National Leader of the All Progressive Congress (APC) party and former Lagos State governor, Senator Bola Ahmed Tinubu celebrates his 64th birthday today.
The Jagaban as he is referred to due to the chieftancy title he was conferred to as the Jagaban of the Borgu Kingdom in the Northern Niger state of Nigeria as well as the Asiwaju of Lagos was born on 29th of March, 1952 in the city of Lagos. . He attended St. John’s Primary School, Aroloya, Lagos and Children’s Home School in Ibadan . Tinubu went to the United States in 1975, where he studied first at Richard J. Daley College in Chicago, Illinois and then at Chicago State University. He graduated in 1979 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting. Tinubu worked for American companies Arthur Andersen , Deloitte, Haskins, & Sells and GTE Services Corporation. After returning to Nigeria in 1983, Bola Tinubu obtained work with Mobil Oil Nigeria, becoming an executive of the company.
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After the return to democracy, he was elected governor of Lagos State, holding office from 29 May 1999 to 29 May 2007. He is presently the National Leader of the All Progressive Congress (APC) party.
Happy birthday to the Lion of Bourdillion.