Chief “Asiwaju” Bola Ahmed Tinubu was born on the 29th of March 1952, and he began his foray into the world of politics in Nigeria in 1992. He served as the 12th Governor of Lagos State in Nigeria between 29th May 1999 to 29th May 2007 and was later succeeded by Babatunde Raji Fashola (SAN).
Bola Ahmed Tinubu
|Real name||Bola Ahmed Adekunle Tinubu|
|Date of birth||29 March 1952|
|Country of Origin||Federal Republic of Nigeria|
|Source of Wealth||Politician, Businessman|
|Net worth||$4 Billion|
He was appointed the Senator for the Lagos West constituency in Lagos State in 1993, as this appointment opened his chapter into the world of Politics. Apart from being a Politician, he is also an Accountant. Chief Bola Ahmed Tinubu is recognized as the second richest politician in Nigeria, the most powerful politician in the South-Western part of Nigeria.
Bola Ahmed Tinubu Net worth
Recognized as the second richest politician in Nigeria, he has an estimated Net worth of about $4 Billion or even more. He is widely recognized as very rich owing to a statement he made during a political campaign, where he claimed he was richer than Osun State (at the time). As a result of his statement, a lot of Nigerians were made to believe that indeed he controlled major funds in the country.
As a result of the power he wields as a once two-term Governor of Lagos State, he is believed to also control most of the political influence in most Western states in Nigeria. Some of his assets include the state-of-the-art Hotel known as Oriental Hotel, which is strategically located in Victoria Island, Lagos State. He also has his assets in Oando PLC, one of the largest locally owned oil-producing companies in Nigeria, among several other properties and assets scattered around the country and internationally, some of which are TVC Television and Radio, Lekki Concession Company, Ikeja Shopping mall, Renaissance Hotel, The Nation Newspapers, Radio Continental, Apapa amusement park.
Chief Bola Ahmed Tinubu Cars
For a man of influence, calibers, and opulence, it is almost impossible to correctly state how many cars Chief Bola Tinubu has. A man of his status is able to buy luxury and afford the kind of cars he would like to have.
For a person who isn’t Tinubu, the average number of cars one is to have as a family man should sit at two. But Tinubu is not the regular and average Nigerian man, as he is beyond that. He is rumored to have a minimum of about 30 cars ranging from type to type, and some of these cars were bought by him, while some others were gifted to him by some colleagues and friends.
Some of his cars are:
Tinubu Land Range Rover
The latest Range Rover sells for about 35 million naira, and bearing in mind the status of the man being discussed it is not impossible to afford such luxury. He has a fleet of this range of cars that he uses for various purposes. He also has a team of security escorts who accompany him on the road anytime he’s out, and they make use of this car brand.
Tinubu Prado Jeep
This specially armoured, 2.8L diesel engine, 7-seater SUV is a top choice for any person of prominence who wants to ride around with an air of security and comfortability. Chief Bola Ahmed Tinubu is an owner of this car as he uses it for security purposes. An armoured vehicle of this same brand starts pricing at about N45 million, for a brand new one.
- Some of the other brands of cars he uses for personal or security purposes include Mercedes-Benz, Porsche, BMW, Ford, Lexus, etc.
Tinubu Private Bombardier Global 6000 Express Jet
Added to his fleet of exotic cars, he is the owner of a private Bombardier Global 6000 Express jet which costs up to 29 billion naira ($75 million). Sometimes, he might need to be present at some international functions, and plying the road can be such a hassle, especially in Lagos. In such times, his private jet is only a hanger away.
Chief Bola Ahmed Tinubu Houses
The enigma currently lives on Bourdillon Road, Ikoyi, Lagos State and the property sits at over N650 million.
He is also the owner of Lakowe near Abijo, Ibeju-Lekki. The land located at this area is estimated to be about N80 billion. The land was apparently given to him for some personal project development.
He is the owner of Ikoyi Estate Foreshore. This Lagos state government owned property is now owned by Chief Ahmed Bola Tinubu.
Some of his other properties and houses are, Oyinkan Abayomi, Ikoyi, Asokoro in Abuja, Atlantic beachfront, the choice property, Eleko junction and so many other choice properties in Lagos, Nigeria.