of the state governor, Mr. Seyi Makinde, he will be the new king. However, former Attorney General Mr. Michael Lana stated that Lekan is not entitled to be hailed as an Olubdan of Ibadan when his name was revealed.Since then, a debate over the nomination of the 42nd Olubadan has erupted, and everyone is waiting to learn if Mr. Lekan will be the next king or not.